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The Ukrainian Market of Renewable Energy
Based on the results of 2019, Ukraine is ranked 8th among the European countries by the installed capacity of solar power plants.
Connected to the feed-in tariff, MW
A share of RES generation in the total balance of Ukraine's generation continues growing

The share of renewables generation in Ukraine's energy system
In 2019, Ukrainian SPPs produced 2,932,370 MWh. To compare, in 2018, 1,092,000 MWh were generated, which is almost three times lower. In 2019, a share of renewable generation in the general structure of electricity generation was 3.68%.

The share of renewables generation
As of June 1, 2020, 5.875 GW of SPP facilities have been constructed in Ukraine.

The solar energy facilities more than tripled in comparison with 2019 – the record-setting 3.5 GW of solar facilities were added in 2018, and another 0.9 GW in the six months of 2020. It is worth noting that any facilities planned for 2020 were completed in 2019 and are now waiting for the connection to external grids.
The development of solar energy
The leading position in building the solar potential remains with the Dnipropetrovsk region with its record-setting + 1.083 GW of facilities.
Top 13 oblasts of Ukraine by installed SPP capacity
Distribution of solar energy capacities by regions of Ukraine
The percentage distribution of solar energy capacities among the regions of Ukraine looks as follows
Special attention should be paid to the sector of rooftop industrial solar plants. In 2019, 102 MW of
capacities were added, which is 6.5 times more than in 2018.

The growth dynamics in the sector of rooftop SPPs
Kyiv, Vinnytsia and Lviv Oblasts possess leading positions in the sector of rooftop SPPs


The geographic distribution of rooftop SPP capacities
In regards to the private sector of solar plants – 14,248 SPPs were installed in 2019, which is three times more than in 2018 (4,440 SPPs) and 7.5 times more than in 2017 (1,901 SPPs). By results of 2019, 21,698 SPPs in total were installed in private households in Ukraine, adding 533 MW to the country's energy system. The largest number of SPPs in private households is installed in Dnipropetrovsk region, followed by Ternopil region.

The geographic distribution of rooftop SPP capacities
According to the State Agency on Energy Efficiency and Energy Saving of Ukraine, 65 MW of solar energy facilities in private households were added during the first quarter of 2020, bringing the total capacity to 618 MW.
KNESS Group of Companies

KNESS Group constructed 1.15 GW of SPP capacities.

The territorial distribution of SPPs looks as follows:



The distribution of facilities constructed by KNESS by regions of Ukraine, MW
A share of KNESS Group by regions
A share of the KNESS Group in the total capacity of SPPs constructed in Ukraine is 19,7%.