The government decided that the Ukrainian thermal power plants and combined heat and power plant till 2010 have to reduce consumption of natural gas by 30%, reports a press - service of Cabinet of Ministers.
Domestic thermal power plants and the electromain lines subordinated to Ministry of Fuel and Energy, till 2010 have to not less, than to reduce volumes of consumption of natural gas by 30% in comparison with volumes of 2008, having replaced it with alternative types of energy. The corresponding order "About prime measures concerning replacement of consumption of natural gas and use of alternative energy sources and fuel the power system enterprises" approved the government today at special meeting concerning implementation of investment projects.
According to the decision of Cabinet of Ministers, Minprompolitiki in a month it is obliged to develop a complex of actions for 2009-2010 on replacement of consumption of natural gas with alternative energy sources and fuels at the enterprises subordinated to it.
Besides, the assignment of MINZhKH, Ministry of Economics is given and to the Ministry of Finance to prepare the concept of the State target program of modernization of municipal power system concerning re-equipment of boiler rooms for the purpose of replacement of consumption of natural gas with the enterprises of power system and use by them of alternative energy sources and fuel. At the same time the appropriate regional programs have to be developed.
Besides, according to the order accurate volumes and sources of financing of implementation of projects have to be determined by use of alternative types of energy, reports RBC - Ukraine.
We will remind that for prevention of emergencies in the gas transmission system and the guaranteed providing consumers with natural gas, Mintoplivenergo of Ukraine enacted the Schedule of the transfer of the enterprises and power plants for work with use of reserve types of fuel. As it became known, such Schedule is entered and in the Nikolaev area.
So, 8 enterprises are translated from January 3, 2009 in the Nikolaev area to reserve types of fuel. Also the special operational staff concerning gas supply which was headed the first deputy head of the regional state administration by Natalia Brakovan was created.