CIS Electric Power Council approves CIS Concept on cooperation in energy sphere
SAINT PETERSBURG. October 26. KAZINFORM /Yelena Myagkova/ The CIS Electric Power Council has approved the CIS Concept on cooperation in the energy sphere and Plan of priority measures for its implementation in Chisinau. The Concept was elaborated on the CIS prime ministers' instruction. It consists of key goals of the CIS states connected with the energy security, opportunities of production increase and energy consumption for ensuring the economic growth. The document defines main principles of interaction between the CIS states on the basis of the market relations, directions in electricity, gas field. The Concept is accompanied by the Plan of priority measures for its implementation. The document will be introduced to the CIS prime ministers at the summit in Yalta in November, 2009. The issues of preparation of the CIS energy systems for the winter season 2009/2010, methods of overcoming of negatives consequences of the world financial crisis in the electricity field of the CIS states were also discussed at the session in Chisinau. The sides considered the issue of actualization of the Treaty Assuring the Parallel Operation of the Electric Power Systems of the CIS Member-States and etc.