On July 9, the first meeting of the Interdepartmental Working Group, which is engaged in the formation of the National Strategy for Renewable Energy Development, took place. This work is supported by international organizations.
The meeting was attended by representatives of ministries of the country, as well as state concerns - "Türkmengaz", "Türkmennebit". From the side of foreign partners participated: G.Gonul (International Agency IRENA), representatives of UNDP, Head of OSCE Center in Ashgabat, Ambassador N.Drozd.
The topics of speeches at the meeting concerned the future use and ways of development of RES in Turkmenistan, the introduction of scientific developments in this direction, the use of foreign experience in the creation of the National Strategy.
The participants were introduced to the work of the OSCE Center in Ashgabat to support the development of RES in Turkmenistan, as well as to the possibilities of cooperation between UNDP and the Ministry of Energy in this area. The discussion also focused on global trends and the current situation with RES in other countries.