Kernel will invest $ 170 million in alternative energy projects.
According to Ukraine's largest producer and exporter of sunflower oil on its Facebook page, the focus will be on improving the energy efficiency of production assets and conserving natural resources.
Oil extraction plants use steam produced in boilers powered by sunflower husk biomass as energy. "A turbine for the production of" green "electricity with a capacity of up to 7.5 MW is already operating at full capacity at the Kropyvnytskyi SEZ," the company notes. -. By 2021, 6 more of our plants with a total capacity of over 90 MW will switch to renewable energy, including Starokostiantyniv SEZ, which is currently being built in Khmelnytsky region and will become the largest modern oil extraction plant in Ukraine with a turbogenerator with a capacity of up to 20 MW.