The Ministry of Energy is against the energy efficiency program under the auspices of the Ministry of Economy


The Ministry of Energy, the Ministry of Transport and the Ministry of Industry and Trade do not want to participate in the development of a state program to improve energy efficiency under the auspices of the Ministry of Economy. According to these ministries, the proposed measures duplicate existing strategic documents. The Ministry of Energy proposes to revise the goals of the state program, taking into account the sanctions and "a change in priorities towards energy security." Analysts estimate the cost of the state program at 20 trillion rubles. until 2035, but they fear that due to the loss of interest of line ministries, it will turn into a formal document without financial support.
“Ъ” managed to get acquainted with the minutes of the meeting of the State Council working group on the topic of energy efficiency dated April 18. According to the document, the Ministry of Energy, The Ministry of Transport and the Ministry of Industry and Trade oppose the development of sectoral federal projects (FP) as part of the state program to improve the energy efficiency of the Russian Federation until 2035. Developer of the state program — Ministry of Economy. Ministries believe that FP — redundant, since they duplicate existing strategic documents. Only the Ministry of Construction sent its proposals to the Ministry of Economy, follows from the protocol.
At the meeting, Deputy Minister of Energy Pavel Snikkars also noted that 87% of the generation of the Russian Federation comes from low-carbon sources (39% — NPPs, HPPs and RES, and 48% — gas thermal power plants). According to him, power grids are being updated in the Russian Federation, losses in them are being reduced, and TPPs are being modernized and built on Russian gas turbines, as a result of which “equipment is being significantly updated, their capacity is increasing, energy efficiency and environmental friendliness. Kommersant