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Ukraine plans 30 GW renewables rebuild after war wipes out wind and solar

July 26, 2022

Maxim Timchenko, head of the country’s energy company DTEK, revealed yesterday that about 90% of wind power and 30% of solar capacity has been knocked out of operation because their locations have fallen into Russian-occupied territory.

However, he explained that there were plans to restart the construction of wind parks with an ambition of “30 gigawatts of renewable capacity by 2030, mostly to export green electricity and green hydrogen to our European partners.”

He added that he hoped to see a 50:50 split of renewables and thermal capacity in Ukraine by 2030.

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