INOGATE training event in Sweden on applying energy performance contracts

12 February 2016
On 9-11 February 2016, delegates from partner countries (PCs) of the EU-funded regional energy cooperation programme INOGATE gathered in Stockholm, Sweden, to learn more about the EU experience on Energy Performance Contracts (EPC) and how they can be applied elsewhere. The EU representatives and…

Ukraine: INOGATE to host Energy Policy Talk in Kyiv

09 February 2016
The EU-funded regional energy cooperation programme INOGATE will host an  Energy Policy Talk on 19 February 2016 in Kyiv. The talk will be opened by Ukraine’s Minister of Energy and Coal industries, Volodymyr Demchyshyn. Senior figures from the country’s energy ministries, other related state…

Ukraine: New biogas plant for heat and power generation in Lviv

29 January 2016
The west Ukrainian city of Lviv is installing a biogas plant for the generation of heat and power with support from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), the Nordic Environment Finance Corporation and the Eastern Europe Energy Efficiency and Environment Partnership, reports…

INOGATE to host second Energy Policy Talk in Ukraine

27 January 2016
The EU-funded INOGATE Programme will host on 3 February 2016 in Kyiv a second Energy Policy Talk in a series of discussions that aim to address energy issues in Ukraine. The Vice Prime Minister and Minister of Regional Development, Construction and Housing of Ukraine, Hennadiy Zubko, senior figures…
EU Delegation to Azerbaijan presents results of its work for October-December 2015

EU Delegation to Azerbaijan presents results of its work for October-December 2015

26 January 2016
The Delegation of the European Union to Azerbaijan published a newsletter on the results of EU-funded projects and programmes in Azerbaijan from October to December 2015. The newsletter covers the work of the EU Delegation in education, agriculture and rural development, social protection, justice…

Ukraine takes steps to limit air pollution from large combustion plants

08 January 2016
According to the Energy Community Organisation’s news release on 7 January 2016, Ukraine is among five countries to have submitted the national emission reduction plans (NERPs) by the deadline at the end of 2015.   This step marks a milestone in preparing for the implementation of the EU Large…

INOGATE: transposing EU Directive on energy performance in the EaP region

21 December 2015
Representatives from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine have attended a three-day combined workshop and study visit in and around Copenhagen, aiming to improve their understanding of the EU Directive on Energy Performance in Buildings (EBPD) and to be able to transpose it into their…

INOGATE holds final Energy Statistics Network meeting

16 December 2015
The EU-funded INOGATE project held its final meeting of the Energy Statistics Network (ESN) on 17-18 November in the Georgian capital Tbilisi, highlighting the main achievements over the years of cooperation, and planning for the future.   The two-day meeting brought together representatives of the…

INOGATE launches study to assess financial facilities for renewable energy and energy efficiency

15 December 2015
The EU-funded energy programme INOGATE is evaluating the financing facilities for energy efficiency (EE) and renewable energy (RE) that are currently available in its partner countries with a special focus on Ukraine, Georgia and Moldova.   The study was carried out in October and November 2015,…

EU and Armenia launch negotiations for a new agreement

08 December 2015
Negotiations on the new EU-Armenia agreement were launched in Brussels yesterday by EU High Representative Federica Mogherini and Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian.   Speaking at the launch of the negotiations, Mogherini said: "Our shared common values and strong commitment to democracy,…