On Tuesday, December 4 in Kiev on heating systems and the manifold had a serious “emergency”.
So, 772 houses were left without heating and hot water. About it reports a press-service Kievteploenergo, reports “Hvil”.
As it turned out, was damaged collector on Chokolovsky Avenue and the heating system on the streets Krasnozavodskoy and Shchusev. It should be noted that in addition to residential buildings, without heating remained 35 kindergartens, 15 schools and 204 Department.
At the moment, emergency crews work at the site of an injury. In Kievteploenergo promise to finish repair work during the day.
Earlier it was reported that the heating rate for Ukrainians may soon increase by 17.1%. This is because natural gas this fall has significantly risen. It is reported by the national Commission carrying out regulation in the sphere of energy and utilities (NKREKU).
“According to preliminary calculations of the national Commission, taking into account the requirements of current legislation, to licensees of the Commission, the tariffs for thermal energy for the needs of the population will increase on average by 17.1 percent”, — stated in the message.
Also, the national Commission said that the average cost of services of district heating (particularly for two-bedroom apartments) will increase from 975 to 1136 UAH. Therefore, the tariff for heating will increase by 161 hryvnia.
Recall that the residents of Kiev to prepare for a new communal impact. A month later, with the arrival of the new year, will again raise rates. The increase in tariffs for heating and hot water is expected to reach 18%. The document will come into force on 1 January 2019.
As reported by the portal Znaia at the end of December 2017 Ukrainians owed for utility services 32.3 billion UAH. Including arrears on payment for gas supply amounted to 12.4 billion UAH, for Central heating and hot water supply – UAH 11.1 bn.
The portal also Znayu wrote that Ukrainians have the opportunity to pay less for gas. The users can recalculate the amount in the payment for natural gas in October.
Dave Zakarian has been a reporter on the news desk since 2013. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining The Koz Post, Dave Zakarian worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella.