Review 2–8 July 2018

Company of the week: DTEK celebrates its 13th anniversary

Ukraine’s largest energy company DTEK celebrates its 13th anniversary. Over this time, the company made a great contribution to the development of power economy in the country. In particular, the corresponding divisions of the company produced 6.7 billion cubic meters of gas, 230 thousand tons of gas condensate, 318.8 million tons of coal, generated 565.3 billion kWh of electricity. 

Innovations of the week: Eco-bot and map of river pollution

The Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources presented a joint project of the State Agency of Water Resources and the Data Journalism Agency - an interactive map of the pollution of Ukraine’s rivers. Currently, more than 400 control points of river water are marked on the map. 16 parameters are available to review the degree of pollution and compare the dynamics of changes over the past five years. Here is link to the project -

The Ministry, moreover, presented another resource allowing prompt obtaining the data required. It comes to SaveEcoBot. The bot is currently dealing with Telegram, but soon versions will be available for other popular messengers. At present, it helps to obtain information on EIA register (environmental impact assessment), which reflects the stages of the environmental assessment of the planned activities of enterprises, data on permits for emissions of harmful substances into the atmosphere by stationary sources of 1, 2 and 3 groups of pollutants, data on special permits for subsoil use, data on special permits for water use, data on licenses for handling hazardous waste and information on business entities with tax debt. You can add the bot by link -

Plans and strategies of the week: "Green" bonds in Ukraine and new solar projects by Norwegians

State Agency on Energy Efficiency and Energy Saving of Ukraine invites to discuss the introduction of "green" bonds as a tool of stimulating RES in Ukraine. The round table will be held on July 10 powered by the UNIDO Project "Improving Energy Efficiency and Stimulating the Use of Renewable Energy Sources in Agro-Food and Other Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises of Ukraine" and in conjunction with the GIZ Project "Advising Energy Efficiency".

Norwegian ScatecSolar goes on to spread its investment portfolio in the regions of Ukraine. Last week a news appeared about the construction of solar facilities in the Cherkassy region. This week, the company announced plans to build two more solar stations in Mykolaiv. The designed capacity of the facilities is 47 MW. The EBRD will provide financing the project, the Ukrainian company RengyDevelopment will be the developer. Construction will be commenced this year, the facilities will be launched in 2019.



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