Solar and wind energy producers are pursuing 130 legal actions totaling $66 million against Ukrenergo’s Guaranteed Buyer for non-payment of the green tariff,

 reports expro.com.ua.  The Guaranteed Buyer says it is trying to reach a compromise on the claims. Last month, this state company said the overdue debt amounts to $630 million. The President’s office is considering a proposal to place a $500 million hryvnia ‘green bond’ to pay most of the debt.

Vindkraft Ukraina is suspending plans to build a 200 MW wind farm in Kherson region this year, because “nobody is funding…everything is in limbo

,” Carl Sturen, company CEO, told Interfax-Ukraine after Wednesday’s press conference. If adopted, the excise tax would cost Vindkraft €3 million a year, he estimated. With the changing rules and mounting debts, he said he is “constantly” renegotiating loans with banks.

London-based VR Capital’s Elementum Energy has started commercial operation of its €59 million, 40MW wind energy Dnistrovska wind park

, on the Dnister estuary in Odesa region. The 4MW GE turbines are the largest in operation in Ukraine today. Each of the 10 towers rises 131 meters high, about four stories short of Kyiv’s Parus Business Center. Elementum Energy and American developer Ukraine Power Resources are building a second, 60 MW phase of Dnistrovska, which is to be commissioned one year from now.