200 MW of clean electricity capacities to be built in Carpathian region

It is planned to build 18 solar power plants with a total capacity of 170 MW, two wind farms with a total capacity of 30.4 MW and a biogas station with a capacity of 1.5 MW in Ivano-Frankivsk region. It is reported by Ecotown.

“Today, almost every united territorial community, having available land and a certain natural potential, is actively attracting investors for the construction of renewable energy facilities, especially solar power plants”, said Denis Shmyhal, Chairman of Ivano-Frankivsk regional state administration.

Now the total capacity of renewable energy facilities in Carpathian region is 133 MW. In particular, there are a wind farm with a capacity of 0.6 MW (first stage), 5 small hydro power plants with a total capacity of 3.571 MW, 44 solar power plants with a total capacity of 128 MW and a biogas plant of Goodvalley Ukraine LLC with a capacity of 1.2 MW.

Carpathian renewable energy sources produce about 1% of electricity, and Ivano-Frankivsk region ranks fourth among the regions of Ukraine in the number of installed solar power plants by private households. More than 1000 households have already installed home SPPs.

Earlier it was reported that the European Bank would allocate 12 million euros for the construction of a 14 MW solar station in Odesa region.

Tags: The Cabinet of Ministers, contracts, renewable energy, tariffs, solar energy, wind energy, bio-TPP, legislation, electricity, energy market, Biogas, feed-in tariff, ETL, electricity market, Guaranteed buyer

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