Ukraine’s PV market grew by 132 MW in first half of 2017

2017/8/8 12:13:46

The country’s cumulative installed PV capacity has now surpassed 700 MW, while total renewable energy generation has reached 1.46 GW. The 10 MW solar facility shown in this photo is located near Yavoriv in Lviv region.






By Emiliano Bellini for PV Magazine, Aug 8, 2017


A total of 132 MW of new solar power systems were connected to the grid in Ukraine, according to a report released by local company IB Centre, which organizes the 9th International Forum and Exhibition of the New Energy of Eastern Europe, a conference that will take place in Kyiv in October.


Solar represented the majority of renewable energy power projects completed during the first six months of this year, reaching a capacity of 182.7 MW. Total cumulative installed PV power, according to the report, reached 705 MW at the end of June, while renewables combined totaled 1.46 GW.


According to the IB Centre, 57 new large and medium-sized PV plants, as well as several hundred small roof solar power stations with a total capacity of around 360 MW will be built in Ukraine in the second half of this year. If this performance is confirmed, Ukraine will have surpassed the 1 GW threshold by the end of this year.


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