Photo: European Union

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development helps Moldova to ensure energy independency for upcoming winter

12 December 2019
On 11 December in Chisinau, the Prime Minister of the Republic of Moldova Ion Chicu and European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) Managing Director for Eastern Europe and the Caucasus Matteo Patrone signed an agreement. Under the agreement, the EBRD provides financial support to…
Photo: European Union

Ukraine: Energy Efficiency Fund organises a training course for energy auditors

11 December 2019
Energy professionals from 13 regions of Ukraine recently studied how to conduct an energy audit to apply to the Energy Efficiency Fund during a four-day training course in Kyiv. The training was organised by the German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ) project “Support to the National…
Photo: European Union

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…
Photo: European Union

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…
Photo: European Union

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…
Photo: European Union

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…
Photo: European Union

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-…
Photo: European Union

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…
Photo: European Union

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…
Photo: European Union

“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…