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Green generation provided more than 40% of energy needs in Ukraine

Katerina Belousova

In August, 1,848,056.3 MWh of electricity was sold

In Ukraine in August, hydropower, energy from the sun, wind and other alternative sources provided about 43% of electricity needs.

The largest market share on the "day-ahead" (DAN) and intra-day (IND) markets was provided by nuclear and solar energy, reports Market operator.

The share of each energy source used for electricity production in August reached:

  • nuclear fuel – 23.08%;
  • solar radiation energy – 21.41%;
  • energy of waves and tides, hydropower – 18.01%;
  • coal – 8.34%;
  • natural gas – 8.32%;
  • fuel oil – 3.33%;
  • biomass – 0.8%;
  • biogas – 1.24%;
  • wind energy – 1.91%;
  • geothermal energy – 0.02%;
  • balancing market and import (undefined) – 2.34%;
  • no information provided regarding – 11.06%.

It is noted that in August 1,848,056.3 MWh of electric energy was realized.

Earlier, EcoPolitic wrote, that in Ukraine in July solar generation generated 28.33% of all energy, and about half of the energy was generated from renewable sources, and inhydro power plants generated 3.56%.

As EcoPolitic previously reported, the chief energy economist of the International Energy Agency, Tim Gould, said that the Russian-Ukrainian war provided a political impetus for the rapid deployment of RES technologies renewable energy in the EU, the USA and other countries.

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