Ukraine inches forward on cleaner, affordable energy

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Oct. 11, 2012 23:02
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Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych (R) and Party of Regions ally Rinat Akhmetov (C) during an Oct. 4 visit to a Zaporizhya wind power station launched by Akhmetov. Already controlling nearly half of Ukraine’s coal, ore mining, steel, thermoelectric generation and most of electricity exports, DTEK now has its sights on becoming a major alternative energy producer.
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A handful of alternative energy investment projects unveiled in recent weeks are providing a glimmer of hope that Ukraine’s fragile economy may someday run on cleaner, more efficient power.

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