Electricity exports from Ukraine increased by 33.7% in 2 months

In January-February 2020, Ukraine increased electricity exports by 33.7% (by 362.5 million kWh) compared to the same period in 2019 - up to 1 billion 437.5 million kWh, Energoreforma reports.

According to the Ministry of Energy, energy supplies from Burshtyn TPP energy island to Hungary, Slovakia and Romania increased by 56.6% (by 379.1 million kWh) to 1 billion 49.1 million kWh.

Electricity supplies to Poland increased by 17.6% (by 44.9 million kWh) – up to 299.9 million kWh.

Electricity supplies to Moldova amounted to 88.6 million kWh, which is 41% less (61.5 million kWh) than in January-February 2019.

Ukrainian electricity was not exported to Belarus and Russia.

At the same time, Ukraine imported 1 billion 111.5 million kWh of electricity for two months. In particular, 599.5 million kWh was supplied from Slovakia, 274.7 million kWh from Hungary, 141.9 million kWh from Belarus, 51.9 million kWh from Russia, 43.4 million kWh from Romania.

In addition, in the framework of technological flows associated with the parallel operation of the IPS of Ukraine with the power systems of neighboring countries (including the contracts of SC Energorynok), 8.1 million kWh of electricity was imported from the Russian Federation over the two months of this year, 0,1 million kWh from Belarus.

To recap, the weighted average price of electricity on the day-ahead market for 20 days in March 2020 amounted to 1,378.49 UAH /MWh.

It was previously reported that quarantine could lead to a reduction in electricity consumption in March by 8%.

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