Electricity production in Ukraine: renewables showed a significant increase

Over the 12 months of 2019, Ukraine's power plants produced 153,967.1 million kWh of electricity. This is 5383.5 million kWh, or 3.4% less compared to 12 months of 2018. The largest increase in production was shown by renewable sources.

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5542.2 million kWh of electricity was received for 12 months of 2019 from alternative sources (wind farms, solar power plants, biomass). This is 2909.5 million kWh, or 110.5% more than for the corresponding period last year.

Block stations also showed an increase in electricity production - for 12 months of 2019, they produced 1,768.6 million kWh, which is 265.1 million, or 17.6% more than in the corresponding period last year.

Other types of generations showed a decrease in electricity production.

Nuclear power plants generated 83,002.7 million kWh. Compared to the corresponding period last year, electricity production reduced by 1395.5 million kWh, or 1.7%.

TPPs produced 44915.1 million kWh, which is 2876.8 million kWh, or 6.0% less than over 12 months of 2018. CHPPs and cogeneration plants produced 10,869.9 million kWh, which is 146.0 million kWh, or 1.3% less than in the corresponding period last year.

HPPs produced 7,868.6 million kWh, which is 4139.8 million, or 34.5% less than in 12 months of 2018.

The main share in the total production for 12 months of 2019 is the production by nuclear power plants – 53.9%, TPPs and CHPPs – 36.2%, HPPs and PSPs – 5.1%. For 12 months of 2018, the share of production of nuclear power plants, thermal power plants and combined heat and power plants, hydro power plants amounted to 53.0%, 36.9% and 7.5%, respectively.

Tags: NNEGC "Energoatom", bio-TPP, electricity, Biogas, TPP, renewables, CHP

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