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UKRAINE REDUCES ELECTRICITY EXPORT

Ukraine in January-June 2020 reduced electricity exports by 12.3% (by 374.6 million kWh) compared to the same period in 2019, to 2.676 billion kWh, according to data from Ukrenergo. According to Interfax-Ukraine’s calculations, the supply of electricity from the energy island of Burshtyn TPP to Hungary, Slovakia and Romania decreased by 12.9% (by 263.2 million kWh), to 1.772 billion kWh.
Electricity supplies to Poland increased by 17.5% (by 115.2 million kWh), to 773.9 million kWh.
Electricity supplies to Moldova amounted to 130.3 million kWh, which is 63.5% (226.6 million kWh) less than in January-June 2019.
Ukrainian electricity was not exported to Belarus and Russia.
In June 2020, exports fell by 3.3 times compared with the same month last year (by 235.3 million kWh), to 102.3 million kWh.
At the same time, Ukraine for the six months imported 1.757 billion kWh of electricity, including 1.034 billion kWh supplied from Slovakia, 434.2 million kWh from Hungary, 152.3 million kWh from Belarus, 82.4 million kWh from Romania, and 53.4 million kWh from Russia.
In June, imports fell to a minimum of 18.9 million kWh, which is 1.8 times less than in May 2020, 8 times less than in April, 23.4 times less than in March, almost 30 times less than in February and January.

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UKRAINE REDUCES ELECTRICITY CONSUMPTION BY 5.8%

Electricity consumption in Ukraine, taking into account in-process losses in power grids, decreased by 5.8% (by 3.121 billion kWh) in January-April 2020, compared to the same period in 2019, to 50.810 billion kWh, the Ministry of Energy and Environment Protection has told Interfax-Ukraine.
Excluding in-process losses, electricity consumption over the first four months decreased by 5% (by 2.166 billion kWh), to 40.769 billion kWh.
The country’s industry, excluding technological losses, reduced electricity consumption by 6.6%, to 16.288 billion kWh. In particular, metallurgical industry consumed 8.938 billion kWh (9.7% less compared to January-April 2019), fuel industry some 1.099 billion kWh (7.2% less), machine building industry some 1.172 billion kWh (17.7% less), chemical and petrochemical some 1.307 billion (17.1% more), food and processing some 1.408 billion kWh (3.6% less), construction some 670.5 million kWh (2.1% less), others some 1.694 billion kWh (1.1% more).
In addition, agricultural enterprises consumed 1.120 billion kWh (2.6% less), transport some 2.145 billion kWh (9.8% less), developers some 354.6 million kWh (8.3% less).
In January-April 2020 the country’s population consumed 13.108 billion kWh (0.9% less), households some 5.101 billion kWh (8.8% less) and other non-industrial consumers some 2.653 billion kWh (3.9% less).
The share of industry in total electricity consumption over the first four months fell from 40.6% to 40%, while the share of the population grew to 32.2% from 30.8%.
In April 2020, electricity consumption, taking into account in-process losses, decreased by 7% (by 835.6 million kWh) compared to the same month of 2019, to 11.086 billion kWh, excluding in-process losses it fell by 7.8% (763.1 million kWh), to 9.28 billion kWh.

UKRAINE INCREASES ELECTRICITY EXPORTS BY 15% IN JAN-APRIL

Ukraine increased electricity exports by 15% (by 319.4 million kWh) in January-April 2020 compared to the same period in 2019, to 2.449 billion kWh, the Ministry of Energy and Environment Protection has told Interfax-Ukraine. Electricity supplies from the Burshtyn thermal power plant (TPP) energy island to Hungary, Slovakia and Romania increased by 24.7% (by 351.2 million kWh), to 1.772 billion kWh.
Electricity supplies to Poland increased by 24.2% (by 106.4 million kWh), to 546.7 million kWh.
Electricity supplies to Moldova amounted to 130.3 million kWh, which is 51.5% (138.2 million kWh) less than in January-April 2019.
Ukrainian electricity was not exported to Belarus and Russia.
However, electricity exports fell by 60% in April 2020 compared with April 2019 (by 355 million kWh), to 237.9 million kWh.
Thus, Ukraine imported 1.705 billion kWh of electricity, in particular 1.012 billion kWh was supplied from Slovakia, some 408.6 million kWh from Hungary, some 152.3 million kWh from Belarus, some 78.3 million kWh from Romania and some 53.4 million kWh from Russia over the first four months.
In addition, under technological flows related to interconnected operation of the United Energy System of Ukraine with the energy systems of neighboring countries (taken into account under the contracts of state-owned enterprise Energomarket) some 19.25 million kWh of electricity were imported from Russia and some 250,000 million kWh were imported from Belarus over four months of 2020.

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METALLURGICAL ENTERPRISES OF UKRAINE CUT ELECTRICITY CONSUMPTION BY 6% IN Q1

The metallurgical enterprises of Ukraine in January-March of this year maintained consumption of natural gas at the level of the same period last year, at 460 million cubic meters.
According to information from the Ukrmetalurgprom association, electricity consumption by metal enterprises over this period amounted to about 2.75 billion kWh (94% from January-March 2019).
As reported, the metallurgical enterprises of Ukraine in 2019 reduced consumption of natural gas by 2% compared to 2018, to 1.8 billion cubic meters. Electricity consumption by metal enterprises in 2019 amounted to about 11.2 billion kWh (95% compared to 2018).

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METALLURGICAL ENTERPRISES OF UKRAINE CUT ELECTRICITY CONSUMPTION BY 6% IN Q1

The metallurgical enterprises of Ukraine in January-March of this year maintained consumption of natural gas at the level of the same period last year, at 460 million cubic meters.
According to information from the Ukrmetalurgprom association, electricity consumption by metal enterprises over this period amounted to about 2.75 billion kWh (94% from January-March 2019).
As reported, the metallurgical enterprises of Ukraine in 2019 reduced consumption of natural gas by 2% compared to 2018, to 1.8 billion cubic meters. Electricity consumption by metal enterprises in 2019 amounted to about 11.2 billion kWh (95% compared to 2018).

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UKRAINE CUTS ELECTRICITY CONSUMPTION IN JAN-MARCH

Electricity consumption in Ukraine in January-March 2020, taking into account in-process losses in power grids, fell by 5.6% (by 2.366 billion kWh) compared to January-March 2019, to 39.644 billion kWh, the Ministry of Energy and Environment Protection has told Interfax-Ukraine.
Excluding in-process losses, electricity consumption over the period decreased 3.6% (by 1.179 billion kWh), to 31.965 billion kWh.
The country’s industry, excluding in-process losses, reduced electricity consumption by 5.8%, to 12.429 billion kWh. In particular, metallurgical industry consumed 6.746 billion kWh (9.5% less compared to January-March 2019), fuel industry some 849.9 million kWh (6.6% less), machine building industry some 959.9 million kWh (14.2% less), chemical and petrochemical some 2.029 billion kWh (24.2% more), food and processing some 1.088 billion kWh (1.2% less), construction materials some 483.4 million kWh (2.1% less), and others some 1.283 billion kWh (0.8% down).
In addition, agricultural enterprises consumed 854.8 million kWh (4.2% less), transport some 1.708 billion kWh (6.8% less), and developers some 282.5 million kWh (7.6% down).
In January-March 2020, the country’s population consumed 10.407 billion kWh (0.9% up), households some 4.138 billion kWh (6.7% down), and other non-industrial consumers some 2.145 billion kWh (1.3% down).
The share of industry in total electricity consumption in January-March 2020 fell from 39.8% to 38.9%, and the share of the population grew to 32.6% from 31.1%.
In March 2020, electricity consumption, taking into account in-process losses, decreased by 7% (by 948.2 million kWh) compared to the same month of 2019, to 12.611 billion kWh, excluding in-process losses it fell by 3.9% (417.8 million kWh), to 10.374 billion kWh.

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