Bloomberg: trump will announce the beginning of supply of coal to Ukraine in the coming days
NEW YORK, June 29. /TASS/. American President Donald trump intends in the next few days to announce the start of coal exports from the USA to Ukraine. This was reported on Wednesday by Bloomberg.
According to his sources, the White house will make the announcement during a speech on Thursday. In it, he will also report on the revision of certain rules in the energy sector in the U.S. and will focus on the possibility of creating new jobs.
The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko on air of TV channel Fox News on 21 June reported that the meeting with trump was touched upon cooperation between States in the energy sector. In this context, according to Poroshenko, it was on the supply to Ukraine coal from Pennsylvania, as well as liquefied natural gas from Louisiana.
The government of Ukraine on June 14 for the fifth time for a period of one month has extended the temporary emergency measures on the electricity market of the country, the need for which arose after the transport blockade of Donbass radicals. They provide the management energy industry when minimized work “anthracite” TES.
When total generation, the share of nuclear power plants, and power standby TPP was reduced from 1,000 to 500 MW. The Cabinet has calculated that these measures should reduce the consumption of anthracite coal on 300-350 thousand tons per month.