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  • Serhii Savchuk: Ukraine intensifies cooperation with Germany in energy efficiency and clean energy
    posted 11 October 2017 14:56

    The second day of the International Conference in Berlin, Germany, which takes place within the framework of the Week of Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency, was devoted to the review of national energy efficiency and renewable energy strategies of the participating countries.

    Members of the delegations had panel discussions this day. They discussed further steps taken by countries towards energy decentralization, as well as the possibility of wide introduction of a system of auctions when purchasing electricity from renewable sources.

    Head of the State Agency for Energy Efficiency and Energy Saving Serhii Savchuk stressed that Ukraine is making meaningdul strides towards energy independence. The proof of that is the introduction of a number of important legislative initiatives that facilitate the attraction of investments in the abovementioned spheres. Besides, our country has considerable potential for the production of energy from alternative fuels.

    Basing on the results of panel discussion in groups, the conference participants agreed to develop synergy in taking action to enhance the role of energy efficiency and renewable energy in each particular country.

    The event is organized by the German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ).