How Zhovkva is becoming an energy efficient city and is refusing from gas

Thanks to the implementation of several energy-saving projects in the city of Zhovkva with the population of 13 thousand people, which is 30 km far from Lviv, it was possible to significantly reduce gas consumption. According to the outcomes of last season, 45% of the heat in the city was received from alternative sources during the winter period by burning crushed wood. Read more

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How Ukraine is predicting radiation threats thanks to EU

From now on, Ukrainian experts will be one of the first in the world to learn about radiation emissions in different parts of the planet and can rather accurately predict their expansion, emphasize representatives of the EU, who assessed the introduction in Ukraine of RODOS, a pan-European system for forecasting, monitoring the consequences of radiation accidents and decision-making. Read more

A made-in-Ukraine miracle house may change the construction industry

In November, seven outstanding Ukrainians made it into the annual “New Europe 100” rating published by Financial Times. The New Europe 100 is a list of 100 people from Central and Eastern Europe who, “are changing the region’s societies, politics or business environments.” Read more

How Ukrainian entrepreneurs are changing world industries with EU grants

Energy-efficient houses, 3D metal printing, solar smart blinds – these technologies will change the global economy and our everyday lives in the very near future. Ukrainian small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are the creators of these innovative products. Read more

Legislative changes in waste management in Ukraine are stalled

“How can the public help promote behaviour changes for waste management in Ukraine?” Workshops addressing this question were held in late September in Kyiv and Lviv in the context of the EU-funded project, “Ukrainian civil society for European-Style Waste Management”. The civil society organisations, “Environment-People-Law” (EPL) and “Ecological Initiatives” are implementing the project. Read more