Belarus: EU to launch training centre on environment and energy efficiency

Belarus: EU to launch training centre on environment and energy efficiency

06 October 2016
An EU-funded programme on ‘Employment and vocational education and training in Belarus’ is looking for a supplier to equip a new Resource training centre, which will link the labour market and educational services in Belarus. The facility will create the conditions for the training of teachers,…

Armenian NGOs focus on solar energy cooperatives

03 October 2016
The EU-funded Civil Society Local Energy Efficiency Network CLEEN led an energy efficiency workshop for a group of NGOs operating in the energy field on 26-28 September in Ashtarak city, Armenia. CLEEN experts introduced  “The feasibilty vision of energetic cooperatives in Armenia” for the Tapan…

EU Energy Days: Armenia and EU highlight joint energy efficiency efforts

27 September 2016
The EU Delegation to Armenia has invited citizens and stakeholders to explore the impact of EU-funded programmes in the development of renewable, alternative and sustainable energy solutions in Armenia. The EU Energy Days will run a series of events on 26-29 September in Armenian capital Yerevan…

Energy Community praises Ukraine on adoption of energy regulator law

27 September 2016
The Secretariat of the Energy Community has congratulated Ukraine on its adoption of its energy regulator law on 22 September. The Energy Community Secretariat, which provided support to the Ukrainian authorities during the law’s drafting stage, congratulated the Ukrainian Parliament with this step…

Grassroots organisations in Georgia and Armenia meet to develop energy efficiency

15 September 2016
A regional grassroots network of organisations will meet to discuss energy efficiency and climate change, under the EU-funded Civil society Local Energy Efficiency Network (CLEEN) project, in partnership with the Women in Europe for a Common Future (WECF) network. Two meetings are being organised…

EU ‘very disappointed‘ by Ukraine’s failure to adopt energy bill

14 September 2016
The EU has expressed concern after the Ukrainian parliament, the Verkhovna Rada, failed to adopt a law on the Energy Regulator at its final reading yesterday. In a statement, Hugues Mingarelli, Head of the EU Delegation to Ukraine, described the bill as essential to support further reform in the…

Ukraine: EC Vice-President for Energy Union in Kyiv to discuss energy policy

02 September 2016
European Commission (EC) Vice-President for Energy Union Maroš Šefčovič was on a working visit to Kyiv, Ukraine, today, to discuss a broad agenda of topics related to energy policy. In meetings with the Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada (Parliament of Ukraine), Prime Minister, Vice Prime Minister and…

Clima East supports Moldova to deal with fuel quality and monitoring of industrial emissions

01 September 2016
The EU-funded Clima East project has presented the results of the almost year-long support it has provided to the government of Moldova to help implement EU legislation on industrial emissions trading and fuel quality. The project’s experts helped to transpose respective elements of the European…

Energy Community conditionally approves Naftogaz obligation to supply Odessa Port Plant

26 August 2016
The Energy Community Secretariat has conditionally approved amendments to Ukraine’s Resolution of the Council of Ministers on public service obligations for undertakings operating on the gas market. The amendments, initiated by the State Property Fund of Ukraine (SPF), are aimed at obliging…
Cross-Border Cooperation: Poland-Belarus-Ukraine Programme announces schedule for calls for proposals

Cross-Border Cooperation: Poland-Belarus-Ukraine Programme announces schedule for calls for proposals

24 August 2016
The Joint Monitoring Committee of the Poland-Belarus-Ukraine Cross-Border Cooperation programme has approved the schedule of forthcoming calls for proposals, with two calls for proposals planned for regular projects, and one call for small projects. The total budget of all the three competitions…