Savchuk: Ukraine intensifies cooperation with Germany within energy efficiency, clean energy
11.10.2017 16:21 "Agro Perspectiva" (Kyiv) —
The second day of the International Conference in Berlin, Germany (taking 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, Government Portal reports.
As to the report, the members of the delegations have had panel discussions; 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.
As to the report, Head of the Ukrainian State Agency for Energy Efficiency and Energy Saving Serghiy Savchuk stressed that Ukraine is making significant strides towards its 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.
As to the report, 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.
It is to be admitted, the event is organized by the German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ).