CONTRIBUTION OF GEOTHERMAL ENERGY TO ENERGY INDEPENDENCE OF UKRAINE


  • A.A. Dolinskiy
  • T.A. Rezakova
Keywords: energy balance, coal resources, geothermal energy.

Abstract

In the structure of the energy balance of Ukraine, the share of energy imports exceeds their own production and production, which puts the country in a serious dependence on imports, despite the fact that Ukraine has all the possibilities to fully provide itself with energy. To do this, it is necessary to increase the level of energy efficiency and promote the use of environmentally friendly renewable energy technologies in particular geothermal energy. Geothermal energy is an established and relatively mature form of commercial use of renewable energy sources. One of the important characteristics is the high load factor, which means that each MW of power produces significantly more electricity during the year than MW of wind or solar capacity.

References

1 The energy sector in Ukraine: results of 2015 [Electronic resource]. Resource Access: www.razumkov.org.ua

2. Ministry of Energy and Coal Industry of Ukraine. Statistical information [Electronic resource]. Resource Access: http://mpe.kmu.gov.ua

3. Background of the main indicators of the fuel and energy complex of Ukraine for January 2017 [Electronic re- source]. Resource Access: http://mpe.kmu.gov.ua

4. [Electronic resource]. Resource Access: http:// interfax.com.ua/news/economic/406585.html

5. PJSC "Ukrtransgaz" [Electronic resource]. Resource Access: http://utg.ua

6. PJSC "Ukrtransgaz" [Electronic resource]. Resource Access: www.ukrstat.gov.ua

7. Energy Strategy of Ukraine till 2035 "Safety, efficiency, competitiveness ” [Electronic resource]. Resource Access: mpe.kmu.gov.ua/minugol/doccatalog

8. International Energy Agency. Statistics. [Electronic resource]. Resource Access: https://www.iea.org/

9. [Electronic resource]. Resource Access: http:// www.c-o-k.ru/market_news/energetika-avstrii-k-2030- godu-budet-polnost-yu-vozobnovlyaemoy

10. Beata Kepinska .Geothermal energy country update report from Poland, 2010 – 2014 [Electronic resource]. Resource Access: http://epp.eurostat.ec.europa.eu

11. French know-how in the field of geothermal energy. District heating and electricity generation systems [Electronic resource]. Resource Access: www.ademe.fr

Abstract views: 60
PDF Downloads: 85
Published
2017-04-20
How to Cite
Dolinskiy, A., & Rezakova, T. (2017). CONTRIBUTION OF GEOTHERMAL ENERGY TO ENERGY INDEPENDENCE OF UKRAINE. Thermophysics and Thermal Power Engineering, 39(2), 6-11. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.31472/ihe.2.2017.01