• A.A. Khalatov Institute of Engineering Thermophysics of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine
  • N.M. Fialko Institute of Engineering Thermophysics of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine
  • M.P. Tymchenko Institute of Engineering Thermophysics of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine
Keywords: energy security, energy transition, Hubbert curve, fossil conventional energy resources, world proven reserves


In the context of the energy transition, the impact on the energy security of Ukraine of the global threat of depletion of the main types of fossils of traditional energy resources is analyzed. The peculiarities of FER consumption in the recent period in the world as a whole, in the EU and in Ukraine are considered. It points to the fundamental difference in the dynamics of consumption of fossil fuels in the world as a whole and in the EU. The data concerning the proved world reserves of traditional energy resources and terms of their exhaustion are given. Estimates of fossil fuels own stocks in Ukraine are presented and prospects of their use are considered. It is indicated that the development of nuclear energy in Ukraine is promising (as one of the directions of decarbonization of energy in the French interpretation) given the significant world geological reserves of various uranium isotopes. At the same time, it is noted that hybrid technologies of nuclear power deserve special attention.

Author Biography

N.M. Fialko, Institute of Engineering Thermophysics of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine


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Khalatov, A., Fialko, N., & Tymchenko, M. (2020). ENERGY SECURITY OF UKRAINE: THE THREAT OF LONG-TERM ENERGY RESOURCES DEPLETION. Thermophysics and Thermal Power Engineering, 42(3), 5-22.
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