RECP Centre and V Energy Efficiency Forum. Partnership between Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production Centre and State Agency for Energy Efficiency and Energy Saving of Ukraine

On 12 April 2019, “Parkovy” Congress and Exhibition Centre in Kyiv hosted the Vth Energy Efficiency Forum “Amalgamated Territorial Communities, Government, Business: Transparent Investment Model” organized by the State Agency for Energy Efficiency of Ukraine (SAEE). This year, the forum attendees, and these were representatives from Amalgamated Territorial Communities (ATC), ministries and governmental institutions, gathered to discuss modern financial mechanisms on improving energy efficiency in Ukraine. Three topical sections within Forum Agenda resulted in fruitful discussions. The Agency and invited experts managed in details talk about incentive plans to support ATCs, industrial enterprises and state institutions in implementing energy efficiency.

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Another milestone event – Advisory Board outlined promising tracks to facilitate the Centre’s activity in 2019

On April 3rd, 2019, Igor Sikorsky KPI became the venue for the Advisory Board meeting – UNIDO project “Promoting the Adaptation and Adoption of Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production (RECP) through the Establishment and Operation of a Cleaner Production Centre (CPC) in Ukraine”. The event gathered various governmental officials, companies, international organizations, financial institutions (over 30 participants). Branko Dunić, UNIDO Chief Technical Adviser, joined the meeting and delivered a welcome speech.

This year the meeting format differed from the previous ones as it split the meeting into two sessions. One session drew attention to the RECPC Director’s presentation about the achievements the Centre gained last year, while the second session offered interactive group discussions.

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Steering Committee has commended the National RECP Centre results in 2018

This year the Steering Committee of the UNIDO Project “Promoting the Adaptation and Adoption of Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production (RECP) through the Establishment and Operation of a Cleaner Production Centre (CPC) in Ukraine” was convened on March 6 and hosted by Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute.

The Project Steering Committee has been for years following the typical agenda covering 2 key issues – highlighting the results of the previous year and approving the working plan for the current year. The SC meeting in 2019 offered a third issue and that was a PPT presentation on eco-industrial parks (EIP) development. The audience got very much enthusiastic about this topic as appeared to be very promising, for Ukraine in particular. Read More

National Companies Sharing Best Practices in Resource Efficiency – Kyiv conference 2018

For the third consecutive year, the Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production Centre organizes its annual conference within UNIDO project framework on December, 14th. This year the conference dubbed ‘ENHANCING INDUSTRIAL RESOURCE EFFICIENCY. BEST NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL PRACTICES 2018’ has brought together representatives from all six target regions.  

The conference topics were mainly focused on demonstrating modern approaches to resource efficiency and energy saving in national industry and worldwide, based on best practices accumulated in the Centre’s portfolio. Apart, financial, investment and technological tools to enhance industrial resource efficiency were in focus of the conference.  Read More

Diploma of the PROMETHE-U.S. has found its owner!

On December 5, 2018, the schoolchildren of 11th grades at the Public Institution Nicopol Secondary School for Grades I-III with Advanced Curriculum of Natural sciences and Mathematics No. 26
were granted a diploma for participating in the project “Promoting Technical and Environmental Higher Education” – PROMETHE-U.S.

Thank you for joining the project PROMETHE-U.S. and being the part of it.

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«PROMETHE-U.S. – Robotics»

The training “Robotics” under the project “PROMETHE-U.S.” was held on November, 30  in Sofiivka-Borshchagivska Secondary school.

Kateryna Romanova, the Project manager, started the training with informing the schoolchildren about engineering career and its benefits.

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«PROMETHE-U.S. – Energy efficiency»

The first training in energy saving launched the start of the project “PROMETHE-U.S. – Promoting Environmental and Technical Higher Education” on November 19, 2018. It took place in Nikopol where 62 schoolchildren from 2 secondary schools (№ 6 and № 26) became the main target audience.

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Three Ukrainian companies became the Fourth Global Chemical Leasing Award winners

On 6 November 2018 the fourth Global Chemical Leasing Award Ceremony took place in Vienna, Austria as a part of the Green Chemistry Conference 2018.

Chemical Leasing is a service-orientated circular economy business model that can effectively address the different sustainability dimensions of chemical use. It aims to simultaneously create financial, environmental and human well-being. Chemical Leasing is also considered part of Green Chemistry and the basis of the model is the idea that economic success no longer depends on the volume of chemicals sold, but on the service that is linked with the chemicals. The business partners and the environment shall benefit from the co-creation of jointly developed resource-efficient and innovative solutions and fair profit-sharing as well as reducing the risks of chemicals and protecting human health. Read More

Swiss experts share precious expertise with Ukrainians

The study tour in October (1-6) to Switzerland is over. It was organized within UNIDO project ‘Promoting the Adaptation and Adoption of Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production (RECP) through the Establishment and Operation of a Cleaner Production Centre (CPC) in Ukraine’. The purpose of the study tour was visiting some key enterprises and infrastructures in Switzerland with complementary workshops and presentations, so that Ukrainian experts got an insight of the Swiss industry, stand of technology and RECP-related efforts. Waste management, co-processing and recycling became the focus of the week. Read More