In Ukraine, the growing consumption of coal

В Украине растет потребление угля

In January-September power plants and heating plants consumed 18,82 million tons of coal.

For the first nine months of 2018 thermal power plant (TPP) and combined heat and power (CHP) of Ukraine has increased coal consumption by 7.1% compared to the same period of 2017 to 18.82 million tons. This is stated in the statistical information of the Ministry of energy and coal industry.

At the same time, in September, the coal consumption of thermal power plants and CHP decreased by 15.1 percent to 1.92 million tons, compared to September 2017.

Note, in 2017 TPPs of Ukraine have consumed 6 million tons of anthracite coal and 18.7 million tons of gas.

Earlier it was reported that in 2017 Ukraine has reduced the consumption of imported coal twice.

As reported, in January-September 2018 Ukraine increased import of coal and anthracite by 20% (2,605 million tonnes) compared to the same period of 2017 – up to 15,640 million tons.

According to the energy Ministry, as of November 1 at TPPs and cogeneration plants in Ukraine should be accumulated 2.6 million tons of coal, 1 million tons of which is anthracite coal, and 1.6 tons of gas.

 

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