Secretary of State Niculae Havrilet: “We have discussions with the World Bank for the modernization of the Natural Gas Law”
“The electricity law is being rewritten through a consultancy program, with the help of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), and we are in talks with the World Bank to obtain support for modernizing the natural gas law,” Secretary of State Niculae Havrilet announced on Tuesday in a videoconference.
“We have opportunities in wind and solar both onshore and offshore, with important possibilities to obtain electricity, using the Black Sea, which can be a friend of Romanians not only spending two weeks at sea, on vacation, but also to bring clean energy. This energy lends itself very well to its transformation into hydrogen.In the short term, hydrogen will be the most widely used fuel especially in the heavy transport area, whether we are talking about aviation or the naval area. We have a new electricity law, which is now being rewritten through a consultancy program with the help of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, and we are in talks with the World Bank to get support for modernizing the natural gas law. be bound in a single normative act on two chapters or can be presented as two separate laws,” said Havrilet.
He pointed out that Romania has many opportunities in terms of developing new infrastructures for the production and storage of electricity from renewable sources.
CNR-CME, in partnership with Electrica through Electrica Serv., organized on Tuesday the online conference on “Past, present and future in the field of electricity in Romania”.
In the opening of the conference, Iulian Iancu, President of CNR-CME said: “We are facing unimaginable challenges, and climate change is one of the most influential factors in the world. The use of fossil fuels causes high energy losses, but renewable sources, including hydrogen technology, will provide new solutions in this regard. Access to energy must be ensured for all categories of people, and achieving climate change targets is a major goal globally. The young generation has all the capabilities to take over the set of opportunities that are now at hand and to offer solutions to current challenges. Young people are Romania’s chance in shaping a future as sustainable as possible.”