MOSCOW - Aug 7, Fins news . Kiev is forced to return to the Russian supplies of electric energy in quantities up to 1 GW writes.
A source in the energy market of the country told the publication that at the moment the shortage of Ukraine in energy is about 2 gigawatts, and "inter RAO" supplies to the neighbouring Republic presumably 0, 8 GW.
Supplies from Russia, which was interrupted on the initiative of Kiev, was resumed at the end of July, after the shooting of 2 thermal power plant in the Donbass. Also questions added, disabling the unit of Zaporizhzhya NPP, and the accumulation of coal-fired power plants was at a critically low level.
print edition informs that yesterday Kiev had to move from "emergency" import schema to the purchase of energy to a commercial contract with " inter RAO ". The cost of "emergency" supplies much higher contractual - 0, 07 0 against, 042 dollars for 1 kW/h.
according to "entrepreneur," the rise of purchases attributable to the decrease in coal reserves at thermal power plants before the heating season. Almost fifty percent of Ukrainian anthracite appeared on beyond the control of Kiev Lugansk thermal power plant, coal lies at burshtynska TPP, which can supply energy only for export to the European Union.