On 30 May 2018, Razumkov Centre held a panel discussion titled: “Three Components of Ukraine’s Energy Security: Reforms, Investment, European Integration”.
Speakers at the event included: Edward Chow, a senior fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (Washington, D.C.), Torsten Woellert, European Commission Team Leader for Energy and Environment of the Support Group for Ukraine, and Volodymyr Omelchenko, Director of Energy Programmes of the Razumkov Centre.
During the discussion, the following issues were considered:
- the reform of natural gas and electricity markets: restraining factors and possible ways to accelerate the implementation of secondary legislation;
- attracting foreign investors into the process of privatisation and renovation of Ukraine’s energy infrastructure;
- attracting investment for RES development: modernisation of legislation with the purpose of harmonising investors’ and consumers’ interests;
- synchronisation of the Ukrainian power system with ENTSO-E: prospects and outcomes;
- Ukrainian GTS and Nord Stream-2: common interests of Ukraine and Europe.