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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…
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Ukraine: First country in Energy Community to implement Gas Capacity Allocation Network Code

25 March 2020
Ukraine is the first country in the Energy Community to implement the Capacity Allocation Network Code. Gas TSO of Ukraine LLC will start using the Polish GSA Platform to allocate gas capacities on the interconnection points on the Ukraine–Poland border. This is the result of the joint efforts of…
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The 2020 edition of the EU Sustainable Energy Award for the Eastern Partnership is now open for applications!

23 March 2020
Are you an energy efficiency enthusiast with a successful energy project? Interested in participating in the EU Sustainable Energy Week, a professional video shoot of your project and other prizes? If so, then why not apply now for the award and use this amazing opportunity to tell the world about…
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EU to support Ukraine in harmonising wholesale energy market

23 March 2020
On 20 March, EU4Energy launched a project to assist Ukraine in adapting its legislation to the EU law on wholesale energy market integrity and transparency. The EU regulation aims to stop and prevent insider trading and manipulation in wholesale energy markets across Europe. The overall objective…
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#EUHaveYourSay: Public consultation on EU support for energy transition

20 March 2020
The European Commission has launched an online consultation on the future content and implementation of the LIFE programme (2021-2027). The online consultation is open until 27 April 2020 and aims to collect inputs and experience on EU support for energy transition. LIFE is the only EU funding…
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Energy Community Summer School 2020 open for registration

17 March 2020
The Energy Community Summer School 2020 is now open for registration, offering participants the opportunity to better understand the science and policy of energy markets in transition, and the challenges behind implementing EU energy law. Registration is open for postgraduate students (master’s…
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Ukraine: Energy Efficiency Fund expands thermal modernisation activities to Zaporizhzhia region

11 March 2020
On 11 March, a total of 9 city and village councils in the Ukrainian region of Zaporizhzhia signed a memorandum of cooperation with the Energy Efficiency Fund (EEF). The signatories committed to implement large-scale thermal modernisation projects for making their residential buildings more energy…
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EU4Energy to support Ukraine in changing energy infrastructure regulation

11 March 2020
On 10 March, EU4Energy launched a technical assistance project aiming to facilitate investment in Ukraine’s energy infrastructure. Representatives of the Ministry of Energy and Environmental Protection of Ukraine and experts from the Energy Community discussed how to put the new project in motion…