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New video in Georgia: How EU supports businesses and homeowners investing in green technologies

04 February 2020
A new video shared on the Facebook page of the EU Delegation to Georgia talks about a Georgian cement company that managed to modernise its production equipment to save energy and boost energy efficiency. The video demonstrates how the EU and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (…
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Ukrainian company produces innovative eco-friendly bearings thanks to EU

04 February 2020
With support from European Union and grants through its Climate Innovation Vouchers programme, the Ukrainian company ‘Symbol’ launched their plain bearings made from scrap ferrous metals, replacing traditional bronze. With the new production approach, the company now manufactures cheaper products,…
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Legislative framework of Ukraine’s energy market discussed at EU4Energy workshop

03 February 2020
On 30 and 31 January, an EU4Energy capacity building workshop on energy-related legal developments in Ukraine and the next steps in the harmonisation with the Energy Community acquis took place in Vienna, Austria. The main topics of discussion were the implementation of Regulation on Wholesale…
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EU4Energy discuss natural gas market reform in Belarus

03 February 2020
On 30 January, in Minsk, Belarus, EU4Energy officials held a meeting on natural gas market reform. The meeting focused on the internal natural gas market of Belarus and the gas market of the Eurasian Economic Union. The parties agreed that EU4Energy will provide a draft report with recommendations…
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EU4Energy: Discussions on Energy Efficiency Action Plan in Azerbaijan

31 January 2020
On 29 January 2020, the second meeting of the Inter-Ministerial Working Group (IMWG) on the National Energy Efficiency Action Plan (NEEAP) was held in Baku, Azerbaijan. During the meeting, the EU4Energy team presented the first draft of the NEEAP, including a prioritised list of actions for the…
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EU continues supporting energy modernisation of apartment buildings in Ukraine

30 January 2020
On 29 January the Energy Efficiency Fund in Ukraine, of which the EU is one of the biggest donors, and the two cities of Ukraine, Novovolynsk and Volodymyr-Volynskyi, have signed memorandums of understanding. The memorandum should ensure the creation of appropriate conditions for the consumption of…
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Belarus: EU helps Čavusy to save water and energy resources

30 January 2020
A new dispatch centre opened in Čavusy as a part of the local housing and communal services under the innovative project, ‘system of automation for vision of energy and water in the city of Čavusy: save water’, implemented with financial support from the European Union. The project involves the…
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Ukraine: EU promotes energy efficiency by supporting modernisation of municipal buildings

29 January 2020
This winter will be different for the children and teachers from Novovolynsk School No. 7 in Ukraine thanks to support from the European Union! The building, selected as one of the municipally-owned premises with the highest energy loss in the area now has a modern heating, ventilation and lighting…
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Ukraine: renewable energy becomes central topic for discussions

29 January 2020
On 25 January, representatives of the Ministry of Energy and Environmental Protection and two investor organisations, the European-Ukrainian Energy Agency and the Ukrainian Wind Energy Association, met in Kyiv to discuss ongoing developments in the Ukrainian energy sector. The meeting focused…
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EU4Energy: Energy community in Davos discusses renewable energy

27 January 2020
On 23 January, the director of the Energy Community Secretariat, Janez Kopač, participated as a panellist in sessions related to economic and energy policy reforms in Ukraine during the World Economic Forum in Davos. During a meeting with Ukrainian Prime Minister Oleksiy Honcharuk and other…