The energy independence of Ukraine, which is a strategic goal of the Government, concerns not only security but also investment opportunities and introduction of new technologies. Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman announced this, commenting on the plans of entrepreneurs and leadership of consolidated communities of Kharkiv region to develop and to implement energy-efficiency programs and projects for the use of alternative fuels and energy sources. The residents of the region presented their initiatives during a meeting of the Regional Development Council, which is held today March 14, in Kharkiv. The meeting covers various topics, first of all, the process of decentralization reform and further development of the region as a whole.
"Energy independence and energy efficiency are a market for new technologies, investments, innovations. Our goal is to fully ensure our energy independence and to become an exporter of gas and electricity," Volodymyr Groysman underscored.
The Head of Government assured that the Cabinet of Ministers will fully facilitate the implementation of energy projects both through the assistance of the State Fund for Regional Development and the mechanism of providing state guarantees.