The national Commission, carrying out state regulation in spheres of power and utilities (NKREKU) from January 1, 2018 increase the average tariff for HPPs of PJSC “Ukrhydroenergo” by 2.1% – from the current 27,56 28,14 COP to COP./kWh, for PSP – by 23.2%, with 234,51 to 288,85 kopecks. kopecks/kWh (hereinafter all without VAT).

The relevant Commission decision was adopted on Thursday. While NKREKU first began to set tariffs for hydro and pumped storage “Ukrhydroenergo”.

In particular, the rate of charges for electricity supplied to the HPP for the first quarter was approved in the amount was 9.06 kopecks/kWh, II quarter – 4,01 kopecks/kWh, III quarter – 13,76 kopecks/kWh, fourth quarter – to 3.84 UAH/kWh. Rate of payment for operating capacity for hydro in the quarter approved in the amount of 172,35 thousand UAH/MWh, quarter II – 87 68,8 thousand UAH/MWh, quarter III – 187 670,8 thousand UAH/MWh, The fourth quarter – 89 488,4 thousand UAH/MWh .

The rate of charges for electricity supplied to the PSP, in the I quarter approved in the amount of 122,94 kopecks/kWh, II quarter – 147,65 kopecks/kWh, III quarter – 184,51 kopecks/kWh, fourth quarter – 144,52 kopecks/kWh. Rate of payment for operating capacity for PSPs for the first quarter approved in the amount of 271,233 ths/MW, II quarter – 475,202 thousand UAH/MWh, III quarter – UAH 1,006 516,8 million/MW for the fourth quarter and 441,692 thousand UAH/MWh.

The investment program of UGE in 2018 for HPPs approved in the amount of 1 billion 812,267 million UAH, for PSP – 1 billion 634,178 million.

Leave e/e hydroelectric uhe-for 2018 was approved in the amount of 8,393 billion kWh (expected in 2017 7,804 billion kWh), PSP – 1 billion 614,5 million kWh (expected in 2017 1 billion 505,2 million kWh).

“Ukrhydroenergo” operates all major hydropower plants located in the Ukrainian sections of the Dnipro and Dniester. The total installed electric capacity of hydroelectric power stations of the company (103 hydraulic unit) is 5758,1 MW. The state represented by the Ministry of energy and coal industry owns 100% shares of the company.

The national Commission responsible for state regulation of activity of subjects of natural monopolies in the electricity, heat supply, oil and gas sector, centralized water supply and drainage, recycling and disposal of waste as well as ensures the implementation of price and tariff policy in these spheres.