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EU supports green finance in Georgia

11 December 2019
On 10 December, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) launched its new Green Economy Financing Facility (GEFF) programme in Tbilisi, Georgia. The Green Economy Financing Facility will be co-financed by the EBRD, Austrian Federal Ministry of Finance and Green Climate Fund. The…
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Round table on energy-efficient housing by Energy Efficiency Fund in Ukraine

09 December 2019
On 5 December, a round table on "Quality Assurance in the Design and Implementation of Energy Efficiency Measures in Apartment Buildings" took place in Kyiv, Ukraine. The representatives of the Ministry of Communities and Territories Development of Ukraine, the Energy Efficiency Fund, and various…
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BIOsens wins Expo 2020 competition with green energy device

09 December 2019
A Ukrainian start-up, BIOsens, became the winner of one of the most prestigious competitions in green energy, the Expo Live’s Innovation Impact Grant in the framework of the Expo 2020 Dubai. The company also won the EU and European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) Climate Innovation…
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Azerbaijan participates in Energy Community Regulatory Board meeting

05 December 2019
On 4 December, the Energy Community Regulatory Board (ECRB) held a meeting in Athens, Greece to discuss the work programme for 2020. During the meeting, the ECBR welcomed the involvement of the Azerbaijan Energy Regulatory Agency, which took part in plenary discussions for the first time. Among…
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Conference on energy saving measures in the housing sector in Belarus

05 December 2019
On 3 December, a conference on improving the quality of housing and communal services took place in the Belarusian capital of Minsk. The conference was attended by representatives of communal services and local authorities from all over the country. The event was organised as part of the EU-…
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Renewable energy for Armenia’s tourism industry: Results of the EU-funded project

05 December 2019
The closing seminar of the EU-funded Pilot Regional Development Programme (PRDP) project "AREVADZOR – Enhancing SME competitiveness through promotion and wider use of sustainable innovative technologies” took place on 4 December in Armenia. Andrea Baggioli, International Aid and Cooperation Officer…
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International Renewable Energy Investment Forum in Ukraine: How can households, businesses and municipalities benefit from renewable energy?

04 December 2019
On 28 November, the State Agency on Energy Efficiency and Energy Saving of Ukraine (SAEE), under the aegis of the Ministry of Energy and Coal Industry of Ukraine and with the participation of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), organised the 10th anniversary of the International…
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“Access to Renewable and Efficient Energy in Municipalities Vayk and Spitak”: Results of the EU-funded project in Armenia

02 December 2019
The closing ceremony of the EU-funded project “Access to Renewable and Efficient Energy in Municipalities Vayk and Spitak”, implemented by the Habitat for Humanity Armenia Foundation in partnership with the Spitak and Vayk municipalities, took place on 30 November. The ceremony was attended by the…
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European Investment Bank supports energy efficiency and small businesses in Belarus

25 November 2019
The European Investment Bank (EIB) has recently signed three loans supporting projects in Belarus. A €90 million loan, provided under the European Union’s EU4Energy Programme, has been agreed to support investment in biomass-based heat generators and the upgrade of district heating systems. It will…
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Azerbaijan joins Eastern Europe Energy Efficiency and Environment Partnership

25 November 2019
Azerbaijan has further strengthened its cooperation with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) by joining Eastern Europe Energy Efficiency and Environment Partnership (E5P). Azerbaijan’s first E5P contribution of USD $2 million means that the country is now eligible to receive…