Local authority-led reform leads to sustainable energy benefits

Local authority-led reform leads to sustainable energy benefits

29 May 2018
The Municipal Project Support Facility (MPSF) under the EU4Energy Initiative provides local authorities in the Eastern Partnership countries with the means to deliver energy-related projects. These are designed to improve citizens’ lives and achieve sustainable environmental benefits. A key…
Clean energy: the Moldovan villages setting up their own energy supply sources

Clean energy: the Moldovan villages setting up their own energy supply sources

29 May 2018
As the European Union’s Member States mark EU Sustainable Energy Week, stakeholders are discussing and sharing their experience in renewable energy sources, energy security strategies and environmental issues. In this article, we look at some examples of businesses in the field of renewable energy…
Wind farm in Gori successfully generates renewable energy in Georgia

Wind farm in Gori successfully generates renewable energy in Georgia

28 May 2018
In Gori, around 90 km from Tbilisi, six wind turbines have been steadily generating power for the past two years. Qartli Wind Farm is the first wind farm built in Georgia and the first commercial wind power plant built in the South Caucasus. It was made possible with the support of the European…
Solar panels on blinds: how a Ukrainian innovation is achieving worldwide success

Solar panels on blinds: how a Ukrainian energy innovation is achieving worldwide success

28 May 2018
Energy independence is increasing in Ukraine, and the number of innovations that help to achieve this is also on the rise. The issue of energy efficiency remains relevant for Ukraine. Ukraine's economy one of the most energy-intensive in the world. Artificially low energy prices over the course…
All is clear: How Belarus develops solar energy

All is clear: How Belarus develops solar energy

28 May 2018
In view of the upcoming EU Sustainable Energy Week, we are trying to find out how much solar energy Belarus produces and how the European Union supports solar energy in Belarus. According to some scientists, solar may become the main energy source within the next 20 years. Over the last ten years…
EU’s Green Energy Project helps fight poverty in Armenia

EU’s Green Energy Project helps fight poverty in Armenia

28 May 2018
Armenia is making its first steps in the field of green energy. If we consider the country’s geographical location and high levels of sunshine, solar energy in particular can be an excellent solution for local communities who still face problems with heating supply. Green energy is both less…
Plastic waste to be recycled into building materials for the first time in Armenia

Plastic waste to be recycled into building materials for the first time in Armenia

28 May 2018
Innovations in the contemporary world may make people’s daily lives more convenient, but they can also cause irreversible damage to nature.
Why green economy is so important for Belarus

Why green economy is so important for Belarus

23 May 2018
In Belarus, the country that suffered most from the effects of the Chornobyl disaster and is now struggling to undergo structural transformation of the economy, it is essential to ensure sustainable growth without increasing environmental risks.
A year of cultural heritage in the EU: How citizens can preserve Ukrainian culture

A year of cultural heritage in the EU: How citizens can preserve Ukrainian culture

17 May 2018
Artists, researchers and active citizens from Ukraine are getting involved in the European Year of Cultural Heritage, successfully implementing a number of projects that aim to preserve the country’s cultural legacy.
Handmade culture in Georgia: how traditional crafts are contributing to the economy

Handmade culture in Georgia: how traditional crafts are contributing to the economy

16 May 2018
Georgian folk craftsmen are transforming traditional crafts into a source of economic income with the support of an EU-financed project.