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New EU4Energy video display page features inspiring stories of energy champions

16 September 2019
The EU4Energy communications project has launched a new video display page featuring stories from EU-funded energy projects across the Eastern Partnership region – Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine. The page hosts video clips and photo stories of energy champions from the…
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Survey shows majority of Europeans agree that the EU should ensure secure, clean, and affordable energy

13 September 2019
According to a new Eurobarometer survey published by the European Commission, 90% of Europeans agree that the EU’s energy policy priorities should be to ensure secure, clean and affordable energy for all Europeans – the main pillars of the EU’s energy union. In terms of EU energy policy, the…
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EU continues to lead the global fight against climate change

13 September 2019
On 11 September, the European Commission adopted a Communication reaffirming the EU's commitment to accelerated climate ambition, ahead of the Climate Action Summit being organised by the United Nations Secretary General in New York on 23 September. The Commission’s Vice-president for the Energy…
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EU4Energy initiates development of regulation on protection of vulnerable customers in Georgia

12 September 2019
On 11 September, a kick-off meeting was held to initiate the development of the regulation on protection of vulnerable customers in Georgia’s natural gas and electricity sectors. The meeting was organised within the framework of the EU4Energy Governance project and attended by Energy Community…
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Ukraine: Sustainable Energy Days in Ukrainka underline the importance of energy efficiency

10 September 2019
Sustainable Energy Days took place in Ukrainka, Ukraine on 6-7 September. Organised as a part of a project under the EU-supported initiative, ‘Covenant of Mayors – Demonstration Projects’, attendees had the chance to learn about energy efficiency thanks to an EU4Energy pop-up stand. This had…
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EU4Energy launches technical assistance to facilitate development of transitional balancing mechanism in Moldova

10 September 2019
On 9 September, Energy Community Secretariat experts, together with representatives of the National Agency for Energy Regulation of the Republic of Moldova (ANRE), Moldelectrica, and distribution system operators and suppliers, held a kick-off meeting on developing and implementing a transitional…
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EU4Energy supports development of new electricity procurement procedures in Moldova

10 September 2019
The first stakeholder meeting to launch support for the update of current electricity procurement procedures in Moldova took place in Chisinau on 9 September. Throughout the year, Energy Community Secretariat experts, representatives of the National Agency for Energy Regulation of the Republic of…
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Take part in the new #EU4Energy Babushka competition and you can win a 3D printer

09 September 2019
The #EU4Energy Babushka is back with a new competition! Running on social media from 9th to 19th of September, Babushka will test your knowledge about how to save energy and money by being more energy efficient. You have a chance to win one of 10 prizes, including the main prize of a 3D printer!…
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New Ukrainian wholesale electricity market: 53% of generated electricity traded

05 September 2019
The new model for a wholesale electricity market in Ukraine started operating on 1 July 2019. In its analysis published today, the Energy Community Secretariat reflects on the experience gained in the first two months of the functioning of the new wholesale electricity market model. The results of…
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10 energy start-ups to present their ideas at Ukrainian finals of ClimateLaunchpad competition

05 September 2019
Greencubator will organise the Ukrainian finals of the global competition ClimateLaunchpad in Ivano-Frankivsk on 21 September. The 10 teams that qualified for the finals will present their green business ideas. The jury will select three winners that will represent Ukraine at the global finals in…