Members of the Oil and Gas Association of Ukraine implement the Go Green initiatives
The OKKO filling stations network continues the development of projects under the global Go green initiative.
The company installed solar power stations on the roof of its two filling stations in Kiev and Chernivtsi, and by the end of 2018 plans to install a solar power plant with a capacity of 200 kW on the roof and facade of the building of its central office in Lviv. Reports the OKKO press service.
The project cost is almost 7.5 million UAH. The new solar power plant will include modern inverter equipment and about 1000 modules located on the roof and facade of the building. OKKO intends to sell the generated electric power by a „green tariff” rates on the energy market of Ukraine.
Development department Director of the OKKO network — Nazar Turhan noted that in 2008, OKKO was one of the first in Ukraine to join the global Go green initiative aimed at developing environmental and resource-saving initiatives in the company’s activities: „Therefore, we invest in solar power plants at our filling stations and office facilities, not only in the context of business benefits, but also from the point of view of developing alternative sources of energy supply, preserving exhaustive resources both within the company and in Ukraine as a whole.”
We remind that one more participant of the Oil and Gas Association of Ukraine — KLO filling stations network installed solar panels and collectors at three filling stations in the Kiev region and one in Zhitomir.
The Ukrainian Oil & Gas Association is the industry association representing the interests of the largest players in the oil and gas market. Today, the Association consists of 14 largest wholesale, retail, producing and processing companies representing national, international, private and state-owned business, including: gas station networks of WOG, ОKKО, Shell, AMIC Ukraine, Socar, KLO, Parallel, SunOil, Glusco, Gastron, Ukrgasvydobuvannya, Tsentrnaftogaspostach and wholesale suppliers as BNK-Ukraine and Alliance-Oil Ukraine. Members of the Ukrainian Oil & Gas Association cover approximately 50% of retail trade and almost 80% of the import of petroleum products.