Electricity generation from nuclear sources shows a downward trend starting at end of April. It is important to note, that the NPP maintenance plan foresees a nuclear power generation of up to 3.5 GW higher than the actual generation in May 2020.
This deviation cannot be explained neither by a Covid-19 related demand decrease nor by a high share of RES generation. Our modeling results show that NPP electricity generation in May was below the economic efficient level.
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