Parliament of Ukraine adopted two bills allowing attracting investments in energy efficiency modernization of public sector

Parliament of Ukraine adopted two bills allowing attracting investments in energy efficiency modernization of public sector

On April 9, 2015 Parliament of Ukraine adopted two bills to introduce mechanisms for energy service contracts in public institutions (#1409 of 11.12.2014 and #1313 of 09.12.2014).

It is expected that Bills will eliminate main obstacles to attracting private capital to the thermal modernization in public [...]

West holds off on Ukraine aid pledges, seeking reforms

West holds off on Ukraine aid pledges, seeking reforms

International lenders are delaying plans to offer Ukraine billions of dollars on concerns Kiev cannot yet prove the cash will not vanish into a corrupt economy which EU officials fear could remain a "bottomless pit".

The European Commission said on Thursday that its president, Jean-Claude Juncker, would visit Kiev on Monday ahead of a [...]

Energy Efficiency Indicators and Policy Prioritisation Training by IEA

Energy Efficiency Indicators and Policy Prioritisation Training by IEA

The International Energy Agency (IEA) together with the State Agency on Energy Efficiency and Energy Saving of Ukraine (SAEE) and in collaboration with EUEA held a 2-day training session aiming to reinforce the capacity of government and industry stakeholders in Ukraine to identify and implement energy efficiency opportunities across the different [...]

Feed-in tariffs cut justified – Vovk

 Feed-in tariffs cut justified – Vovk

Head of the National Commission of Ukraine for Energy, Housing and Utilities Services Regulation (NCER) Dmytro Vovk has said that the decision of the regulator to revise feed-in tariffs downwards, taking into account the history of the approval of the tariffs and the present economic crisis, is justified.

Vovk said [...]

Ukraine, World Bank sign credit agreement worth $378.4 mln to upgrade power grid

Ukraine, World Bank sign credit agreement worth $378.4 mln to upgrade power grid

Ukraine and the World Bank have signed a credit agreement worth $378.425 million to implement the Second Power Transmission Project.

An Interfax-Ukraine correspondent has reported that the document was signed by Energy and Coal Industry Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Demchyshyn and World Bank Country Director for Belarus, Moldova, and [...]

Bill on Energy Service Companies in Ukraine is approved

Bill on Energy Service Companies in Ukraine is approved

Parliament adopted the draft law "On introduction of new investment opportunities, safeguarding the rights and legal interests of businesses implementing large-scale energy modernzation" (UA). The draft is the result of collaboration among SAEE, Ministry of Regional Development and MPs; four parliamentary factions reached a compromise and four parliamentary committees.

"Today Ukrainian [...]

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