Ukraine

Membership

Day of Accession
1 February 2011
Status
Contracting Party

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latest implementation updates

Latest developments in security of supply Date
Ukraine first to submit its 2017 Gas Security of Supply Statement to the Secretariat. The report focuses on technical conditions of the transmission and storage system and Ukraine’s effort aim at improving them. June 2017
Ministry submitted its 2015 Security of Supply Statement to the Secretariat. October 2015

 

Latest developments in electricity Date
Electronic auctioning started, for both imports and exports, allocating capacity on all borders on a yearly, monthly and daily basis.  May 2017
New rules were adopted for cross-border allocation of capacity. According to Secretariat's assessment, these rules are still not in full compliance with the Third Energy Package. March 2017
Ukrainian Parliament adopts Electricity Market Law. April 2017

Draft Electricity Market Law passed the first reading in Ukrainian Parliament.

September 2016

 

Latest developments in energy efficiency Date
The Parliament of Ukraine adopted the Energy Performance of Buildings and Metering Laws June 2017
Law on Energy Efficiency Fund was adopted by the Parliament. June 2017
In its efforts to implement Energy Labelling Directive 2010/30/EU, a number of technical regulations for household tumble driers, vacuum cleaners, televisions, ovens and range hoods were submitted to the government for adoption. March 2017
With an aim to transpose Articles 9-11 of Directive 2012/27/EU on Energy Effciency, a draft Metering Law passes the first reading in the Parliament.  October 2016

Cabinet of Ministers adopted the National Energy Efficiency Action Plan until 2020, compliant with the requirements of the Directive 2006/32/EC.

November 2015

 

Latest developments in gas Date

In response to gas price reform of 2016, Government of Ukraine is updating the Housing and Utilities Subsidy (HUS) Programme, envisaging financial support in the form of subsidies to vulnerable customers.

March 2017
Ukrainian Cabinet of Ministers approves Naftogaz unbundling plan. July 2016 
The new entry/exit transmission tariff methodology was adopted and implemented at the cross-border points. November 2015

 

Latest development in environment Date
Law on Strategic Environmental Assessment was adopted by the Ukrainian Parliament. March 2018
The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine adopts the National Emission Reduction Plan (NERP). November 2017
In order to implement Sulphur in Fuels Directive, the Ministry of Energy and Coal Industry of Ukraine declares the prohibition on the production and introduction to circulation of fuel oil with sulfur content greater than 1% of mass for all enterprises, institutions and organizations, with no exception from 01.01.2018 on wards. November 2017
After Ukraine had carried out the recommended amendments, the Secretariat approved its National Emission Reduction Plan (NERP).  February 2017
In its opinion on Ukraine’s draft NERP, the Secretariat recommended certain amendments and indicated that in case they are implemented, the NERP prepared by Ukraine will meet the
requirements of the Secretariat’s Policy Guidelines on NERPs
October 2016
Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine adopted the Law on Environmental Impact Assessment.
October 2016
Ukraine submitted its draft National Emission Reduction Plan to the Secretariat.  November 2015

 

Latest developments in renewable energy Date
Secretariat submitted a new draft Law on Renewable Energy to Ukraine,  introducing a support scheme for renewable energy in compliance with State aid guidelines. July 2017
Ukraine submitted the second progress report on the promotion of renewable energy 2014-2015, outlining the progress and the challenges of renewable energy development during the reporting period. December 2016
Latest development in regulatory authority affairs Date

Ukrainian Law on the National Energy and Public Utilities Regulatory Commission entered into force.

November 2016 
Ukrainian Regulators Law passed the first reading, the second reading to follow. April 2016

 

Latest development in competition Date
According to the Law on State Aid for Business Entities, the prohibition of State aid entered into force. August 2017
The government approved an Order for Recovery of Illegal State Aid. July 2017

 

Latest developments in statistics Date

SSSU compiled the sets of average gas and electricity prices charged to industrial customers and to households, disaggregated per taxation level, from 2013 onward and submitted
them to EUROSTAT and the Secretariat for review.

April 2017
Ukraine began transmitting the full set of five annual questionnaires to EUROSTAT and the Ukrainian annual energy statistics are now
available in the EUROSTAT database.
September 2016

 

Latest developments in climate Date

 As a non-Annex I party to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), Ukraine ratified the Paris Agreement.

November 2016

Cabinet of Ministers adopts a Resolution on a Concept of the State Policy Implementation in the Field of Climate Change for the Period up to 2030, establishing the main principles of the state policy in the field of climate change with three priority areas in addressing climate change. December 2016

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