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  • Oleksiy Orzhel tackled energy issues with WB delegation
    Ministry of Energy and Coal Industry of Ukraine, posted 27 September 2019 18:24

    The purpose of the WB team's visit was to get acquainted with the new Government and key stakeholders to discuss priority areas in the energy sector, as well as opportunities for potential World Bank support.

    During the meeting, the parties tackled the issues of Naftogaz's unbundling, the status of the wholesale electricity markets. Among other topics for discussion were the development of renewable energy sources, the connection with the European energy system, and the progress of implementation of EITI (Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative) in Ukraine.

    Representatives of the World Bank expressed support for the development of an extended cost-minimization plan and wholesale market modeling, as well as further plans to provide assistance to the Ministry.