Electricity distribution networks of Moldova for 9 months in 2020, compared to the same period in 2019, reduced the volume of electricity purchases in physical terms by 4.7% - to 2,590 kWh.
As InfoMarket was told in the National Agency for Energy Regulation, at the same time, in value terms, its purchases for the specified period decreased by 10.8% - to 2 billion 560.9 million lei, which was due to a decrease in the purchase price on average by 6.4% - from 105.7 to 98.9 bans per kWh. Herewith, the volume of electricity purchases from its domestic producers in physical terms in January-September 2020, in comparison with the same period of the previous year, increased by 4.5% - to 478.8 million kWh of electricity, and in money terms - decreased by 3% - to 707.2 million lei. Meanwhile, from Ukraine and Moldavian State District Power Plant for 9 months in 2020, were purchased 2 billion 111.2 million kWh in the amount of 1 billion 853.8 million lei, which is 6.6% less in physical terms, and also 13.5% less in value terms, compared to the same period in 2019. At the same time, the share of electricity purchases on the domestic market for the year increased from 16.8% to 18.5%, and for Ukraine and Moldavskaya SDPP, respectively, it decreased from 83.2% to 81.5% of the total. According to NAER, in particular, in January-September 2020, Premier Energy purchased 1 billion 886.2 million kWh of electricity (-4.9% compared to the same period in 2019) for 1 billion 866.1 million lei (-10.9%), and FEE Nord - 703.8 million kWh. (-4.4%) in the amount of 694.8 million lei (-10.6%). In particular, the company Premier Energy for 9 months 2020 bought 362.4 million kWh from domestic producers (+ 12.5%) in the amount of 527.2 million lei (+ 0.9%), while from Ukraine and Moldavskaya SDPP (through Energocom) - 1 billion 523.8 million kWh (-8.2%) in the amount of 1 billion 338.9 million lei (-14.9%). In turn, FEE Nord purchased 116.4 million kWh from domestic producers (-14.4%) in the amount of 180 million lei (-12.9%), while from Ukraine and Moldavskaya SDPP (through Energocom) - 587.4 million kWh (-2.1%) in the amount of 514.9 million lei (-9.7%).// 21.01.2021 — InfoMarket.