The European Union provides support to energy efficiency measures in small Ukrainian cities (10/02/2012)

Media representatives are welcome to the kick-off meeting with awarded applicants of the EU-funded project “Support to energy efficiency measures in small Ukrainian cities”, which will take place:

Date: Monday, 13 February 2012 at 10:30 (Registration of media representatives starts at 10:00)

Location: Delegation of the European Union to Ukraine (4B Kruglouniversytetska Street, Cascade Build., 3rd floor. )

The kick-off meeting with awarded applicants will be attended by:

  • Mr. Hans Rhein, Head of Operation Section 3 – Energy, Transport and Environment, Delegation of the European Union to Ukraine;
  • City Mayors of awarded cities and project implementing NGOs;
  • Ms. Natalia Shamray, Finance Assistant, Contract and Finance Section, and Mr. Gabriel Blanc, Sector Manager for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, from the Delegation of the European Union to Ukraine;
  • Mr. Roberto Lo Cicero Vaina, Team Leader, Energy Saving Initiative in the Building Sector in Eastern Europe and Central Asia (ESIB);

 For media accreditations please contact:

 Viсtoria Makeenko, tel.: +38 (050) 908-08-34, e-mail: makeenko@keycommunications.ua.

The accreditation is opened until Friday, 13 February 2012, 18:00. There is limited number of places.

 Additional information:

Ten small Ukrainian cities will benefit from EU assistance to implement energy efficiency measures at municipal level within the EU-funded project “Support to energy efficiency measures in small Ukrainian cities”. They were selected after the Call for Proposals launched by the Delegation of the European Union to Ukraine.The overall amount available under this Call for Proposals is EUR 1.5 million.

The cities selected after the Call for Proposals are: Gola Prystan (Kherson oblast), Burshtin, (Ivano-Frankivsk oblast), Dolyna (Ivano-Frankivsk oblast), Rakhiv (Zakarpatska oblast), Zelenodolsk (Dnipropetrovsk oblast), Kopychyntsi (Husyatyn district, Ternopil oblast), Borshchiv (Ternopil oblast),Zorynsk (Lugansk oblast), Yagotyn (Kyiv Oblast), Novoselytsya (Chernivtsi oblast).