Ukraine

Opinion

Energy infrastructure: The Achilles’ heel of Ukraine’s energy transition

The upcoming energy transition will change approaches towards constructing power systems and their topology. Developing renewables is becoming increasingly critical as the transition away from big energy facilities based on using fossil fuels will lead to the redesign of our energy infrastructure, notably distribution grids.

Opinion

Ukraine’s energy sector faces its moment of truth

Ukraine’s energy sector is undergoing one of the most profound crises in its history. It is no surprise therefore that solving this crisis is a priority for officials and industry. In doing so, they will have to take a fundamental decision; whether to pursue a pragmatic or a populist approach to policy and regulatory change.

Americas

Exxon wins US suit over $2m Ukraine-sanctions fine

Exxon Mobil Corp. won a lawsuit challenging a $2 million fine levied against it by U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin after the company allegedly violated Ukraine-related sanctions with a series oil and gas deals in Russia.

Opinion

Resuming electricity imports from Russia: A very risky business for Ukraine

Energy is particularly important to Ukraine. It is not simply a matter of ensuring consumers and businesses have the energy they need, at the right price. Or that the country is fulfilling its international obligations in transitioning towards a more sustainable, renewables based, energy system. Energy is also absolutely fundamental to our national security and the nature of our relationships with our neighbours.