Coal industry News

Since the beginning of 2019, coal imports have declined by almost 9%

In January-March 2019, Ukraine reduced imports of coal and anthracite by 8.6% (by 495.98 thousand tons) compared to the last year.

State mines have been disconnected from electricity supply due to the lack of contracts with suppliers

Since April 1, some state coal mining enterprises have been disconnected from electricity supply.

According to the results of audit SOE Selydivuhillya lost 2 billion UAH

The State Audit Office conducted an audit of the SOE Selydivuhillya and revealed numerous violations for the period 2016-2018.

Finland will phase out the use of coal a year early

Finnish Government decided to terminate the use of coal for electricity a year earlier – by 2029.

“DTEK Prydniprovska TPP” launched the power unit No.10 after switching to Ukrainian gas-coal

After the installation of the new electrical filter and switching from imported anthracite to the Ukrainian gas-coal, “DTEK Prydniprovska TPP” commissioned a power unit No.10.

Belarus assures that the coal is not from ORDLO

In 2018, Ukraine almost a thousand times increased imports of anthracite coal from Belarus, which is not mined in this country.

Imported coal from Belarus is not mined in the occupied territories of Donbas – Nasalik

The Minister of Energy says that coal may be re-exported from Russia, but certainly not from ORDLO.

The prime cost of a ton of coal in 2019 will increase by 36% up to 4.258 UAH per ton

In 2019, at the state coal mining enterprises, the average prime cost per ton of coal products will increase by 36% - from 3135 to 4258 UAH per ton.

Pridneprovska plant will switch the fourth block to “gas” coal – DTEK

On February 28 of the current year, the Pridneprovska TPP will start the unit No. 10, after switching from anthracite to “gas” coal.

Modernization of mines is under threat – Igor Nasalik

The lack of funding for the coal industry over the several years can lead to the flooding of mines.

China invested $36 billion in coal TPPs in 23 countries

The Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) has published data on China's investments in coal TPPs, in the amount of $36 billion.

“Centerenergo” switched unit No.3 of the Tripilska TPP to the “gas” coal. It was plumbed in

After switching from the scarce anthracite to the "gas" coal, unit No. 3 of the Tripilska TPP was plumbed in the Ukrainian energy system.