South Korea is ready to participate in long-term projects to rebuild Ukraine's energy sector
Seoul is willing to take part in long-term projects aimed at restoring and rebuilding Ukraine's energy sector
This was reported by the press service of Ukraine’s Ministry of Energy.
On February 6, Energy Minister Herman Halushchenko met with Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Ukraine Kim Hyun Te.
"Kim Hyun Te confirmed his country's intention to continue supporting the Ukrainian energy sector, emphasizing the Korean side's interest in participating in medium- and long-term projects to restore and rebuild the Ukrainian energy sector," the ministry said.
In addition, the parties discussed cooperation in the nuclear industry, renewable energy, and assistance to the energy sector of Ukraine. The Ukrainian side proposed to establish cooperation to exchange information on technologies for the protection and security of energy facilities in Ukraine and the Republic of Korea.
In particular, Halushchenko outlined promising areas of cooperation between Ukraine and South Korea.
"These are nuclear energy and the development of renewable energy sources, which will become the basis for a modernized Ukrainian energy system," he said.
On the morning of February 4, Ukrenergo reported a reduction in the power deficit in the grid, as electricity production at thermal power plants increased.
On February 5, it became known that 280,000 consumers in Odesa were left without electricity, and 90% of centralized supply boilers had already been launched.