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Energy Community Director Kopač highlights green investment opportunities in Ukraine at Davos

29 January 2019
On 22-25 January, the Director of the Energy Community, Janez Kopač, participated in a panel discussion on the investment climate in Ukraine at the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos. At the climate-change focused meeting, Mr Kopač underlined that the investment climate in the…
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Winners #EU4Energy Markets contest announced

28 January 2019
The #EU4Energy contest on Energy Markets was organised between 11th and 19th January 2019. Over the course of two weeks, participants from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine had the chance to test their knowledge about the energy sector, as well as find out new and…
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Applications open for the fourth Energy Community Summer School 2019

22 January 2019
The Energy Community Secretariat has launched the call for applications for the fourth Energy Community Summer School. This is a unique opportunity for 40 postgraduate students and young professionals to gain an in-depth knowledge of the energy sector and gain the skills to shape the sector’s…
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EU4Energy to assist Ukraine with national energy saving measures

22 January 2019
The EU4Energy Governance Project will support the Government of Ukraine with the fulfilment of its commitments under the Energy Community Treaty to develop and implement energy efficiency and energy saving policies. Top Energy Community experts will work on developing a draft National Energy…
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Europe's electricity market to be more competitive and consumer-centred

21 January 2019
Europe's electricity market rules are being updated to improve the functioning of the market, empower consumers and pave the way for the clean energy transition. On 19 December, the Council of the EU approved an agreement with the European Parliament on a directive and regulation on electricity…
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Belarus: Kindergarten in Ašmiany to save up to 81% on energy thanks to EU support

17 January 2019
The kindergarten in Ašmiany, Belarus, will be thermally insulated and retrofitted as part of the EU-supported “Covenant of Mayors – Demonstration Projects” initiative. An energy audit helped to identify measures to increase the energy efficiency of the building. As a result, the windows will be…
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EU4Energy: New methodology for natural gas transmission tariffs presented in Georgia

17 January 2019
On 16 January, the EU4Energy Governance Project presented the first draft of the gas transmission tariff methodology and calculation tool during a stakeholder meeting in Georgia. The new methodology will enable Georgian Gas Transmission Company to calculate the applicable tariffs and implement the…
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Ukraine: Two kindergartens in Hnivan will become more energy efficient thanks to EU support

17 January 2019
Two kindergartens in Hnivan will be thermally insulated as part of the EU-supported “Energy efficient Hnivan” project, which is part of the EU’s “Covenant of Mayors – Demonstration Projects” programme. Based on the results of the energy audit, the insulation of the two buildings will help the…
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International Renewable Energy Agency elects new Director-General

16 January 2019
The European Commission has welcomed the decision by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) to elect the European candidate, Francesco La Camera from Italy, as its new Director-General. The election took place in the context of the 9th session of IRENA’s annual assembly in Abu Dhabi, at…
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New study focuses on concession agreements for energy projects in the Eastern Partner countries

16 January 2019
The “High Quality Studies for the Eastern Partnership” (HiQSTEP) project has published a new study entitled “Analysis of Licencing and Fiscal Frameworks for Concession Agreements”. The report presents a standardised procedure for the procurement and award of concession agreements for energy…