Economy 2021-05-15T08:12:08+03:00
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Trypilska TPP Suspends Operation To Economize Coal

Trypilska TPP Suspends Operation To Economize Coal

Kyiv region, anthracite coal, Trypilska thermal power plant, Centrenergo

The Trypilska thermal power plant in Kyiv region, which is incorporated in the Centrenergo state energy-generating company, suspended operation on Wednesday to economize anthracite coal.

Oksana Yehorova, the head of the press service of the Centrenergo state energy-generating company, announced this, Ukrainian News Agency reports.

According to the Energy and Coal Industry Ministry, the Trypilska thermal power plant had 36,800 tons of anthracite coal on April 3, 2017.

In the past few days only one power of the Trypilska thermal power was operating.

As Ukrainian News Agency earlier reported, Centrenergo incorporates the Vuhlehirska thermal power plant (Donetsk region), Ukrainka-based Trypilska thermal power plant (Kyiv region) and Komsomolske-based Zmiivska thermal power plant (Kharkiv region).

Installed at the company's thermoelectric power plants are 23 power units with capacities ranging from 175 to 800 MW, of which 18 units are powered by coal and five are designed to be powered by gas/oil.

The State owns 78.289% of the power generating company through the State Property Fund.

On February 15, 2017, the Cabinet of Ministers introduced the state of emergency in the energy sector, which among others envisages possibility of rolling blackouts.

The state of emergency took effect on February 17, 2017.