Ukraine and the Association Agreement: stuck in a traffic jam?

20 April 2018
In 2017, Ukraine continued to demonstrate progress in the implementation of the EU acquis and the provisions of the Association Agreement. Thus, most of the systemic issues were subject to legislative approval – laws were adopted on the electricity market, on environmental impact assessments, and…
Ukraine Energy Factsheet

EU4Energy: International Energy Agency - Ukraine Energy Factsheet

19 April 2018
This factsheet is elaborated by the International Energy Agency as part of the EU4Energy Programme and is based on statistics collected by the State Statistics Service of Ukraine (Ukrstat).

Quarterly Report on European Gas Markets (volume 10)

13 April 2018
After seven quarters of consecutive growth, in the fourth quarter of 2017 EU gas consumption decreased by 2% year-on-year, as relatively mild weather reduced demand for space heating. In 2017 as a whole, consumption was 491 bcm, 6% more than in 2016 and the highest level since 2010. The European…

Strategic actions to support energy statistics

12 April 2018
This publication '20 strategic actions for energy statistics' has been drafted by the International Energy Agency (IEA) under the EU4Energy programme to support the 11 countries of Eastern Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia in elaborating action plans for the development of their energy statistics…

Electricity market reform in Ukraine - will we make it in time?

06 April 2018
This publication provides a comprehensive analysis of the law on the electricity market in Ukraine adopted by the Verkhovna Rada on 13 April 2017. By adopting this law Ukraine has decided to abandon the existing model of 'single buyer-seller' of electricity in favour of the competitive liberalised…

EU4Energy: Monitoring report on Ukraine’s progress in the implementation of the Association Agreement with the EU in the areas of energy and environment

22 March 2018
End of the year culminated with a series of decisions in the energy sector in Ukraine. On the last working day of the year, the Ministry of Energy and Coal Industry issued a draft Energy Strategy Implementation Plan, proposing to submit comments by January 12, 2018. The document includes a…

How to finance your local energy & climate actions? Get inspired by Covenant of Mayors cities & regions!

16 March 2018
Covenant of Mayors cities have committed to developing Sustainable Energy and Climate Action Plans for 2020 and 2030. In order to ensure their successful implementation despite strained public budgets, Covenant signatories are finding ways to mobilise the necessary investments. In this leaflet,…

The Concept of the Individual Building Renovation Roadmap

15 March 2018
Roughly 97% of the European Union (EU)’s building stock, amounting to over 30 billion m2, is not considered energy efficient, and 75 to 85% of it will still be in use in 2050. Defining a pathway towards a ‘highly efficient and decarbonised building stock by 2050’ is a fundamental pillar of the…

Energy and Biomass project newsletter (January - February 2018)

15 March 2018
The Newsletter covers the most relevant Moldova Energy and Biomass project activities and results for January - February 2018: Over 5 000 residents of Hancesti district have access to renewable energy thanks to EU assistance The producers of pellets and briquettes took part in a presentation…

Energy Community Secretariat Review: National Energy Regulatory Authority of Moldova

01 March 2018
  The present report analyses the progress made in implementing the Action Plan and the recommendations of the Energy Community Secretariat’s Report from 2016 that provided an in-depth review of the regulator’s compliance with the obligations stemming from the Energy Community acquis communautaire…