Donetsk, Nov 12 – DAN. The investments into DPR coal and energy sectors will amount to five bln roubles (USD 70 mln), the Deputy Minister of Coal and Energy Alexey Vasilenko said at the round table organized by the Donetsk Republic social movement.

"The investment programmes provide for 1 bln roubles subsidies in 2022-2024 for coal enterprises and 1 bln roubles subsidies for overhaul projects of energy companies in 2023-2024," he said.

Investment programmes cover the reconstruction of the energy unit No.10 of the Starobeshevo coal power plant, repair works at the cooling tower No.2 of the Zuevo coal power plant to provide for a more flexible management of the station's resources and to put all the three power units into operation.

Earlier reports said that the Republic plans to produce 21.2 mln tons of coal in three years. *ot