RES facilities in Ukraine in the H1 of 2021 grew by 8.3%, up to 9225 MW
The installed capacity of renewable energy sources (RES) electricity generating facilities in H1 of 2021 increased by 8.3%, or by 709 MW, and reached 9225 MW countrywide. The largest increase of RES electricity generations, 39%, was at wind power farms.
This was reported by the State Agency on Energy Efficiency and Energy Saving of Ukraine (SAEE).
"During H1 of 2021, the total capacity of RES facilities increased by 709 MW (or + 8.3%)," the SAEE said.
The agency noted that in H1 of 2021, there were 278.4 MW wind power plants (WPP), 257.4 MW of solar power plants (SPP), 156 MW of solar power household installations, 10.4 MW of biomass stations, 6 MW of biogas plants, 1.6 MW of small river mini-hydropower plants (MHPPs) were successfully deployed in Ukraine.
As of July 1, 2021, Ukraine numbered 6351 MW in SPP; 1593 MW in WPP; 933 MW in solar power household installations; 119 MW in biomass; 111 MW in biogas; 118 MW in MHPPs. The largest share in the installed capacity belongs to SPP (69%) and WPP (17%). In total, the SAEE estimates the volume of investments in RES in Ukraine at € 8.5 billion.