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To participate in the project until February 7 accepting applications from potential participants in cities.
– Housing and communal services – one of the toughest industries. For its modernization and improving the quality of public services Government, except budgetary financing, attracting funds from international financial institutions (IFIs ), is studying the best world experience and attracts the world’s experts. Particular attention is paid to the implementation of projects aimed at energy saving and cost of natural gas. It’s – energy security of Ukraine. Ukraine starts beginning selection of cities to participate in the project” Municipal Energy reform” of the U.S. Agency for International Development. In the framework of leading international experts to provide professional assistance to cities to develop specific action plans for energy conservation and attracting finance for their implementation in the international financial institutions – said Deputy Prime Minister Alexander Vilkul.
Project of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) “Municipal Energy Reform” (MED) for 4 years. Its total cost is 14.5 million U.S. dollars. To participate in the project until February 7 Applications from cities – potential participants, of which 15 participants will be selected (cities with populations of 100,000 to 1 million). Project goal – improving the energy security of Ukraine, increase energy efficiency, in particular, the introduction of energy-saving technologies and reduce greenhouse gas emissions and attract private investment in the sector.