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Eastern Partnership Business Forum 2018: Sign up now for major event in Vienna

15 November 2018
Companies from the EU’s Eastern Partner countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine) have until 30 November to register for the Eastern Partnership Business Forum 2018, which will take place in Vienna on 6 December. Organised by the Austrian Presidency of…
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Sustainable energy discussed at international conference in Kyiv

14 November 2018
On 12–15 November, policymakers and energy experts from 100 countries are taking part in the Ninth International Forum on Energy for Sustainable Development in Kyiv, Ukraine. The participants will discuss the role of energy transition in sustainable development and opportunities for cooperation.…
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Smart lighting systems introduced in Moldova thanks to EU

14 November 2018
Cantemir has become one of the first cities in the Republic of Moldova to have smart and energy-efficient street lighting, thanks to the EU-funded ‘Covenant of Mayors – Demonstration Projects’ programme. The newly installed system allows street lighting operators to control and monitor the street…
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Belarus: New cycle path opened in Kobryn with EU support

13 November 2018
On 8 November, a new eight-kilometre cycle path was opened in the Belarusian city of Kobryn to link up the city’s sightseeing attractions. The creation of the new route was made possible thanks to the city’s participation in the ‘Covenant of Mayors on Сlimate and Energy’ initiative, as well as…
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Energy Community to step up efforts to prepare for clean energy transition

08 November 2018
According to the Energy Community Secretariat’s Annual Implementation Report, all nine Energy Community Contracting countries, including Ukraine, the Republic of Moldova and the newest member – Georgia – have made progress in reforming their energy sectors, but further efforts are needed. These…
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Sustainable Energy Week takes place in Dubno, Ukraine

08 November 2018
The city of Dubno, Ukraine recently hosted a Sustainable Energy Week. The week focused on the sustainable use of energy resources and use of modern technology for ensuring energy savings, as well as the increasing of energy efficiency and the use of renewable energy sources. In addition to…
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Ukraine: Hospital in Voznesensk becomes energy efficient thanks to EU

08 November 2018
Thanks to the EU-supported Covenant of Mayors – Demonstration Projects programme, the hospital in Voznesensk, Ukraine, has become energy efficient. All the hospital’s windows have been replaced with modern double-glazed ones, which will ensure the thermal insulation of the building, resulting in…
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Kindergartens in Ukrainian Hnivan to become energy efficient thanks to EU

07 November 2018
Two kindergartens in Hnivan, Ukraine, will become more energy efficient thanks to the EU-supported ‘Covenant of Mayors – Demonstrations Projects’ programme, implemented under the EU4Energy Initiative. The programme’s experts conducted an energy audit of the two buildings in order to estimate its…
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Moldova: Cantemir becomes first town to use state-of-the-art street lighting technology thanks to EU

07 November 2018
Thanks to the support offered by the EU under the ‘Covenant of Mayors – Demonstration Projects’ programme, Cantemir has become the first town in the Republic of Moldova to install an energy-efficient street lighting system and introduce state-of-the-art technology for its management. The total cost…
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Ukraine: EU-supported workshop on energy efficiency in industry takes place in Odesa

06 November 2018
A workshop on ‘Energy Efficiency in Industry’ is taking place in Odesa, Ukraine on 6-9 November. The event has been organised by the Odesa Business Support Centre with the support of the EU and European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), as part of the EU4Business initiative. Small…