Ukraine wants to import electricity in 2017, With plans to export 5, 77 billion kilowatt-hours in other countries, follows from the data of the forecast balance of electric energy of Ukraine in 2017.
according to the forecast, the production of electric energy in 2017 will amount to 157, 85 billion kilowatt-hours, of which nuclear power plants - 83, 3 billion kilowatt-hours, heat to 50, 1 billion kilowatt-hours, reports " News - Ukraine ".
at the same time, according to the document, electricity consumption next year will grow by 1, 3% in comparison with the current up to 148 billion kilowatt-hours. Growth will be achieved by increasing consumption of electric energy industry (1, 6%) and population (on 1, 7%). In 2014, Ukraine imported 178 million kWh of Russian electric energy for 9 months of 2015 - 1, 951 billion kilowatt-hours. In 2016, Kyiv electricity is not imported. While before Ukrainians are asked to prepare for increasing electricity rates to 2% from 2017. And in the beginning of October 2016 "Ukrenergo" announced the possible shutdown of electricity in the winter. In Ukraine, revealed the problems with coal. In the last month of summer Ukraine said that Kyiv during the peak summer heat approached Moscow with a request to provide technical assistance and to supply electricity, but was refused. The print edition GLANCE, wrote extensively about the energy dependence of Ukraine from other countries.