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Third round of gas talks between EU, Russia and Ukraine focuses on EU energy rules

19 September 2019
The third round of trilateral gas talks between the EU, Russia and Ukraine is taking place on 19 September in Brussels. The discussions will focus on the long-term transit of gas through Ukraine from next year onwards. Ahead of the meeting, the Vice-President for the Energy Union, Maroš Šefčovič…
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EU experts to help Ukraine develop winter action plan for fuel and energy sector

19 September 2019
On 18 September, EU energy experts began a joint mission to Kyiv together with colleagues from the United States and Canada. The experts will be assisting the Ukrainian authorities and energy experts to prepare an action plan for the Ukrainian fuel and energy sector for the upcoming winter period…
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Ukrainian company develops eco-friendly delivery services using electric bikes

19 September 2019
The Ukrainian company Delfast is one of the winners of the Climate Innovation Vouchers programme, a joint EU and European Bank for Reconstruction and Development initiative. Thanks to the grant it received, the courier company will further develop its delivery service using electric bikes. The…
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High-level policy talk on coal regions takes place in Warsaw

19 September 2019
A high-level policy talk on the subject of “Coal Regions in Transition and the Energy Community” took place on 13 September in Natolin, Warsaw. The event was co-organised by the European Commission, World Bank, Energy Community Secretariat (with the support of the EU4Energy Governance project)…
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Energy Community Secretariat workshop highlights lack of regional cooperation on cybersecurity

19 September 2019
The Energy Community Secretariat hosted a workshop on cybersecurity in the energy sector in Vienna on 17 September 2019. The workshop, which brought together more than 40 participants from ministries, regulatory bodies and operators of critical electricity and gas infrastructures across the Energy…
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Energy Charter reviews energy efficiency in Azerbaijan

19 September 2019
An Energy Charter group of experts conducted an in-depth energy efficiency review of Azerbaijan on 16–18 June 2019. The fact-finding mission provided an opportunity to discuss issues and challenges with stakeholders of the country’s energy sector and will provide the basis for the recommendations…
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Sustainable energy fair #IarmarEco2019 organised in Moldova

16 September 2019
The sustainable energy fair #IarmarEco2019 was organised on 14–15 September in the Moldovan capital of Chisinau. Visitors to the fair were able to learn about energy-efficient technologies and green energy sources, as well as opportunities for social entrepreneurship in these fields. The EU-…
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Study visit in Moldova demonstrates potential of green energy technologies

16 September 2019
The Moldovan public association “Alliance between generations” (Alianta intre generatii) organised a study visit for journalists and representatives of six member organisations of the Civil society Local Energy Efficiency Network (CLEEN) on 2 August. The visit to the villages of Milesti and…
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Belarus: Ashmyany learns from Novahrudak’s experience of developing green energy

16 September 2019
Representatives of the local administration of the Belarusian town of Ashmyany have visited Novahrudak to learn from the city’s experience of developing green energy technologies for public use, as well as implementing energy efficiency measures in the public sector. They visited a hospital and a…
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EU4Energy Governance project helps Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine reform energy sectors

16 September 2019
The EU4Energy Governance project, financed by the EU, is running over a four-year period from June 2016 to June 2020. Every year, the Energy Community, responsible for implementing the programme in Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine, publishes the national programmes for each of the three…