Presentation of the assessment of the current state and prospects of implementation of the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement in the field of energy and environment will take place in Kyiv on December 23 at 01:00 p.m.
Olena Pavlenko, President of DiXi Group, and Anton Antonenko, Vice President of DiXi Group, took part in a high-level conference on strategic partnership between Ukraine and the EU in the energy sector.
Creation of the gas hub in Ukraine plays an important role in achieving gas supply diversification and liberalization of Ukrainian gas market. Gas hubs concentrate large quantity of gas supply that assures long-term energy security for the country, as well as gas-on-gas competition, which pushes the prices down. Gas hub will furthermore contribute to the improvement of overall business environment in Ukraine and to further Ukrainian integration into the European Union.
“Ukraine Has Accelerated Implementation of European Reforms in the Environmental Legislation,” say experts
Over the last several years, Ukraine has considerably progressed in implementing European reforms in the environmental legislation, but there is still a lot of work on their practical implementation. These issues were discussed by domestic and foreign experts at the round table “European Reforms in the Environmental Legislation of Ukraine: to be or not to be?”
Roman Nitsovych, Project Manage of the DiXi Group Think Tank, spoke at the Conference “Vector ’17. Turning-point of economic reforms: how to stay on the right track.” A representative of DiXi took part in the session “Gas market reform: will the first major reform in Ukraine reach a logical conclusion?”
“The sooner the privatization of power facilities takes place, the less problems the consumers will have,” say experts
How to attract investments in the energy sector and use privatization mechanisms most effectively? This was discussed by members of the Parliament, experts and representatives of the international financial institutions during the round table on the topic “Prerequisites for Privatization: Reality and Investors’ Expectations” held on December 9.
Independent NGOs Ask the Government to Announce a Long-Term Plan for Monetizing Subsidies by the End of the Year
Independent NGOs operating in the field of energy and energy efficiency filed an open letter to Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman asking to announce by the end of the year a long-term plan for a phased transition to the monetization of subsidies with a gradual reduction of social normative standards, and provide an opportunity for the recipients of subsidies to use the funds saved as a result of the difference between the normative and actual level of consumption in the relevant heating season.
On December 13 at 12:30 p.m., experts, politicians and scientists will discuss the implementation of European reforms in the environmental legislation of Ukraine.
Experts: Nord Stream II is a Challenge for the European and Ukrainian Security But We Can Counteract
The Nord Stream II Project can become a serious challenge for the Ukrainian and European energy security. This was discussed at the presentation of the research “Nord Stream II: Legislation and Policy Analysis.”