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Ukraine: Novovolynsk school to become more energy efficient thanks to EU

20 September 2019
A school in the Ukrainian town of Novovolynsk is finalising its refurbishment following works conducted as part of the EU-supported “Covenant of Mayors – Demonstration Projects” initiative. As a result, modern ventilation will be installed and light bulbs will be replaced with LED alternatives.…
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#EUBeachCleanUp: EU organises record number of cleaning actions worldwide

20 September 2019
On beaches across Europe and the world, EU staff are joining hands with local communities to clean up marine litter as part of the #EUBeachCleanUp campaign. Launched on 19 August, this year's campaign will run through October, culminating on Saturday 21 September, the International Coastal CleanUp…
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Third round of gas talks between EU, Russia and Ukraine focuses on EU energy rules

19 September 2019
The third round of trilateral gas talks between the EU, Russia and Ukraine is taking place on 19 September in Brussels. The discussions will focus on the long-term transit of gas through Ukraine from next year onwards. Ahead of the meeting, the Vice-President for the Energy Union, Maroš Šefčovič…
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EU experts to help Ukraine develop winter action plan for fuel and energy sector

19 September 2019
On 18 September, EU energy experts began a joint mission to Kyiv together with colleagues from the United States and Canada. The experts will be assisting the Ukrainian authorities and energy experts to prepare an action plan for the Ukrainian fuel and energy sector for the upcoming winter period…
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Ukrainian company develops eco-friendly delivery services using electric bikes

19 September 2019
The Ukrainian company Delfast is one of the winners of the Climate Innovation Vouchers programme, a joint EU and European Bank for Reconstruction and Development initiative. Thanks to the grant it received, the courier company will further develop its delivery service using electric bikes. The…
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High-level policy talk on coal regions takes place in Warsaw

19 September 2019
A high-level policy talk on the subject of “Coal Regions in Transition and the Energy Community” took place on 13 September in Natolin, Warsaw. The event was co-organised by the European Commission, World Bank, Energy Community Secretariat (with the support of the EU4Energy Governance project)…
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Energy Community Secretariat workshop highlights lack of regional cooperation on cybersecurity

19 September 2019
The Energy Community Secretariat hosted a workshop on cybersecurity in the energy sector in Vienna on 17 September 2019. The workshop, which brought together more than 40 participants from ministries, regulatory bodies and operators of critical electricity and gas infrastructures across the Energy…
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EU4Energy Governance project helps Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine reform energy sectors

16 September 2019
The EU4Energy Governance project, financed by the EU, is running over a four-year period from June 2016 to June 2020. Every year, the Energy Community, responsible for implementing the programme in Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine, publishes the national programmes for each of the three…
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New EU4Energy video display page features inspiring stories of energy champions

16 September 2019
The EU4Energy communications project has launched a new video display page featuring stories from EU-funded energy projects across the Eastern Partnership region – Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine. The page hosts video clips and photo stories of energy champions from the…
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Ukraine to participate in International Clean Beach Day with numerous clean-up initiatives across the country

13 September 2019
Ukraine will participate in several activities linked to the International Clean Beach Day (#EUBeachCleanup), marked this year on 21 September. On 20 September, a large beach clean-up event will be organised on the Black Sea coast, in the Mykolaiv Oblast of Ukraine.  On 21 September, a large…