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Ukraine: Solar-powered street lighting to arrive in Chernivtsi thanks to EU support

16 May 2019
As part of the EU-supported “Covenant of Mayors – Demonstration Projects” programme, the Ukrainian city of Chernivtsi will modernise its street lighting. Through the plans, 4,170 street lamps will be replaced with energy-efficient alternatives. This will help the city to be more energy efficient…
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Ukraine: 97% of schoolchildren in Sumy try to save energy at home

16 May 2019
The results of opinion polling among schoolchildren in Sumy has shown that 97% of schoolchildren consciously try to save energy at home. The survey was carried out by the EU-supported “Covenant of Mayors – Demonstration Projects” programme. Besides raising public awareness about energy efficiency…
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The European Investment Bank: EUR 3.4 billion for new investment in business, innovation, agriculture and tourism

16 May 2019
The Board of Directors of the European Investment Bank (EIB) approved a total of EUR 3.4 billion of new financing that will strengthen research and innovation and enable companies to expand and improve access to water, transport, and education. This will support new projects in 17 countries.…
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EU4Energy energy efficiency stand at Europe Day celebration in the Republic of Moldova

14 May 2019
Visitors to the Europe Day celebrations in Chisinau on 11th May had the chance to learn about energy efficiency thanks to an EU4Energy stand present on the day. The pop-up stand has quizzes, games, and interactive features demonstrating what energy efficiency looks like in practice. Visitors…
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New EU digest showcases results of EU assistance in Ukraine

09 May 2019
The EU Delegation to Ukraine has presented the latest version of its digest depicting the most interesting stories resulting from the EU’s assistance to the country. The May digest showcases how the EU funded an inclusive dance studio for children in Kharkiv, provided grants to Ukrainian…
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How to report on energy: EU-supported training for journalists in Azerbaijan

09 May 2019
Between 29 and 31 May, the EU-funded OPEN Media Hub project will organise a production workshop for journalists on “Reporting on Energy”. The event is scheduled to coincide with the Caspian Oil and Gas Exhibition, providing an opportunity for reporters to meet industry leaders and report on the…
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How to organise Energy Days – a practical guide for cities

07 May 2019
Ahead of the EU Sustainable Energy Week 2019, cities can organise outreach and awareness-raising activities about energy saving and climate change, known as Energy Days. Practical recommendations for how to organise Energy Days and examples from previous years have just been released in the…
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Energy efficiency discussed at Covenant of Mayors East conference in Belarus

07 May 2019
The EU-funded Covenant of Mayors initiative held a conference in Polack, Belarus on 25-26 April. So far, 45 Belarusian cities have become signatories of the initiative. The discussions at the conference covered the improvement of energy efficiency in apartment buildings, the reduction of…
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Belarus: EU supports creation of cycle path and wide-scale urban greening efforts in Čavusy

24 April 2019
On 19 April, a bike path linking a new residential district with the town centre was officially opened in Čavusy, eastern Belarus.The event was part of a local initiative of the Čavusy District Executive Committee and implemented with support from the EU. The local initiative included various…
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Five more companies receive grants for sustainable energy projects in Ukraine

12 April 2019
On 10 April, the Delegation of the European Union to Ukraine, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and non-governmental organisation Greencubator, announced the five winners of the final stage of the Climate Innovation Vouchers Programme. Each of these winners received…