As part of COP28 in Dubai, decarbonization of energy sector of Moldova was discussed in Dubai

The Minister of Energy of Moldova Viktor Parlikov took part in the round table of ministers of the energy community, organized as part of the UN annual conference on changing the COP28 climate, which takes place in the UAE.

The meeting participants discussed the progress achieved today in the issue of climate management and energy in accordance with the goals of the EU in the field of energy and climate until 2030.

Among the goals under discussion was to reduce the emissions of greenhouse gases in the EU by 55 percent by 2030 compared to the 1990 level, a reduction in the final energy consumption by at least 11.7 percent compared to energy consumption forecasts for 2030, as well as the share of renewed energy sources of 45 percent of the final consumption.

The ambitious goals of the Republic of Moldova, for the decarbonization of the energy sector by 2050, became a topic that Parlikov discussed during a meeting with the Executive Director of the International Energy Agency (IEA) Fatich Birol.

At a meeting with the Canadian Ambassador on Catherine Catherine Stuart, the Minister of Energy discussed, among other things, the possibilities of supporting the electrification of transport in the Republic of Moldova, in particular, the promotion of vehicles to network technologies (V2Grid) and the topic of support for Canada of innovation and decarbonization of countries located In the process of development.

Moldova is one of the most vulnerable to change in the climate of countries, contrary to a slight influence on increasing the level of global emissions of greenhouse gases.

According to the news site with reference to the data of the Ministry of Energy of the Republic, annual losses from climate change are 2.13 percent of GDP.

Over the past 130 years, the average annual temperature in Moldova has increased by more than 1.2 degrees Celsius.

As a result, droughts, strong floods, heat waves, heavy rains and other extreme weather phenomena are more often observed.