Energoatom and Ukrhydroenergo become subordinate to the Cabinet of Ministers – Shmyhal

Energoatom, Ukrhydroenergo, Nyzhniodnistrovska HPP and three CHPPs are subordinate to the Cabinet of Ministers.

NEURC approved distribution tariffs cut for regional gas companies – Shmyhal

The regulator set the maximum tariff for gas distribution at UAH 1.79 per cubic meter.

US plans to impose sanctions on the Fortuna ship building Nord Stream 2

America informed the German Ministry of Economy it plans to impose sanctions.

The government approved gas price restraint for the population

Shmyhal emphasised that gas price growth restrictions will be valid until the end of the heating season or the quarantine.

IMF frets about fixed gas tariff

Shmyhal held talks with representatives of the IMF, during which he explained that it was not about giving up the market, but about finding a compromise in the situation.

Vitrenko proposes that the gas supplier should be chosen by an association of consumers

According to him, this practice is widespread in Europe.

The government proposes to fix the gas price for consumers for a year

The Antimonopoly Committee and relevant ministries were instructed to check the facts of possible abuse on the gas market.

Main events of 2020 in the energy sector

The main victories, successes, as well as defeats and problems of our energy sector in the final news review for this year.

Gas prices in Europe went up to a maximum in almost two years

The spot price of gas in Europe in one trading day immediately added 9%, reaching a new maximum over the past almost two years.

UEEX launches day-ahead natural gas trading

From December 29, 2020, the Ukrainian Energy Exchange launched natural gas trading on the day-ahead market.

Gas Association warns of the threat of disconnection from gas supply to budgetary institutions of newly created amalgamated communities

The Association of the Gas Market of Ukraine informs that on January 1, 2021, previous agreements for the distribution and supply of natural gas will expire.

Shmyhal instructed to check the validity of gas prices

According to him, currently, NJSC Naftogaz offers almost the cheapest gas prices for household consumers among the gas suppliers.