The power supply was restored in Opytne, residents of which had been without electricity for 6 years

DTEK Donetsk Grids restored the power supply to the residents of Opytne, who had lived without electricity for 6 years, the press service reports.

Due to the hostilities, its inhabitants were forced to live without a constant power supply for more than six years.

Opytne is located practically on the contact line, very close to the Donetsk airport. 6 years ago, the overhead line supplying the village was destroyed, like all electrical equipment, including the transformer substation. Due to regular hostilities, it was impossible to restore the power line until now.

In the course of the work, the transformer substation was replaced, a new line was laid, the distribution network was wired to the houses of residents.

“Restoring energy supply in the frontline zone is a very difficult process. Requiring a lot of coordination. We started working in Opytne as soon as we received the necessary permits and were confident in the safety of our employees. Now all the residents of Opytne have electricity,” Oleksii Dehtyarev, General Director of DTEK Donetsk Grids said.

A transformer substation was replaced, including a new transformer was installed, more than 3 km of insulated wires were installed and installed in the houses of residents, a new line was laid.

As reported, DTEK will check the equipment of thermal power plants using drones.

Tags: DTEK, electricity, ETL, Ukraine, infrastructure, population, electricity consumption

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