In connection with the need to save electricity in order to keep the country’s energy system in working condition, a number of forced restrictive measures were taken in Kharkiv. This was announced by the mayor of the city Igor Terekhov.
All escalators are disabled in the metro. Only at the two deepest stations – “Constitution Square” and “Pushkinska” – escalators work upwards. Station lighting has been halved, and the train interval has been increased from 10 to 11 minutes on the Kholodnohirsko-Zavodska line and up to 13 minutes on the other two.
“Trams and trolleybuses run less often. Water supply works in full, except for areas where regular works are taking place. There are restrictions on the supply of hot water – this measure made it possible to significantly reduce electricity consumption by heating networks.
Today and tomorrow in Kharkiv, there are no fan outages planned. However, I urge you to turn off all household electrical appliances as much as possible in the morning and evening.
I also appeal to all owners of enterprises, the service sector, markets, gas stations, shops and retail chains, cafes and restaurants – I ask you to reduce electricity consumption as much as possible,” Terekhov wrote.
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