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Energy Community Summer School receives 155 international applications

09 April 2020
The 2020 Energy Community Summer School received 155 applications, of which 138 graduate students and young professionals from 32 countries are eligible to take part. Of these applicants, 78 come from Contracting Parties (including Georgia, Ukraine and the Republic of Moldova), 43 from EU Member…
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Moldova: EU makes education buildings in Cantemir more energy efficient

09 April 2020
A preschool in Cantemir, the Republic of Moldova, is on its way to become more energy efficient thanks to support from the ‘EU4Energy’ initiative and the EU programme Covenant of Mayors – Demonstration Projects. A total of four education buildings (two preschools, a gymnasium and a lyceum) in…
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Energy Community raises awareness about investing in energy efficiency as source of economic regeneration post COVID-19

07 April 2020
The Energy Community Secretariat has announced that it will focus on raising awareness about energy efficiency funding opportunities for its Contracting Parties and their stakeholders. According to the Secretariat, energy efficiency should be treated as a source of economic regeneration after the…
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Applications for the 2020 EU Sustainable Energy Award for the Eastern Partnership are still open

06 April 2020
Do not miss your chance to win the 2020 EU Sustainable Energy Award for the Eastern Partnership! If you are an energy efficiency enthusiast with a successful energy project, you have the unique opportunity to tell the world about your success! The EU Sustainable Energy Award for the Eastern…
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EU initiative ‘Covenant of Mayors’ collects resources to help cities fight COVID-19

03 April 2020
COVID-19 has caused an unprecedented global health and economic crisis affecting many sectors, including energy. As a response, the EU initiative ‘Covenant of Mayors’, the world's largest movement for local climate and energy actions, has collected a number of useful resources to support over 10,…
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Moldova temporarily suspends energy procurement process

02 April 2020
The Emergency Committee in the Republic of Moldova has decided to temporarily suspend the ongoing electricity procurement process for three months in light of the COVID-19 outbreak. The state-owned trader Energocom has signed a unilateral contract with MGRES (a gas-fired power plant in the Trans-…
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Energy sector at potential risk from COVID-19 pandemic

02 April 2020
As a response to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Energy Community Secretariat has announced that it is making all its resources available to support its Contracting Parties in managing the crisis. The Secretariat has announced that although the energy sectors are currently functioning well in the…
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Green business idea competition ClimateLaunchpad 2020 now open for applications

01 April 2020
The global green business idea competition ClimateLaunchpad is open for applications from over 55 countries around the world, including Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine. The programme aims to help aspiring entrepreneurs develop their clean technology ideas into…
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Public consultation on energy infrastructure projects now open

31 March 2020
The Energy Community Secretariat announced a public consultation on the energy infrastructure projects submitted by candidates from the ‘Project of Energy Community Interest’ and ‘Project of Mutual Interest’ calls. The public consultation is open for the following project categories: electricity…
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Energy and Climate Committee reviews progress on national climate commitments under Paris Agreement

26 March 2020
The fifth Energy and Climate Committee meeting was held on 25 March to discuss countries’ progress on updating their nationally determined contributions (NDC2) and integrated national energy and climate plans (NECPs). The event, which was attended by 70 participants, was held online in light of the…