About 22,000 Ukrainian households installed photovoltaic (PV) panels in 2019 and use clean electricity, the press service of the State Agency of Energy Efficiency and Energy Saving has reported.
So, as of January 1, 2020, about 22,000 households in the country use clean electricity, having invested about EUR 450 million in PV panels. The total capacity of the installed panels exceeds 553 MW.
“Thanks to solar panels, families save on electricity bills, independently provide for their energy needs, become energy-efficient, have more motivation to use energy-efficient household appliances,” the authority said.
The leaders among the regions in the use of clean electricity are: Dnipropetrovsk – 2,700 MW, Ternopil – more than 2,000 MW, and Kyiv – almost 1,800 MW.
As reported, as of October 1, 2019, about 15,000 households had established PV panels in Ukraine, having invested EUR 300 million in them