DTEK nine months of 2011 increased coal production by 18% Akhmetov’s DTEK increases profits in all of its divisions
During the reporting period, DTEK has extracted 17 million tons of coal, which is almost 18% higher than the same period last year, reported the Reporter.biz in the company.
The main increase coal output achieved by the new asset — DTEK LLC Dobropillyavuhillya that in the period produced approximately 2.5 million tons of coal. This is 10.7% above the same period in 2010.
The coal assets continues to implement major investment programs. DTEK Dobropillyavuhillya put into operation new lava at the mines Novodonetskaya, Dobropilska, Pioneer, all mine company set new trunk pipelines, making it possible to reduce accident rates. The amount of investment in DTEK Dobropillyavuhillya in 2011 is expected to reach 400 million USD.
Generating companies, Company Eastenergo and PAO Dneproenergo, in the first nine months increased the supply of electricity by 8.6% and 13.2%, respectively.
Energy supplying company DTEK — Open Service-Invest and PES-PAO DTEK Energougol — in January-September this year increased their purchases in the wholesale electricity market by 7%.
During the reporting period, DTEK exported 2.7 million tons of coal, almost 2 times higher than the previous year. Coal imports in the first nine months decreased to 269 thousand tons, which is almost 76% lower than a year ago.