PJSC RusHydro (HYDR)
RusHydro announces 2021 RAS results
February 17, 2022. Moscow, Russia. PJSC RusHydro (MOEX, LSE: HYDR; OTCQX: RSHYY) announces non-consolidated financial results under Russian accounting standards (RAS) for the full year ended December 31, 2021.
Continuous improvement of financial performance on the back of favorable pricing environment, growth of electricity consumption and DPM revenue sets the path for investment attractiveness.
Key financials for 4Q and 2021 under RAS (in RUB mn), excluding surcharge
In 2021, revenue increased by 9% or RUB 12,428 mn as compared to the corresponding period last year on the back capacity sales from facilities commissioned in 2020 aided by electricity and heat sales from Vladivostokskaya CHPP-2 from 01.01.2021.
Revenue breakdown (RUB mn)
As of 01.01.2021, PJSC RusHydro carries out electricity and heat sales from Vladivostokskaya CHPP-2 following gaining the right for sales and tariff setting (intergroup asset structure).
Operating expenses in 2021 increased by 17% as compared to 2020 and reached RUB 67,895 mn.
The main changes were observed in the following items:
Operating expenses breakdown (in RUB mn)
Sales profit for 2021 increased by 2% as compared to last year and amounted to RUB 76,075 mn.
EBITDA increased by 4% to RUB 95,692 from RUB 92,286 in 2020.
Net profit in the reporting period reached RUB 50,587 mn, an increase of 41% year-on-year following absence of significant revaluations of financial investments, which were reflected in 2020. Excluding reserves for financial investments (RUB 5.4 bn in 2021 and RUB 17.1 bn in 2020), net profit in the reporting period increased by 6%.
RusHydro's financial position as of December 31, 2021
The Company's total assets increased by RUB 32,419 mn as of December 31, 2021, against the similar figure as of December 31, 2020, and amounted to RUB 1,140,336 mn. At the same time, the Company's equity increased by 3% to RUB 912,799 mn against RUB 885,312 mn as of the beginning of the reporting year.
As of December 31, 2021, total liabilities increased by 2% or RUB 4,866 mn as compared to the similar figure as of December 31, 2020 and amounted to RUB 227,537 mn following repayment of loans and borrowings.
The Company's debt portfolio decreased by RUB 28,728 mn or 20% as compared to the beginning of the reporting year and totaled RUB 111,535 mn. Long-term loans comprise 45% of the total portfolio.
The full financial statements are available on the Company's website at: http://www.eng.rushydro.ru/investors/reports
RusHydro Group will announce consolidated 4Q and 2021 IFRS results on March 1, 2022.
* In July 2017, the Resolution of the Russian Government No. 895 "On reaching basic rates (tariffs) for electric power (capacity) in the territories of the Far East Federal region (the "Far East")" became effective, under which rates for consumers in the territories of the Far East should be reduced starting from 1 January 2021 to the basic level of RUB 5.49 / kWh. According to the Resolution of the Russian Government No. 1614-r and No. 1615-r of 28 July 2017, PJSC RusHydro was appointed as the recipient of a premium to the price for capacity provided by the Company in the price zones of the wholesale market under CCS agreements. The premium to the price for capacity is set in order to achieve the basic level of rates (tariffs) for electricity (capacity) planned for the next regulation period in the Far East constituent regions. The Company translates the collected amounts of margin in the form of free-of-charge targeted contributions to the budgets of the respective regions. The Group's companies being guaranteeing suppliers will receive compensation for the shortage of income related to the reduction of rates, through subsidies from the Far East constituent regions..
** EBITDA calculated as gross profit before depreciation.
RusHydro is Russia's largest power company by installed capacity. It is the country's largest hydrogenerating company and the third in the world with over 400 generating facilities. RusHydro Group is the leading producer of renewable energy in Russia with total electricity generation capacity of 38.2 GW.
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