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Ukraine rushes to acquire photovoltaic panels as Russia hits its power grid

As Ukrainians learn to cope with rolling power blackouts, they are coming to embrace solar energy as a way to mitigate the damage Russia keeps trying to inflict on them.Nazariy Hychka surveyed the roof of the Kyiv maternity hospital he runs as workers installed a scarce and suddenly vital new commodity in Ukraine: solar panels. … Continue reading Ukraine rushes to acquire photovoltaic panels as Russia hits its power grid

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More than 30 wind power projects are under construction in Ukraine

In total, more than 30 projects are being developed in Ukraine to launch new wind generation, and they are at different stages of readiness. This was stated by Artem Nekrasov, Acting Director of the State Enterprise Guaranteed Buyer, on the air of the United News telethon, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.“More than 30 projects to launch … Continue reading More than 30 wind power projects are under construction in Ukraine

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IRENA Supports Ukraine in Rebuilding Damaged Energy Infrastructure

Today, at the Ukraine Recovery Conference in Berlin, the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the Energy Community Secretariat (ECS) jointly put forward a Letter of Intent to closely work together in support of sustainable energy initiatives in Ukraine. Ukraine, an IRENA Member since 2018, appealed to the Agency and its Member Countries during the … Continue reading IRENA Supports Ukraine in Rebuilding Damaged Energy Infrastructure

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Vestas and DTEK sign MOU on Ukraine’s largest wind energy project

Vestas and DTEK today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) at COP28 to collaborate on the construction of the second phase of the Tyligulska wind farm in the southern part of Ukraine. The agreement outlines the conditions and desire to build the 384 MW second phase of the Tyligulska wind project. The first phase of … Continue reading Vestas and DTEK sign MOU on Ukraine’s largest wind energy project

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EU solar and wind power growth displaced gas consumption worth half of Russian imports in August 2023

The EU’s progress in reaching low coal and gas consumption in power generation in 2023 as well as highs for solar and wind electricity generation has been remarkable. The expansion of renewable energy production has not only diversified the power generation mix but also reduced dependency on imported fossil fuels. A new briefing from the … Continue reading EU solar and wind power growth displaced gas consumption worth half of Russian imports in August 2023

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Ukraine’s Roadmap to Renewable Energy

Ukraine has been grappling with a major energy crisis as a result of Russia’s invasion and the subsequent destruction of its energy infrastructure. The country’s state-owned coal plants, already in need of modernization, have been further devastated, making it impossible to rebuild the outdated Soviet-era system. To address this issue and reduce its reliance on … Continue reading Ukraine’s Roadmap to Renewable Energy

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Ukraine Fights To Build More Resilient, Renewable Energy System in Midst of War

On Feb. 23, 2022, Ukraine’s grid operators were entering into “island mode”—a state of autonomy from other grid systems—when their country was invaded by Russia. This shift was a test that was part of plans already underway for months to desynchronize from the Russian grid and synchronize with the European Union’s. After the initial invasion, … Continue reading Ukraine Fights To Build More Resilient, Renewable Energy System in Midst of War

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Defying Russian invasion, Ukraine completes 114 MW wind farm

In the spring of this year, 19 Vestas 6 MW wind turbines will start generating 114 MW of wind power.The Tyligulska wind farm, which is located in the Mykolaiv region of southern Ukraine, is another step towards DTEK’s goal of achieving 30 GW of installed renewable energy capacity in Ukraine by 2030. Maxim Timchenko, CEO … Continue reading Defying Russian invasion, Ukraine completes 114 MW wind farm

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Ukraine lost 90% of wind power and 50% of solar power due to Russian attacks

The Ukrinform agency recalls that since October 10, Russia has carried out massive attacks with kamikaze missiles and drones against the civilian energy infrastructure of Ukraine.The war has left Ukraine without 90% of its wind power capacity and between 45% and 50% of its solar capacity. This was reported this Sunday by the Ukrainian Minister … Continue reading Ukraine lost 90% of wind power and 50% of solar power due to Russian attacks

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Gas market is in focus and emphasises the importance of the energy transition

Vattenfall’s underlying results for the first half of the year remained unchanged from last year. In Europe there is a lot of focus on securing gas for the upcoming winter. In order to reduce fossil fuel dependency, the pace in the energy transition needs to remain high. “Turbulence in the electricity market increased in the … Continue reading Gas market is in focus and emphasises the importance of the energy transition

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European Commission and renewables associations unite for a reconstruction of Ukraine with renewables at its core

At a hybrid event jointly hosted by WindEurope, SolarPower Europe, the Ukrainian Wind Energy Association (UWEA) and the Solar Energy Association of Ukraine (ASEU), EU Commissioner for Energy Kadri Simson reinforced the EU’s determination to support Ukraine – both throughout the ongoing war and in the following period of reconstruction. In the online presence of … Continue reading European Commission and renewables associations unite for a reconstruction of Ukraine with renewables at its core

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Iberdrola sends a new shipment of generators, tools and electrical material to Ukraine

Iberdrola is helping Ukraine. The company has delivered electrical material to the country invaded by Russia that it had requested through European organisations. Basically, these are generators and electrical components valued at 53,000 euros. In mid-March, Iberdrola set out to meet the request for electrical components made by Ukraine through Eurolectric and Aelec, the European … Continue reading Iberdrola sends a new shipment of generators, tools and electrical material to Ukraine

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The Ukraine war will not derail Europe’s energy transition

As Europe struggles to build energy security in response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, uncertainty looms on many fronts. By turning its back on Russian oil and gas, will Europe speed or slow down its response to the more global crisis – climate change? That is a complicated question, and hinges on the extent and … Continue reading The Ukraine war will not derail Europe’s energy transition

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Russia enters 15,000 million euros for exports to Europe since the beginning of the invasion of Ukraine

Russia has entered 15,000 million euros since the beginning of the invasion of Ukraine, on February 24, thanks to exports of gas, oil and coal to the European Union, according to data from the CREA study center (Centre for Research on Energy and Clean Air).European gas imports have brought Russia 9.4 billion euros; those of … Continue reading Russia enters 15,000 million euros for exports to Europe since the beginning of the invasion of Ukraine

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Impact of the war in Ukraine is hitting the energy markets with full force

RWE wants to provide support on short-, medium- and long-term measures to ensure security of supply, diversification of fuel supplies, rapid expansion of renewables, ramp-up of hydrogen economy and import infrastructures for green energies. At its Annual Press Conference today, RWE also commented on the impact of the war in Ukraine on energy supply. The … Continue reading Impact of the war in Ukraine is hitting the energy markets with full force

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WindEurope CEO on Ukraine and the implications for Europe’s energy policy

The events of the last few weeks have shocked and saddened all of us in the wind energy community. As an industry that has companies, partners and colleagues in Ukraine, we stand in solidarity with the Ukrainian people in the face of Russian aggression. Our colleagues who run the Ukrainian Wind Energy Association, Andriy and … Continue reading WindEurope CEO on Ukraine and the implications for Europe’s energy policy

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The EU adopts renewable energies to end dependence on Russia

The Commission wants the bloc to get rid of Putin’s fossil fuels entirely by 2027. Wind power and solar energy are emerging as the priority alternative.The Center for Research on Energy and Clean Air, a group of analysts specialized in energy transition, created a specific digital meter that shows how much the European Union has … Continue reading The EU adopts renewable energies to end dependence on Russia

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Germany want to accelerate the transition to wind energy and solar

As Russia’s unprovoked invasion of Ukraine continues, American oil and gas producers are hoping the European market will pivot toward them to replace Russian gas. But some in Europe, and specifically Germany, are eyeing a different path: rapidly accelerating toward 100 percent renewable energy. Whether Europe and the world can successfully meet Paris Agreement targets … Continue reading Germany want to accelerate the transition to wind energy and solar

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WWEA and Global100RE call for renewable energy equipment for immediate humanitarian relief in Ukraine

With the ongoing war in Ukraine, more and more areas in the country are cut off the electricity supply, including hospitals and other places which urgently require access to power. In order to help civilians, the World Wind Energy Association WWEA and the Global 100% Renewable Energy Platform Global100RE (http://www.global100re.org/), supported by Global100RE Ambassador Ruslana … Continue reading WWEA and Global100RE call for renewable energy equipment for immediate humanitarian relief in Ukraine

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Vestas halts four wind power projects in Russia

Wind turbine manufacturer Vestas will stop its four wind farm projects under development in Russia as a result of the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Vestas has been developing since September the four projects – Novoalekseevskaya, Grazhdanskaya, Ivanovskaya and Pokrovskaya – with a total capacity of 253 megawatts commissioned by a consortium between Finland’s Fortum and … Continue reading Vestas halts four wind power projects in Russia

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