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Government launches a broad program of loans for the purchase of alternative fuel boilers
23.09.2014 | 16:06
Department of Information and Communication of the Secretariat of the CMU

On Tuesday, 23 September, the Government of Ukraine together with the State Savings Bank of Ukraine (Oschadbank) has announced a broad program of loans for the purchase of boilers that will reduce natural gas consumption, stated Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk at an expanded session on preparing for this winter.

"The Government will compensate 20% of the cost of a boiler", the PM underlined.

According to Arseniy Yatsenyuk, about 33 thousand of households may get loans as well as government compensation for the replacement of boilers till the end of this year.

Arseniy Yatsenyuk has also noted that over the past six months the Government made "10 steps aiming at energy efficiency", reported at the government meeting by the Chairman of the State Agency for Energy Efficiency and Energy Saving: "Promoting the replacement of boilers, a special rate, which allows to get more with less gas consumption, an investment program that provides compensation if new boilers use less gas than the old ones."

"Finally, the Energy Efficiency Agency has began to focus on energy efficiency rather than spending money on energy efficiency," the Prime Minister added.


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