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Yanukovych: Ukraine to develop alternative energy sources

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Oct. 04, 2012 17:29
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Zaporizhia - Ukraine will actively develop renewable energy sources, Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych has said.

"The development of alternative energy is a strategy for the development of our energy as a whole," the presidential press service quoted him as saying at the ceremony to commission the Botieve wind power plant in Zaporizhia region.

Yanukovych noted the importance of the implementation of a project to build the Botieve power plant.

"Such steps are very important to us - in general, in terms of the modernization of our country, and concretely, in terms of the development of alternative energy," he said.

Yanukovych also said the implementation of such projects was a significant contribution to improving the environment in Ukraine.

"Such a power plant produces no harmful emissions. It's environmentally friendly," he said.

Yanukovych said that the government would work to motivate investors to invest in the construction of such facilities.

"It will be our policy, and these are only the first steps," he said.

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