Mykolayiv, Ukraine – TIU Canada opens its new solar power plant in the village of Kalynivka, Mykolayiv oblast. The 13.575-megawattsolar facility is the second investment from the Canadian side under the Canada-Ukraine Free Trade Agreement (CUFTA), which took effect in August 2017. Construction of the site began in September and the total amount of the investment is more than 11 million Euros.
The event took place on the grounds of the newly built solar station on Thursday, April 18. Attendees included Canadian diplomats, Ukrainian government officials, the business community, mass media, management of TIU Canada, and a special Green Energy Ambassador – Ruslana.
The station consists of 39,348 solar panels, with 5 inverters installed to manage the power output. The area used for the station totals 20.22 hectares. The amount of carbon dioxide (CO2) eliminated in comparison with coal fueled power stations is 18212 tons per year.