Solar power plant in Ukraine
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Ukraine hopes solar power will cut its energy imports

Ukraine has just started running its first solar power plant and is already building another one in order to cut energy imports by 30%.

As well producing low-cost electricity, the authorities hope the solar power will help attract eco-tourists looking for a greener holiday.

Zoya Trunova reports.

  • 27 Jun 2011
  • From the section Europe
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