Moldova's Supreme Security Council considers energy security risks following bombardment by Russia of energy infrastructure from Ukraine
15:03 | 24.11.2022 Category: Official
Chisinau, 24 November /MOLDPRES/ - President Maia Sandu today summoned the Supreme Security Council (CSS) to a meeting. The participants in the event analyzed the energy security risks in the wake of the destruction of Ukraine’s energy infrastructure because of the massive bombardments launched by Russia in the last weeks.
According to the presidential press service, the CSS members heard a report presented by competent institutions in the field, including as to the situation emerged following the massive disconnections from power supply on 23 November. The participants in the meeting also analyzed the contingency plans enforced by the authorities, in order to ensure the continuity of the supply with electric energy and natural gas of the citizens, the economy and public institutions from all over Moldova.
President Maia Sandu asked all institutions to enhance the degree of alert as to the prompt identification and remedying of the incidents from the energy sector, so that the citizens and the business environment feel in safety.
The Council recommended that the government: (1) updates the plan of reducing the technical vulnerabilities as to the supply with electric and thermal energy, (2) mobilizes all capacities of generation of electricity and thermal energy, (3) adapts the processes of organization and developing the implementation of policies in the energy sector and (4) ensures, in real time, the communication with the critical infrastructure operators from the public and private sectors.