For the state enterprise Ukrenergo last year was a turning point. Changes have occurred in the reform of the company, and the continued integration of the national energy system with the European
Now being implemented more than 120 projects worth about half a billion euros.
“One of the most important projects and long-term – future integration into ENTSO-E. Agreement on the upcoming synchronization was me signed in 2017, but 2018 was a year of approval. With the working groups ENTSO-E, with the project team, with regional group – agreement on a specific plan of action. Coordination of test plans, units, hiring independent consultants that accompanied it. The search for funding, because we are trying this huge project is not to provide loading on the price of electricity,” shares plans for the future Vsevolod Kovalchuk, acting Director of NPC “Ukrenergo.
“I’m quite critical and self-critical person, I think that Ukrenergo has made a fairly large amount of work and makes a large amount of work on the modernization of its energy infrastructure, high voltage transmission lines, transformer substations,” says Alexander Dombrowski, acting head of the parliamentary Committee on fuel and energy complex, nuclear policy and nuclear safety.
Active training during the year was to launch the new model market. From 1 July 2019 takes effect a new Law “On electricity market”. Then the user will be able to freely choose a reliable service provider.
“The law was not voted last year, and the year before. But the main effort, which was carried out by “Ukrenergo” they started to occur after the adoption of the relevant codes. Transmission system Code distribution system Code commercial accounting – market rules, which were approved by the regulator in March 2018. This gave the start to begin work on the implementation of the balancing market, the development of appropriate software, the development of procedures for signing contracts, ” – says Vsevolod Kovalchuk.
Last year, NEK “Ukrenergo” has received net profit in amount of 2,5 billion hryvnias. It’s almost one and a half times more than in 2017. And in the state budget received billion three hundred million. NEC “Ukrenergo” performs the operation of trunk and interstate transmission lines. And centralized dispatch of the integrated power system of Ukraine.