Ukraine increased electricity production

Украина увеличила производство электроэнергии

Electricity production in January-may 2018 compared with the same period in 2017 rose to 68 billion 203,1 million kWh.

The production of electricity in the United energy system of Ukraine in January-may 2018 increased by 1.9% (1 billion 264,3 million kWh) compared to the same period in 2017 up to 68 billion 203,1 million kWh. On Tuesday, June 19, Interfax-Ukraine with reference to the Ministry of energy and coal industry.

It is noted that a nuclear power plant (NPP) during this period reduced electricity generation by 14%, to 33 billion to 436.6 million kWh. In particular, the electricity production at the Zaporizhzhya NPP amounted to 15 billion 843,6 million kWh (-4,5% compared to January-may-2018), South Ukrainian – 6,621 billion kWh (-11,1%), Rivne – 5 billion 898,1 million kWh (-23,6%), Khmelnytsky – 5 billion 73.9 million kWh (-28,8%).

Thermal power plants (TPP) and combined heat and power (CHP) and cogeneration unit (CU) has increased production by 21.3% – to $ 26 billion of 90.9 million kWh. including the generating companies, thermal power plants increased their production to 24.9% – up to 20 billion 263,6 million kWh and CHP and KU – 10.2%, to 5 billion 827,3 million kWh.

Hydro and pumped-storage power plant (HPP and PSPP) in January-may 2018 production increased by 35.8% to 7 billion of 67.6 million kWh, whereas the block-stations decreased 2.6% to 588,3 million kWh.

Electricity production from non-traditional sources (wind farms, SES, biomass) for the five months increased by 39.8% to 1 billion 19.7 million kWh.

The share of NPPs in production of electricity amounted to 49% (in January-may 2017 – 58,1%), TPP, TPP and q of 38.3% (32.1 percent), hydro and pumped storage 10.4 per cent (7.8 per cent), the block-stations – 0,9% (0,9%), alternative sources – 1,5% (1,1).

The production of electricity in IPS of Ukraine in may 2018 decreased by 0.2% (20 million kWh) compared to the same month in 2017 – up to 11,669 billion kWh.

In addition, thermal energy in January-may 2018 increased by 7.5% (937,5 thousand Gcal) compared to the same period of 2017 to 13 million 443,3 thousand Gcal.

We will remind, the production of electricity in the United energy system of Ukraine in January-April 2018 increased by 2.3%.

 

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