"Ukraine: Energy in the Spotlight Revisited" at University of St. Andrews
The Ukrainian electricity system has withstood unprecedented and targeted attacks by the Russian aggressor over the past two years. It has remained largely functional, even though there have been repeated temporary and localised power outages, such as during last winter. The coming winter will nevertheless be a challenge – around 50% of all power generation
Rouven Stubbe quoted in Tagesspiegel Background
Siemens Energy has been in the news recently. The branch of the Siemens Corporation plays a critical role in providing Ukraine with emergency deliveries of power grid technology.
German-Ukrainian Energy Day 2023
The Russian war has severely impacted Ukraine’s energy sector, damaging critical infrastructure and causing disruptions in energy supplies. Whilst the system has shown remarkable resilience, the war has highlighted the vulnerability of Ukraine’s centralized energy system, emphasizing the need for immediate action to decentralize energy supply and diversify the energy mix. Transitioning to renewable energy
NDCs and Recovering Green: How to prepare and implement long-term Climate Policies in Times of War
Rouven Stubbe, energy economist and consultant at the Low Carbon Ukraine project participated in a hot seat panel discussion at yesterday’s IKI conference on “NDCs and Recovering Green: How to prepare and implement long-term Climate Policies in Times of War”. Making climate policy under high political and economic uncertainty as well as fiscal constraints is
Rouven Stubbe participation at the European-Ukranian Energy Day in Vienna
Rouven Stubbe, consultant at Berlin Economics and energy expert at the Low Carbon Ukraine project delivered a speech at the European-Ukrainian Energy Day in Vienna on September 28, 2023. Subsequently, he participated in a panel discussion on “Energy security and building back better: Energy efficiency as part of energy security strategy and a tool for
Interview with the 100GREEN YouTube channel
In September 2023, LCU team leader Robert Kirchner participated in an expert interview with the 100GREEN YouTube channel, where he discussed the origins of the LCU project and its role in Ukraine’s energy transformation, the importance of European climate legislation for Ukrainian businesses, as well as Ukraine’s future development.
Law of Ukraine "On Amendments to Certain Laws of Ukraine Regarding the Restoration and Green Transformation of the Energy System of Ukraine" n° 9011-d: Assessing the economics of prosumer provisions for residential rooftop PV
The increased roll-out of small-scale renewable energy sources and enabling the rise of prosumers are two of the key steps for Ukraine to the transition to a more decentralised energy system. Given the recent adoption of a net billing support scheme, this policy evaluation assesses the costs, revenues and payback periods for the installation of
Roundtable “Keeping the lights on in times of grid outages” – Renewables for emergency power supply
On April 25th, Low Carbon Ukraine, the German Energy Agency (dena), the German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ) and the Energy Act for Ukraine Foundation organised a joint online roundtable titled: “Keeping the lights on in times of grid outages”, which brought together a wide range of experts covering both the analytical and practical aspects
Interview with Polish newspaper “Krytyka Polityczna”
Polish newspaper “Krytyka Polityczna” has recently published an in-depth interview with our energy economist and consultant Rouven Stubbe. He discusses opportunities and challenges for Ukraine’s green post-war reconstruction, Ukraine’s potential role in a progressively decarbonising European economy and the future of German-Ukrainian energy cooperation.
In the focus:
Ukrainian Electricity Market
Ukraine is aiming for a massive expansion of renewable energies (RES) by 2030. On the one hand, this requires new technical solutions to integrate RES capacities into the existing power grid. On the other hand, market mechanisms and regulatory provisions have to be adjusted. In Ukraine, these developments coincide with the transition from a centrally regulated electricity market to a market-based system.
In this focus section, we present our analyses on these issues in a compact and comprehensive form.Read more
About the project
Low Carbon Ukraine is a project with the mission to continuously support the Ukrainian government with demand-driven analysis and policy proposals to promote the transition towards a low-carbon economy.
This project is part of the International Climate Initiative (IKI) and is funded by the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action (BMWK) on the basis of a decision adopted by the German Bundestag. The project is implemented by BE Berlin Economics GmbH.Read more