Coal reserves in TPP warehouses slashed by 27% over the month, down to 1.1 million tons
The total reserves of coal in the warehouses of CHP and TPP during June 23 - July 23, 2021, dropped by 27.2%, down 1.1 million tons, according to the Ministry of Energy.
The decline was due to a decrease in coal reserves of the gas group at thermal power plants, which in the last week decreased by 39.2%, down to 697.5 000 tons.
At the same time, anthracite reserves at thermal power plants increased by 4% to 240 000 tons. The total coal reserves of all grades at the CHP during this period increased by 13.8%, up to 179000 tons.
According to the Ministry, the volume of coal consumption of all grades by thermal generation for 22 days in June 2021 amounted to 873500 tons, and for 22 days in July, 2021, up to 1.4 million tons.
At the same time, the volume of supply for 22 days in June 2021 was at 1.1 million tons, and for 22 days of July 2021 at 1.09 million tons. Thus, the decrease in stocks of coals in Ukraine was due to their increased in consumption amid a relatively regular supplies.