RusHydro announces 1H 2021 RAS results
July 28, 2021. Moscow, Russia. PJSC RusHydro (MOEX, LSE: HYDR; OTCQX: RSHYY) announces non-consolidated financial results under Russian accounting standards (RAS) for the six months ended June 30, 2021.
EBITDA reset the historic result of the corresponding period last year following spot market price growth, increase of DPM payments and improvement of operational efficiency while net income stood at last year’s record-high.
Key financials for 2Q and 1H 2021 under RAS (in RUB mn), excluding surcharge
In the first half of 2021, revenue increased by 7% or RUB 4,632 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 the first half of 2021 increased by 19% as compared to the corresponding period of last year to RUB 31,705 mn.
The main changes were observed in the following items:
Operating expenses breakdown (in RUB mn)
Sales profit for the first half of 2021 decreased by 2% as compared to the same period last year and amounted to RUB 40,083 mn.
EBITDA increased by 1% to RUB 49,537 from RUB 49,811 in 1H’20.
Net profit in the reporting period came in at RUB 29,662 mn, an insignificant decrease (by less than 1%) as compared to the first half of 2020.
RusHydro's financial position as of June 30, 2021
The Company's total assets increased by RUB 12,474 mn as of June 30, 2021, against the similar figure as of December 31, 2020, and amounted to RUB 1,120,474 mn. At the same time, the Company’s equity increased by 1% to RUB 891,604 mn against RUB 885,312 mn as of the beginning of the reporting year.
As of June 30, 2021, total liabilities increased by 3% or RUB 6,182 mn as compared to the similar figure as of December 31, 2020 and amounted to RUB 228,870 mn for the most part following the decision on dividend distribution (RUB 23 bn) at the shareholders’ meeting.
The Company's debt portfolio decreased by 15% as compared to the beginning of the reporting year and totaled RUB 118,568 mn. Long-term loans comprise 68% 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 2Q and 1H’21 IFRS results on August 26, 2021.
1 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.
2 EBITDA calculated as gross profit before depreciation.