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Ukraine during the next 5-7 years will be able to supply the market for 70% with LEDs

Ukraine during the next 5-7 years will be able to supply the market for 70% with LEDs

Ukraine with the help of import substitution is able to satisfy the demand of the own market of LED products during 5-7 years. This was announced by Vice - Premier Alexander Vylkul on the outcoming conference on development in Ukraine LED technics, which was in the University of physics of semiconductor.

"In 5-7 years’ time due to the import substitution, production in Ukraine of LED products might have increase more than 100 times and make 70 % from the needs of the market", A. Vylkul. Also he says that due to the support of Cabinet production of LED light during the last two years is increased in two times.

According to Mr. Vylkul words, the creation of Ukrainian production of LED modules (Kharkov, LLC "LED Ukraine") will make the process of LED creation cheaper. Taking into account the European quality (Ukrainian LED technics is certified due to the European standards) the European production cost wil be 20-30% lower than European one.  

“This is an example of effective development of Ukrainian scientists. The new cluster of economics is created, it means there will more new working places, increasing of payments and implementation of the new energy saving technologies”, - says vice-premier.   

Pilot projects for LED implementation operates in Kiev, Kharkov, Donetsk, Simferopol, Zhitomir. LED lights are set in 5 station in Kiev underground, in 28 buildings in Kharkov and Kiev. The payback period  - no less than 3 years. 

The government also considers to finance in 2013 – 2014 projects foe implementing LED light and in particular on the highways Kiev-Chernigov, Kiev- Kharkov, Kiev – Lugansk, Kiev-Chop, Kiev – Odessa.