Published on August 28, 2018
Ukraine’s Minister of Regional Development, Building, Housing and Utilities Hennadiy Zubko has set up a commission to select independent members of the supervisory board of the Ukrainian Energy Efficiency Fund.
The commission starts work on August 29, according to the ministry.
Six representatives from the European Union, Germany and Ukraine’s Cabinet of Ministers are on the commission. The members include Head of Operations Section 3 «Economic Cooperation, Energy, Infrastructure and Environment» of the Delegation of the European Union to Ukraine Johannes Baur, Member of the Support Group for Ukraine (SGUA) Krzysztof Gierulski, and Project Manager of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH Robert Kuenne.
Deputy Regional Development Minister Eduard Kruhliak, Deputy Finance Minister Yuriy Heletiy and Director of the economic development department of the Cabinet’s Secretariat Valentyna Yashchuk are also members of the commission. According to the Regional Development Ministry’s press service, the Hudson recruiting company will also be hired.
The press release said the commission would determine requirements for candidates and define the list of documents for participating in the competition, as well as the procedure and stages of selection, including criteria for evaluating members of the fund’s supervisory board.
As earlier reported, the Regional Development Ministry had planned to announce the competition in September. Ukrainian associations of apartment building coops may be able to apply for the fund’s energy efficiency programs from 2019.
On July 25, the Regional Development Ministry registered state-run the Ukrainian Energy Efficiency Fund in the United State Register of Legal Entities, Individual Entrepreneurs and Public Organizations. Yulia Holovatiuk-Ungureanu was appointed acting fund director. On July 26, the Cabinet decided to increase the fund’s charter capital by UAH 1.5 billion, to UAH 1.6 billion, using budget funds.