“New thinking as the main factor of energy markets’ restructuring”, Volodymyr Omelchenko (Razumkov Centre, Ukraine)

Currently, the question of electricity and natural gas price setting is high on the agenda in Ukrainian society, since the debts of energy companies at the current price level rapidly grow, in absence of sources to cover the resulting deficit. This negative trend may endanger the energy supply for the Ukrainian economy soon. 

Even if individual price parameters are revised in the coming months, this will not change the general long-term trend of the energy infrastructure degradation. This problem cannot be solved by provisional decisions of the government and NEURC, as it is systemic, for socio-political, ideological and historical reasons. 

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