MOSCOW, September 26 - RAPSI, Alyona Yegorova. The Moscow Commercial Court has postponed until September 29 a lawsuit filed by Mosenergo against the Moscow United Energy Company (MOEK), the Russian Legal Information Agency reports from the courtroom.

Mosenergo seeks to recover 7.15 billion rubles ($220 million) in debt under power supply agreements.

The hearing was postponed due to the judge's illness.

At the last hearing, the claimant said MOEK had partially repaid the debt and intended to reduce the claim to 2.1 billion rubles.

Mosenergo is the largest territorial generating company in Russia. It comprises 15 power plants with an electrical capacity of 11,000 megawatts and a heat capacity of 34,900 gigacalories per hour.

Gazprom Energokholding holds a controlling stake in Mosenergo.

MOEK was founded by a Moscow governmental decree in 2004. MOEK supplies heating and hot water to residential houses and administration buildings, industrial enterprises and social purpose buildings in Moscow.

The Moscow government has an 89.25-percent stake in MOEK.

MOEK is the principle buyer of Mosenergo heating.