Ukraine in the first quarter of 2019 commissioned 861.1 MW of renewable energy facilities, which is 5.4 times more than in the same period last year, and 16% more than in the whole 2018. These data were announced at a meeting of the National Commission for Energy, Housing and Utilities Services Regulation (NCER).
Thus, the total number of installed capacities of renewable energy facilities in Ukraine at the end of March 2019 was about 3 GW.
In particular, in the first quarter some 172 MW of wind power plants were commissioned. DTEK Group put into operation the largest solar station of 246 MW, which is also the largest alternative energy station in Ukraine, in Dnipropetrovsk region. The NCER also noted that this year the largest roof solar plant with a capacity of 12 MW has been built at a mink farm.
In the first quarter of this year, renewable energy facilities produced 1.9 billion kWh of electricity.