Ukraine has launched two power

В Украине запустили две электростанции

Krivorozhskaya thermal power plant

Anthracite station started to work for the passage of the summer peak electricity consumption.

Monday, July 17, DTEK launched the Dnieper and Krivorozhsky thermal power plant in Dnipropetrovsk region to attend the summer peak of electricity consumption. This reports the press service of the holding.

“Power units No. 9 150 MW Pridneprovskaya TPP and №5 with capacity of 300 MW Krivorozhskaya TPP, team defense, working in the power system of Ukraine and compensate for released repair units of nuclear power plants. Thus, thermal power station balance the needs of industrial region of Ukraine in power”, – stated in the message.

In the DTK recalled that both TES was forced to shut down in April for the accumulation of scarce anthracite.

“In may 2017 DTEK received the first batch of fuel from South Africa – 75 thousand tonnes of anthracite coal for its thermal power plants. The supply of coal on the station continues today. Currently in the warehouses of both stations accumulated more than 200 thousand tons of anthracite. This amount is enough for six weeks of work both stations with a minimal crew – one unit”, – noted in the holding.

As reported Корреспондент.net, state of emergency in the energy sector of Ukraine was approved by the Cabinet on February 15 in connection with the termination of the supply of anthracite from the territory of the LDNR. Since the state of emergency has been repeatedly extended.

Earlier, the Minister of energy and coal industry Igor Nasalik said the emergency measures in the energy sector of Ukraine will be valid until mid-September.

The authorities want to abandon coal-anthracite coal by 2019