The Ministry of Energy, together with the State Agency on Energy Efficiency, have developed a draft order of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine "On the National Action Plan for Energy Efficiency for the Period up to 2030", the press service reports.
The draft order provides for:
• definition of a national target for energy efficiency by 2030;
• approval of the National Energy Efficiency Action Plan for the period up to 2030;
• approval of a three-year action plan for its implementation in 2020-2022.
Experts of EU4Energy Governance Project were directly involved in the work on the draft plan.
The draft act provides for a number of sectoral and cross-sectoral measures to improve energy efficiency (co-financing of energy saving measures in the residential sector, development of energy services, rehabilitation of government buildings, widespread implementation of energy management, certification of energy efficiency of buildings, development of electric transport and charging station infrastructure, improving the efficiency of heating systems, etc.).
A feature of the plan is the need to improve energy efficiency not only in the context of final energy consumption, but also at the stages of energy production and transportation.
The adoption of the plan will allow the introduction of European mechanisms to reduce energy consumption, help save energy costs, reduce harmful emissions into the environment, enhance the competitiveness of the economy, scale up business in the construction and related industries, and use more modern technological solutions.
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