(MENAFN- Trend News Agency)
BAKU, Azerbaijan, July 29. Electricity trade
capacity with Ukraine/Moldova power system to will be increased,
with reference to ENTSO-E.
Reportedly, on 28 July, the Transmission System Operators (TSOs)
of Continental Europe agreed to increase the trade capacity with
Ukraine/Moldova to 250 MW which is more than double the capacity
that was set in the initial phase (100 MW).
The possibility of further increasing trade capacity will be
assessed in September based on power system stability and security
Commercial electricity exchanges with the Ukraine/Moldova power
system started on 30 June on the interconnection between Ukraine
and Romania, followed by the Ukraine-Slovakia interconnection on 7
July. Electricity trading on the other interconnections
(Ukraine-Hungary and Moldova-Romania) is expected to follow
The opening of trade capacity with Ukraine/Moldova was made
possible after the TSOs of Continental Europe confirmed on 28 June
2022 that the technical pre-conditions had been fulfilled to allow
commercial exchanges of electricity between Ukraine and the
neighbouring countries. The start of commercial exchanges of
electricity followed the successful synchronization of the
Continental Europe power system and the Ukraine/Moldova power
system on 16 March 2022 and the welcoming of Ukrenergo as observer
member of ENTSO-E on 26 April 2022.
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