Mihajlovic said that Serbia, by passing the new legislative framework, and especially the Law on the use of RES, created a basis for the beginning of process of energy transition.
The meeting also looked at the topics of security in the gas sector, Serbia’s plans to increase security of supply, diversification of suppliers and regional connectivity.
In that context, Mihajlovic underlined that interconnection with Bulgaria is a priority for Serbia, i.e. the most important project that we are implementing together with the European Union.
Also, the plan is to get connected with North Macedonia, Montenegro and Romania too, she said and added that Serbia makes part of a recently formed working group for reducing dependence on a single supplier, which is a part of the EU Platform for Joint Energy Purchase.
Cochard voiced support for Serbia’s efforts to improve energy security, especially bearing in mind the challenges that all European countries face due to the war in Ukraine.
He said that France gives full support to the Ministry of Mining and Energy in the implementation of the Green Agenda, especially in the part related to the increase of energy production from renewable sources.