The government is expected to declare on Thursday a crisis in electric and heating energy sources close to the government confirmed for MIA.
The state of crisis should come into force as of Sept. 1. Minister of Economy Kreshnik Bekteshi had announced the decision at a recent news conference held together with ESM Power Plants director Vasko Kovachevski to present new power-saving measures ahead of the winter.
According to the government, there should be no blackouts and power cuts during the winter months.
“There will be no [planned] power cuts nor do we expect any to happen if all goes according to ESM’s plan,” Minister Bekteshi told reporters.