[PITTSBURGH] June 27, 2017 – The top executive team from Ukraine’s state-owned utility Centrenergo, one of the largest power generating companies in Ukraine, paid a unique visit to Pittsburgh last week to meet with U.S. coal suppliers and U.S. technology and solution providers operating in the clean coal and blended fuel areas.

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The Centrenergo visit coincided with the Ukrainian president’s meeting with President Trump and the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Commerce, who also discussed coal exports.  Pittsburgh-based Reed Smith partner Robert (Bob) P. Simons worked with Ryan Russell of the U.S. Department of Commerce, the U.S. Embassy in Kiev and the Department of Energy (DOE) to organize the visit by Mr. Oleg Kozemko’s, Centrenergo’s CEO, and his executive team.