U.S. Democrats believe energy development will make Ukraine important at global level

Source : 112 Ukraine

Ukraine is advised to work on nuclear energy on a small scale, new areas of solar and wind energy, storage technologies for battery energy
18:04, 20 June 2020


The US Democratic Party is convinced that the development of various energy sectors will allow Ukraine to become part of the European energy security system and take an important role at the global level. This opinion was expressed by the American congressman from the Democratic Party and the co-chair of the Support Group for Ukraine in Congress Marcy Kaptur during the Kyiv Security Forum, Ukraine 24 reports.

“One of the areas where Ukraine could be a very important state, and in a global sense, because I am so impressed with Ukrainian science and the scientists that I met during my stay in Ukraine. For example, Ukraine could work on nuclear energy on a small scale, as well as over new areas of solar energy, geothermal energy, the use of wind, storage technologies for battery energy," said Kaptur.

She emphasized that after the year 2050 or 2070, gas reserves in the world as a whole will rapidly decrease, therefore, new technologies need to be implemented, and Ukraine can make a significant contribution to this.

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The American congressman noted the advisability of signing a high-level agreement with Ukraine on cooperation in this industry.

On June 19, a new online discussion of the Kyiv Security Forum took place. It was dedicated to the collective policy of the West against the aggression of Russia and the support of Ukraine.

The event was attended by American and Ukrainian politicians, in particular US Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur, Executive Director of the Penn-Biden Center for Diplomacy and Global Interaction, former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense and Advisor to the former Vice President of the United States Joe Biden, Michael Carpenter, former US diplomat, Ambassador to NATO in 1997-2001 and Russia in 2001-2005, former Deputy Secretary General of NATO Alexander Vershbow, former Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, former Deputy Foreign Minister of Ukraine Danylo Lubkivsky.

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