No, Ukraine does not sell electricity hundreds of thousands of megawatts to Europe Visualization of the energy balance Aroged

No, Ukraine does not sell electricity hundreds of thousands of megawatts to Europe Visualization of  ...

Russian invaders have been using terror tactics and launching drones and missiles on Ukraine's energy and critical infrastructure for more than three months. Power engineers are forced to cut power to industrial and residential consumers in order to maintain a balance.

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At the same time, almost simultaneously with the appearance of blackout schedules, reports began to emerge that the power was shut off not because of substantial damage, but because of the sale of electricity to Europe. DeepState analysts examined the data on the transmission of electricity from Ukraine to Europe and vice versa.

The analysts drew up a graph based on this information. The red color indicates electricity export from outside to Ukraine. The yellow line indicates the absolute difference between imports and exports.

Ukraine exports more electricity than it exports. During the specified time, Ukraine exported 98,242 MW and imported 108,490 MW. That is, Ukraine purchased 10,248 MW more electricity.

In both directions, energy flows constantly over the boundary, and this is how one of the ways to compensate for deficits and cover peak consumption functions.

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