The Ministry of Energy of Ukraine and the Ministry of Climate, Energy and Utilities of the Kingdom of Denmark have concluded an agreement expanding the energy partnership in the field of wind generation.
This is reported by the Ministry of Energy of Ukraine.
The document was signed online by Minister for Energy of Ukraine German Galushchenko and Minister for Climate, Energy and Utilities of Denmark Lars Aagaard Møller during the “WindEurope 2023” conference taking place in Copenhagen on 25-27 April.
The parties undertook to promote the further development of the energy partnership, as well as to share experience and knowledge in the field of wind energy. The partnership will include experts’ cooperation in the development of the wind energy strategies, policies and legal measures as well as knowledge exchange in the development of technological capabilities.
“Ukraine has significant potential for the development of renewable energy in Europe. We strive to become a leader in building a modern green energy sector which has been identified as a priority by the President of Ukraine. We plan that by 2050 the share of renewable energy in the energy balance of Ukraine will reach 50%. Developing a partnership with Denmark in the field of wind energy is extremely important for us in this context," the Minister for Energy of Ukraine noted.
The head of the Energy Ministry called on the Danish partners to use the potential of bilateral cooperation between the countries, in particular within the framework of the newly signed Agreement.
In turn, the Minister for Climate, Energy and Utilities of Denmark noted: "The Russia’s destruction in Ukraine has had significant consequences for the Ukrainians and the energy security of Ukraine. Therefore, I am very happy that we in Denmark can help build their competences in energy, especially wind energy, where we have great expertise and Ukraine has great potential. With the agreement, we are now even more committed to ensuring that the Ukrainian people get access to electricity, that they increase their energy independence from Russia, and that they get the opportunity for a green rethinking of their energy infrastructure.”
The five-year cooperation envisaged in the agreement will contribute to the further expansion of Ukraine’s energy supply through wind energy. The Danish authorities should, among other things, help the Ukrainian authorities to develop a regulatory framework that will facilitate onshore and offshore wind energy. This will accordingly reduce the risks for investors and help attract investments for the development of green energy supply in Ukraine.
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