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Enhancing Transparency of the Energy Sector through the EITI Implementation: Success Stories of Ukraine and Germany

12 February 2020

Enhancing Transparency of the Energy Sector through the EITI Implementation: Success Stories of Ukraine and Germany   The document aimed at EITI countries facing difficulties in voluntary EITI implementation and…

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DiXi Group Alert: the protocol on Russian gas transit fixed compromises but raised additional questions

26 December 2019

DiXi Group Alert: the protocol on Russian gas transit fixed compromises but raised additional questions   Government of Ukraine made public the protocol signed by representatives of the EU, Ukraine and…

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Weekly analytical report 16–23 December, 2019

24 December 2019

Weekly analytical report 16–23 December, 2019 In this issue: –  Ukraine and Russia were able to agree upon the key terms of the gas transit contact before the end of 2019. In…

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DIXI GROUP ALERT: AMENDMENTS TO THE LAW ON ENERGY REGULATOR ARE A TEMPORARY SOLUTION

24 December 2019

DIXI GROUP ALERT: AMENDMENTS TO THE LAW ON ENERGY REGULATOR ARE A TEMPORARY SOLUTION DIXI Group recommendations regarding the adopted law on the NEURC constitutional status Download file 98,06K

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Weekly analytical report 9–15 December, 2019

18 December 2019

Weekly analytical report 9–15 December, 2019 In this issue: –  The preservation of PSO and price regulation in the gas market distorts the market situation… –  Ukrainian officials have different forecasts concerning…

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Weekly analytical report 2–8 December, 2019

12 December 2019

Weekly analytical report 2–8 December, 2019 In this issue: –  The gas negotiations stood still in expectation of a political decision, but the Normandy Format summit did not yield final decisions……

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Energy Transparency Index 2019

9 December 2019

Energy Transparency Index 2019 The Energy Transparency Index is developed to assess the actual status of information availability in the sector and to diagnose gaps.The Index main beneficiaries are the consumers, as…

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Ukraine & Association Agreement: new season (monitoring of the implementation of the Association Agreement for 9 months)

8 December 2019

Ukraine & Association Agreement: new season (monitoring of the implementation of the Association Agreement for 9 months) 2019 became a year of both ambitious achievements and major challenges. Ratification of…

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Weekly analytical report 25 November – 1 December, 2019

4 December 2019

Weekly analytical report 25 November – 1 December, 2019 In this issue: –  The government is trying to develop a response to the financial and technical imbalances in the electricity market…

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Weekly analytical report 18 – 24 November, 2019

27 November 2019

Weekly analytical report 18 – 24 November, 2019 In this issue: –  The Russian party continues to negotiate a new transit contract from “everything or nothing” position, with Gazprom being prepared…

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Roman Nitsovych, Research Director, DiXi Group

Darina Kulaga, expert consultant

Only an increase in the transmission tariff will not solve the crisis in the electricity market

The tariff increase will not affect electricity prices for household and small non-household consumers, but will be felt for industry and other consumer groups. The main purpose of this step is to ensure stable revenues for timely payments to producers of electricity from renewable sources.

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Bohdan Serebrennikov

Manager on consultancy and analytical services

The current electricity market is not yet the model we are striving for

The current market, with many regulatory price caps, unbalanced RES support policy, non-market prices for the population and an existing mechanism of assignment of special obligations (ASO), is not like the model being built in the EU.

On the way to the gas market. What changes the regulator’s decision and what needs to be done?

National Energy and Utilities Regulatory Commission (NEURC) adopted the decision simplifying the procedure for changing the gas supplier for household consumers

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Bohdan Serebrennikov

Manager on consultancy and analytical services

04 ЧЕРВНЯ 2020

Ukrainian model of Public Service Obligations significantly distorts the electricity market

Since electricity prices are the same for the entire population throughout Ukraine, the current PSO model protects not only economically vulnerable but also wealthy consumers, which seems economically unjustified. Moreover, prices for households have not changed since March 1, 2017.

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Bohdan Serebrennikov

Manager on consultancy and analytical services

01 ЧЕРВНЯ 2020

Lack of prerequisites for unbundling of electricity bills

However, current tariff, even its upper rate, does not reflect real costs incurred for the production, procurement and supply of electricity to households, since the country uses hidden cross-subsidization of the population through the mechanism of Public Service Obligations (PSO).

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Roman Nitsovych, DiXi Group Research Director

Anastasiia Synytsia, Analytical Department Trainee

26 ТРАВНЯ 2020

European Green Deal and Ukrainian energy: quo vadis?

During the operation of the united Ministry of Energy, it was not possible to synchronize the climate and energy directions. For more than 6 months the government and key participants of the renewable energy market have been unable to agree on a solution to the industry’s problems.

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Roman Nitsovych

DiXi Group Research Director

18 MAY 2020

Decision concerning Nord Stream 2: the final victory still needs to be fought for

The decision of German regulatory authority, BNetzA, concerning the legal framework in which Nord Stream 2 can operate represents an interim victory of Ukraine.

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Andrii Ursta

trainee at DiXi Group Analytics Section

15 APRIL 2020

How steady is the trend of declining fuel prices?

Pricing in Ukraine’s retail market for petroleum products draws close attention from both consumers and public authorities. Telling facts in this sense are meetings of the President with representatives of filling station chains or the AMCU’s in-depth analysis of actions of petroleum products market participants, which the agency started in January of this year.

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Roman Nitsovych

Research Director

13 КВІТНЯ 2020

Oil producers unite before the danger of “execution”

If implemented, the preliminary agreement of OPEC+ countries will allow to somewhat stabilize oil prices in the nearest few months, but it remains to be seen whether it will restore the balance of demand and supply in the market.

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Olha Polunina

Manager for Sustainable Development

10 APRIL 2020

EIA: a problem or an indispensable element of sustainable development?

Back in 2016, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine passed the Environmental Impact Assessment Law. From the very beginning, the implementation of this legislative act has bumped into obstacles: the law was vetoed after an appeal by the Association of Pig Breeders of Ukraine, whose representatives believed that it would bring their industry to a standstill.

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Bohdan Serebrennikov

Manager on consultancy and analytical services

09 APRIL 2020

Coronavirus and systemic imbalances of the electricity market

Today’s crisis in the electricity market is not just a concurrence of circumstances caused by a seasonal factor and by quarantine restrictions. These factors vividly illustrated, and stretched almost to its limits, the vulnerability of the system in which Ukraine’s electricity market functions in its present form.

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Roman Nitsovych

Research Director

08 APRIL 2020

A “perfect storm” in the oil market

Today’s situation in the global oil market is a “perfect storm” for oil producing countries, but for countries importing petroleum products, it presents an opportunity to stock oil on the cheap.

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Information and analitical website “Ukrainian Energy UA-Energy.org” is unique   platform to inform

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Website of the coalition which unites experts from leading think tanks and NGOs in the field of energy and environment 

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National website of Extractive Industries Transparensy Initiative in Ukraine 

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Information and analitical website “Ukrainian Energy UA-Energy.org” is unique   platform to inform

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Independent platform for public dialogue on the issues of unconventional gas exploration and production