Mold-street: Behind the scenes of the energy crisis: What the heads of Inter RAO EES were looking for in the Republic of Moldova
Concerned about a new energy crisis in the Republic of Moldova, a delegation of representatives of the Russian group Inter RAO EES, which is the de facto owner of the Cuciurgan Thermal Power Plant, paid a visit to Moldova at the end of November, led by the head . export division, Maxim Sergheev.
Nothing has been announced about possible meetings in Chisinau, with officials or with representatives of some companies in the electricity sector.
Instead, in Tiraspol, Maxim Sergheev met with separatist leader Vadim Krasnoseliski, who expressed concern about “non-compliance with Moldova’s payment obligations for Russian gas,” which would have “led to problems in the sector.” . electric power “, he writes mold-street.com.
Coincidentally or not, but exactly after this visit, the Cuciurgan power plant refused to deliver electricity to Furnizare Energie SRL, the third largest energy market supplier in Moldova.
At the same time, it would have been implied that the fact that the region does not pay for gas consumption and has accumulated debts of over 7 billion dollars would not be a problem for Inter RAO EES and for the separatist region.