Deputy Prime Minister of Moldova announced the emergency replenishment of a large amount of electricity in the country
Chisinau, November 28, 2022, 23:06 — REGNUM Moldova has signed an emergency agreement to make up for the shortage of electricity in the amount of 74% of its own needs, said Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Infrastructure Andrei Spinu on the air of the Pro TV channel.
He explained that the main supplier of electricity in the republic, the state-owned company Energocom, faced the problem, and the situation was provoked by a sharp increase in the cost of electricity in the European market. According to Spinu, the emergency purchase was made by the Moldovan transmission system operator Moldelectrica.
“Energocom bought electricity on the Romanian stock exchange every day, but today (November 28) prices on the European market rose sharply, Energocom was unable to purchase electricity for the whole day. “Moldelectrica” agreed on emergency purchase of electricity”the Deputy Prime Minister said.
He noted that negotiations with Moldavskaya GRES on cooperation are ongoing.
As reported IA REGNUMNovember 28 former Moldovan President Igor Dodon called on the Moldovan authorities to ensure the independence of the national energy sector from Ukraine in order to prevent large-scale blackouts.
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