EU ready to help Ukraine close dangerous coal mines

EU ready to help Ukraine close dangerous coal mines

679
Ukrinform
The EU is ready to cooperate with Ukraine to reduce the risks in the energy sector, in particular, to assist in closing the exhausted and dangerous coal mines.

"I congratulate Ukraine on including the tasks of decarbonization of its economy in the strategy until 2035. This means a cautious approach to solving the challenging issues in the coal industry, including the closure of inefficient and dangerous coal mines. It is another area, where the EU can help," the Vice President of the European Commission for the Energy Union Maros Sefcovic said at the international high-level conference on development of the Ukrainian electric power sector on Friday in Brussels, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.

He noted that the EU had a positive experience in this area, based, in particular, on solving the problem of closing mines in Belgium and in the UK.

Sefcovic also praised the close cooperation between the EU and Ukraine in the field of energy efficiency.

ol


Let’s get started read our news at facebook messenger > > > Click here for subscribe

While citing and using any materials on the internet that are open to search systems, hyperlinks to ukrinform.ua not lower than the first paragraph are mandatory. Citing and using materials in ofline-media, mobile apps, SmartTV are allowed only with receipt of a written permission from "ukrinform.ua". News and publications marked "Advertisement" and articles in the block "Releases" include promoted content, and an advertiser is responsible for the content.

© 2015-2018 Ukrinform. All rights reserved.

Website design Studio Laconica
Extended searchHide extended search
By period:
-