Energoatom sees 9.3% fall in electricity generation in Jan
Energoatom in January 2018 increased electricity production by 9.3% (by 747.8 million kilowatt-hours) year-over-year, to 7.259 billion kWh, the press service of the company has said.
The target was met by 101.6%.
Electricity sales on the wholesale market during the reporting period totaled 6.842 billion kWh compared to 7.57 billion kWh year-over-year. Energoatom's share of total electricity sold to Energomarket state enterprise was 49.3% and the share of total electricity generation in the country was 47.9%.
In 2017, the company transmitted electricity worth UAH 4.486 billion (including VAT) to the wholesale power market, which is 5.4% more than in January 2017 (UAH 4.257 billion).
Capital investment came to UAH 514.7 million compared to UAH 250.1 million from a year ago.
The company sent UAH 455 million to the budgets of all levels.
The coefficient of using Energoatom's capacity in January 2018 came to 70.3%, which was 7.3 percentage points less than year-over-year.
A total of four malfunctions were recorded in the work of Ukrainian nuclear power plants in the reporting period, and no malfunctions were recorded a year ago.
The durability of regular preventive repairs was 124.2 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.