The European Union supports Ukraine in energy sector and expects that the reforms will go faster
This was stated by the head of the EU delegation in Ukraine Hugues Mingarelli at the round table of European business Association “Future simple or future indefinite”, which was held on may 15, write “Ukrainian news”.
“Many reforms were made in the energy sector. This is especially true of the sectors of oil and gas and electricity. We want to further promote reforms in these areas was faster. Tomorrow we will have a video conference with the Minister of energy on the topic of unbundling Naftogaz and negotiations with Gazprom to sign a new contract for the transit of gas until the end of this year. So Yes, we are very supportive of Ukraine in the field of energy reform,” said Mingarelli.
Earlier, representatives of the EU, the EBRD, the European energy community, the European investment Bank and USAID in Ukraine, said that concerned about the braking of the launch of the new electricity market
As previously reported, on may 15 the Verkhovna Rada Committee on fuel and energy complex, nuclear policy and nuclear safety held a round table, which considered the question of the reform of the electricity market. Participants voted for the opening of the wholesale electricity market from 1 July, as provided by the Law of Ukraine “On electricity market”.