Ukraine and Germany develop cooperation in renewable energy

Monday, April 26, 2021
Ukraine and Germany develop cooperation in renewable energy

The first online meeting with representatives of the Renewable energy working group between Ukraine and Germany took place

Representatives of the Federal Ministry of economics and energy of Germany, the Ministry of energy, the State agency for energy efficiency, the German energy agency (Dena), the German Society for international cooperation (GIZ), and the Secretariat of energy partnership took part in the discussion.

Ukraine will work side by side with Germany to learn from the success and experience of Germany, which has made significant progress in the development of "clean" energy. According to Eurostat, at the end of 2019, the share of electricity generated by renewable energy sources was more than 40%. The German partners expressed their readiness to share their experience on effective ways to integrate renewable energy sources into the energy system, as well as on distributed energy generation, development, and improvement of financial mechanisms in this area.

Meetings have begun to agree on a joint plan and the most important goals and objectives of the cooperation. It is planned to make a large amount of "decarbonization" in Ukraine In turn, the Ukrainian side informed about the situation and challenges for the industry.

"In addition, the development of a new National renewable energy action plan until 2030 has begun. This is provided by the decision of the National security and defense Council of Ukraine "On challenges and threats to the national security of Ukraine in the environmental sphere and priority measures to neutralize them", which was enacted by Presidential Decree of 23.03.2021 No 111/2021", — said the Deputy head of the State Agency for energy efficiency Yuri Shafarenko.

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