Energy in Ukraine
Ukraine has depended on Russia for most energy supplies, especially natural gas There was low prices for natural gas until 2009. Ukraine tries to diversify energy sources.
|Energy in Ukraine |
|Change 2004-2009||-3.0 %||-17.7 %||0.8%||-34.9 %||-1.4 %||-15.9 %|
|Mtoe = 11.63 TWh, Prim. energy includes energy losses that are 2/3 for nuclear power|
Ukraine was 6th top gas importer in 2009.
Naftogaz is the state owned gas company. Ukraine buys gas from Russia. In disputes Russia has stopped gas delivery in 2006 and 2008. In 2009 80% of the European Union gas from Russia was delivered via Ukraine.
Zasyadko coal mine was the biggest coal mine in 2007.
Energoatom (National Nuclear Energy Generating Company of Ukraine) is the state nuclear company found 17.10.1996 in Kiev. Employees 38 000.
Chernobyl disaster in Ukraine region in 1986 was the most severe nuclear accident until end of year 2010.
Corruption is one of the top problems in Ukraine, characterised as a systemic phenomenon, which exists in all sections and levels of the public administration. Ukraine gets gas from Gazprom via third parties. Gazprom did not publish any reporting on anti-corruption programmes.
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