Ministry of Energy: Germany may become Ukraine’s partner in hydrogen production

Ministry of Energy: Germany may become Ukraine’s partner in hydrogen production

Germany is considering the possibility of joint implementation of hydrogen production and transportation projects with Ukraine.

This was discussed during a meeting between Minister of Energy of Ukraine German Galushchenko and State Secretary for Economic, Finance and European Affairs at the German Federal Chancellery Jörg Kukies, the Ministry’s press service reports.

"There is a huge potential for bilateral cooperation in the field of hydrogen production and transportation. Germany is considering relevant projects, including the possible modernization of the Ukrainian gas transmission system for the transportation of hydrogen," the statement reads.

During the meeting, the parties also pointed out the importance of green transformation and getting rid of dependence on Russian energy resources, as well as discussed areas of cooperation in rebuilding the Ukrainian energy sector.

As reported, two documents on Ukraine–Germany energy cooperation were recently signed within the framework of the 9th Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue with the participation of the Minister of Energy of Ukraine German Galushchenko.

In particular, the Joint Declaration on Framework Cooperation between the Ministry of Energy of Ukraine and the German Eastern Business Association and the Memorandum of Understanding and Cooperation between the "green" energy associations of Ukraine and Germany – Global 100% Re Ukraine and German Renewable Energy Federation (BEE - Bundesverband Erneuebare Energie e.V.) – were signed.

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