Ukraine Denmark Energy Centre

a bilateral government cooperation on strategic energy planning

The UDEC government cooperation started in 2015 with first phase completed by end of 2017. The 2nd UDEC phase for the three years 2018-2020 were officially agreed by a government agreement between the Ministry of Energy and Coal Industry of Ukraine and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark 27 February 2018. The Danish support to UDEC II is part of the Danish Neighbourhood Programme (DANEP) 2017-2021 and the DANEP Country Programme for Ukraine, under the thematic pillar on Sustainable and Inclusive Economic Growth. The UDEC II cooperation is agreed for the three years 2018-2020. The 20 MDKK program has one development engagement ‘Strengthening the enabling environment for sustainable energy investment, assisting Ukraine in achieving its renewable energy, energy efficiency and energy independence targets’ – consisting of six outputs:

Support to implementation of New Energy Strategy of Ukraine till 2035.
System for short-term forecast modelling and software developed in accordance with international best practice.
Tools for integration of Renewable Energy, a system for short-term forecast of production from wind and solar PV and support to development of wind measuring infrastructure, as well as general support to Ukraine’s efforts to converge its electricity market regulation to that of the EU.
“One stop shop” project development platform supported under the umbrella of SAEE with Ukrainian-Danish expertise.
Support for implementation of current National Renewable Energy Action Plan (NREAP) till 2020 and development of new NREAP till 2035 with its implementation stages.
Support for implementation of current National Energy Efficiency Action Plan till 2020 (NEEAP) and support for development of New NEEAP till 2035.