Ukraine plans new interconnection for electricity exports to Poland and Hungary

, SEE Energy News

Ukraine proposes to implement an interconnection project with Poland and Hungary, worth 55 million euros for 1.5 years.

Such information was shared by Head of NAEC “Energoatom” Yuri Nedashkovsky during the congress “Energy Spring – 2016”, of “Interfax-Ukraine”.

The project plans to connect the second power unit of the Khmelnytsky nuclear power plant to the Burshtyn energy island and after repair work on power lines to export electricity to Poland and Hungary.

Nedashkovsky noted that according to preliminary estimates of the work on the transmission line will cost 8 million euros. Another 16 million euros will be needed to disable the second power unit of Khmelnitsky nuclear power plant from the Ukrainian power system and connect it to the Burshtyn energy island.

Eastern Europe have a deficit from 6 to 9 thousand MW ,It’s a good market that we might take said NAEC representative, transmits

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