Cooperation within the framework of the Joint Statement will allow Ukraine to adopt Germany’s experience in the successful transformation of the coal industry and work actively with international partners to create a new economy in the coal-mining regions.
The Government has approved the draft Order On Signing a Joint Statement of Intent between the Government of Ukraine and the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany on the Establishment of Energy Partnership.
According to the order, the joint statement from Ukraine will be signed by Acting Minister of Energy Olha Buslavets, the press service of the Ministry of Energy writes.
“Cooperation within the framework of the Joint Statement will allow Ukraine to adopt Germany's experience in the successful transformation of the coal industry and work actively with international partners to create a new economy in the coal regions. The Joint Statement will promote the European Commission’s New Green Deal initiative,” the message says.
The press service notes that the signing of the Joint Statement will create a platform for political dialogue and cooperation between Ukraine and Germany in the energy sector with a focus on the development of “green” energy and energy efficiency technologies and will allow expanding cooperation with German energy institutions, as well as will demonstrate the intentions of Ukraine to develop a clear and qualitatively new energy sector to the European partners.
The United States stands ready to continue working with Ukraine on reforms to increase the transparency and stability of Ukraine’s energy sector.
Ukraine and the United States are implementing joint projects of Energoatom and Westinghouse to diversify the supply of nuclear fuel for Ukrainian NPPs, as well as the joint construction of a Centralized Spent Fuel Storage Facility with Holtec International.