Energy Efficiency Projects in Ukraine

Five houses of the capital conducted energy audits with the support of the “Establishment of Energy Agencies in Ukraine” project 02.08.2017

Five multi storey buildings in Kyiv received the results of an energy audit conducted according to the international standards. It allows house communities make a resolution for holding of energy efficiency measures under the terms of energy service contract.

The “Establishment of Energy Agencies in Ukraine” project implemented by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH on behalf of the German government together with Kyiv City State Administration continue an active work with the houses, in which Society of Owners of Multi Apartment Houses and Housing Building Cooperatives were created, on implementation of energy efficiency measures by involvement of energy service companies. The leading experts of GIZ  presented the results of energy audits of multi apartment houses of Society of Owners of Multi Apartment Houses and Housing Building Cooperatives in the framework of realization of energy-saving contracts with the support of Project. The results of energy audits are an important stage in the practical implementation of energy saving. Reports on the conducted audits have already been received by 5 Society of Owners of Multi Apartment Houses in different districts of Kyiv.

There is a unique opportunity for Society of Owners of Multi Apartment Houses and Housing Building Cooperatives to implement energy-efficient measures with the involvement of the Energy Service Contracts Mechanism in conjunction with the Municipal Co-financing Program “70% / 30%” in Kyiv added a Kyiv City State Administration representative. In Municipal Co-financing Program the city pays 70% of the costs of energy efficient repair works in the house. As a result, residents minimize the cost of heating and lighting of the houses and have a minimal outlay.

For reference: Energy Services Companies (ESCO) is a specialized project company which provides fund raising, engineering, management of financial and technical risks conjoint with the implementation of energy efficiency projects; it also provides guarantees of payback and a certain level of energy saving in certain models of contractual relations.

Energy Service Contract is a contract with the subject of energy service implementation the payment of which is made at the expense of achieving of reducing the consumption and costs of energy resources and utility services.