Interfax reported that DTEK Energy and PJSC Centrenergo have agreed to supply 75,000 tonnes of thermal coal from the United States in the coming months, which they will divide equally upon arrival. the supply of American coal will be carried out through the international trader Trafigura. DTEK Energy CEO MrIldar Saleev said "It became possible to ensure coal imports due to normalization of the situation in the electricity market, which made it possible to achieve economically reasonable prices, and thus find the necessary resources to prepare for the autumn-winter period.”Centrenergo said that additional coal reserves will allow passing the heating season calmly, without using gas or importing electricity.Independent Trade Union of Miners of Ukraine Head & MP Mr Mykhailo Volynets said that coal from the United States would be supplied at UAH 3,150 (USD 120) per tonne. At the same time, Ukrainian mines sell coal at UAH 1,650 per tonne. He said "State mines are reducing coal mining, and the country is covering its deficit through imports at UAH 3,150 per tonne.”DTEK also announced the start of coal supplies from Poland, the first batch of which in the amount of 2,700 tonnes arrived in Ukraine on August 19 within the framework of an agreement signed with the Polish coal mining company Bogdanka on the import of 320,000 tonnes of thermal coal. In addition, DTEK Energy expects supplies from Kazakhstan.