Energy Minister meets representatives of Finnish corporation

2019-11-08 15:03:26

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ On November 5, Minister of Energy Ts.Davaasuren met with a delegation led by Kari Punnonen, Regional Director for North East Asia, Wärtsilä Energy Solutions.

At the meeting, the progress of an energy sources research being jointly conducted by experts of the Mongolian Energy Ministry and Wärtsilä at the initiative of Energy Minister Ts.Davaasuren and Non-resident Ambassador of Finland to Mongolia Jarno Syrjälä.

The collaborative research is aimed at finding possible energy resource alternatives for 2020-2030 from data-driven reliable, environmentally friendly energy source models to cope with the continuously growing energy demand. The energy minister recommended taking into account renewable energy - especially wind and hydroelectric - power stations and other resources that would use accumulators and gas turbines in addition to coal-fired power station extensions and the stations to be newly built and focusing on development of models with reasonable costs.

The experts highlighted that a more fitting alternative could be the combination of generators and wind power for now and that the final results of the research will be presented within two to three months.