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EU4Energy: Moldovan and Georgian towns learn how to improve their energy and climate policies thanks to EU

27 April 2018
Moldovan and Georgian members of the “Covenant of Mayors East” initiative learned how to improve their energy and climate policies and write Sustainable Energy and Climate Action Plans (SECAPs) at a specialised training in the Georgian town of Telavi on 25-26 April. The main goal of the training…
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Belarus: Kindergarten in the city of Braslau to switch to solar energy

27 April 2018
Solar panels will be installed in the kindergarten in the Belarusian city of Braslau as part of the EU-supported ‘Covenant of Mayors – Demonstration Projects’ programme. The solar panels will be used to heat water using renewable energy. According to experts, the average amount of sun Braslau gets…
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Moldovan biomass producers learn from Romanian experience in green energy thanks to EU

27 April 2018
Representatives of the Moldovan Biomass Cluster are visiting the city of Brasov, Romania on 26-27 of April to learn about the country’s experience in the use of green energy. The study visit is organised by the EU-supported Energy and Biomass Project in Moldova. During the two-day study visit,…
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EU4Energy: Energy Community Secretariat presents electricity supply rules in Georgia

26 April 2018
On 17 April, experts from the Energy Community Secretariat presented the draft rules for electricity supply to the National Energy and Water Supply Regulatory Commission (GNERC) and distribution system operators in Georgia. The adoption of the rules, which were developed under the framework of the…
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EU and Ukraine sign €50 million agreement to support Energy Efficiency Fund

26 April 2018
A Financing Agreement of €50 million was signed last week to support the Ukrainian Energy Efficiency Fund. The agreement was signed by Vice Prime Minister Hennadii Zubko and Head of the Support Group for Ukraine Peter Wagner, in the presence of Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman. It is expected…
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Joint action in energy field discussed during EU4Energy Action Steering Committee

26 April 2018
The EU4Energy Action Steering Committee meeting, hosted by the Energy Community Secretariat, took place on 23 April in Vienna. The partner organisations implementing the EU4Energy Programme in the six Eastern Neighbourhood and five Central Asia countries evaluated the EU4Energy actions over the…
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EU Assistance Mission helps Ukrainian police and media strengthen mutual respect during mass events

26 April 2018
This week, dialogue policing officers from seven regions of Ukraine gathered in the country’s capital of Kyiv to take part in communication and media training organised by the European Union Advisory Mission (EUAM). The two-day programme was designed to develop techniques to establish clear lines…
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Apply now to take part in the European School Summer Camp 2018 in Georgia

26 April 2018
Young people from the EU and its six Eastern Partner countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine) are invited to apply for the European School Summer Camp 2018, which will take place in Georgia from 9 to 29 August. Participants should be aged between 14 and…
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Armenia joins Energy Community Competition Network

26 April 2018
On 20 April, Armenia became the first Observer to join the Energy Community Competition Network. A Joint Declaration on the establishment of the Network was signed by Pavel Ghaltakhchyan, Deputy Chairman of the State Commission for the Protection of Economic Competition of the Republic of Armenia,…
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Czech and Moldovan entrepreneurs team up to boost green energy in the Republic of Moldova

26 April 2018
The first Moldovan-Czech forum on green energy was held in the Moldovan capital of Chisinau on 19 April. At the forum, experts in the biomass energy sector and representatives of companies specialising in green technology production in the Republic of Moldova and the Czech Republic discussed…