The volume of electric generation in Russia in January-October 2021 increased by 6.6%

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AK&M 19 November 2021 13:59 The volume of electric generation in Russia in January-October 2021 increased by 6.6% compared to the same period in 2020 to 918.6 billion. kWh. This is stated in issue No. 1449 monthly bulletin "Branches of the Russian economy: production, finance, securities. Electric Power Industry" dated November 17, 2021.

Electricity consumption for the ten months of 2021 in Russia as a whole amounted to 899.1 billion. kWh, which is 5.6% more than in the same period of 2020. In October 2021, 96.6 billion rubles were produced in Russia. kWh of electricity — 7.7% more than a year earlier. Electricity consumption in the specified month in Russia as a whole amounted to 94.4 billion. kWh, which is 6.4% higher than the same indicator in 2020.

In Uzbekistan, for the first time, the purchase of electricity generated by households using solar panels has begun. Tashkent city electric Networks signed the first contract with one of the residents for the purchase of electricity generated at small renewable energy facilities (with a capacity of up to 1 MW AC).

The volume of electricity exports from Russia for the first nine months of 2021 increased by 91.1% year-on-year to 16.547 billion. kWh. This is evidenced by the data of the Federal Customs Service. The volume of electricity imports for the same period also increased by 23.2% YoY. January-October 2021 increased 2.1 times compared to the same period last year and reached 19.6 billion. kWh. Electricity supplies for export in October 2021 increased 1.6 times in annual terms and amounted to 2.5 billion. kWh. According to the Central Department of Fuel and Energy, since the beginning of the year, Russia has imported 1.3 billion rubles. kWh of electricity, and in October — 0.2 billion. kWh.

By the end of September, the share of electricity generation by alternative energy facilities in the total output in Russia reached 0.55%. Such data is provided by Rosstat. According to the NP "Market Council", in October-November 2021, the share of renewable energy generation in the total generation of the UES of Russia was 0.58-0.73% in the European part of the Russian Federation, and 0.13-0.20% in Siberia.

Rosatom participates in closed tenders for the construction of low-power nuclear power plants in a number of states. Such data was reported to the press by the General Director of the Rosatom State Corporation Alexey Likhachev. According to him, Rosatom also intends to take maximum part in the tender for the construction of nuclear power plants in Saudi Arabia and participate in projects for the construction of new nuclear power plants in Turkey if it receives a corresponding proposal.

The average monthly equilibrium electricity purchase prices on the competitive market in October 2021 decreased by 8.2% in Europe and the Urals compared to the previous month, and increased by 5.9% in Siberia. Compared to the same period a year earlier, the equilibrium average prices in the first energy zone in October were 21.9% higher, and in the second - by 21.2%. The difference between the average equilibrium price in these two zones in October was 28.5%. The price dynamics of the past month was relatively even in both the first and second energy zones. In October, there were two price spikes in the second energy zone with a drop of more than 40%.

Read more detailed analysis in issue # 1449 monthly bulletin "Branches of the Russian economy: production, finance, securities. Electric power industry" dated November 17, 2021.