Plans to connect the Polish and Ukrainian electrical networks were made in the wake of Russia's of Ukraine. Now, in the first quarter of 2023, they will become reality. The line will make it "possible to export energy from Ukraine to Poland" but also "to import energy from Poland in the future in case of problems in Ukraine." A line had previously run between Khmelnytskyi and Rzeszów. It was closed in the mid-1990 but could not be restored because of current standards and requirements.