Secretariat questions compliance of local content requirements in Ukraine with Energy Community rules

Secretariat questions compliance of local content requirements in Ukraine with Energy Community rules

The Energy Community Secretariat sent an Opening Letter in Case ECS-7/13 against Ukraine concerning the so-called local content clause in the Electricity Law of Ukraine. Under this clause, eligibility for feed-in tariffs for investments in renewable energy depends on the fulfilment of minimum shares of goods and works of Ukrainian [...]

Government is to encourage the transition from gas to alternative fuel tariffs

Government is to encourage the transition from gas to alternative fuel tariffs

Government adopted a decree "On stimulating the replacement of natural gas while electric power generation for institutions and organizations financed from the state and local budgets”(in Ukrainian). The decree provides for simplification of tariff for the production of thermal energy from other fuels supplied to the public sector. Its essence [...]

EC names new energy chiefs

EC names new energy chiefs

The European Commission has made two new appointments to help deliver its vision for the continent’s energy future.

Former Slovenian premier Alenka Bratusek is now vice president and commissioner-designate for energy union while Spanish minister Miguel Arias Canete is European commissioner-designate for energy and climate action.

Parliamentary hearings for the [...]

Poroshenko turned Natskomposluh and NERC into a single National Commission

Poroshenko turned Natskomposluh and NERC into a single National Commission

President of Ukraine Poroshenko abolished the National Public Utilities Regulation Commission and the National Energy Regulation Commission, creating National Energy and Utilities Regulation Commission. This is stated in the decree of 27 August №№692-695 (in Ukrainian). 

Vladimir Demchishin was appointed as the Head of the new commission. He was [...]

Cabinet appointed Mr. Savchuk to lead SAEE

Cabinet appointed Mr. Savchuk to lead SAEE

Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine appointed Sergiy Savchuk as a Chairman of the State Agency for Energy Efficiency and Energy Saving of Ukraine (SAEE). This is stated in a government number 758-r dated August 20, 2014. Legal notice is not published at the CMU’s web-site yet.

SAEE is part of [...]

Crimea will be connected to the integrated power system of Russia in 2017

Crimea will be connected to the integrated power system of Russia in 2017

Crimean energy system will be connected to a single power supply system of the Russian Federation in 2017, when the peninsula will obtain new generating capacity. 

"Target time for the connection to the Unified Energy System of Russia is 2017.  At the same time, by mid-2017, d the generating [...]

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