Electricity imports into Integrated Power System of Ukraine increased by 40% in May 2021, up to 11.9 M kWh
Imports of electricity into the Integrated Power System of Ukraine from Belarus and Russia in May 2021, compared to April 2021, increased by 40%, up to 11.9 million kWh, as announced on June 17, 2021, by the NEC Ukrenergo’s press center.
In particular, from Belarus - by 35.3%, up to 11 million kWh, and from Russia – by 2.5 times, up to 0.9 million kWh. The NEC Ukrenergo reported exports of electricity from the Integrated Power System of Ukraine in May 2021, compared to April 2021, to have soared by 30% - up to 136.6 million kWh.
According to NEC Ukrenergo, exports to Poland increased by 31.2%, up to 110.6 million kWh, and to Moldova by 24.4%, up to 26 million kWh. As for the Burshtyn TPP Energy Island, imports there Island slashed by 27% over the month down to 23 million kWh.
"Imports from Hungary declined by 2.5 times, down to 5.1 million kWh, and from Romania they slashed by 2.2 times, down to 2.1 million kWh. At the same time, imports from Slovakia increased by 11.1%, up to 15.8 million kWh,” the NEC Ukrenergo said.
Exports of electricity from the Burshtyn TPP Energy Island in May 2021, compared to April 2021, increased by 18%, up to 323.4 million kWh. "Exports to Slovakia increased ny 2.8 times, up to 71.3 million kWh, and to Hungary - by 14.9%, up to 204.5 million kWh. Exports sto Romania, conversely , declined by 33% , down to 47.6 million kWh, ”the system operator said in its press release.
As earlier reported by ExPro, on May 26, 2021, the National Energy and Utilities Regulation Commission (NEURC) banned electricity import into the Integrated Power System of Ukraine from Belarus and the Russian Federation until October 1, 2021.