Business news from Ukraine


13 August , 2021  

Ukraine in January-July 2021 reduced electricity exports by 24.1% (by 678.2 million kWh) compared to the same period in 2020, to 2.131 billion kWh, according to the data of Ukrenergo.
According to the calculations of the Interfax-Ukraine agency, in particular, supplies from the Burshtyn TPP energy island in the direction of Hungary, Slovakia and Romania decreased by 16.6% (by 295.2 million kWh), to 1.484 billion kWh.
Electricity supplies to Poland decreased by 39.8% (353.8 million kWh) compared to the same period last year, to 534.1 million kWh.
Electricity exports to Moldova decreased by 13.2% (by 17.2 million kWh), to 113 million kWh.
There were no deliveries to Belarus and the Russian Federation in January-July 2021 (against 12 million kWh to Belarus for the seven months of 2020).
In July 2021, Ukrainian electricity exports amounted to 366.3 million kWh, which is 2.8 times more than in July 2020 (133 million kWh).
In addition, Ukraine in January-July 2021 reduced electricity imports by 44.5% (by 791 million kWh) compared to the same period last year, to 987.3 million kWh, in particular Belarus supplied 522.6 million kWh, Slovakia – 258.4 million kWh, Russia – 101.9 million kWh, Hungary – 66.4 million kWh, Romania – 38 million kWh.
In July 2021, electricity imports amounted to 1.2 million kWh against 21.8 million kWh in July 2020.
Within the framework of technological flows associated with the parallel operation of the integrated power system of Ukraine with the power systems of neighboring countries and power supply of dead-end areas, 32.9 million kWh of electricity were imported from the Russian Federation over the seven months, and 600,000 kWh from Belarus.
Emergency supplies from Slovakia during this period amounted to 200,000 kWh, from Belarus – 9.7 million kWh, to Belarus – 400,000 kWh, to Poland – 8.5 million kWh.