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Naftogaz increases gas production in Western Ukraine

Ukraine’s oil and gas company Naftogaz is increasing gas production in the Western part of the country with the use of new technologies and equipment.

Ukraine gets ready to become the green hydrogen supplier of Europe – interview with Iaroslav Kryl, CEO, Hydrogen Ukraine

Iaroslav Kryl, CEO of Hydrogen Ukraine speaks about the challenges posed by the Russian aggression earlier in February and the advantages of building a hydrogen plant in the South of the country.

Ursula von der Leyen promises “deep and comprehensive reform” of the electricity market in State of the Union speech

In her annual State of the Union speech, delivered at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said that we have to decouple the dominant influence of gas on the price of electricity

Ukraine needs more emergency energy equipment, it’s time to show solidarity – interview with Artur Lorkowski, Director, Energy Community Secretariat

We spoke with Artur Lorkowski, Director of the Energy Community Secretariat about the needs of Ukraine ahead of the winter season and what other countries can do to help ensuring the stability of the energy system.

‘Not easy’: EU Ministers agree on key areas to mitigate energy prices

EU energy Ministers agreed on 4 key areas in which they expect the Commission to propose legislative solutions to mitigate energy prices.

Ukraine: shutting down Zaporizhzhia NPP ‘not a priority’

Despite growing hostilities around the Zaporizhzhia NPP, Ukraine is currently not planning to shut it down said the State Inspection of Nuclear Regulation clarifying the recent comments from the head of the inspection body.

EU Commission proposes cap on Russian gas as Putin’s threatens with halting supplies

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said that the EU will propose a price cap on Russian gas and a set of other measures to cope with a full-fledged energy crisis. The announcement comes just after Russian President Vladimir Putin threatened to halt all supplies if the EU took such a step.

Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia NPP disconnected from power grid

The final working reactor of the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant was disconnected from the power grid on Monday, due to Russian shelling which damaged and disrupted the country's power lines.

Polish PM discusses nuclear energy with US Vice President

Poland's Prime Minister, Mateusz Morawiecki and US Vice President, Kamala Harris held a telephone conversation to discuss Poland's nuclear energy plans.

Polish parliament approves financial support amid energy crisis

The Polish Sejm adopted a support package that will provide one-off payments for households and sensitive public institutions, which will compensate energy users for the rising energy prices.

Zelensky says radiation disaster was narrowly avoided at Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said the world narrowly escaped a radiation disaster as electricity to Ukraine's Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant was cut for hours due to Russian shelling in the area.

Polish government to shield households from rising heating costs with new subsidies

The Polish government approved a draft act that would introduce one-off payments to households and vulnerable public institutions to cover the rising cost of heating.

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