Authorities present Moldova's Energy Strategy 2050
18:34 | 24.11.2022 Category: Economic
Chisinau, 24 November /MOLDPRES/ - Moldova is set, for the next years, to ensure the country’s energy independence and the citizens’ supply with accessible energy, both in terms of source and price. This goal is seen in the concept of Moldova’s Energy Strategy till the 2050 year – a document of policies, which shows the government’s vision and which establishes priorities in the energy sector by the middle of the 21est century, taking into account the present global and regional challenges.
„We have a clear-cut goal: creation of a competitive and sustainable energy sector. Moldova needs a plan, in order to make a source of economic development out of the energy and not a burden for the pocket of the citizen and the business environment,’’ Deputy Prime Minister, Infrastructure and Regional Development Minister Andrei Spinu said at a today’s news conference, held along with the state secretary in the energy sector, Constantin Borosan, during which the Concept of the Moldova Energy Strategy 2050 was unveiled.
The document will have at the basis of five strategic objectives: enhancing the energy security; development of competitive energy markets and regional integration; promotion of the energy efficiency; development of sustainable renewable energy; consumers’ protection. Under the strategy, new power stations are to be constructed in Moldova on the territory under full control. Also, decision-makers will reconsider the energy mix and will promote the use of renewable energy sources, will promote the full technical, infrastructure and market integration into the European network, etc.
„We have 27 years at the disposal, in order to change the country’s direction in the energy sector. We have enough time to switch Moldova to a more efficient, more ecological and less costly consumption of energy. We must do this for our children and grandchildren. The getting of the energy independence is our moral obligation,’’ Andrei Spinu said.
Photo: Infrastructure and Regional Development Ministry