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Ukraine has reduced coal consumption by a quarter

Photo: AP Ukrainian TPP and CHP saves anthracite

Total consumption amounted to more than 15 million tons.

Thermal power plants (TPPs) and combined heat and power (CHP) of Ukraine for the first eight months of 2017 has reduced coal consumption by 25.4% (by 5.22 million tonnes) compared to the same period of 2016 to 15.31 million tonnes.

According to the Ministry of energy and coal industry, in August 2017, coal consumption declined by 12.5% (339 thousand tons) compared to the same month in 2016, up to 2.36 million tons.

Such a significant reduction in coal consumption associated with the suspension of deliveries of goods from the zone ATO, in particular, anthracite, running half of the thermal power generating companies of the country. In this regard, from 17 February to 17 July 2017 in Ukraine there were emergency measures in the energy sector.

As reported Корреспондент .netearlier, Prime Minister Vladimir Groisman said about the planned reduction of consumption of Ukraine’s anthracite in the future heating season. The government intends to modernize the power plant and to import coal from South Africa and the USA.

We will remind, on October 12, arrived in Ukraine for the second batch of anthracite from the USA.

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According to the materials:

Interfax-Ukraine

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