Ukrenergo continues to report extremely low coal stocks

NPC Ukrenergo reports that the situation with the accumulation of coal is getting worse. Coal stocks in TPP warehouses are extremely low.

As of the morning of October 25, the total coal stocks in the TPP warehouses decreased by 6.5% (to 583.4 thousand tons) compared to the volume on the morning of October 18 (623.7 thousand tons). The stocks of gas coal decreased by 8.1% (to 454.6 thousand tons) and anthracite – by 0.4% (to 128.8 thousand tons).

At the same time, compared to the beginning of autumn (September 1), coal stocks in TPP warehouses decreased by 21%, including gas coal stocks – by 8.9%.


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The average daily volumes of coal supplies over the past 10 days amounted to 56.4 thousand tons, while consumption (combustion) – 61.4 thousand tons.

Besides, according to the fuel accumulation schedule approved by the Ministry of Energy, there is 4.7 times less coal in the TPP warehouses than it should be on October 25 (2732 thousand tons).

On October 25, at the request of manufacturers, 3 units of TPPs and CHPPs with a total capacity of 0.75 GW were in emergency repair, while by the morning of October 18 – 9 units of TPPs and CHPPs with a total capacity of 2.2 GW. In addition, at the request of manufacturers, due to lack of fuel, 24 units of thermal power plants and thermal power plants with a total capacity of 8.5 GW cannot operate.

To recap, DTEK ordered another batch of coal from the United States.

Tags: DTEK, electricity, coal, TPP, Ukrenergo, heating season, CHP, stocks, Ukraine, power unit, crisis, The Ministry of Energy, thermal energy

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