7th International Forum of Sustainable Energy in Ukraine "autonomous energy supply, energy efficiency and renewable energy"

October 15, 2015, Hall of Champions at the NSC "Olympic"


9:00 - 9:30 Opening the Forum


Ukraine's policy of sustainable energy development in the light of current geopolitical and economic challenges

  • "Changes of the country" - change the energy paradigm of Ukraine

  • Energy strategy: when and which version?

  • Reforming of the Ukrainian energy market: the impact of the projects of sustainable energy

  • Energy consumption and energy saving in difficult times: why can Ukraine achieve in the short term, what should we do and what the action plan?

Moderator: Vitaly Daviy, CEO of Innovative Business Centre, President of  APEU



  • Vladimir Demchyshyn, Minister of Energy of Ukraine (clarifying)

  • Janesh Kopach, Director of the Energy Community Secretariat (at confirmation stage)

  • Delegation of the European Union in Ukraine (speaker is confirmed)

  • The International Energy Agency (speaker is confirmed)

  • Shevki Adzhuner, EBRD Director in Ukraine

10:30-11:00 Coffee Break

11:00-12:30 THE SECOND SESSION. Legislation and lawmaking for sustainable development of energy in Ukraine 

  • How will  the government stimulate the transition to local fuels and energy sources?

  • How will be ensured the minimizing of gas consumption?

  • What measures for the implementation of energy efficiency should be expected in the industry and municipal sector? 

  • Reforming of the the energy market today

  • New tariffs: what should we expect from the regulator in the short and medium term, and how to help Ukrainian industry to survive?

  • Lawmaking: how can current draft legislations and the latest initiatives change the landscape of energy market in Ukraine?

  • What changes in the legislative field of energy efficiency and renewable energy sources are expected in the short term?

  • Does Ukraine open the door to energy efficient technologies: when will the law on import of electric cars be adopted? how to implement the preferential import of energy saving equipment? which  support can expectlocal production and users of energy efficient technologies expect?

Moderator: Andrei Kulikov, journalist, broadcaster

  • Alexander Dombrowski, Deputy Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine on energy and fuel

  • Gennady Zubko, Deputy Prime Minister of Ukraine and Minister of Regional Development, Construction and Housing (at confirmation)

  • Dmitry Vovk, Chairman of NCSREU*

  • Sergei Savchuk, Chairman of the State Agency for Energy Efficiency and Energy Saving of Ukraine

12:30-13:30 Nooning

13:30-15:00 THE THIRD SESSION. PANEL DISCUSSION. Energy efficiency in industry: looking for solutions for enterprises in the "energy hunger" conditions

{Open dialogue between government officials, industry leaders and bankers}

  • How to keep Ukrainian production in conditions of gas and coal shortages?

  • Energy efficient solutions in the conditions of crisis in Ukraine: what and how to do it?

  • What programs of financial and donor organizations may become the decision to implement the energy efficiency programs today?

  • What special solutions can be offered by the leading suppliers of technologies and solutions in the field of energy efficiency?

Moderator: Vadim Ulyda, Chairman of the Public Council of the State Agency for Energy Efficiency and Energy Saving of Ukraine


  • Vitaly Shcherbenko, Deputy General Director of "Naftogaz of Ukraine" *

  • Vladimir Shatunin, Regional Manager of Schneider Electric of Ukraine

  • Sergey Maslichenko, Senior Banker of EBRD in Ukraine

  • George Geletukha, Chairman of the Association UABIO

  • Kirill Shevchenko, CEO of Ukrgasbank *

15:00-15:30 Coffee Break

15:30-16:30 THE FOURTH SESSION. Industry of solutions in the field of sustainable energy for private households and commercial sector: How to win the competition with "old energy system" and attract the final consumer?

  • Independent energy supply (thermal solar collectors, boilers for biofuels, photovoltaic modules, wind turbines, heat pumps, hybrid systems):dynamics of development and challenges on the way to the consumer

  • Electric vehicles: how to accelerate the development of electric cars market?

  • Energy efficient solutions (equipment and services for reducing energy consumption) - how to make more affordable?

Moderator: Dmitry Aliyev, Head of Industry Group at KPMG


  • Andriy Konechenkov, Chairman UWEA

  • Sergey Novatskyy, Technical Director, Ukrainian System "Solar"

  • Zahar Pashun, CEO and founder of the Society Elmob

  • Oleksiy Prystaya, Rector of the Ukrainian Forestry University

  • Oshchadbank (speaker is confirmed)

16:40-18:00 THE FIFTH SESSION. Restart of renewable energy market: new opportunities and solutions for businesses and consumers

  • How does a new legislation of renewable energy change?

  • What are the development prospects of medium-scale and large-scale renewable energy facilities in Ukraine?

  • The operating, interaction between energy market and features of the "green" tariff today

  • Features of generation of thermal energy from biomass and other renewable energy sources

Moderator: Peter Dickinson, journalist, publisher of business journals "Business Ukraine"


  • Vladislav Eremenko, General Director of "Wind farms of Ukraine"

  • Maxim Kozitskii, CEO of Eco-Optima

  • Andrew Maksymets, Director of AEG Power Solutions 3w in Ukraine

  • DTEK (speaker is confirmed)

  • Sergey Leyvikov, Director KP "Odessa Regional Energy saving company"

  • Vladimir Zhytnik, President of OOO "Energoinvest"

  • NCSREU (speaker is confirmed)

  • DC "Energy Market" (speaker is confirmed)

18:30 Couchee