nkrekpThe National Commission for state regulation in the energy and utilities (NKREKP) answered to UABio letter to the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko about unreasonably high tariff for RES power plants connection to electricity grids.

In the NKREKP letter stated that "It was recommended to NKREKP to develop the Methodology of payment calculation for consumers connection with permitted capacity from 150 kW to 5000 kW".

"According to the provisions <...> of the Methodology, power transmission company <...> should annually (but at least once in every five years) to calculate unit cost of nonstandard connection, UAH thousand/kW (without VAT), and provide to NKREKP appropriate argumentation of estimated value". NKREKP shall examine the relevant calculation of estimated value of the nonstandard connection and shall set for the following year appropriate estimated value of nonstandard connection <...> for every power transmission company.

Also, in the NKREKP letter stated that "NKREKP works actively on receiving from power transmission companies and NGOs comments and suggestions to improve the Methodology, which will be analyzed in detail and, where appropriate, taken into account to amend the Methodology".

Read the lettter-answer of NKREKP in full (in Ukrainian).

Read the UABio letter to the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko concerning the NKREKP setting of the unjustified high tariff for connection of RES power plants to electricity grids (in Ukrainian).