The Energy Efficiency Fund aims to improve the quality of
life of Ukrainian citizens. First, it was designed to cut inordinate expenses
for energy use for the citizens. Secondly, to improve the
quality of public services. Thirdly, to increase the
value of housing objects at the account of insulation in line with European
standards. This was stated by Vice Prime Minister/ Minister of Regional
Development, Construction, Housing and Utilities Hennadii
Zubko in an interview with The New Time.
According to him, it is necessary to adopt 10 acts to trigger
operation of the Fund. "The Government has approved the Fund’s concept and
the act on energy efficiency of buildings as the basic law. Next in line will
be laws on investment activities, commercial accounting, etc. that must
together create an ecosystem of the energy efficiency reform of the
country", said Hennadii Zubko.
Moreover, the Government official noted the state invest in
energy efficiency around UAH 700-800 mln annually.
"Last year there were issued loans to the tune of UAH 300 million.
International partners are ready to add another EUR 200 million annually to
compensate to citizens on condition efficiency and transparency
of operation of the Fund are provided", summed up the Vice Prime