Armenia: electricity to be exported to Iraq

Armenia and Iraq are planning to launch energy cooperation, Ambassador Hrachya Poladian said after a meeting with Iraqi Minister of Electricity, Dr. Loay Al-Khatib. “The Ambassador noted the possibility of cooperation in the field of electricity transmission from Armenia to Iraq, and the use of alternative energy sources,” the Armenian Embassay said in a tweet.…

Ukraine: electricity production up in 2018

Last year, Ukraine produced 159.35 billion kWh of electricity, up by 2.5% YoY. As the Energy and Coal Industry Ministry of Ukraine reports, the electricity production in 2018 amounted to 159.35 billion kWh, up by 2.5% YoY. The share of nuclear power plants in overall Ukrainian electricity production was 53%, of thermal power stations and…

Ukraine: DTEK not considered monopolist

Head of the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine (AMCU) Yuriy Terentyev says the committee does not consider Ukraine’s largest private energy holding DTEK – controlled by businessman Rinat Akhmetov – to be a monopolist on the electricity market. “The mere fact of having a significant market share is not enough. The electricity market is now regulated,…

Azerbaijan: Czech technology to be applied to renewable energy sector

The opportunity for Czech companies can represent the fields that are in priority to be developed by Azerbaijan’s government, to diversify the economy and support the development of the non-oil sector, Marta Novakova, Minister of Industry and Trade of the Czech Republic reported. “These are mainly agriculture, chemical and manufacturing industry, engineering, services (especially transport,…

Ukraine: electricity exports up in 2018

Ukraine boosted electricity exports by 19.36% in 2018 from 2017, to 6.166 billion kWh. Over the period under review, Ukraine exported about 3.59 billion kWh of electricity to Hungary, which accounted for 58% of electricity sales abroad, 1.4 billion kWh to Poland (23%), and 960 million kWh to Moldova (16%), according to the website of…

Tajikistan: electricity production to increase

The Tajik Government plans to increase electricity production 2.5-fold in the next 11 years. According to the country’s energy sector, until 2030, the country’s energy potential will be increased from the current 18 billion to 45 billion kWh per year. This figure will increase the export of environmentally friendly electricity to neighboring countries up to…