Presidential Aide and State Council Secretary Igor Levitin and Kemerovo Region Governor Sergei Tsivilev chaired a videoconference meeting of the State Council Commission on Energy to discuss energy savings and enhancing energy efficiency in the Russian Federation.
The meeting was attended by Head of the Republic of Buryatia Alexei Tsydenov, Head of the Republic of Khakassia Valentin Konovalov, Amur Region Governor Vasily Orlov, and representatives from relevant federal ministries, the business community and experts.
Energy savings and enhancing energy efficiency is a priority goal across the globe. It is topical in all regions of Russia and plays a big role both for the population and for industry.
The State Council working group will take part in drafting a state programme on energy savings and enhancing energy efficiency through to 2035 with the participation of the State Council commissions on Energy (chaired by Kuzbass Governor Sergei Tsivilev), Construction, Housing and Utilities, and Urban Environment (chaired by President of the Republic of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov), and on the Ecology and Natural Resources (chaired by Nizhny Novgorod Region Governor Gleb Nikitin).
This programme will be tied to the Strategy of the Russian Federation Long-Term Development with Low Greenhouse Gas Emissions through to 2050. Experts will set energy efficiency targets for different economic branches and map out measures for reaching them.
The working group will conduct a comprehensive analysis of issues pertaining to energy savings and enhancing energy efficiency in Russia, study the experience of the regions in this area, draft proposals on measures under the state programme, as well as proposals on these issues to be discussed at the State Council meeting.