Ukraine is launching a test project to export electricity generated at Khmelnitsky nuclear power plant (KNPP) in Europe, about it it is reported in the decree of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine "On the start of the implementation of the test project "Energy bridge" Ukraine - European Union ".
"I agree with the initiative of the Ministry of energy and coal industry On the preparation of the test project "Energy bridge" Ukraine - European Union aimed at increasing the throughput of the interstate electric networks ", - reported in the document, RIA " Novosti ".
the regulation also notes that the pilot Project provides for the organization of power distribution of power unit No. 2 was for the transmission of electricity in the European Union by separating the power unit from the United energy system of Ukraine to ensure long-term export of electric energy ". The project involves the integration of the United power system of Ukraine with the European energy system " ENTSO-E ". According to the decree, the funds from the export of electrical energy from unit No. 2 was expected to draw pay for the construction of units No. 3 and 4 nuclear power plant. The government instructed the Ministry of energy to approve the plan of measures on implementation of the test project. SOE "NNEGC" Energoatom "and the Polish Company is Always international, March 17, signed a statement Of understanding on implementation of the project" Energy bridge Ukraine - EU ". Among the challenges faced by project participants - introduction to the use of air lines 750 kV Khmelnitsky NPP - Rzeszow (Poland), which will allow you to apply existing nuclear capacity without restrictions, provided the surplus electrical energy to supply its exports to the EU and to invest the completion of the units No. 3 and No. 4 of KhNPP.