Energoatom can export electricity with its further increase, the CEO of Energoatom, Petro Kotin, told Forbes.
“Technical capabilities allow us to export up to 700 MW. We want to create new lines in order to export at least 2,000 MW,” Kotin said.
Central and Eastern Europe may be interested in buying electricity in Ukraine.
“For instance, Lituania could abandon importing electricity from Russia by buying it in Ukraine,” he said.
The head of Energoatom believes the cost of nuclear energy is lower than other types of electricity in Ukraine, thus the company is in favourable conditions for export.
To recap, the Zaporizhzhia NPP will not be able to supply electricity to Russia, since there are no technical capabilities to do so. The NPP continues to produce electricity for Ukrainians being a part of the Ukrainian energy system.