The Wind Energy Association opposes the introduction of temporary administrations at green power plants

Leading associations with renewable energy sources appealed to the Minister of Energy of Ukraine regarding the introduction of an interim administration in the event of a threat to the security of the supply of electricity." This is stated in a statement by the Ukrainian Wind Energy Association.

Leading associations with renewable energy sources ask to exclude "green" producers from the mechanism of the introduction of an interim administration.

The draft law "On Amendments to the Law of Ukraine" On the Electricity Market "regarding the introduction of temporary administration in the event of a threat of violation of the security of the supply of electrical energy" provides for a mechanism for the introduction of temporary administration for electricity producers in the event of a threat of violation of the security of the supply of electrical energy and/or manufacturers of licensing requirements for the production of economic activities.

“At the same time, the bill proposes to endow the Ministry of Energy with functions unusual for it - to influence the participants of the electric energy market by introducing temporary administrations in case of violation of the license conditions by a market participant,” the message says.

The Association believes that the introduction of administrations will lead to the impossibility of fulfilling agreements on the sale and purchase of electricity; in addition to this, the draft law "provides for the actual introduction of a mechanism for transferring electricity facilities from private to state ownership without any compensation to producers or investors, which contradicts the principles of building a competitive electricity market."

The experts from the Renewable Energy Associations emphasized that the draft law violates the Law of Ukraine "On the Electricity Market", contradicts the principles of building a competitive electricity market and does not comply with several EU Directives.

To recap, the Ministry of Energy has developed a bill on the introduction of an interim administration in the event of a threat to the security of the supply of electricity.

The draft law proposes to introduce temporary administrations to economic entities operating in the energy sector in the event of a threat of violation of the security of the supply of electrical energy and/or violation by such entities of the licensing requirements for conducting economic activities.

Tags: solar energy, wind energy, feed-in tariff, electricity market, renewables, draft law, investments, investors, Ukraine, The Ministry of Energy, новости энергетики украины

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