“Ukraine: Energy in the Spotlight Revisited” at University of St. Andrews

The Ukrainian electricity system has withstood unprecedented and targeted attacks by the Russian aggressor over the past two years. It has remained largely functional, even though there have been repeated temporary and localised power outages, such as during last winter. The coming winter will nevertheless be a challenge – around 50% of all power generation

CO2 taxation in Ukraine

Tax revenues from a potential upstream carbon tax in Ukraine of 27UAH/t CO2 are estimated between UAH 5.6 and 6.1 bln. Price increases from taxation are strongest for coal (+3.5%-4.3%).

The first two weeks of market opening

Ukraine has finally opened its electricity market despite many concerns. Prices are high, some market segments do not work properly, and the smaller BEI trading zone is under the reign of monopoly.