Ukraine will need 200 million dollars to form a stock of coal for the winter, said the Minister of energy and coal industry Volodymyr demchyshyn.
"For coal such large amounts of gas purchases) is not necessary. To close all issues and to form a stock, it is necessary 200 million. That is five times less, " he said. According to his statement, "at the moment the Bank is ready to allocate 2 billion hryvnia (92, 5 million dollars), "reports" 112 Ukraine ". VIDEO
on the first day of the weekend in the absence of coal Ukraine's largest private energy holding DTEK, controlled by businessman Rinat Akhmetov, has stopped working Prydniprovska TPP. On the last working day of the week the head of Ukrainian government Arseniy Yatsenyuk said about the critical situation in the energy sector of the country, noting that the Ministry of energy and the organization is not ready to supply people warm this winter. On 10 July, the Minister of energy and coal industry of Ukraine Volodymyr demchyshyn said that the completion of preparations for the heating season in Ukraine is not enough resources for the purchase of natural gas and coal. According to the calculations of the Ukrainian energy Ministry, by winter, the country should stock up on stock of 1, 2–1, 3 million tons of coal. At the moment Ukraine has managed to garner 1, 6 million tons of coal.