Energy efficiency is a priority area for the EU, which funds a range of initiatives to reduce energy use and promote energy efficiency in the Eastern Partnership region. Energy efficiency starts at home. Many measures cost very little or nothing at all yet deliver big savings in your energy costs.
After ratifying the Energy Community Treaty in 2011 and EU-Ukraine Association Agreement in 2014, the focus for the energy sector in Ukraine switched to energy independence, open markets and energy efficiency.
The Republic of Moldova imports the majority of its energy, as it lacks the necessary solid fuels, petroleum and gas resources. As a result, energy prices are high.
Georgia is dependent on neighbouring countries for much of its crude oil and natural gas. It also lacks energy efficiency legislation. Nevertheless, Georgia has ample hydro resources and is tipped to become an important electricity transit hub. The EU is helping the country to improve its…
A lack of local energy resources means Belarus imports much of its oil and gas from abroad. Belarus does however have much renewable potential in the form of water and sun.
With its vast oil and gas reserves, Azerbaijan is vital for ensuring both Europe and Asia’s energy security. However, the country has been slow to adopt energy efficiency legislation or develop renewable energy sources, while its energy losses are high.
Armenia has introduced various pieces of energy-related legislation over the past 20 years. However, Armenia still faces a number of serious energy challenges. These include an emerging supply gap, inflated energy prices and a lack of energy supply reliability.
A factsheet on EU cooperation in the Black Sea region, highlighting actions on maritime affairs and blue economy, with a particular focus on marine research and innovation, blue skills and careers and preservation of the marine environment.
Launched in 2009 as a joint policy initiative, the Eastern Partnership (EaP) aims to deepen and strengthen relations between the European Union (EU), its Member States and its six Eastern neighbours: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine. Within this framework,…
Ukraine is a priority partner for the European Union. The EU supports Ukraine in ensuring a stable, prosperous and democratic future for its citizens, and is unwavering in its support for Ukraine’s independence, territorial integrity and sovereignty. The Association Agreement, including its Deep…