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Abramchenko: Russia agreed to increase electricity supply to Mongolian market

MOSCOW, November 15 – RIA Novosti. Russian Federation Deputy Prime Minister Victoria Abramchenko told reporters that Russia has agreed with Mongolia to increase electricity supply to the Mongolian market and has already increased such supplies by 100 MW.

“We agreed with our Mongolian partners to increase electricity supply to the Mongolian market, and we increased this supply by 100 MW,” he said after the meeting of the Intergovernmental Commission on Russian-Mongolian Trade, Economic, Scientific and Technical Cooperation. said.

Russian Energy Minister Nikolai Shulginov and Mongolian Energy Minister Battogtokh Choizhilsuren previously discussed the possibility of increasing electricity supply from Russia to Mongolia in the winter. At the same time, Shulginov said in September that according to the forecast of the Ministry of Energy, electricity exports to the east (China, Mongolia) will increase by 19-20% by the end of 2022. supply increase.

Inter RAO is the sole operator of electricity export-import from the Russian Federation. In 2021, the company increased its supply to Mongolia by 55.9% to 490 million kWh.

In January of this year, FGC and SO UES reported that they increased the maximum allowable flow in “Selendum – Darkhan” by 40%: from 100 MW to 345 MW. Substation 220 kilovolt “Selendum” (138 megavolt-amperes) – Nodal supply center of Buryatia. According to the results of 2021, about 65% of Russia’s electricity exports to Mongolia fall on the 220 kilovolt “Selendum – Darkhan” outgoing lines.

Source: Ria

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