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Ukraine: 40 new and energy-efficient trolleybuses in Poltava

31 July 2019
Poltava is the first Ukrainian municipality to benefit from the joint European Bank for Reconstruction and Development’s “Ukraine Public Transport Framework II” programme by procuring 40 new energy-efficient and ecologically friendly trolleybuses. The project will be the first investment under…
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EU supports increasing air connections with Ukraine

30 July 2019
On 29 July, the Delegation of the European Union to Ukraine said it supports increasing the number of air connections between Ukraine and the EU. ‘This is a testament to our increased trade and people-to-people links,’ a statement published on the Delegation’s Facebook page said. ‘As part of the…
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European Investment Bank supports transport and water services infrastructure in Belarus

30 July 2019
The European Investment Bank (EIB) is extending a loan of €110 million to Belarus to finance the rehabilitation and upgrade of a 91-km-long section of its M7 motorway. This is part of the extended Trans-European Transport network. The project also includes the modernisation of the associated…
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Nominees for the Energy Charter Award 2019

29 July 2019
This year, the Energy Charter Secretariat has received two nominations for the Energy Charter Award. The Award was introduced in 2013 in order to recognise the outstanding role of individuals and entities in the development of the Energy Charter Process. The first recipient of the award was the…
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Winner of #EU4Energy photo competition received his prize from EU Ambassador to Armenia

26 July 2019
The winner of the #EU4Energy photo competition “The future of energy” Hrant Sahakyan received his prize – an electric scooter, directly from the Head of the Delegation of European Union to Armenia Piotr Świtalski. The winning picture shows a solar power plant in the mountains of Armenia. “I am…
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Azerbaijan: Baku’s largest electronics store becomes energy efficient

26 July 2019
One of the largest electronics stores in the Caucasus and the market leader of electronic goods and home appliances in Azerbaijan – Baku Electronics – has increased its energy efficiency thanks to the European Bank of Reconstruction and Development’s FINTECC programme, to which the EU is a donor…
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Belarus: Pictures show new energy-efficient lighting in Polack

24 July 2019
A series of photographs has been published showing the new energy-efficient street lighting in Polack, Belarus, installed as part of the EU’s “Covenant of Mayors – Demonstration Projects” initiative. The city started to install the new, modern street lighting in April this year, and has already…
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Ukraine: New system for monitoring energy consumption in public buildings in Ukrainka

23 July 2019
A new of monitoring of energy consumption has been presented in the Ukrainian town of Ukrainka as part of the EU-financed “Covenant of Mayors – Demonstration projects” programme. It is planned that the new system will be installed in all public buildings, which include kindergartens, schools, a…
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Council adopts negotiation directives for modernisation of Energy Charter Treaty

15 July 2019
The EU Council has today given a mandate to the European Commission to begin negotiations on the modernisation of the Energy Charter Treaty (ECT). The aim of the negotiations is to modernise the provisions of the ECT so that it takes account of sustainable development and climate goals, as well…
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EU4Energy: Moldova-Ukraine electricity market integration moves forward

15 July 2019
A second series of High Level Policy Talks dedicated to electricity market integration between Ukraine and the Republic of Moldova took place on 14 June in Odesa. Bringing together stakeholders from both countries, representatives of the European Commission and the Energy Community Secretariat,…