Ukraine

Ukraine reveals prepare for retroactive FIT cuts
The federal government has actually recommended PV plant drivers approve a 'volunteer' 12.5% decrease in feed-in tolls. If designers decline, policymakers can enforce 15-25% cuts, albeit with repayment agreements expanded 5 years. The radical steps are being thought about to minimize the price of the state-owned Guaranteed Buyer body, which acquires all electrical power created in Ukraine from renewable resource centers.
Mar 2, 2020 // Tariffs, FiT, Ukraine, Europe, Konstantyn Chyzhyk
Ukraine has 350 MW of solar under web metering
Around 240 MW of brand-new installments were released from October 2018 throughout of September as well as roughly 70 MW were set up in the 3rd quarter of in 2014 alone, according to the accountable state body.
Feb 24, 2020 // Plants, Residential, Markets & Finance News, Rooftop PV, Ukraine, Europe
Modus Group powers up 13.5-MW solar park in Ukraine
Lithuania’s Modus Group has finalised the construction of a 13.5-MW solar park in Ukraine, its first photovoltaic (PV) project in that country.
Dec 2, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Ukraine, Europe, Green Genius, Modus Group, Ruslan Sklepovic
Modus Group completed 13.5 MW PV project in Ukraine
Green Genius, renewable energy company of the Lithuanian Modus Group, has implemented their first solar energy project in Ukraine.
Nov 28, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Ukraine, Europe, Green Genius, Lithuanian Modus Group
DTEK inaugurates 240 MW solar plant in Ukraine
The energy company wrapped up construction of the site in eight months. In March, DTEK commissioned a 200 MW site which was also installed in record time.
Nov 2, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Ukraine, DTEK, Europe, Risen
Export analysis
PV InfoLink analyzed the key markets of China’s big module manufacturers, as well as product trends, based on export statistics. According to trade figures, the nation’s module exports totaled 34.2 GW in the first half of 2019, up by more than 90% from the corresponding period of 2018. In a nutshell, overseas demand has been strong in 2019.
Nov 1, 2019 // Manufacturing News, Markets & Finance News, Japan, Canadian Solar, Spain, Portugal, Germany, India, SunPower, China, Ukraine, Australia, JA Solar, Europe, JinkoSolar, Asia, Risen Energy, Oceania, Trina Solar, PV InfoLink
IFC launches $50 million climate-smart leasing project in Ukraine
The World Bank’s private investment arm, the International Finance Corporation (IFC), has agreed to provide a financing package of US$50 million to Kiev-based firm OTP Leasing for sustainable energy investments in Ukraine.
Oct 31, 2019 // Markets & Finance News, Ukraine, Europe, world bank, international finance corporation, Scaling Solar, Kosovo, otp leasing
Risen profits for HJT manufacturer
Ukraine’s favorite solar module manufacturer has posted another encouraging set of returns, after a difficult year in 2018. And Risen – which boasted 6.6 GW of annual production capacity at the end of last year, according to analysts at PV InfoLink – is committed to adding another 2.5 GW before 2022.
Oct 30, 2019 // Manufacturing News, Markets & Finance News, China, Ukraine, Europe, Asia, Risen
Completion of 390 MW Benban projects crowns impressive quarter for Scatec Solar
With power production up 133% year-on-year, revenues and EBITDA also rose significantly.
Oct 22, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Raymond Carlsen, Scatec Solar, Ukraine, Europe, Asia, Africa, Egypt, Mozambique
Ukraine solar industry poised between optimism and fears of FIT renegotiation
Ukrainian energy market reforms are continuing and amid uncertainty about future auction mechanisms and prices, attendees at the SEF Kyiv sustainable energy forum again called out the government for dragging its heels on the legislation. However, there was also evident optimism at the show.
Oct 20, 2019 // Markets & Finance News, Ukraine, Europe, Vitaliy Tymoshchenko, Philipp Leckebusch, DTEK Renewables, Narek Tunyan, Recom
ROUND-UP: Solar milestones in Ukraine, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Nauru
De Raj Group and STC Energy have struck a deal to deploy an 88.371MW solar portfolio near Kiev, in a bid to capitalise on Ukraine’s feed-in tariff (FiT) scheme.
Sep 27, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, ADB, Ukraine, EBRD, Engie, Hungary, pv power plants, Europe, Asia, solar-plus-storage, Oceania, Asian Development Bank, kazakhstan, Nauru, Micronesia, De Raj Group
Scatec Solar amasses US$140m-plus in private placement raise
Scatec Solar has raised NOK1.32 billion (US$146 million) in a private placement for its global solar pipeline.
Sep 25, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Scatec, Malaysia, Ukraine, pv power plants, Europe, Asia, Africa, Egypt, mozmbique, Norway
Volume of Ukraine orders just keeps Risen
Risen Energy has announced a 148 MW module order will be completed this month as the Ningbo-based company expects to ship almost 1 GW of product to the country this year.
Sep 24, 2019 // Manufacturing News, China, Ukraine, Europe, Asia, Risen Energy
Upstream ROUND-UP: Q CELLS toasts 1.7GW plant; Sungrow debuts line; Risen & Arctech milestones.
Hanwha Q CELLS has celebrated the grand opening of what it bills as the “largest” solar panel factory in the western hemisphere, a US$200 million facility in Dalton, Georgia, meant to supply 1.7GW to the US market every year.
Sep 23, 2019 // Manufacturing News, Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, USA, Sungrow, India, Ukraine, Europe, Asia, Risen Energy, North America, Hanwha Q Cells, kazakhstan, downstream, arctech solar, Brian Kemp
Ukraine orders lift Risen up overseas module shipment rankings
The Ningbo-based manufacturer shipped more than a quarter of the panels it exported in the first six months of the year to the eastern European nation. All the big manufacturers posted rising shipment volumes as emerging markets made up for slow growth in their homeland.
Sep 6, 2019 // Manufacturing News, Jinko Solar, China, Ukraine, JA Solar, Europe, Asia, Trina Solar, GCL, Risen, Chint