On 19 April 2023, the Task Force, established within the Energy Charter Secretariat under the project “Cooperation for Restoring the Ukrainian Energy Infrastructure”, was invited to present the results of its activities and contribute to the Conference “European Energy Security: One Year into Russia's war in Ukraine”, held in Warsaw, Poland.
During the Conference, Dr Oleksandr Antonenko, the Task Force Leader and the Energy Efficiency, Climate and Renewable Energy Official of the Energy Charter Secretariat presented the results of the latest Ukrainian Energy Sector Damage Assessment Report and contributed to the discussion of the Conference Panel “Partnership, cooperation and integration: Shaping the EU-Ukraine energy relationship”. The panel discussion was moderated by the Polish think tank - Forum Energii and included the representatives of the Energy Charter Secretariat, the Energy Community Secretariat, the European-Ukrainian Energy Agency and the Ukrainian think tank - DiXi Group. The parties shared their views on the current state of play of the Ukrainian energy system, the role of the EU-Ukraine cooperation and the importance of energy efficiency and renewable energy solutions to achieve the clean energy transition and energy security of Ukraine.
The general objective of the project “Cooperation for Restoring the Ukrainian Energy Infrastructure” is to assist the Government of Ukraine in the cost-effective restoration of energy infrastructure, taking into account the clean energy transition while ensuring energy security. The project is funded by the European Commission and implemented by the Energy Charter Secretariat.
Photos by Forum Energii/Piotr Wróblewski