The European Union is planning to issue a EUR 2.781 million loan to improve the institutional capacity of the State Agency on Energy Efficiency and Energy Conservation of Ukraine, according to the Web site of the Ukrainian EU representative.
The term of the project implementation is three years, with the possibility of prolongation.
One of the project's objectives is to encourage the appropriate use of the funds allocated by the EU to support the Energy Strategy in the sphere of energy saving and renewable energy sources.
As reported, Ukraine will build a 110 kV power grids and grid nodes to connect renewable energy facilities to the Reni (Odesa region) and Zaliznychne (Crimea) substations using funds provided by the European Union as a part of support of Ukraine's Energy Strategy in the energy efficiency area.
In addition, the EU funds will be used to adapt Ukrainian laws to European standards, to conduct research into the production of energy resources from renewable sources, and to create a monitoring system for "green" generation facilities.
The Kyiv Post is hosting comments to foster lively public debate through the Disqus system. Criticism is fine, but stick to the issues. Comments that include profanity or personal attacks will be removed from the site. The Kyiv Post will ban flagrant violators. If you think that a comment or commentator should be banned, please flag the offending material.
Web links to Kyiv Post material are allowed provided that they contain a URL hyperlink to the
www.kyivpost.com material and a maximum 500-character extract of the story. Otherwise, all materials
contained on this site are protected by copyright law and may not be reproduced without the prior
written permission of Public Media at firstname.lastname@example.org
All information of the Interfax-Ukraine news agency placed on this web site is designed for internal
use only. Its reproduction or distribution in any form is prohibited without a written permission of