Last week, the volume of electricity consumption partially increased on weekdays – Ukrenergo

NPC Ukrenergo informs that last week the volume of electricity consumption in the Ukrainian power system partially increased only on weekdays.

In general, according to operational data, consumption for August 17-24 amounted to 2.84 billion kWh. Average daily consumption on weekdays increased by 1.1% (365.6 million kWh versus 361.6 million kWh). At the same time, this indicator decreased by 0.7% over the weekend (336.8 million kWh versus 339 million kWh).

There was also a significant decrease in average daily consumption compared to the same period in 2019. In particular, on weekdays by 2.9%, and on weekends – by 5.5%.

Since the beginning of the month, electricity consumption has totaled 8.53 billion kWh, which is 4.9% higher than the forecast balance.

The average daily production of electricity from solar and wind farms decreased by 8% (to 29.7 million kWh versus 32.2 million kWh) last week and the daily rate ranged from 25.5 kW H (August 24) to 33.6 million kWh (August 21). More SPPs produced on August 17 - 29 million kWh, and wind farms on August 22 - 7 million kWh.

Dispatching orders were not given to limit wind power plants and solar power plants during the week.

In just a week, the share of SPPs and wind farms in the structure of electricity production decreased by 1% (to 8%) compared to the previous period. At the same time, as of August 25, from the beginning of the month, renewable energy sources generated 844.1 million kWh, which is 8.4% less than the value of the forecast balance. At the same time, SPPs produced 2.2% more than the forecast, while WPPs, on the contrary, were 38.9% less than the forecast value.

The average daily production at nuclear power plants during August 17-24 compared to the previous week practically did not change (193 million kWh versus 194 million kWh). The total load of NPPs from the beginning of the week to August 19 at 16:00 hours was 8 GW. Subsequently, it was increased to 8.2–8.3 GW. Starting from August 23, the NPP load was reduced to 7.8 - 7.9 GW.

According to operational data, the total electricity production of the nuclear power plant amounted to 1.54 billion kWh. Since the beginning of the month, nuclear power plants have produced almost 4.6 billion kWh, which is 11.4% more than the forecast balance. The share of nuclear power plants in the total production structure did not change and amounted to 52%.

The average daily electricity production at HPPs decreased by 1.2% compared to the previous week (from 16.3 million kWh to 16.1 million kWh). In general, since the beginning of July, HPPs have generated 415.4 million kWh, which is 32.5% more than the forecast balance.

Pumped storage power plants produced 40.6 million kWh during the week, and since the beginning of the month - 114.2 million kWh, which is 16.2% more than the forecast balance. The aggregate share of HPPs and PSPPs did not change over the week and amounted to 6% of the total production.

The average daily production of TPPs increased by 2.8% compared to the previous week (from 83.5 million kWh to 85.8 million kWh). The share of TPPs in production has not changed over the last week and amounted to 23%. Since the beginning of the month, TPPs have produced just over 2 billion kWh, which is 17.7% less than the forecast balance.

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