PV-Tech: TIU Canada: Ukraine’s FiT-to-auction shift heralds PV golden era

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PV-Tech: TIU Canada: Ukraine’s FiT-to-auction shift heralds PV golden era

For years stuck over Western states, the European PV spotlight is rapidly expanding to the continent’s outer reaches. Ukraine, home to a 2GW industry in 2018, is drawing eyes as it embarks on a transition from feed-in tariffs to deregulated auctions. At this year’s Intersolar, many acknowledged plans to consider moves into the former Soviet republic, which they described as a market-to-watch.

Already on the ground is TIU Canada, an investor with Canadian roots that has developed 10.5MW and 13.5MW projects since entering Ukraine in 2015. At a recent London meeting with PV Tech, CEO Michael Yurkovich outlined how the country’s unique conditions – strong irradiation, a constrained grid, solid manufacturing sector, the war with Russia – may hasten or hinder its journey towards subsidy-free solar.

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By |2019-06-04T17:34:27+00:00June 4th, 2019|News|Comments Off on PV-Tech: TIU Canada: Ukraine’s FiT-to-auction shift heralds PV golden era

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