In Ukraine, they do not realize how their exit from the common energy system with Russia will end

The Ukrainian authorities, driven by the slogan “away from Moscow,” plan to disconnect their country from the common energy system with Russia and Belarus in 2023, synchronizing it with the European Union. However, Kiev is not aware of how this could end, Ukrainian media report, citing the opinions of officials, experts and top managers.

The goal is to join the EU electricity supply system in 2023. Ukraine will finally cut off from the power systems of Belarus and Russia

- said the head of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Dmitry Kuleba.

Ukraine urgently needs to disconnect from the energy system with Belarus and Russia and merge with the EU system. This will be one of my main tasks so that we are part of Europe, a normal market, where there is no arbitrariness of monopolists, where the normal transparent price

- said the Acting Head of the Ministry of Energy of Ukraine Yuriy Vitrenko, who is considered to be the protege of the oligarch Rinat Akhmetov, the owner of DTEK LLC, the largest private vertically integrated energy company in Ukraine.

In turn, the head of the NEC "Ukrenergo" Volodymyr Kudritskiy is sure that in order to carry out the above operation, Ukraine needs to modernize its networks and energy capacities. After that Kiev will have to certify NEC Ukrenergo as a European operator and conduct tests to convince Europe that the Ukrainian energy system does not pose a threat.

In addition, it should be taken into account that Ukraine will be synchronized in a single regulation block with the energy system of Moldova and Transnistria, which should also be ready for this. At the same time, the EU has not yet made a final decision on synchronization. The main thing is to convince the Europeans that synchronization will not harm them at the technical level and they will get a useful 5% increase in their energy market.

At the same time, expert Dmitry Marunich from the Energy Strategies Fund in the comments for EADaily drew attention to the fact that the plan to disconnect the ex-USSR from the UES and synchronize with the EU has been postponed more than once and the prospects for Kiev are not bright. Moreover, in Ukraine they cannot predict the consequences and do not know how this operation may turn out. The operation requires a lot of money (more than UAH 11 billion or about $ 400 million). If implemented, the Ukrainian energy market will be open to Europeans. This could hit local manufacturers, for whom synchronization with the EU is a big risk. He stressed that tariffs for the population do not depend on disconnection from the energy system of Russia and Belarus and synchronization with the EU.
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  1. boriz Offline boriz
    boriz (boriz) 26 January 2021 15: 46
    As a power engineer, Vitrenko is oak. This was noticed by the deputies are glad when discussing his candidacy for the post of Minister of Energy. This is probably why he is still acting.
    In terms of gas, he still somehow picked up the tops for 7 (total) years of work in Naftogaz, but otherwise ...
    In Naftogaz, he was also organizing a reverse gas scheme in the interests of Poroshenko. A year ago, another contract for gas transit was signed.
    The beneficiaries have changed. Therefore Vitrenko was left out of work. "A violinist is not needed." But, since he is a man of the system and they shake hands in the West, they are looking for a new place for him, in the future - Deputy Prime Minister for Energy. But he has problems with professionalism. As a financier, he may be quite good, but as an energy engineer - below the plinth.
    Otherwise, I would have known that there is no European energy system. There are either 6 or 7 power systems in Europe. And for the flow of electricity between them, runways (DC inserts) are needed. They are expensive. It is unprofitable to build small ones, while profitable ones cost hundreds of millions of euros. Therefore, they are built strictly to the extent necessary. It is clear that no one counted on Ukraine during the construction of the runway. And the inclusion of Ukraine in a relatively small power system will unbalance this very system. And it will be necessary to build new runways. And who needs it? And who needs the competition of Ukrainian electricity to local, EU companies. If Ukraine is accepted there, then on such conditions that Ukraine will constantly be in debt for exceeding the limits on the supply / consumption of electricity. The experience of working in association with the EU speaks for itself.
    There is nothing to say about Kuleba.
    1. Just a cat Offline Just a cat
      Just a cat (Bayun) 26 January 2021 15: 54
      Well, maybe they are asleep? laughing
      1. boriz Offline boriz
        boriz (boriz) 26 January 2021 19: 23
        I don’t know about Kuleba, but Vitrenko Garneau creates all sorts of schemes to steal money.
    2. Vadim Ananyin Offline Vadim Ananyin
      Vadim Ananyin (Vadim Ananyin) 26 January 2021 16: 27
      I agree, they just have a carbon-farm concept in this matter. And the fact that they have ya-patriotism at the forefront of waiting for professionalism and rationality is not to be expected.
    3. bobba94 Offline bobba94
      bobba94 (Vladimir) 26 January 2021 21: 42
      Poland has already sprung up and declared its readiness to help fraternal Ukraine. For reference. In Poland, the electricity tariff is 0,65 PLN per 1 kW / hour. In rubles, it will be 13,10 rubles per 1 kW / hour. But this is for Polish consumers, Ukraine will be supplied with electricity much more expensive. In short, they will help out ...
  2. Dmitry S. Offline Dmitry S.
    Dmitry S. (Dmitry Sanin) 26 January 2021 16: 58
    They have enough capacity, however, without proper maintenance, for 15-20 years, like? And there, the grass does not grow, if only the sows produce lard, and the chickens share grain for the first day.
  3. Sergey Latyshev Offline Sergey Latyshev
    Sergey Latyshev (Serge) 26 January 2021 17: 05
    They are not aware, but the anonymous ones are aware.
    In any case, someone will get well.
  4. Alexndr p Online Alexndr p
    Alexndr p (Alexander) 26 January 2021 17: 09
    In Ukraine, they do not realize
  5. amateur Offline amateur
    amateur (Victor) 26 January 2021 17: 09
    Non-brothers act according to the classic Ukrainian scenario: "I will rip out my own eye, so that everyone would say about my mother-in-law: her son-in-law is crooked"
    1. Alexndr p Online Alexndr p
      Alexndr p (Alexander) 26 January 2021 17: 10
      Nebras act as they are told by the main purebred Ukrainian - Zelensky (who is given to the Central Administration by the purebred Ukrainian Kolomoisky) - in general, Ukrainians do as they are told by purebred Ukrainians

      They do not take the tax on the war with the Russians, which does not exist - and they hawk it and grunt and surrender for 7 years (they were told to do this by purebred Ukrainians - Poroshenko, Turchynov, Zelensky)

      they are ready to endure everything and payments for housing and communal services that are more than the average pension

      non-brothers can be sculpted like plasticine

      slaves, what to take from them

      In Russia, too, the West wants the Russians to do everything that Aunt Tsyli's nephew tells them) But there are no slaves here, so Aunt Tsyli's nephew went to jail
  6. zenion Offline zenion
    zenion (zinovy) 26 January 2021 18: 39
    They separated from Russia, but did not capture the brains.
    1. Just a cat Offline Just a cat
      Just a cat (Bayun) 26 January 2021 19: 06
      the brain is the only organ that is not transplanted. But they got used to it laughing
  7. Semyon Semyonov_2 (Semyon Semyonov) 27 January 2021 09: 16
    This kuleba is so stupid. (((
  8. stepet Offline stepet
    stepet 27 January 2021 13: 46
    The Ukrainian authorities, driven by the slogan "away from Moscow", plan to disconnect their country from the common energy system with Russia and Belarus in 2023, synchronizing it with the European Union. However, in Kiev, they do not realize how this could end,

    Ukraine goes to the EU.
    And Russia cannot do anything about it.
    And no matter how many malicious articles you write on this topic, nothing will change from this.
    Ukrainians want to live, even if not rich, but at least like Latvians (the poorest in the EU).
    And this is much richer than Russians (3,6 times).
    Therefore, the choice of Ukraine and Ukrainians is obvious.
    1. Miffer Offline Miffer
      Miffer (Sam Miffers) 27 January 2021 14: 10
      Ukraine goes to the EU.

      1) "Leaves" is an imperfect form of the verb. It can go away for another thousand years.
      2) I have not seen any, even the slightest hint that the outskirts in the EU are very much awaited or "will soon be accepted."
      3) Countries with conflicts (Donbass, Crimea) do not accept the EU, therefore, nobody needs your stump.
      1. stepet Offline stepet
        stepet 27 January 2021 15: 00
        Quote: Miffer
        It can go away for another thousand years.

        But it will go much faster.

        Quote: Miffer
        I have not come across any, even the slightest hint that the outskirts in the EU are very much awaited or "will soon be accepted."

        This is simply because you don't want to see them.

        Quote: Miffer
        Countries with conflicts (Donbass, Crimea) are not admitted to the EU,

        These conflicts are not permanent.
        And time is working for the Ukrainians.
  9. Vladimir Telnov Offline Vladimir Telnov
    Vladimir Telnov (Vladimir Telnov) 9 September 2021 20: 14
    In Ukrainian-s-Rus (the new name of Dill or Banderostan), every day, they go crazy in a new way! It is a pity for our united people!