Ukraine on the first day of the week suspended the import of electric energy from Russia, said the press service of the organization " Ukrenergo ".
"The size of the import of electric energy from Russia on the status of 21. 00 on 24 August amounted to 0 MW (target value 50 MW) ", - is informed in the report.
the organization also said that the accumulation of coal in the warehouses of thermal power plants power generating companies of Ukraine are more than 1, 3 million tons, among them, 585, 7 thousand tons of anthracite and 732, 9 thousand tons of coal grades D and E.
The Russian Company "inter RAO" and "vital-press" at the end of 2014 signed an agreement to export electricity from Russia to Ukraine, the parties also agreed on ensuring reliable and uninterrupted supply of Crimea. Thus in the Ministry of energy of Ukraine stressed that the import of electricity from Russia is a force majeure and will be terminated immediately, will star as the lack of its own energy (in the 1st turn arose because of the lack of TPP coal due to the cessation of supplies to Donbas).
in summer, the import contract with "inter RAO" and in truth was discontinued, but resumed in early August. And before that, in July, when in Ukraine, for various reasons, were disconnected from the system many power plants, electricity in the country is imported from the Russian Federation in the framework of emergency assistance.