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Zelenskiy says Ukraine is now exporting power to EU

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy stated the launching of electricity transmissions to Romania changed into the start of a system that could assist Europe lessen its dependence on Russian hydrocarbons.

Zelenskiy’s remarks in his nightly video message on Thursday followed an announcement by Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal that exports had started out in advance inside the day – with a quantity of a hundred megawatts – 4 months into Russia’s conflict on Ukraine.

The president stated the begin of exports became “any other sizable step in our motion toward the European Union.”

“Thanks to Ukrainian energy, a significant part of the Russian fuel used by European consumers may be replaced. This is consequently now not only a question of export earnings for us however a query of safety for all of Europe,” Zelenskiy stated.

“Let me remind you that linking our usa to the commonplace EU energy system befell already after the war started. Ukraine is doing matters now that when regarded not possible.”

Ukraine reached agreement in mid-March to sign up for the European Network of Transmission System Operators (ENTSO-E) as an observer after its grid was connected to that of the EU.

The ENTSO-E said this week that preparations were completed for the first exports from Ukraine, together with energy from ex-Soviet Moldova, beginning on 30th June – the usage of an interconnection with Romania.

Electricity trading on different interconnections among Ukraine and Slovakia and Ukraine and Hungary – in addition to among Moldova and Romania would quickly observe, it stated. The group said the full trade potential might first of all be set to 100 MW in the first segment.

In his in advance announcement, Prime Minister Shmyhal said Ukraine’s electricity export capacity in the direction of Europe should reach 2.5 gigawatts.

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