Investors are ready to go at the drop of the green tariff
After negotiations, investors, professional associations and market players with the Prime Minister of Ukraine Denis Megalam sides closer to a compromise on the reduction of green tariffs and plans of future development of green energy in Ukraine.
Comments about this informed the Executive Director of the company VR Capital (USA) Alexander Podprugin, who took part in the meeting.
“In our view, the dialogue was constructive. After three hours of discussions, we received suggestions, which we hope will be able to calculate and return to the Ministry with our answer. Our sense that we are very close to completing negotiations,” said Podprugin.
According to him, investors are willing to go on the drop of the green tariff in order to provide and maintain state in maintaining energy balance and overcoming the deficit, which now have a “Guaranteed buyer”.
“I mean, this is the main assignment of which is from investors… I Hope that in the near future will reach a compromise,” – said the player market.
We will remind, on may 15 the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine took place the meeting of Chairman of the government, market players and professional associations, representing investors from USA, Norway, Sweden, Germany, Turkey, Spain, France and other countries.
Earlier acting Minister of energy Olga Bukovec said that in the near future Minemakers will resume talks with investors in renewable energy projects, and the Ministry during the week will develop a draft Memorandum for discussion. It is expected that the Memorandum would spell out the terms of the restructuring of “green tariff”, the construction of new stations and other provisions for the sustainable development of the sector.