In September, the UN states will debate the issue of strengthening renewable energies. In the run-up to this event, Germany is assuming responsibility for the theme “global energy transition”.
After intensive negotiations, the Russian company Gazprom and the Ukrainian company Naftogaz concluded a new contract for gas transit through Ukraine on 31 December 2019 – one day prior to the expiry of the old agreement. The gas transit through Ukraine is thus secured for the next five years.
Municipalities, companies and research institutions from both countries are working together to develop sustainable solutions for the energy supply in the German-Dutch border Region.
The shift to renewable energy sources is reducing geopolitical dependencies. The Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue at the Federal Foreign Office provides a platform to discuss the impact of the global energy transition.
For two weeks, the international community will discuss the implementation of the Paris Climate Agreement.
Four facts on Germany’s energy supply