What is the volume of investment expected in Ukraine after the Law of Ukraine comes into force amending certain legislative acts of Ukraine regulating the construction of renewable energy objects and will it help attract more investments, the law has been passed on October 4, 2018? How will changes in the EBRD strategy affect the Ukrainian energy sector? Will Ukraine manage to keep its gas transit potential? How competitive are Ukrainian energy markets?

The participants of the III Legal Energy Forum shared their vision of current problems and the future of the Ukrainian energy sector hold in Kyiv on 14 November 2018. This year's event conducted by Yuridicheskaya Practika for the third consecutive year, was held with the support of the National Association of Advocates of Ukraine and the information support of UWEA; the law firm Asters traditionally became a general partner.  

The third session of the III Legal Energy Forum was devoted to current issues and legal aspects of renewable energy. Yaroslav Petrov, Asters partner, moderated the discussion. Andriy Konechenkov, Chairman of the UWEA board, spoke about the current trends in the development of the wind energy markets in the European Union and in Ukraine.

“Wind power is a very promising technology for both investors and developers,” stated Mr. Konechenkov.

Renewable Energy support system in Ukraine including “green” tariff and auctions was in focus of presentation made by Maryna Hritsyshyna, Counsel at Sayenko Kharenko. She noted that recent changes in the approaches to RE support system were logical and in line with global practice.