An online conference was held on the topic “Development of hydrogen technologies in the world. New opportunities"

Yesterday, February 21, 2023, an online conference was held on the topic "Development of hydrogen technologies in the world. New opportunities".


The main topics on the agenda of the discussion were:


- New prospects for "green" hydrogen;

- Green recovery of Ukraine;

- Hydrogen projects and technology transformation.


The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, Dmytro Kuleba, addressed the participants with a welcome speech.


"The development and successful implementation of advanced technologies in the field of hydrogen energy is one of the key tasks of Ukraine on the way to achieving true energy independence," noted Dmytro Kuleba.


Oleksandr Riepkin, President of the Energy Association "Ukrainian Hydrogen Council", moderated the conference.


Oleksandr Riepkin's key message was - how hydrogen can play a major role in the restoration of Ukraine and our energy system, the implementation of REPowerEU, the Timmermans plan, which can create the most modern and sustainable energy system in Europe, and partnership in the field of renewable gases with the EU.

One of the key speakers of the conference was Jorgo Chatzimarkakis, CEO of Hydrogen Europe. He informed the participants about the Preparation for the recovery plan and the role of hydrogen.

Mr. Chatzimarkakis spoke about the preparations for the restoration of the energy system of Ukraine, which suffered a catastrophic destruction due to russia. And the role of hydrogen for the reconstruction of Ukraine. Also, about cooperation with Ukraine on the part of the EU.

The event was attended by representatives of Clean Hydrogen Partnership, German-Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce, Slovak National Hydrogen Association, African Hydrogen Partnership (AHP), Operator Gas Transmission System of Ukraine, Ukrainian Wind Energy Association (UWEA), Solar Energy Association of Ukraine, Bioenergy Association of Ukraine, Institute of Renewable Energy of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, "Ukrhydroenergo", Resato International The Netherlands, H2Drive, Institute of Geological Sciences of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, NEREX Company, H2DT Company and Integrites Company.

The conference is organized by the Energy Association "Ukrainian Hydrogen Council".