The opening ceremony of the 32 MW Kamianka solar power plant was held in Ukraine earlier today. The event focused on the company’s achievements in the field of sustainable development, implemented social projects in Kamianka, in addition to celebrate the start of commercial operation of the power plant earlier this year.
The overall goal of the company is to provide competitive and sustainable renewable energy. Therefore, the three pillars for achieving it are defined as following: managing environmental and social impact, being a trusted business partner and contributing to local value creation. Every year, Scatec allocates funds for social initiatives, such as educational projects, development or establishment of infrastructure, restoration of water supply in the villages of Cherkasy region and free English courses in Kamianka. The total investment in such projects in Ukraine as of today is over 16.5 million hryvnias. They are all designed with a long-term understanding and aim to create social and economic sustainability in communities.
“Scatec is more than just business – it’s deep and honest care about people in locations we work. We are proud and grateful to have good cooperation on sustainability projects in Kamianka, Ukraine. Every year, the company allocates funds for the development of communities in cities and villages, along with Scatec solar power plants. Social projects implemented by Scatec in Ukraine are designed with a long-term understanding, as our goal is to create social and economic sustainability in communities. Our cooperation with community members is based on a transparent process of public hearings, joint discussions of local issues and constant collection of feedback”, says Alina Sviderska, General Manager in Ukraine.
Scatec started its journey in Ukraine in 2017. Since then, we have installed solar power plants with a total capacity of 336 MW, located in Kyiv, Cherkasy and Mykolayiv regions. The plants, when all completed will supply 157,000 households with electricity and contribute to avoid almost 160,000 tonnes of GHG emissions.
Read more about our projects in Ukraine here.