Ukraine raises electricity exports by 28.6% in 2017
Ukraine in 2017 increased electricity exports by 28.6% compared to 2016, to 5.166 billion kWh, the Ministry of Energy and Coal Industry has told Interfax-Ukraine.
The supply of electricity from the Burshtyn TPP energy island to Hungary, Slovakia and Romania increased by 2.7%, to 3.138 billion kWh.
Electricity deliveries to Poland decreased by 6.5%, to 894.8 million kWh.
Electricity deliveries to Moldova amounted to 1.134 billion kWh against 3.7 million kWh in 2016.
Ukrainian electricity was not exported to Belarus and Russia in 2016 and 2017.
At the same time, in December 2017 exports of Ukrainian electricity amounted to 458.7 million kWh, which is 10.6% less than in December 2016.
In addition, Ukraine in 2017 imported 48 million kWh of electricity (47 million kWh from Russia, 1.1 million kWh from Belarus) compared to 76.9 million kWh in 2016.