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State trader ECU carries out test import of electricity from Romania on Nov 27

KYIV. Nov 28 (Interfax-Ukraine) – The state energy trader, JSC Energy Company of Ukraine, on November 27, in a test mode, imported non-commercial volumes of electricity from Romania with a capacity of 1 MW within two hours (at 9:00 and 14:00).

According to the company’s press service, ECU acquired the right to import electricity at the auction of NPC Ukrenergo on November 24.

"The import of electricity can become an additional tool for stabilizing Ukraine’s power system. Test deliveries are necessary to check the technical feasibility of importing electricity from Europe, if necessary," the report says.

ECU reminded that the energy trader carried out test electricity imports from Slovakia on October 27 and November 19, 2022.

ECU, 100% owned by the state and managed by the Ministry of Economy, is a diversified energy supply company that purchases, sells, supplies and optimizes consumption of energy resources for commercial customers.