In october 2012 The Ukrainian Heat Company has introduced water coal technology at the base of technological coal drying in Sverdlovsk Town (Luhansk Region). After a partial modernization of the equipment and replacement the key complex assemblies, the natural gas was replaced by the water coal.

The complete set of activities was performed at the expense of the company within 8 months, including the time for production and transporting of the required equipment.

The power of the burner is 1.5 MWt per hour.
The costs of the conversion of the complex is 3500000 UAH.
The expected term of the investment return is 2.5 years.