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EU modernisation project in Polack, Belarus, receives positive feedback from local residents

30 March 2020
The EU-funded project ‘PubLiCity’, implemented in the Belarusian city of Polack, published the results of its latest public opinion survey. More than 2,000 respondents gave positive feedback on the quality of the new public lighting in the city. Almost 60% of respondents think that street lighting…
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EU4Energy supports Georgia in ensuring uninterrupted gas supply for its citizens

26 March 2020
On 25 and 26 March, EU4Energy launched a technical assistance project to support Georgia in developing rules for appointing a gas supplier of last resort. The aim of the project is to ensure uninterrupted gas supply to customers whose original supplier has stopped providing services due to…
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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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Belarus: EU funds new energy-efficient street lighting in Biaroza

24 March 2020
The city of Biaroza, Belarus, will soon become more energy efficient thanks to support from the EU programme Covenant of Mayors – Demonstration Projects. The city will receive a new automated street lighting system, which will ensure better living conditions and reduced electricity costs for the…
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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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Belarus discusses modernisation of Energy Charter Treaty

19 March 2020
On 13 March, Belarus hosted a consultation on updating the Energy Charter Treaty (ECT) for its potential ratification. ECT is an international investment agreement that establishes a multilateral framework for cross-border cooperation in the energy industry. The event gathered over 15…
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EU4Energy supports Moldova in tracking energy efficiency progress

19 March 2020
On 18 March, EU4Energy launched a project to support the Republic of Moldova in developing a Monitoring and Verification Platform. The web-based tool will help Moldovan authorities measure progress towards energy efficiency targets and calculate energy savings. The first meeting of the working…