The largest electricity imports were from Slovakia in January

For the first month of the new year as a whole, the power system of Ukraine received 15,175.3 million kWh of electricity. This was reported by the press service of Ukrenergo.

Ukrainian power plants generated 614.63 kWh, imports amounted to 560.66 MWh.

In the trade zone of Burshtyn TPP, imports amounted to 449.73 million kWh.

In particular, from Slovakia – 329.11 million kWh (2.1 times more than the average monthly import figure in 2019), from Hungary – 97 million kWh and Romania – 23.62 million kWh. The increase in electricity imports from Slovakia is due to an increase from 400 to 600 MW of the capacity of interstate crossings between Ukraine and Slovakia since the end of November 2019.

Import to the IPS of Ukraine, which is synchronized with the power systems of Russia, Belarus and Moldova, amounted to 110.9 million kWh, or 0.8% of the total electricity production in this trading zone. In particular, from Russia – 17.9 million kWh, and from Belarus – 93 million kWh.

At the same time, in January, in order to ensure the operational safety of the power system, imports in the trade zone of IPS of Ukraine were limited to 81%, or 475.8 million kWh. In particular, the amount of restrictions from Russia is 374.6 million kWh and from Belarus – 101.2 million kWh.

Electricity exports in January amounted to 697.17 million kWh. According to the results of this period, it exceeded imports by 24.4%, or 136.5 million kWh. In particular, more than 277.6 million kWh was exported to Hungary, 222.7 million Romania, 151.2 Poland and 45.2 million kWh Moldova. In general, exports accounted for 4.6% of total electricity production in Ukraine.

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