Preconditions and perspectives of Ukrainian energy market development
Authors: Kuznietsova K. O
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In this article it was examined the Ukrainian united energy system (UES) history formation, it was defined the preconditions of development. It was analyzed the global experience of the electricity markets functioning, also it is determined that the current trend of energy markets characterized by the monopolization and the deregulation. The rate of transition (evolution) from a monopoly to a competitive model of the electricity market is different for otherwise countries. In the context of global integration processes, Ukraine should develop and choose for themselves the electricity market model, according to its capacity and needs. The adopted Ukrainian Law, that regulates the functioning of the electricity market, involves the shift from model of «single buyer» to the model of bilateral contracts and balancing market.