More than 1 billion kWh of green electricity produced in Ukraine
04 Oct 2013 11:25 AM
Over 1 billion kWh of green electric energy has been produced at renewable energy objects with capacity of 956.2 MW since the year start.
Chairman of the State Agency for Energy Efficiency and Energy Saving of Ukraine Mykola Pashkevych has said about this at a press conference at Ukrinform, a Ukrinform correspondent reports.
"Since the beginning of the year, the renewable energy sources objects produced over 1 billion of kWh of green electric energy. As of September 1, 2013, the rated capacity of the renewable sources objects makes up 956.2 MW, at the same time, 310.5 MW was put into exploitation this year, and this is 32% up against the entire year of 2012,” Pashkevych noted.
He said that as a result of energy efficiency measures within the frames of regional energy efficiency programs, over 5.7 billion cu m of gas was saved. The state agency chairman added that over recent years, about EUR 360 million was attracted only to solar energy.
The official named Lviv region a leader in the energy saving program over the previous five years. Next come Vinnytsia and Zhytomyr regions.