The Regional Center for Economic Research and Business Support Foundation, together with UNDP project colleagues, "Eliminating the barrier to attracting energy efficiency investments to public buildings in small and medium-sized cities of Ukraine based on the ESCO model", the department of environmental reengineering and the implementation of resource saving projects of the Bank "UKRGAZBANK" , "Zhytomyr Development Agency" and Zhytomyr City Executive Committee started the development of the pilot project "ESCO Model - Financial Leasing".
Solatube® daytime lighting systems are a high-tech device that acts as a concentrator of daylight that transmits it to the interior without loss (transmission coefficient of 99.7) with minimal heat loss.
On January 26, a working visit of the Foundation to another member of the project was held. Community Leader Ivan Leschenko, President of the Foundation Ruslan Shcherbakov, local project coordinator Irina Berezova together with community representatives, senior officials and experts discussed the issues of monitoring the energy indicators of the community, promising measures that will be included in the Action Plan for Sustainable Energy Development and Climate, which the community plans to develop in the near future. sometimes.
On January 25, the Foundation's management had the opportunity to take part in the Day of the Sustainable Energy of the city of Fastov. This event was aimed at raising the awareness of local communities about modern ways of saving and efficient use of energy and the use of renewable energy in the framework of a European policy to counter global climate change, as well as on sharing experiences in the area of energy conservation.
The beginning of changes in the direction of decentralization has added significant adjustments to the budget formation and financing of the life of cities and united territorial communities. Small towns and united territorial communities, which have more than 50 percent of the country's population, are real indicators of statehood.