UPI.com: Ukraine eyeing Chinese gasification technology
Ukraine indicated it will seek access to Chinese coal gasification technologies as a way to wean its power plants from Russian natural gas, reads United Press International report.
Ukrainian Prime Minister Mykola Azarov said Tuesday he discussed coal gasification as a means to generate power with Li Jiping, vice president of China Development Bank, which last month agreed to extend a $3.66 billion credit line to Kyiv.
Azarov said the aim of the meeting was to push forward a plan for Ukraine to secure gasification technologies that could enable it move from using increasingly expensive imported Russian natural gas to fire its power plants.Read more here.
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