Energy facilities not ready for fall-winter season
Preparation of energy facilities of the housing and communal industry forthe fall-winter season of 2003-2003, is executed at a too slow pace. Thisinformation was released at today's government meeting devoted topreparation for the fall-winter season of 2003-2003. At the same time, itwas pointed out that the resource base of the fuel and energy industrycould provide consumers with fuel in the upcoming fall-winter season; gaspumping into underground stores is taking place according to the schedule.Necessary stores of fuel are made at power stations; energy equipment andheat networks are being repaired according to the schedule, too. However,specific regions go slightly behind, the participants of the meetingpointed out.The government assigned the Russian Energy Ministry and the StateConstruction Committee to take additional measures for reducing fuel andenergy consumption due to the implementation of programs for energy saving,jointly with local authorities and companies..