Low Carbon Ukraine: Keeping the lights on in times of grid outages Solar PV panels, battery storage and diesel generators

2023-05-09 | Expert publications, Energy

By Dinara Saparova, Rouven Stubbe, Pavel Bilek. Russia’s attacks on Ukraine’s energy infrastructure have caused significant electricity disruptions and outages. This policy briefing compares the economic case for installing solar PV panels, battery storage systems and diesel generators at a sample Ukrainian school. Through techno-economic modelling, the paper finds that under current conditions and a variety of tested scenarios, it is economical to install solar PV panels and batteries to mitigate outages and ensure a continuous supply of electricity.

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