Promoting an increased share of green energy in the energy mix has been a priority for the Ukrainian government in recent years. In 2017, Ukraine released its 2035 Energy Strategy which committed the country to: increasing the share of renewables in the total energy mix to 8% by 2020 and 25% by 2035; and driving real advances in energy efficiency. A more recent national climate plan aims to increase the share of renewable energy to 70% by 2050.
DTEK is pioneering the advance of renewables. To date, it has invested €1.2 billion in the construction of solar and wind power plants, with over 1 GW of installed RES capacity. DTEK Renewables generates enough electricity to supply more than 1.2 million households.
Enabling the transition towards a more balanced and greener energy mix is absolutely central to DTEKs strategy. We are committed to expanding our investments in renewable energy sources and to helping Ukraine fulfill its international energy and climate change obligations.
DTEK Renewables’ Pokrovska SPP (323 MW) and Nikopolska SPP (240 MW) facilities are among the five largest solar parks in Europe. While the Botievska WPP (200 MW) and Primorska WPP (200 MW) wind power plants are the two largest in Ukraine by generating capacity.
Electricity generation from these sites will ensure that 2.6 million tons of greenhouse gases, equivalent to the emissions of 1.3 million cars, will not be released into the air annually.
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