We continue to provide support to Serbia in the process of reaching its climate goals and implementing the green agenda, by providing support for a just transition, increasing the use of renewable energy sources and creating a green and sustainable economy, said German Ambassador Anke Konrad during a meeting with the Minister of Mining and Energy Dubravka Djedovic.
“German experience and expertise can be of great help to Serbia, which is in the process of drafting strategic energy documents. We share common goals and are available for cooperation in new projects,” Ambassador Konrad said and emphasized Germany’s commitment to deepening the strategic climate partnership with Serbia in a joint fight against climate change.
Minister Djedovic emphasized that the drafting of strategic documents is in progress, which will result in a greater participation of renewable energy sources in the energy mix and a reduction in the emission of harmful gases.
“We share the vision of the EU and Germany in terms of achieving climate neutrality, and their support towards this goal is very important to us, and in order to be more energy secure and independent, we will have to build new energy capacities from renewable sources, solar and wind power plants, but also reduce irrational energy consumption,” said the Minister of Energy.
According to her, this implies significant financial resources, but also expert support. In this connection, she reminded that for years the German Development Bank KfW, together with the Ministry, has been implementing energy infrastructure modernization projects that are significant for the energy transition and rational use of energy.
The meeting was attended by the director of the Office of the German Development Bank KfW, Rudiger Hartmann, the head of development cooperation at the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany, Christian Schilling, and representatives of GIZ, according to the statement of the Ministry of Mining and Energy.