Around 20% of electric energy and two thirds of heat energy in Osipovichi is derived from locally available fuels, Interfax learnt from Osipovichi District Administration.
According to the source, the local heat power plant provides over two thirds of households with heat and hot running water. In H1 2007 the district saved 30.4% of energy (10 thousand tonnes of equivalent fuel), the target being 14.5%.
The local heat power plant that burns waste wood and turf satisfies 20% of the town's demand for electric energy, the source reported. The plant with a capacity of 1.2 megawatt burns 200 tonnes of fuel daily. The remaining energy comes from Osipovichi Hydropower Plant.