Energy Minister Nasalyk says Ukraine can get rid of anthracite coal dependence in 2.5 years

14.02.2017 09:35 456

Ukraine will need 2-2.5 years to stop purchasing anthracite coal produced in temporary occupied territories in Donbas.

Energy and Coal Industry Minister Ihor Nasalyk said this during Svoboda Slova talk show on ICTV, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.

“We can [eliminate] dependence on anthracite coal in 2-2.5 years,” he said.

The minister also stated that his department had already put into action two out of four developed projects on the replacement of anthracite coal.

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