On October 28, the third webinar in the series "Development of the hydrogen economy in Ukraine" took place, during which we talked about the transit potential of Ukraine.
Expert of the Energy Association "Ukrainian Hydrogen Council" Anastasia Kudrya spoke about possible ways of transporting "green" hydrogen and noted that due to the extensive system of main gas pipelines and gas distribution network Ukraine is one of the main potential regions of "green" hydrogen supply to the EU and also Ukraine has a significant potential for hydrogen use in the national market.
Mykola Kadenskyi, Head of the Network Development Department of LLC “Operator of the GTS of Ukraine, noted that Gas Transmission System Operator of Ukraine in its strategy pays special attention to the decarbonization of the infrastructure of the gas transmission system and the economy of Ukraine in general. The company pays additional attention to the technological, regulatory and economic aspects of implementing innovative solutions to ensure environmentally friendly development in accordance with the European green course and the transition to the transportation of renewable gases through pipelines, especially hydrogen. To this end, Gas Transmission System Operator of Ukraine plans to implement a research program in 2021-2022 with the involvement of leading institutions of Ukraine and the EU in relevant areas.
Volodymyr Buzhan, Head of the Energy and Environmental Protection Direction of the Center for Economic Recovery, spoke about the economic forecasts of Ukraine's "green" transition. In particular, he informed the participants about the dynamics of greenhouse gas emissions in Ukraine, the challenges that may delay the implementation of the European Green Deal, threats and opportunities for green transformation of Ukraine, as well as development scenarios until 2030 in the energy and industry sectors.
We also invite you to read the presentation of the national expert of the Energy Association "Ukrainian Hydrogen Council" Ulyana Rudnytska on the development of the hydrogen market and transport networks in the EU.
- Presentation "Hydrogen exports to EU countries" (Anastasia Kudrya)
- Presentation "Development of the hydrogen market and transport networks in the EU" (Ulyana Rudnytska)
The video is available at the link >> https://youtu.be/a4JUf-2kMxI
Organizer: Energy Association "Ukrainian Hydrogen Council" with the support of the the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) project and the Global Environment Facility (GEF).