Ukrainian-American Environmental Association Blog

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Frequent Devastating Floods in Carpathian Mountains Are Result of Rampant Deforestation but Illegal Cutting and Smuggling of Timber Goes On at Full Speed Throughout the Region:

source: http://euromaidanpress.com/2018/01/03/eu-and-ukraine-argue-on-timber-exports-while-carpathians-become-disaster-area/#arvlbdata Euromaidan Press, by Olena Makarenko, Published on January 3, 2018 The frequent devastating floods in the Carpathian Mountains are a result of rampant deforestation. Ukraine introduced a moratorium on round timber exports, but...

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Energy Efficiency Fund Begins Its Work in Ukraine — Annual Gas Saving Projected to Reach at Least 1.5 Billion Cubic Meters

source: http://open4business.com.ua/energy-efficiency-fund-begins-its-work-in-ukraine/ Ukraine — Open for Business, Published on January 3, 2018 The Energy Efficiency Fund has begun its work in Ukraine, and it will be a new and effective tool for implementing state energy...

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EBRD to Issue €9 Million to Improve Energy Efficiency of Public Buildings in Kremenchuk

source: http://www.ebrd.com/news/2017/ebrd-improves-energy-efficiency-of-public-buildings-in-ukraine-.html European Bank for Reconstruction & Development, by Anton Usov, Published on December 28, 2017 Kremenchuk is the first city in the country to receive financing under PSEEF The city of Kremenchuk in central Ukraine is...

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About 2,000 ESCO Projects May Be Implemented in Ukraine in 2018 Compared with 200 in 2017

source: https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-economy/2373103-about-2000-esco-projects-can-be-implemented-in-ukraine-in-2018-savchuk.html Ukrinform, Published on December 28, 2017 About 2,000 energy efficiency projects under the ESCO framework can be implemented in Ukraine next year compared with 200 in 2017. Head of the State Agency...

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Low Interest Loans and Technical Expertise for Renewable Energy May Flow as Poroshenko Signs Law on Ukraine’s Accession to International Renewable Energy Agency

source: https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-economy/2372272-poroshenko-signs-law-on-ukraines-accession-to-international-renewable-energy-agency.html Ukrinform, Published on December 27, 2017 Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has signed the law on Ukraine’s accession to the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), the press service of the head of state has...

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EBRD Provides €25 Million Loan for Biogas Plant at Ukraine’s Myronivsky Hliboproduct in Vinnytsia

source: http://www.ebrd.com/news/2017/ebrd-in-25-million-loan-for-biogas-plant-at-ukraines-mhp.html European Bank for Reconstruction & Development, by Anton Usov, Published on December 27, 2017 The EBRD provided a senior loan of € 25 million to PJSC “Myronivsky Hliboproduct” (MHP), a London Stock...

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OPIC Loaning $250 Million to Kyiv’s Energoatom for the First Stage of a $1.4 Billion Nuclear Waste Storage Facility to Be Built in the Chornobyl Exclusion Zone

source: http://open4business.com.ua/energoatom-agrees-with-opic-and-csspt-on-250-mln-loan-for-construction-of-spent-fuel-storage-facility/ Ukraine Business Journal, Published on December 26, 2017 State-owned enterprise Energoatom, U.S.-based Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) and U.S.-based Central Storage Safety Project Trust (CSSPT) have signed an agreement on a $250 million...

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Chernobyl Nuclear Reactor Slated for Billion-Pound Solar Park Despite Radiation Fears:

source: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/chernobyl-nuclear-reactor-radioactivity-a7831666.html The Independent, by Fiona Keating, Published on July 9, 2017 Ukraine is in talks with one of France’s biggest energy businesses to construct a £969m solar facility at the derelict Chernobyl nuclear reactor...

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AIS Starts Imports of Used Electric Cars from the U.S.:

source: http://open4business.com.ua/ais-starts-imports-used-electric-cars-u-s/ Interfax-Ukraine, Published on July 6, 2017 AIS group of companies, a large Ukrainian automobile holding, is entering the market of electric vehicles imported from the United States, according to a press release from...