The shortfall of GP “Guaranteed buyer” is UAH 10.1 billion, of which 9.3 billion UAH (92%) is debt of the company “Ukrenergo” in front of the enterprise.

This was announced by the Director of the “Guaranteed buyer” Konstantin Petrikovits in the course organized by the European business Association (EBA), an online meeting on the country’s energy security in the conditions of crisis.

“Both types of PSO, our debt is UAH 10.1 billion and debt of “Ukrenergo” in front of us 9.3 billion UAH”, – said Petricevic.

He noted that UAH 10.1 billion is the debt of state-owned enterprises on the financial calculation to the company “Energoatom”, and also producers of green electricity.

Petrikovits stressed that due to underpayments by “Ukrenergo” and the imperfection of the electricity market of Ukraine Guaranteed the buyer can not effectively carry out its responsibilities. As an example he cited the second half of 2019, when the state had a shortage of funds.

“Our revenues exceeded expenses by 2.4 billion UAH was directed to Finance green power generation. My wish was carried out a detailed analysis of the new market and on the basis of this analysis has taken a balanced decision”, – said Petricevic.

Recall, April 15 “Ukrenergo” reported that plans to appeal to the National Commission carrying out regulation in the energy and utilities (NKREKU), with a proposal to revise its tariff with the aim of fulfilling obligations on payment of the cost of “green” tariff to the GP “Guaranteed buyer”.

The market players and industry experts claim that “Ukrenergo” was supposed to appeal to the national Commission with a request to increase a tariff previously, I could minimize the current problem of payments of the company to a “Guaranteed buyer”.

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