In January-March 2019, Ukraine reduced imports of coal and anthracite by 8.6% (by 495.98 thousand tons) compared to the last year.
Since April 1, some state coal mining enterprises have been disconnected from electricity supply.
The State Audit Office conducted an audit of the SOE Selydivuhillya and revealed numerous violations for the period 2016-2018.
Finnish Government decided to terminate the use of coal for electricity a year earlier – by 2029.
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.
In 2018, Ukraine almost a thousand times increased imports of anthracite coal from Belarus, which is not mined in this country.
The Minister of Energy says that coal may be re-exported from Russia, but certainly not from ORDLO.
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.
On February 28 of the current year, the Pridneprovska TPP will start the unit No. 10, after switching from anthracite to “gas” coal.
The lack of funding for the coal industry over the several years can lead to the flooding of mines.
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.
After switching from the scarce anthracite to the "gas" coal, unit No. 3 of the Tripilska TPP was plumbed in the Ukrainian energy system.