Energy efficiency to increase competitiveness of Ukrainian products – EBRD

Energy efficiency to increase competitiveness of Ukrainian products – EBRD

Ukraine is the least energy-efficient economy in Europe, and this problem needs to be solved to increase the competitiveness of Ukrainian products. 

Director of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development for Ukraine Sevki Acuner announced this at the II Ukrainian Renewable Energy Forum in Kyiv, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.

"Energy efficiency is the key to Ukrainian economic development. This sector in Ukraine is the least efficient in Europe, and this problem must be solved to make Ukrainian products competitive," the EBRD’s Director for Ukraine said.

As Acuner noted, investments in the energy efficiency and renewable energy sources are a priority for the EBRD.

"We have already invested EUR 2.5 billion in the municipal and corporate sector," he said.


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