Ministry of Energy of the Republic of Azerbaijan

11/04/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 11/04/2021 08:17

Minister of Energy met with Senior Vice President of Uniper

Minister of Energy Parviz Shahbazov met with a delegation led by Uwe Fip, Senior Vice President for Gas Supply & Origination of German company Uniper.

During the meeting, information was provided about the projects being implemented in our country with the participation of Uniper. The implementation status of the projects, at the same time, the company's current activity directions globally, projects implemented in different countries, experience in the field of hydrogen energy use were also touched upon.

The sides exchanged views on topics such as energy transition process in the world, current situation in gas markets, hydrogen production, transmission and storage technologies, carbon capture and storage technologies. The importance of diversification of energy resources and the important role of natural gas in the transition process were emphasized in the background of the energy transition.

Information was given on projects and future plans implemented in the field of green energy in Azerbaijan, and it was brought to the attention that the Azerbaijani section of Caspian Sea is rich in oil and gas resources, as well as wind energy potential. It was noted that the road map for the use of offshore wind energy potential in our country is being developed, the prospects for the production and export of green power, green hydrogen, green ammonia were noted at the expense of this resource in the future, and preparation for international cooperation was noted in order to study opportunities in this direction.