Among the promising areas of cooperation between Ukraine and Germany is the implementation of pilot projects of hydrogen energy, according to the Ministry of Energy of Ukraine.
Over the past three months, the Ministry of Energy has held a number of consultations regarding the potential for creating an internal hydrogen market in Ukraine and exporting hydrogen to Germany.
The preparation of a roadmap for the development of hydrogen energy is now being finalized, which is to be presented in January 2021. The next step will be the preparation of the Concept for the Development of Hydrogen Energy in Ukraine, to which German experts were invited.
Ukraine is ready to support the initiative projects of German business for the development of "green" energy, in particular, the creation of additional highly maneuverable capacities and electric energy storage systems.
At the 11th meeting of the Ukrainian-German High-Level Group on Economic Cooperation, which took place on December 14, attention was also paid to the issue of transformation of coal regions.
Ukraine hopes for the earliest possible launch of the Multi-Partner Fund - together with German partners and other international partners, and the "Transformation of Coal Regions" project, which will be implemented by GIZ and the implementation of the first pilot projects for the transformation of coal monocities.