The 10th Anniversary Energy Day in honor of the 10th anniversary of the European-Ukrainian Energy Agency was held on November 14, 2019, in Premier Palace Hotel, Kyiv, Ukraine.
It was held in the format of the Strategic Session “New Era of Sustainable Development of RES and EE in Ukraine – Horizon 2025”, which gathered 250 participants, 14 most prominent speakers and moderators of RES and EE sector, and it took almost 4 hours of discussion.
The UNIDO/GEF Project “UKR IEE Introduction of Energy Management System Standard in Ukrainian Industry” became the Platinum partner of the event.
The UNIDO / GEF UKR IEE Project Management Team actively participated in the event and the discussions.
Mr. Serhiy Porovskyy, the Expert on Energy Efficiency Financing and Policy was one of the speakers of the event. He emphasized the importance of realizing the cross-sectoral potential of energy efficiency. Mr. Porovskyy mentioned that the result should be both a reduction of energy cost and a competitiveness increase, especially in industry, and he also spoke about Loan Guarantee Financial Mechanism within the UNIDO / GEF UKR IEE Project.
The guests of the event were senior officials, parliamentarians, international experts, private companies and investors. Speakers addressed the issues of the medium and long-term evolution of RES and EE development, including the auctioning system, guaranteeing return of investments, and project financing, as well as tools for reducing costs for the end consumers of energy resources through demand and energy efficiency management.
Event details at the link