Development and location of solar photovoltaic power industry in Russia

K.S. Degtyarev

Faculty of Geography, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia


Abstract. The paper contains description of the principle constituent parts of the solar power network in Russia as of the end of 2018, including power plants, both designed and brought into operation ones, management companies, and equipment plants for solar power industry. There are viewed also the key directions and tendencies of solar power industry development in Russia. At present there is a lack of detailed and systemized information on renewable energy and power industry in Russia, and this work contributes to replenish it.

Keywords: solar energy, solar energy complex, solar photovoltaic stations, energy on renewable sources, investment projects in renewable energy, geography of solar energy