Ukraine can be completely independent from Donbas coal
- 15.09.2016, 12:28,
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Ukraine can do without coal supplies from ATO zone at the expense of increased consumption of gas group coal instead of the deficit anthracite which is mainly obtained in the occupied territory of Donetsk and Lugansk regions, UNIAN.
The Energy Minister of Ukraine Igor Nasaliuk stated this during a round table while speaking on the energy issues.
"Due to the diversification of coal and some thermal units reorientation from anthracite to coal of gas groups, as well as due to the fact that we have increased the capacity of nuclear power generation (1.1 billion kWh above plan) ... even if we have to run gas and fuel oil plants, we can completely do without coal supplies from the ATO zone."