The German Professor and economist acquainted the teachers and students of the IFNTUOG with the experience of Germany in the field of energy and economy

On June 23, 2016 a lecture on "The German Experience in the field of energy and economу. Transformation processes of renewable energy use" was held by Doctor of Economics, Professor of Technical University of Dresden Georg Milbradt (former Minister-President of Saxony) in the Ivano-Frankivsk National Technical University of Oil and Gas.
It was Georg Milbradt’s first official visit to the Carpathian region in the framework of the project "Consultancy Fund, the implementation of the reform" of the German society for international cooperation (GIZ Ukraine). He was accompanied by an expert on economic development Tetiana Ventsel. The day before a high German official, who has extensive experience in management work (arbitrator from the tariff negotiations in the public service of the Federation and the Union of employers ' associations (2010).; The Chairman Of The Fund "Forum Of Federation, Canada. 2013), spoke with the Ivano-Frankivsk public representatives in the building of the Ivano-Frankivsk regional state administration, focusing on the issues of decentralization, local governments, improving public financial management for sustainable economic development.

In his opening remarks Vice-rector for scientific and pedagogical work, social and economic development of IFNTUOG Oleh Dzoba expressed appreciation for the presentation by Professor G. Milbradt of energy experience of Germany, as IFNTUOG specializes in the development of energy-saving technologies, initiates the solution of the problem of the energy independence of the country at the state level. Report-presentation of the German guest lead to a lively discussion among the audience of teachers and students since the Professor has raised the topical issues of use of alternative (renewable) sources of energy – wind and solar power, biomass, geothermal).
At the final stage of the meeting hope for further fruitful cooperation between IFNTUOG and GIZ Ukraine was expressed. The guests visited a drilling simulation center, research lab, and the Geological Museum of IFNTUOG.