Ukraine stops electricity exports to Hungary.

By bne IntelliNews March 2, 2010
Ukraine halted electricity exports to Hungary , the Associated Press reported. It cited spokesman for the Ukrainian energy minister Fent Di, who explained that the move reflected a coal shortage in the country and respectively, there were no companies, bidding for exports. Exports to Romania and Slovakia had been stopped as well. CEO of state-owned electricity transmission network operator Mavir, Gabor Tari, confirmed the news. He stressed that the energy security of Hungary would not be jeopardized since imports from Ukraine accounted for a negligible share in the total domestic consumption.

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