NEK “Ukrenergo” provides the National Commission carrying out regulation in the sphere of energy and utilities (NKREKU), to reduce the tariff for transmission of electricity over backbone networks by 10% (0,693 kop/kW*h) is to 6.24 kopecks/kWh in 2018, said the head of company Vsevolod Kovalchuk.

“We propose to reduce by 10% compared to 2017 … are Confident that we can provide high quality services, high reliability of power transmission and high rate of renewal of fixed assets, using less tariff funding, in spite of inflation, growth of wages”, – he wrote on his page in Facebook.

V. Kovalchuk added that the proposed size of the tariff does not provide for additional reserves, but it is balanced.

According to the head of the Ministry of energy, the high cost of energy hinders the development of industrial production.

As earlier reported, Ukrenergo carries out the operation of the trunk and interstate transmission lines, and centralized dispatching operation of the ECO . NEK is a state enterprise, which is managed by the Ministry of energy and coal industry.