The Public Union Ukrainian Wind Energy Association successfully held the Annual General Assembly of its Member Companies on December 7, 2021. The representatives of the UWEA Member Companies, engaged in the wind power projects, gathered together to review the current status of the wind power market and the UWEA’s activities over the past year. Due to the unpredictable epidemic situation linked to the COVID-19 pandemic, this year General Assembly took place in a mixed format: online and offline in the Lavrskyi business center. 

64 representatives of the UWEA’s Member Companies and respective partners participated in the PU UWEA General Assembly, including Members of the UWEA Board, the newly established UWEA Legal Committee and the UWEA Secretariat.

The meeting was headed by Andriy Konechenkov, Chairman of the UWEA Board. In his opening presentation, Mr. Konechenkov highlighted key challenges of the passing year, summarized the achievements of Ukraine’s wind power sector and main outcomes of 2021 UWEA’s activities.

He also presented Strategic Objectives of PU “UWEA” for 2022 as follows:

  • To promote the implementation of new market-based RES support mechanisms such as: FiP/CfD, auctions, Corporate PPAs, Guarantees of Origin, net metering.
  • To participate in drafting Energy Strategy of Ukraine until 2050 and National Renewable Energy Action Plan until 2030, setting ambitious targets for onshore and offshore wind energy development.
  • To monitor the implementation of obligation taken by the Government of Ukraine, in particular, in a part of ensuring full payments to the RES producers;
  • To stimulate wind power development for green” hydrogen production;
  • To develop legislation on offshore wind power development in Ukraine;
  • To represent national wind power sector at the international level.


This year's General Assembly was marked by a number of important decisions to strengthen the UWEA’s role in the RES market of Ukraine. Thus, the participants unanimously adopted the Sustainability Policy of the UWEA to consolidate sustainable practices in the association corporate culture, and approved the UWEA’s Annual Action Plan for 2022 to address the key challenges facing national wind industry.

Sustainability policy:

Action Plan for 2022:

Andriy Konechenkov was unanimously elected as a Chairman of the UWEA Board for the next 5-year period in accordance with the Charter. Andriy Nemchenko from Syvashenergoprom LLC, Loic Lerminiaux from Guris and Iryna Mazur from EuroCape Ukraine 1 were elected to the UWEA’s Audit Commission for a 5-year period, while Anatoliy Vlasenko from Vindkraft Kalanchak LLC, Maris Kunickis from DTEK RES and Yuriy Petrushko from Alternatyvna enerhetyka Halychyny LLC were elected to the UWEA’s Supervisory Board. Finally, the participants of the meeting approved the current UWEA Board, which comprised of:

Andriy Konechenkov, PU “UWEA”; Galyna Shmidt, UWEA-K LLC; Maryna Hritsyshyna, LF Sayenko Kharenko; Zinoviy Kozitskiy, Eco-Optima LLC; Viktoria Syromiatova, Total Eren; Vlad Kazak, Emergy; Anton Mishyn, DTEK Renewables; Mykhailo Chulkov, EuroCape Ukraine-I; Alexander Podprugin, Elementum Energy Ukraine; Andriy Sergienko, MC Wind Parks of Ukraine LLC; Ruslan Souchuk, Vindkraft Ukraine LLC; Yuriy Zhabsyy, WindFarm LLC; Loic Lerminiaux, Guris; Mykola Savchuk, Gresa Group LLC; Sergiy Yevtushenko, UDP Renewables.

The UWEA Secretariat sincerely congratulates the representatives of the UWEA Member companies with their election to the UWEA’s institutions!

We wish all our Members the very best of health and implementation of the most ambitious ideas within the Association.