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
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.
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
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