The State Agency of Ukraine for Energy Efficiency and Energy Saving proposed to abolish the requirement to use domestic equipment and materials in the construction of renewable energy facilities to obtain “green” tariff.
“The bill proposed to abolish the requirement for mandatory implementation of local content requirements in the application of” green tariff “, because it is contrary to the provisions of the WTO agreements … In addition, October 2, 2014 the Secretariat of the Energy Community (EC) with its letter №ECS-7/13 began the process of dispute resolution against Ukraine regarding non-compliance of Ukrainian legislation Art. 13 (2) of Directive 2009/28 / EC and Art. 7 of the Treaty on the basis of the EC, namely the use of local content, “ was indicated in the memorandum to the document.
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