Eight Ukrainian companies buy capacity to import electricity from Russia in November

Source : 112 Ukraine

ERU Trading LLC received the right to the largest capacity - 654 MW
13:40, 28 October 2021

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NEC Ukrenergo held an auction to allocate available capacity for electricity imports, which was purchased by eight companies, Interfax-Ukraine reports with a reference to the Ukrenergo auction data.

ERU Trading LLC received the right to the largest capacity - 654 MW.

ONK-GROUP LLC received 500 MW, Electrotrading Group LLC - 290 MW, 250 MW was bought by Stimex, de Trading received the right to import 200 MW, Artlex-Energy - 126 MW, Energopostachalnik - 100 MW, Electro Partners - 80 MW.

Pivden Energo Zbut LLC and Nova-Energetichna-Kompaniya also took part in the tender for the distribution of imported capacities.But they failed to achieve any result.

ONK-GROUP LLC has previously imported electricity from Russia, as well as Stimex, Artlex-Energy, and DE Trading.The latter also supplied the resource from Belarus.

As it was reported, in October Minister of Energy of the Russian Federation Nikolai Shulginov has announced his readiness to resume the supply of electricity to Ukraine if it needs to be imported.

It turned out later, the National Energy and Utilities Regulatory Commission of Ukraine will not extend the ban for import of electricity from Russia and Belarus for November.

On March 6, Yury Vitrenko declared that in 2022 Ukraine plans to separate the power system from Russia and Belarus. According to him, synchronization with ENTSO-E will also ensure the demonopolization of the electricity market in Ukraine and help implement effective transparent European rules and procedures.

On May 5, Ukraine has renewed the import of electrical energy from Belarus.

On May 15, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky signed a law introducing a ban on the import of electricity from Russia and Belarus.

The same month the National Commission for State Regulation of Energy and Public Utilities has banned the import of Russian and Belarusian electricity to Ukraine until October 1, 2021. It later extended the ban until November 1.

Related: Lukashenko ready to help Ukraine, Lithuania with electricity

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