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EU4Energy: New methodology for calculating natural gas transmission tariffs in Georgia

21 February 2019
A second stakeholder workshop presenting the updated version of the proposed gas transmission tariff methodology and calculation tool took place on 20 February in Tbilisi, Georgia. The event was organised by the Energy Community Secretariat as part of the EU4Energy Governance Project.…
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EU4Energy to support Georgia in reforming its wholesale electricity market

21 February 2019
On 14 February, Energy Community Secretariat experts, together with representatives of the Georgian National Energy and Water Supply Regulatory Commission, joined in the kick-off meeting on the preparation of market rules for operating the day-ahead and intraday power market in Georgia. The event…
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EU Commissioner Günther Oettinger visits Baku

20 February 2019
On 20 February, the EU Commissioner Günther Oettinger, in charge of Budget and Human Resources, paid a one-day visit to Baku, Azerbaijan to attend the Fifth Ministerial Meeting of the Southern Gas Corridor Advisory Council. In the framework of the visit, Commissioner Oettinger signed the Joint…
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Winner of #EU4Energy Energy Markets contest receives electric scooter

20 February 2019
The EU Ambassador to the Republic of Moldova, Peter Michalko, has awarded the main prize to the winner of the #EU4Energy Energy Markets contest, Veronika Sili. Thanks to her victory, Veronika became the proud owner of an electric scooter. The #EU4Energy contest on Energy Markets was organised…
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EU4Energy: Ukraine progresses with reducing environmental impacts of industrial installations

13 February 2019
On 12 February 2019, Energy Community Secretariat experts presented the findings of the EU4Energy technical assistance aimed at developing new technical standards of emissions for plants incinerating or co-incinerating waste. As set out by the EU Directive 2010/75, the draft secondary legislation…
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EU4Energy to support more energy efficient buildings in Moldova

13 February 2019
On 13 February, Energy Community experts and representatives of the Ministry of Economy and Infrastructure of Moldova met in Chisinau to set in motion technical assistance to support the Moldovan Government with the implementation of Law no 128/2014 on Energy Performance of Buildings. The support…
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Political agreement reached to ensure that pipelines with third countries comply with EU gas rules

13 February 2019
New rules for improving the functioning of the EU gas market and strengthening solidarity between Member States have been provisionally agreed by the European Parliament, the Council and the European Commission. Commissioner Arias Cañete welcomed the agreement: "This is a major step forward in the…
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Ukraine: Experts call for monetisation of energy subsidies for all vulnerable consumers

13 February 2019
Experts in Ukraine have called for monetization of energy subsidies for all vulnerable consumers as a way of combating energy poverty. This recommendation was issued during the round table “Ways of combating energy poverty in Ukraine”, which took place on 7 February. The event was organised by…
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Belarus: Five more Belarusian towns to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

12 February 2019
The international initiative “Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy” is gaining popularity among Belarusian cities. As of the beginning of 2019, 45 Belarusian cities and districts have joined it. All the signatories of the Covenant of Mayors undertake the responsibility to reduce their…
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Ukraine: EU4Energy presents European best practices in monitoring gas supply quality

31 January 2019
On 28 January, Energy Community Secretariat experts presented the results of a report, developed under the EU4Energy Governance project, aimed at improving the regulatory environment in the Ukrainian gas market and harmonisation with the EU acquis. The report features best practices in the…