The share of clean energy in Ukraine has grown and is on par with the EU
Carbon-free generation in Ukraine sometimes even exceeds the corresponding indicators of the EU countries.
As of June 8, the share of clean energy (nuclear, hydro, wind, solar, bio-generation) in Ukraine’s energy balance reached 87.4%. This number was announced press office Ministry of Energy of Ukraine.
According to the Ministry of Energy, this indicator means that almost 9 out of 10 kilowatt-hours consumed in Ukraine were produced without CO2 emissions.
“In terms of the level of development of carbon-free generation, Ukraine is at the same level and sometimes even exceeds the corresponding indicators of the EU countries,” the report says. The ministry noted that in 2021 the weighted average share of the carbon-free energy mix of the EU countries was 63%, and in Ukraine, it reached 70%. In Germany, as of June 8, the share of net electricity was 44%, and the rest was covered by the use of natural gas and coal.