More effective power grid:
Br85.5m — economic effect from implementing measures to reduce spending on energy in January-September 2017;
some $0.07 — the prime cost of 1kWh of electricity in 2017 (1.5 times down in the last six years).
Reconstruction and expansion of the power grid:
915.9km of power lines has been reconstructed and built;
107.3km of heating pipelines has been replaced.
The energy intensity of Belarus' GDP has reached that of Canada and Finland — developed nations with similar climate.
Belarus retains high positions in the Getting Power indicator in the Doing Business ranking among 190 nations — 25th position.
2017 saw a number of facilities commissioned:
Vitebsk hydropower plant — Belarus' largest hydropower plant;
Polotsk hydropower plant — Belarus' second largest hydropower plant;
330kV Postavy substation – one of the key facilities to connect the Belarusian nuclear power plant with the power grid.
Source: The Energy Ministry.