Ukraine has begun to import electricity from three countries

Already from the first day of  the new market operation, it became possible to import electricity to the Burshtyn TPP Island, in particular, from Slovakia. Already from July 15, imports from Hungaryto the Island has been started . This is reported by the press service of the company. 

As of July 17, almost 97 million kWh of electricity was imported to the Burshtyn TPP Island, of which 92.675 million kWh from Slovakia and 4.241 million kWh from Hungary.

In addition, from July 10, electricity imports from Belarus has begun and totals 6.8 million kWh today.

Import deliveries allow to increase the volume of applications from balancing service providers (now representatives of generation) in the balancing market. Indeed, due to increasing competition in the day-ahead market, domestic producers put up unsold part of the electricity produced at the intra-day market and balancing markets.

The full-scale launch of auxiliary services market as a segment of the electricity market will help increase the volume of existing power reserves in the power system of Ukraine, company notes.

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