Maryna Hritsyshyna



Maryna Hritsyshyna specializes in renewable energy projects, energy market, and dispute resolutions in the energy sector.

Responsible for providing legal support to complex projects in the renewable energy sector, she has extensive experience of drafting and negotiating a wide range of agreements, including wind turbine supply and installation agreements, turnkey agreements (including, EPC under FIDIC forms), service agreements, and re-negotiations of existing contracts. She has experience of supporting all legal issues connected to the construction of renewable energy projects.

Maryna had extensive experience in litigation defence of renewable projects in Ukraine and the interests of investors. Maryna represented the interests of the country’s largest RES producer in disputes with the energy market regulator regarding the non-adjustment and decrease of the feed-in tariff. She also participated in the resolution of disputes connected with the grid connection of RES projects.

Before joining Sayenko Kharenko, Maryna was engaged in legal support on the following renewable energy projects:

  • Botievo Wind Farm with capacity of 200 MW in Zaporizhia region of Ukraine (Project partners: Vestas, Landesbank Berlin AG)
  • Tryfanovskaya Solar Farm with capacity of 9,99 MW in Kherson region of Ukraine (Project partners: Ja Solar, ABB)
  • Primorskaya Wind Farm with capacity of 200 MW in Zaporizhia region of Ukraine (Project partners: GE, BAYERISCHE LANDESBANK)
  • Orlovka Wind Farm with capacity of 100 MW in Zaporizhia region of Ukraine
  • Ukrainian Bar Association


  • Recognized for Energy and Natural Resources by Chambers Europe 2020
  • Recommended for Energy by The Legal 500, 2020
  • Shortlisted for the “Energy Lawyer of the Year” according to Legal Awards 2019, Yuridicheskaya Practika
  • Named among notable practitioners in Energy and Natural Resources by Ukrainian Law Firms 2019


  • LL. M., summa cum laude, from Donetsk National University

Professional membership and involvement

  • Mediator of the Energy Community Secretariat’s Dispute Resolution and Negotiation Centre
  • Expert on the Roster of experts of the Energy Community Secretariat
  • American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine
  • European Business Association
  • Board member of UWEA
Media & Insight

9 months of Ministry of energy and environment protection: why the energy and environment were separated again in the go...

by Maryna Hritsyshyna

"Green light" for Donbas: why it's necessary to develope renewable energy in the east of Ukraine (In Ukrainian)

by Maryna Hritsyshyna

Restructuring of "green tariffs". The legality of anti-crisis measures (In Ukrainian)

by Maryna Hritsyshyna

Initiative on Ukrenergo's debt repayment by means of interstate crossings sale leaves many questions (In Ukrainian)

by Maryna Hritsyshyna

The laws of nature: how the COVID-19 pandemic affects green energy (In Ukrainian)

by Maryna Hritsyshyna

Forecasts on further legal regulation of the energy sector in 2020 (In Russian)

by Maryna Hritsyshyna

Overview on Ukraine's readiness for a new electricity market

by Maryna Hritsyshyna

New scheme of support and new electricity market (for renewable projects in Ukraine)

by Maryna Hritsyshyna &

Balance in wires: how imbalances are regulated under the rules of the new energy market (In Ukrainian)

by Maryna Hritsyshyna

Couldn't wait: what's the result of the "green tariff" debt (In Ukrainian)

by Maryna Hritsyshyna

Traders are under pressure: who will be able to resell electricity in Ukraine (in Ukrainian)

by Maryna Hritsyshyna

"3D-model" for Ukrainian energy market transformation (in Ukrainian)

by Maryna Hritsyshyna