Energoatom sees 7% rise in power generation in Jan-Nov
Energoatom in January-November 2017 increased electricity production by 7% (by 5.105 billion kilowatt-hours) year-over-year, to 78.059 billion kWh, the press service of the company has said.
The target was met by 104.5%.
Electricity sales on the wholesale market during the reporting period totaled 73.217 billion kWh compared to 68.381 billion kWh year-over-year. The Energoatom's share of total electricity sold to Energomarket state enterprise was 56.9% and the share of total electricity generation in the country was 55.5%.
In January-November 2017, the company transmitted electricity worth UAH 41.937 million (including VAT) to the wholesale power market, which is 9.4% more than in January-November 2016 (UAH 38.342 billion).
Capital investment came to UAH 4.683 billion compared to UAH 4.409 billion from a year ago.
The company sent UAH 10.342 billion to the budgets of all levels.
The coefficient of using Energoatom's capacity in January-November 2017 came to 70.2%, which was 4.8 percentage points more than year-over-year.
A total of 16 malfunctions were recorded in the work of Ukrainian nuclear power plants in the reporting period, and it was 12 malfunctions a year ago.
The durability of regular preventive repairs was 1,076.88 days.
Radiation levels and the fire and environmental situations at all Ukrainian NPPs were normal over the period.
Energoatom is the operator of all four Ukrainian-based operating nuclear power plants, which have 15 VVER reactors with an overall generating capacity of 13.835 gigawatts.
The company also operates the Tashlyk hydroelectric pumped storage power plant with a 302 MW capacity in turbine mode and Oleksandrivka hydropower plant with an 11.5 MW capacity, which together with Yuzhnoukrainsk nuclear power plant make up the South Ukrainian energy complex.