Panel Discussion: Policy reforms supporting Ukraine’s green reconstruction on October 19th, 2022
On October 19, the Low Carbon Ukraine team, Ecoaction, and DiXi Group jointly organised a panel discussion on the topic of “Policy reforms supporting Ukraine’s green reconstruction”. Around 55 participants, incl. Yaroslav Demchenkov (Deputy Minister at the Ministry of Energy of Ukraine), Lisbeth Müller-Hofstede (Head of Cooperation at the German Embassy in Kyiv), additional government
Green reconstruction of Ukraine’s heat sector
On 23 September 2022, the Low Carbon Ukraine project participated in an online event co-organized by Ecoclub Rivne and the German Energy Agency (dena) on “District heating in Ukraine – why it is essential and how to preserve it”. Rouven Stubbe, consultant in the Low Carbon Ukraine project, presented LCU’s proposals on “Policy reforms supporting
Energy Modeling Workshop
On June 29th and 30th, 60 Ukrainian participants from academia, the government, private companies and public energy agencies joined Low Carbon Ukraine and the Kyiv School of Energy Policy for a workshop on energy and electricity system modeling.
The first year of operation under the new electricity wholesale market
Our 5th issue of the MEMO series now takes stock of the first 12 months of operation under the new wholesale market.
NPP Analysis – May 2020
NPP electricity generation in May was significantly below the economic efficient level. This cannot be explained by Covid-related demand decrease or a high RES generation share.
Curtailing and compensating RES can be cheaper than taking up 100% of RES electricity through investment into conventional plant park or transmission.
LCU project leader Dr. Zachmann: Launching a new electricity market must be postponed to address important risks
Dr. Zachmann explained that LCU analyses indicate a decoupling of wholesale market prices and marginal costs of production, leading to prices well above those in neighbouring countries.
LCU Workshop on energy markets held in Kyiv
On December 14th, 2019, LCU experts gave an introduction into aspects of energy and climate policies to a group of experts and parliamentarians, most of them members of the energy committee of the Ukrainian Verkhovna Rada. The aim was to provide newly elected MPs with fundamental expertise on the complex topic of electricity markets, to discuss specific challenges of integrating renewable energy sources into Ukraine‘s energy system, and to look into challenges of coal phase-out in Ukraine.
LCU took part in meeting with Ukrainian President on the electricity market situation
Dr. Georg Zachmann took part in a meeting that President Zelensky held with relevant stakeholders on the situation in the electricity market.
Renewable Energy Auctions Law adopted by Ukrainian parliament
On April 25, the Verkhovna Rada passed the law introducing renewable energy auctions.