Ukraine and Italy ink agreement to collaborate on renewable energy transition
A memorandum was signed by Ukraine's Deputy Minister of Energy Svitlana Hrynchuk and Vice Minister of the Ministry of Environment of Italy Vannia Gava, within the framework of the UN Climate Change Conference COP28, which is taking place in Dubai.
"The green transition and the development of renewable energy are identified as one of the key tasks of the Energy Strategy of Ukraine until 2050, which was presented by the Minister of Energy German Galushchenko.
"Deepening cooperation in these areas with our Italian partners is important for Ukraine, and we are pleased to conclude a memorandum today," said Hrynchuk.
The parties agreed on cooperation in the field of energy transition and renewable energy sources.
In particular, the memorandum is focused on achieving decarbonisation of the entire energy sector during "the post-war recovery and reconstruction of Ukraine".
The memorandum provides for cooperation in the following areas of interest: technology transfer and capacity building in the renewable energy and energy efficiency sector; exchange of best practices and knowledge in the energy transition and innovative technologies in the process of decarbonisation; accelerating the deployment and use of renewable hydrogen, clean biogas and biomethane; and strengthening public participation and sharing best practices in energy system management, including the revision of the National Energy and Climate Plans (NECP).