The Cabinet of Ministers established state institution «energy efficiency Fund». The decision was taken at a government meeting on 20 December, the correspondent of the edition «GORDON».
The Fund’s authorized capital will amount to UAH 100 million. It will provide loans and grants to implement energy efficiency projects, conduct financial evaluation and risk assessment of such projects, develop financial eligibility criteria for banks, which will participate in the funded projects.
The Fund will Finance projects on thermal modernization and major renovation of buildings, introduction of effective systems of monitoring and control, establish high efficiency heating and cooling systems and equipment, and for replacement of existing systems.
The money for the modernization of the building will provide with a certificate of its energy efficiency.
The law on the establishment of an energy efficiency Fund, the Verkhovna Rada adopted on 8 June. According to Vice Prime Minister – Minister of regional development, construction and housing and communal services of Ukraine Gennady Zubko, its implementation will allow to save on the modernization of residential buildings up to 50%.
The law provides for the creation of an internal hierarchical organizational structure of the Fund, which will consist of the Supervisory Board, the management, technical and financial offices. The bill sets out the principles of functioning of the technical and financial offices that need to coordinate projects independently from each other and focusing on the maximum effect of energy savings.
For the law on the energy performance of buildings Parliament voted on June 22. The document provides for the introduction of mandatory energy efficiency certification for constructions, buildings and parts of buildings for lease for a period of more than a year, for buildings with a heated area of 250 m2, which are located in state bodies and conducted a reception of citizens.
July 20 both the law signed by the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko.
The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine established the energy efficiency Fund 20.12.2017