Minsk, October 9 - Neftegaz.RU. Belarus is interested in the German experience in the use of renewable energy, Belarus Deputy Energy Minister Olga Prudnikova said during the opening of the Belarusian-German Energy Forum, Belarusian BelTa has learned.
Olga Prudnikova stressed that Belarusian is set to ensure harmonious development of its energy sector using various kinds of energy resources.
«Projects on the large-scale use of renewable energy implemented in germane are very interesting for us. We would like to learn more about the experience of Germany with a view to balancing our energy system including after the launch of Belarus NPP,» she noted.
Promising areas of cooperation also include the development of the construction sector, housing and utilities services. Belarus is interested in Europe's best practices in digital energy, development of smart cities, use of electricity for heating, and also the harmonization of national standards in energy saving and energy efficiency with European ones, and also other Sustainable Development Goals.
Belarus still uses a lot of hydrocarbon fuels for heat supply. «One of the important areas is the use of electricity for heating. We must ensure energy efficiency and energy saving starting from production and ending with its consumption. This is one of the issues we are going to discuss at the forum,» Prudnikova added.