Over the last 5 years in "green energy" Ukraine invested $ 4.8 billion. "This is the highest figure for all years of independence of our state", - said Alexey Goncharuk during the meeting with the Director General of the International Agency for renewable energies (IRENA) Francesco La Camera.
the Meeting was held on the results of the X International investment forum for renewable energy, at the opening of which was made by Francesco La Camera at the invitation of the Agency of Saee.
During the talks the Prime Minister said:
"Our goal is to increase the share of renewable energy. Now we develop a strategy of transition to renewable energy by 2050. We would appreciate cooperation with IRENA in that direction."
Mr. Francesco La Camera, expressed support for the actions of the Ukrainian government:
"Ukraine is going in the right direction. You can count on us in questions of development of renewable energy in your country".
in addition, the meeting discussed the introduction of auction system for procurement of "clean" electricity to stimulate the development of renewable energy. The first auction to be held in April 2020.
we Remind you that Ukraine became a full member of IRENA in 2018.
Ukraine was elected to the programme and policy Committee of IRENA on 2019-21 years, June 26, during the seventeenth meeting of the Council of IRENA. An agreement was also reached on the inclusion of Ukraine in the composition of the Committee the authority of the tenth meeting of the Assembly of IRENA.