JSC Eastern Energy Company exported over 1.60 billion kW/h of electrical energy for the first half of 2015
For the first 6 months of 2015 JSC Eastern energy company exported more than 1.60 billion kW/h to China and Mongolia.
In 1H 2015, JSC EEC exported 1.47 billion kWh of electricity to China and over 135 million kWh to Mongolia. The electricity exports to China fell 12 percent year-on-year, albeit rose 2 percent year-on-year in 2Q 2015. Overall, JSC EEC plans to keep the electricity exports at the 2014 level. The electricity exports to Mongolia fell 28 percent year-on-year. A decrease in the electricity exports to China resulted from a change in the supply contract schedule which was agreed with the Chinese customer and provided for the redistribution of some export volumes from the winter to the summer period. A relative decrease in the electricity exports to Mongolia were due to a fall in the industrial production in Mongolia, as well as the launch of the new power unit at Ulan-Bator TPP-4.
Technology-wise, electricity export to China is enabled by a complex of interstate 110, 220 and 500 kV power transmission lines, which link the power systems of the Russian Far East and the Northeastern Provinces of China.
Export is ensured by means of procurement of excessive volumes of electric energy in the territory of the Far East, driving an increase in the capacity factor and the growth of additional revenue across regional generating enterprises and wholesale infrastructure organizations.
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JSC Eastern Energy Company is the only Russian operator on the power export project to the People's Republic of China and Mongolia. All shares of JSC Eastern Energy Company belong to JSC INTER RAO UES.
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