Ukraine, a country with a huge potential. What reforms were undergone and what’s next?

Oksana Ishchuk, energy analyst at the Centre for Global Studies “Strategy XXI”, analysed the progress of  Ukraine’s renewable energy reforms.

On October 22, 2018, EuropaNova NGO with the support of the Ukrainian Embassy in France has organised in Paris a conference “New Generation Europe”. The event was aimed at enhancing the perception of Ukraine as a good place for foreign investments.

Ukraine undergoes reform of energy sector in accordance with the European Directives, the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement and the Energy Community Treaty. Five years of the Russian aggression have become a very strong incentive for development of renewables, energy efficiency and gas sector to increase resilience in terms of energy security. The last reforms and the government bottlenecks in Ukrainian energy sector were deeply studied by the Centre for Global Studies Strategy XXI as a participant of consortium of Enable.EU project (Enabling the Energy Union through understanding the drivers of individual and collective energy choices in Europe) under the umbrella of the EU Framework Program for Research and Innovation – Horizon 2020 with the leading role of French Institute Jacques Delors and the Institute of Studies for the Integration of Systems from Italy.

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