In 2021, Ukraine's production of electricity from renewable sources, compared to 2020, increased by 15.3% to 12.519 billion kWh.
Such data were published by the Ministry of Energy, expro.com.ua reports.
In relative terms, to the total amount of electricity generation in 2021 (156.575 billion kWh), the share of electricity generated by RES producers is 8%. It is noteworthy that in 2020 this value was 7.3%.
According to the Ministry of Energy, electricity production at NPPs in 2021 increased by 13.1% to 86.205 billion kWh, the share of NPP generation was 55% in 2021, and in the previous year it was 51.2%. Thermal power plants produced 37.224 billion kWh in 2021, which is 5.9% less than in 2020, and CHP generation fell by 32.7% to 8.609 billion kWh.
In 2021, the generation of HPPs at PSPs increased the most - by 37.7% - to 10.445 billion kWh.