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Increased solar energy use by Slovakia

Energy is the least used in Bratislava.

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The number of consumers of solar energy is increasing in Slovakia. As a source of heating, it is used by people in 1,225 apartments, which represent a 0.05 percent share. The market share in 2011 was only 0.03%.


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This comes from the census 2021.

Leading the way is the Gelnica district, which has 43 apartments that use renewable energy for heating. The municipality of Veľká Vesnad Ipľom in the Polter district had the largest share of all municipalities in using solar energy to heat their apartments. Almost 15 percent of all apartments in the village were heated by green energy.

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In terms of area, the Zhilina area is leading, with a total of 258 apartments. Solar energy is increasing in the Tornava region, with 176 apartments (0.07 percent share) being heated in this way.

The Banská Bystrica and Trenčín areas follow, with 154 and 143 apartments heated by the sun, respectively. In both cases, the share is 0.06% of all apartments.

However, solar energy is the least used in the Bratislava region. In the Bratislava region, 120 flats are solar-heated, with a share of only 0.03 percent.

Demand for green electricity in Slovak homes It is increasing year by year.. ZSE Energia, Slovakia’s largest household electricity supplier and managing a market share of almost 40%, confirmed last year that interest in 100% green electricity has increased significantly.

At the end of 2022, Slovakia’s largest solar power plant begins.. It should be built in the village of Jaslovsuke Bokhnis in the Trnava region. The cost of the new solar park, planned by the company of Jadrová Energetická Spoločnosť Slovenska (JESS) in the territory, is expected to be € 60 million.

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