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EU4Energy: New methodology for integration of electricity markets in Ukraine

24 September 2018
On 21 September, a draft methodology for cross-border capacity calculation was presented to the National Energy and Utilities Regulatory Commission in Ukraine. Developed with the Energy Community under the EU4Energy Programme, the new methodology works to ensure efficient cross-border trading and…
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EU4Energy: 30,000 households benefit from energy efficiency programme in Ukraine

24 September 2018
Over €30 million has been invested in Ukraine to help more than 30,000 families improve energy efficiency at home under the IQ energy programme. This initiative is part of the EU-supported E5P programme managed by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development. IQ energy provides loans to…
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EU4Energy: Cross-border trade of electricity discussed in Ukraine

21 September 2018
On 19 September, experts from the Energy Community Secretariat and European Network of Transmission System Operators organised a workshop on the key mechanisms of cross-border trade in Ukraine. Representatives of the National Energy and Utilities Regulatory Commission and transmission system and…
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Energy Community Director visits Georgia and Armenia to discuss energy reforms

19 September 2018
On 17 September, Energy Community Secretariat Director Janez Kopač met with the newly appointed Georgian Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development, Giorgi Kobulia, as part of his visit to the country. They discussed the ongoing pace of energy reforms in Georgia. The key issue was the status…
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Moldova: Green energy used to heat kindergarten in Horesti thanks to EU support

19 September 2018
A kindergarten in Horesti has switched from natural gas heating to green energy. From this autumn, the institution’s heating will be provided by biomass, and its hot water by solar energy. Over 230 children and 30 employees will benefit from better conditions. The investment was possible thanks to…
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Moldova: Energy and environment discussed at first meeting of the Dniester Commission

18 September 2018
The inaugural meeting of the Commission for Sustainable Use and Protection of the Dniester River Basin took place on 17 September in Chisinau, Republic of Moldova. The commission was set up under the Dniester River Basin Agreement between Moldova and Ukraine, two contracting parties to the Energy…
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EU4Energy: Energy Charter assists Armenia in improving policymaking process in energy sector

18 September 2018
On 13 September, the Energy Charter Secretariat, together with the Ministry of Energy Infrastructures and Natural Resources of the Republic of Armenia and the EU Delegation to Armenia, organised a communication workshop in the Armenian capital of Yerevan. The main goal of the workshop was to…
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Ukraine: Energy saving in focus at a forum in Kharkiv

17 September 2018
The ‘Construction. Energy saving. Architecture’ forum will take place in the Ukrainian city of Kharkiv on 20 September. The event is being organised by the Kharkiv Business Support Centre with the support of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, as part of the EU4Business initiative…
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Southern Gas Corridor discussed during visit of International Energy Agency Director to Azerbaijan

17 September 2018
The Executive Director the of the International Energy Agency (IEA), Dr Fatih Birol, recently discussed the Southern Gas Corridor with Parviz Shahbazov, Energy Minister of the Republic of Azerbaijan, during his visit to the Azerbaijani capital of Baku. The EU-supported Southern Gas Corridor aims to…
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EU4Energy: Unbundling of Naftogaz Ukraine continues to be of concern

14 September 2018
Energy Community has issued a statement expressing concern over the unbundling process of Naftogaz in Ukraine. The statement underlines that, over two years since the Government of Ukraine initiated the unbundling of Naftogaz, the process has still not made any notable progress in real terms.…