According to the Ministry of Energy, a total of almost UAH 1.1 billion was transferred to the miners.
Arrears in payments will be paid after receipt of funds from the sale of coal products.
UAH 836.5 million must be transferred to the accounts of coal mining enterprises in the coming days.
Some participants in the thermal coal market, on the recommendation of the Ministry, simultaneously raised prices in 2016-2019.
The company mentions the current purchase price of coal does not give Centerenergo an opportunity to reach the level of profitability.
The country will close its last lignite-fired power plant three years ahead of the schedule.
Gas was saved at the beginning of the year. Then they began to consume more than last year.
Thermal coal production decreased by 9.4% in 2019 in Ukraine.
In Ukraine, thermal coal production decreased by 9.3% for 11 months of 2019.