Energy prices increased by inflation, with natural gas rising by 64% and electricity up 37%
. Food prices increased by 10%. Leaders were food items produced in Ukraine: bread +14%; fruit +14.5%; sunflower oil +48.5%; sugar +65%; and eggs +109%.
Energokon, according to analysts interviewed by Radio Free Europe in a 2,500-word investigative report. The 3-gigawatt plant also was designed to export hydrogen and to create a 5G mobile network. The project was never announced in Ukraine, appears to have no official Ukrainian support, and is largely notably for creating excitement among penny stock traders.