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Coal supply in Ukraine is 37% less than norm

Source : 112 Ukraine

During the last week, the fuel storage has reduced by 2.7%
15:18, 10 August 2021

Bloomberg

The coal supply at the storehouses of thermal power stations continues to reduce. During the last week, the fuel storage has reduced by 2.7% and the total amount of coal is 36.4% less than the norm as of August 9 as Ukrenergo reported.

“The situation with the stockpile of coal at the storehouses of thermal power stations remains critical. As of morning on August 9, the storehouses of thermal power stations have 783,000 tons and it is by 2.7% les than at the beginning of the previous week. Moreover, according to the schedule of fuel storage approved by the Energy Ministry, 36.4% less coal is kept at the storehouses of thermal power stations than it should be on August 9,” the message says.

Related: Coal reserves at Ukrainian TPPs reach record low level, no guarantee of energy security

Currently, 783,000 tons of coal are kept at the storehouses. The volume of the anthracite coal at the storehouses of thermal power stations has grown by 3.2% since August 2 up to 261,000 tons; while gas coal reduced by 5.4% up to 522,000 tons.

It is mentioned that eight blocks of the thermal power stations were at the emergency repair; 12 blocks and one pavillion will not be able to work due to the absence of fuel.  

Related: Ukraine's MPs propose to impose special duties on anthracite, coal and oil products from Russia

As we reported, two-thirds of thermal power plants (TPP) and nuclear power plants (NPP) have been disconnected from the energy system in Ukraine, on July 9.

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