The cause of the emergency situation in the United Energy System of Central Asia will be clarified by an interstate commission, Minister of Energy of Kyrgyzstan Doskul Bekmurzaev told a press conference on Tuesday.
He added that such a situation occurred for the first time.
“I don’t have any versions of what happened. We cannot blame anyone. The main thing now is that electricity is being supplied. An interstate commission will work on this incident and investigate it. Our system works in parallel,” the Kyrgyz minister noted.
On Jan. 25 afternoon there was a power blackout in Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, and Uzbekistan.
The National Energy Holding of Kyrgyzstan told Kabar News Agency that the accident occurred in one of the countries of the United Energy System of Central Asia.
Thus, 50% of subscribers of Kyrgyzstan were left without electricity. As of today, majority of Kyrgyz regions has power supply restored.
Source: Kyrgyz National News Agency