KNESS at the PWEA 2022 conference. This is the largest event in the energy sector in Central and Eastern Europe, which brought together about 1,200 experts from different countries.
On the first day of the conference during the Ukrainian-Polish round table Serhii Kravchuk, Director of KNESS Energy, together with other experts, representatives of the Ukrainian and Polish energy sectors, European organizations, financial institutions and ministries, discussed the state of Ukraine’s energy sector and perspectives of its postwar recovery. They shared their views on the challenges and opportunities of export-import trade relations between Ukraine and Poland, the role of financial institutions for a favorable business climate in Ukraine, the current situation and the surplus caused by falling consumption in the power system, and curtailment of RES generation.
– Synchronization of Ukraine’s energy system with ENTSO-E energy association will increase the reliability and sustainability of Ukraine’s UES. This process is two-way and beneficial for both parties.
– Electricity trading: the importance of holding the first commercial auctions with continental Europe.
– The importance and urgency of the development of interconnectors between the distribution grids of Ukraine and Poland.
– Time requirement: to achieve the required level of flexibility of the energy system, it is vital to implement energy storage systems.
– Case: for the first time in its practice, the EBRD will provide € 50 million in loans to a country at war to maintain the liquidity of the transmission system operator.
The event is organized by the Polish Wind Energy Association (PWEA) with the support of the Ministry of Climate and Environment of Poland and in partnership with UWEA.