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Debt to Energoatom is 5 billion UAH – acting Minister of Energy of Ukraine

The level of debt to the National Atomic Energy Generating Company (NAEC) Energoatom is 5 billion UAH.

About this 15 May in the program "Freedom of Speech of Savik Schuster" on the TV channel "Ukraine" stated acting Minister of Energy and Environmental Protection Olga Buslavets.

"5 billion is a debt to Energoatom. I can say that there are more than 1.5 billion UAH of losses, and that recently The state energy company, which produces most of the electricity in the country, couldn’t find the means to pay its salaries, "she said.

According to the acting Minister, the energy sector of Ukraine has a deficit of funds at the level of more than 50 billion UAH.

"The situation is really very difficult," said Buslavets.

NAEC "Energoatom" was established in October 1996 of the year. Its main goal is to increase the production of electricity and the utilization factor of the installed capacity of nuclear power plants, provided that the level of operational safety is constantly improved.

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