Latest EU4Energy developments

Latest EU4Energy developments in electricity

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EU4Energy presents electricity supply rules to beneficiaries in Georgia

On 17 April, experts of the Energy Community Secretariat presented to the National Energy and Water Supply Regulatory Commission (GNERC) and distribution system operators in Georgia the draft rules for electricity supply developed under the framework of the EU4Energy project.
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17 April 2018

Draft rules on security of electricity supply underway for Georgia

On 16 March, Energy Community Secretariat experts led a workshop in Tbilisi with a view of preparing Georgian authorities for preventing and managing emergency situations in relation to electricity supply. The technical assistance is funded under the EU4Energy project.
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16 March 2018

Draft cross-border transmission capacity allocation rules underway for Georgia

Prepared within the framework of the EU4Energy Governance initiative, experts of the Energy Community Secretariat presented draft cross-border transmission capacity allocation rules to the National Energy and Water Supply Regulatory Commission...
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12 March 2018

EU4Energy assistance to bring Moldova closer to EU electricity market integration

On 16 February, Energy Community Secretariat experts in cooperation with the National Energy Regulatory Agency of Moldova launched another technical assistance project aimed at drafting detailed wholesale electricity market (WEM) rules for Moldova. 
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16 February 2018

EU4Energy Governance supports electricity market reform in Ukraine

On 24 January, EU4Energy Governance launched another technical assistance project to support Ukraine in reforming its wholesale electricity market in accordance with the newly adopted Electricity Market Law, which is harmonised with the Energy Community acquis. 
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24 January 2018

Draft secondary legislation on operation of guaranteed buyer in Ukraine finalized under EU4Energy

On 17 January, the final draft of secondary legislation specifying the rules and methodology for the operation of the “guaranteed buyer” in Ukraine was discussed among Energy Community experts and the beneficiaries of the technical assistance - the National Energy and Utilities Regulatory Commission (NEURC) and state enterprise “Energorynok”.. 
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17 January 2018

EU4Energy to support development of cross-border transmission capacity allocation Rules in Georgia

A set of rules on allocation and use of cross-border electricity transmission capacities will be developed by the Energy Community Secretariat under the EU4Energy Initiative, taking into account the provisions of the draft Energy Law. 
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16 January 2018

Energy Community Secretariat to support development of rules on security of electricity supply for Georgia under EU4Energy

On 16 January 2018, Energy Community Secretariat experts, representatives of the Ministry of Energy and the Georgian National Energy and Water Supply Regulatory Commission (GNERC) and other stakeholders joined efforts to initiate the development of rules on security of electricity supply for Georgia. The technical assistance is implemented under the framework of the EU4Energy Initiative. 
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16 January 2018

EU4Energy Initiative to support Georgia in electricity market reform

On 15 January, the Energy Community Secretariat, under the EU4Energy Initiative, launched technical assistance to support the Georgian National Energy and Water Supply Regulatory Commission (GNERC) in preparing secondary legislation that will enable the timely implementation of the new Energy Law.  
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15 January 2018

New concept design for Moldova to provide guidance for all market rules

A new concept design for the operation of the wholesale electricity market in Moldova compliant with the Energy Community acquis remains to be adopted by the National Energy Regulatory Agency of the Republic of Moldova.  
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9 October 2017

Draft intra-day power market rules developed under EU4Energy technical assistance

EU4Energy Office in Kyiv hosted a three-day workshop devoted to developing detailed market rules for the operation of the intra-day market (IDM) in Ukraine. 
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20-22 September 2017

Wholesale electricity market concept design for Moldova

Representatives of the Moldovan Ministry of Economy – Directorate General for Energy, the national energy regulatory agency, the transmission system operator Moldelectrica and other stakeholders joined the kick-off meeting of the working group dedicated to drafting a concept design for the operation of the wholesale electricity market in Moldova
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12 July 2017

EU4Energy Governance to support Ukraine in electricity market reform

Representatives of the National Energy and Utilities Regulatory Commission of Ukraine and the state enterprises Energorynok and Ukrenergo joined the kick-off meeting organized within the framework of the EU4Energy Governance project on preparation of market rules for the operation of the intra-day power market in Ukraine.
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19 May 2017

 

Latest developments in energy efficiency Date

EU4Energy launches discussions to facilitate energy efficiency reforms in Moldova  

Today, the first High-level Policy Talks on Energy Efficiency in Moldova organized under the auspices of the EU4Energy Governance project*, take place in Chisinau. The event aims to address the state of play of development of the energy efficiency legal framework in Moldova, targets prescribed under the Energy Efficiency Directive, strengthening institutions dealing with energy efficiency and adoption of the draft Energy Efficiency Law.

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29 March 2018

Roadmap for rolling-out energy performance of buildings calculation software in Moldova developed under EU4Energy  

On 13 – 14 December, experts of the Energy Community Secretariat met with State Secretary Anatol Usatii and other representatives of the Moldovan Ministry of Economy, the Energy Auditors’ Association and the Energy Efficiency Agency to discuss the findings of the gap analysis on the implementation of Law no 128/2014 on Energy Performance of Buildings in Moldova.

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13 - 14 December 2017

Stakeholders discuss energy efficiency and energy savings policies in Ukraine  

On 17 November, a meeting of the Working Group, consisting of representatives of the State Agency on Energy Efficiency and Energy Saving, the Ministry for Regional Development, Building, Housing and Utilities of Ukraine and other stakeholders, took place within the EU4Energy Governance project.

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17 November 2017

EU4Energy Governance undertakes to support Moldova in establishing a building certification system to boost energy efficiency 

On 14 – 15 November, representatives of the Energy Community Secretariat, Moldovan Ministry of Economy and Infrastructure, Energy Auditors’ Association, Center for Energy Efficiency and the Energy Efficiency Agency gathered to launch a technical assistance project aimed at reviewing and assessing the implementation of Law no 128/2014 on Energy Performance of Buildings in Moldova with a particular focus on energy performance certification.  

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14 - 15 November 2017

Draft law on energy performance of buildings under discussion in Georgia 

On 2-3 November, representatives of the Energy Community Secretariat, Georgian Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development, Ministry of Energy, Georgian Accreditation Centre, Technical University, National Statistical Office, civil society organizations and independent experts gathered to discuss the provisions of the first draft of the Law on the Energy Performance of Buildings developed with the assistance of the EU4Energy Governance Project.  

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2 - 3 November 2017

EU4Energy Governance supports energy efficiency in Georgia 

EU4Energy Governance undertakes to support Georgian authorities in developing an Energy Performance of Buildings Law compliant with the provisions of Directive 2010/31/EU on Energy Performance of Buildings. 

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11 September 2017

9th Ministerial Dialogue on Eastern Partnership gives attention to energy efficiency

Director Kopač participated at the 9th Meeting of the Ministerial Dialogue on the Eastern Partnership, which took place on 10 July in Chisinau.

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11 July 2017

Ukraine committed to development of energy efficiency and energy savings policies

Representatives of the State Agency on Energy Efficiency and Energy Saving and the Ministry for Regional Development, Building and Housing of Ukraine and other stakeholders joined the kick-off meeting organised within the EU4Energy Governance project on calculation of the national energy efficiency target until 2020 and 2030 for Ukraine.

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5 July 2017

EU4Energy launches High-Level Policy Talks to foster energy efficiency reform in Ukraine

The first High-Level Policy Talk under the framework of the EU4Energy Governance project took place in Kyiv, gathering members of parliament across the political spectrum, experts of the State Agency on Energy Efficiency and Energy Saving of Ukraine, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, the DiXi Group think tank and the Energy Community Secretariat.

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9 June 2017

Energy Performance of Buildings Law in Ukraine reaches final stage of adoption

Members of the Ukrainian Parliament across the political spectrum, Director of the Energy Community Secretariat Janez Kopač, and representatives of the European Commission joined efforts within the framework of the EU4Energy Governance project to support Ukraine in improving its energy efficiency legal framework. 
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28 April 2017

Latest EU4Energy developments in statistics Date

Secretariat and IEA join forces to improve energy statistics

The Energy Community Secretariat joined the kick-off meeting in Ukraine and Georgia led by the International Energy Agency (IEA) within the framework of the EU4Energy Data project on 24-25 January in Kiev and on 30-31 January in Tbilisi. The meetings brought together representatives of ministries, statistics agencies, NGOs and business associations.
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24-25 and 30-31 January 2016

 

Latest EU4Energy announcements Date

EU4Energy Governance meeting takes stock of progress, next steps

The results of the EU4Energy Governance Project, implemented in Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine, were discussed among Eastern Partnership stakeholders on 20 December in Vienna. 

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20 December 2017

EU4Energy launches discussions to facilitate electricity market reform in Georgia

Today, the first High-level Policy Talks on the electricity market of Georgia organized under the auspices of the EU4Energy Governance Project*, which is implemented by the Energy Community Secretariat, take place in Tbilisi. more...

9 - 10 November 2017

EU4ENERGY Governance: High-level Policy Talks on the Electricity Market of Georgia

The event aims to kick-start the discussions on the challenges and perspectives of electricity sector reforms in Georgia, focusing in particular on the draft Energy Law aimed at transposing the Third Energy Package into Georgia’s national legal framework, based on the country’s commitments under the EU/Georgia Association Agreement and the Energy Community Treaty. more...

3 November 2017

European Union, Energy Community and the Ministry of Energy of Georgia mark the opening of EU4ENERGY regional office in Tbilisi to support energy reforms in Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan

Today marked the official opening of the EU4ENERGY Governance project office in Tbilisi. The regional office will coordinate the project’s activities aimed at improving the energy legislative and regulatory framework in Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia. 
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10 March 2017 

EU4ENERGY meeting maps out how to improve energy legislative and regulatory environment in Eastern Partnership countries

The first EU4Energy regional event took place on 13 October 2016 in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, back to back with the Energy Community Ministerial Council. Bringing together representatives of Eastern Partnership countries,
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13 October 2016

 

Latest EU4Energy announcements Date

EU4Energy Governance meeting takes stock of progress, next steps

The results of the EU4Energy Governance Project, implemented in Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine, were discussed among Eastern Partnership stakeholders on 20 December in Vienna. 

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20 December 2017

EU4Energy launches discussions to facilitate electricity market reform in Georgia

Today, the first High-level Policy Talks on the electricity market of Georgia organized under the auspices of the EU4Energy Governance Project*, which is implemented by the Energy Community Secretariat, take place in Tbilisi. more...

9 - 10 November 2017

EU4ENERGY Governance: High-level Policy Talks on the Electricity Market of Georgia

The event aims to kick-start the discussions on the challenges and perspectives of electricity sector reforms in Georgia, focusing in particular on the draft Energy Law aimed at transposing the Third Energy Package into Georgia’s national legal framework, based on the country’s commitments under the EU/Georgia Association Agreement and the Energy Community Treaty. more...

3 November 2017

European Union, Energy Community and the Ministry of Energy of Georgia mark the opening of EU4ENERGY regional office in Tbilisi to support energy reforms in Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan

Today marked the official opening of the EU4ENERGY Governance project office in Tbilisi. The regional office will coordinate the project’s activities aimed at improving the energy legislative and regulatory framework in Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia. 
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10 March 2017 

EU4ENERGY meeting maps out how to improve energy legislative and regulatory environment in Eastern Partnership countries

The first EU4Energy regional event took place on 13 October 2016 in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, back to back with the Energy Community Ministerial Council. Bringing together representatives of Eastern Partnership countries,
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13 October 2016

 

Latest EU4Energy announcements Date

EU4Energy Governance meeting takes stock of progress, next steps

The results of the EU4Energy Governance Project, implemented in Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine, were discussed among Eastern Partnership stakeholders on 20 December in Vienna. 

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20 December 2017

EU4Energy launches discussions to facilitate electricity market reform in Georgia

Today, the first High-level Policy Talks on the electricity market of Georgia organized under the auspices of the EU4Energy Governance Project*, which is implemented by the Energy Community Secretariat, take place in Tbilisi. more...

9 - 10 November 2017

EU4ENERGY Governance: High-level Policy Talks on the Electricity Market of Georgia

The event aims to kick-start the discussions on the challenges and perspectives of electricity sector reforms in Georgia, focusing in particular on the draft Energy Law aimed at transposing the Third Energy Package into Georgia’s national legal framework, based on the country’s commitments under the EU/Georgia Association Agreement and the Energy Community Treaty. more...

3 November 2017

European Union, Energy Community and the Ministry of Energy of Georgia mark the opening of EU4ENERGY regional office in Tbilisi to support energy reforms in Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan

Today marked the official opening of the EU4ENERGY Governance project office in Tbilisi. The regional office will coordinate the project’s activities aimed at improving the energy legislative and regulatory framework in Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia. 
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10 March 2017 

EU4ENERGY meeting maps out how to improve energy legislative and regulatory environment in Eastern Partnership countries

The first EU4Energy regional event took place on 13 October 2016 in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, back to back with the Energy Community Ministerial Council. Bringing together representatives of Eastern Partnership countries,
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13 October 2016

 

Latest EU4Energy infrastructure developments Date

EU4Energy stakeholders discuss key regional energy infrastructure projects

Yesterday, twenty representatives of five Eastern Partnership countries, including three Deputy Ministers for energy from Belarus, Georgia and Ukraine, gas and electricity transmission system operators and oil infrastructure operators, met to discuss potential candidate projects of regional interest under the auspices of the EU4Energy Governance project.
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24 October 2017 

EU4Energy initiates talks on regional infrastructure projects with Belarus

Energy Community experts met with the representatives of the Ministry of Energy in Belarus and Belenergo to discuss cooperation within the regional dimension of EU4Energy Governance.
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13 July 2017 

EU4ENERGY launches discussions on regional cooperation and energy infrastructure in South Caucasus

The first Regional Energy Summit gathering key stakeholders from Georgia, Armenia and Turkey, took place in Tbilisi on 25 May, with participation of EU's programme EU4ENERGY. The Summit launched the regional dimension of EU4Energy Governance, which provides support to countries in the region to identify key regional energy infrastructure projects to foster trade and security of supply. 
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25 May 2017 

 

Latest developments in energy environment Date

Draft legal act on reducing emissions of certain pollutants from large combustion plants underway for Moldova 

On 18 December 2017, the draft act on the limitation of emissions of certain pollutants into the air from large combustion plants in Moldova was discussed among the representatives of the Moldovan Ministry of Economy, Ministry of Agriculture, Ministry of Regional Development and Construction, Ministry of Environment and Energy Community Secretariat experts.  

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18 December 2017

EU4Energy technical assistance to help tackle emissions from large combustion plants in Moldova 

On 31 October 2017, the EU4Energy project launched technical assistance to support Moldova in transposing and implementing the provisions of Directive 2001/80/EC on the emissions of certain pollutants into the air from large combustion plants. 

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31 October 2017

EU4Energy Workshop on fuel quality monitoring plans and sampling and analysis of marine fuels in Tbilisi 

On 19 September, a first draft of legislation transposing the full set of provisions of Directive 1999/32/EC with focus on fuel quality monitoring plans and sampling and analysis of marine fuels was discussed in Tbilisi among experts of the Energy Community Secretariat 

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19 September 2017

EU4Energy technical assistance to help tackle shipping emissions in Georgia 

On 19 July 2017, the EU4Energy project launched technical assistance to support Georgia in implementing the provisions of Directive 1999/32/EC (as amended by Directive (EU) 2016/802) with a focus on drafting fuel quality monitoring plans and improving/putting in place sampling and analysis of marine fuels. 

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19 July 2017
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Latest EU4Energy gas sector developments Date

EU4ENERGY High-level Policy Talks in Georgia highlight opportunities of EU gas market reforms

As set in its Energy Community Accession Protocol, Georgia has committed to implementing flagship EU legislation in the area of natural gas in less than two years from now.

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12 April 2018

Draft natural gas distribution network code developed for Georgia under EU4Energy

On 16 March, representatives of the Georgian National Energy and Water Supply Regulatory Commission (GNERC), natural gas distribution companies and Energy Community Secretariat experts held a working meeting in Tbilisi to comment on the first draft natural gas distribution network code developed under the framework of the EU4Energy project, led by the Energy Community Secretariat.

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16 March 2018

EU4Energy to support Moldova in developing natural gas transmission tariff calculation methodology

On 25 January, the National Energy Regulatory Agency of Moldova (ANRE) hosted the launch of the EU4Energy technical assistance project aimed at drafting a natural gas transmission tariff methodology.

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25 January 2018

Energy Community Secretariat, under EU4Energy Governance Project, launches technical assistance to foster gas market reform in Georgia

On 9 January, the Energy Community Secretariat, under the EU4Energy Governance Project, launched another technical assistance project in Tbilisi, Georgia, to contribute to opening of the gas market, attract investments and provide for an increased security of gas supply in Georgia. 

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9 January 2018

EU4Energy to support Moldova in developing natural gas transmission and distribution network codes

The establishment of a compliant legal and regulatory framework for the operation and management of natural gas transmission and distribution networks is part of the natural gas market reform carried out by Moldova, pursuant to its commitments under the Energy Community Treaty. 

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10-12 October 2017

 

 
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Identification of key energy infrastructure projects

 

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13 July 2017

 

 
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Wholesale electricity market concept design for Moldova

Representatives of the Moldovan Ministry of Economy – Directorate General for Energy, the national energy regulatory agency, the transmission system operator Moldelectrica and other stakeholders joined the kick-off meeting of the working group dedicated to drafting a concept design for the operation of the wholesale electricity market in Moldova
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12 July 2017

EU4Energy Governance to support Ukraine in electricity market reform

Representatives of the National Energy and Utilities Regulatory Commission of Ukraine and the state enterprises Energorynok and Ukrenergo joined the kick-off meeting organized within the framework of the EU4Energy Governance project on preparation of market rules for the operation of the intra-day power market in Ukraine.
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19 May 2017