Electricity production from biomass and biogas continues to grow — analysis of the National Commission for State Regulation of Energy and Public Utilities
Up-to-date analysis of data of the National Commission for State Regulation of Energy and Public Utilities in July from UABIO expert Yevhen Oliinyk. Electricity from biomass increased by 16% of production volumes to 28 million kWh, and from biogas — by 2%.
Why is that?
Biomass power plant TPP Eydzhyel Enerdzhy (Nova Vodolaha) with a capacity of 7 MW put into operation and completed commissioning work. It operates on granules of sunflower husk. The first 672 thousand kWh of green electricity was sold to the grid in July.
- As before, 16 companies received a green tariff for electricity from biomass and 33 companies – from biogas.
- Three CHPs and two biogas plants received a surcharge to the green tariff of 10% for the usage of local equipment and materials.
- During July 2020, total electricity production from RES increased by 90 million kWh, which is 109% compared to the previous month.
- In total, 395.5 million kWh of “green” electricity was generated from biomass and biogas in 2020, which is 6.4% of the total production of electricity from renewable sources in 2020, of which solid biomass – 2.6%.