Ukraine will begin commercially importing electricity from Belarus on November 6. As much as 5MW will be imported, TASS reports while quoting the European Network of Transmission System Operators for Electricity (ENTSO-E).
According to ENTSO-E data, Ukraine will import electricity from Belarus without interruptions and without increasing or decreasing the throughput from 00:00 on November 6 till 23:00 on November 6.
BelTA reported earlier that on November 2 Belarus supplied 500MW of electricity to Ukraine as part of the emergency aid agreement. Electricity was supplied upon Ukraine's request. Electricity was not supplied as part of some long-term commercial contract.
Recently, the Chairman of parliamentary Committee on Energy and Housing and Communal Services MP from Servant of the People Andriy Gerus declared that the import of electric power from the Russian Federation and Belarus will stop from November 1.
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 de-monopolization of the electricity market in Ukraine and help implement effective transparent European rules and procedures.