Electricity imports from Europe increased by 21% in November – Ukrenergo

NPC Ukrenergo reports that the total volume of electricity exports to Ukraine for 11 months of 2020 exceeds imports by half (4,424.7 million kWh versus 2,156.1 million kWh). At the same time, in November, electricity imports from Europe continued their upward trend (+ 21%), while export volumes began to decline (-4%).

Electricity export volumes in November decreased by 18.5 million kWh as compared to the previous month. Simultaneously, the largest decrease in export volumes occurred in Poland's directions (almost -25.9 million kWh) and Hungary (-23 million kWh). At the same time, according to the results of 11 months, export volumes are the largest in these countries (to Poland – 1,380.8 million kWh, to Hungary – 1,940.7 million kWh). In November, the largest export volumes from the Burshtyn TPP Island were to Hungary (212.7 million kWh) and Romania (129.7 million kWh).

The volume of exports from the IPS of Ukraine to Moldova also decreased (-4.1 million kWh). There was no electricity export to Russia and Belarus.

In November 2020, electricity imports were carried out exclusively from European countries to the zone of Burshtyn TPP islands. There is no import in the IPS of Ukraine (from Russia, Belarus, and Moldova).

The total volume of imports in November increased by 27.8 million kWh compared to the previous month. The largest increase in imports in the Burshtyn TPP took place in the direction of Slovakia (+40 million kWh), from the same country in November there were the largest volumes of imports (145.2 million kWh) and following the results of 11 months of 2020 ( 1,355.5 million kWh). The volume of imports from Hungary in November slightly decreased (-112.6 million kWh), and following the results of 11 months, they were in second place (506.9 million kWh).

Tags: Ukrenergo, electricity market, export, import, price, IPS

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