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Energy Community experts cycle 460 km to this year’s Summer School

29 August 2019
The clean energy transition is at the heart of the Energy Community’s activities and the key focus of this year’s Energy Community Summer School, taking place on 24–31 August in Kraków, Poland. In order to reduce the carbon footprint of the event and demonstrate the importance of taking ambitious…
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Fourth Energy Community Summer School inspires next generation of energy leaders

28 August 2019
The fourth edition of the Energy Community Summer School started on 24 August at the Jagiellonian University in Kraków, Poland. Over the course of the week, 40 postgraduate students and young professionals will gain knowledge of the economic, sustainability, technical, legal and political…
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Belarus: Survey shows Polack residents now save more energy and resources than in 2016

28 August 2019
A new survey shows that residents of Polack, Belarus, tend to save more energy in their everyday lives and think more about the environment than they did in 2016. This year, 86% of respondents confirmed that they try to save energy at home. In contrast, in 2016, only 79% of people said they were…
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Ukrainian company Meredot will develop wireless energy transmission technology thanks to EU

21 August 2019
The Ukrainian company Meredot has received a €50 thousand grant, under the EU Horizon 2020 Programme, to develop its technology of wireless energy transmission. The new Meredot product will help users to use their electric devices without any cables. Meredot CEO Roman Bysko says that the grant…
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The leading Ukrainian building material producer Unigran will become more energy efficient

12 August 2019
Unigran, Ukraine’s leading producer of granite aggregates, associated building materials and services, will receive an EBRD loan of up to €8.7 million for the acquisition of a new transport fleet, including railcars and trucks. Up to 70 new railcars as well as specialised trucks will be procured.…
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EU4Energy Governance project helps the energy sector reform in the Republic of Moldova

12 August 2019
Moldova took the first big step in adopting the new Law on Energy Efficiency that was prepared with the support of the EU4Energy Governance project. The country also received support in developing the building certification system, a step forward to finalising the work for full compliance of the…
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EU4Energy Governance policy brief: How the new law on energy efficiency of buildings will benefit Georgian citizens

09 August 2019
The EU-funded EU4Energy Governance project is assisting Georgia with the adoption of a new draft law on energy performance in buildings, and in preparing a series of building regulations. The new law will ensure that buildings are more energy efficient and energy waste is reduced. As a result,…
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Ukraine: Slavutych kindergarten and school save more than 40% on energy thanks to EU

06 August 2019
The Slavutych kindergarten and school were retrofitted in 2018 as part of the EU-financed “Covenant of Mayors – Demonstration Projects” initiative. Both buildings now consume 44% less energy compared to previously. As a result, the city was able to save almost €33,000 in 2018. All the money saved…
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EU4Energy Governance supports energy reforms in Georgia

06 August 2019
Over the last 10 months, the EU4Energy Governance project, financed by the EU, has worked together with the Georgian authorities to ensure progress in the energy sector. This cooperation has resulted in the development of seven draft legal acts in the areas of energy efficiency, electricity and…
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New EU4Energy policy brief: How will electricity market reform benefit Moldovan citizens?

06 August 2019
On 29 July, the EU4Energy Governance project published a policy brief on the urgent need for electricity market reform in the Republic of Moldova. The document contains key recommendations on the next steps to be taken in the reform process. The brief revealed that Moldova’s energy security is at…