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Azerbaijan Country Work Programme for 2017

Following a comprehensive assessment of the institutional, legislative and regulatory environment in the energy sector of Azerbaijan--as well as consultations with national authorities, the EU Delegation to Azerbaijan and other stakeholders--EU4Energy Governance activities this year consist of the following: 

  • Assisting with the elaboration of legislation on energy efficiency in line with best EU and international practice;
  • Supporting the setup of an independent regulatory authority;
  • Providing guidance and methodological advice in the development of a long-term energy strategy for Azerbaijan;
  • Supporting technical capacity-building in public institutions dealing with energy policy. 

Click here for a more detailed overview of the country work programme for the year 2017 (English & Russian).

On 15 March 2018, under the auspices of the EU4Energy Programme, the Energy Charter Secretariat, the EU Delegation in Azerbaijan and the Ministry of Energy of the Republic of Azerbaijan, presented the draft Law on the Efficient Use of Energy Resources and Energy Efficiency.

Upcoming Events

Events, Presentations and Reports

High-level Roundtable on Energy Efficiency, 15 March 2018, Baku
National Capacity Building Workshop on Developing and Implementing Energy Efficiency Policies, 24-25 October 2017, Baku

15 March 2018: High-level Roundtable on Energy Efficiency - Final Meeting of the Inter-ministerial Working Group on the Law "On Efficient Use of Energy Resources and Energy Efficiency" (English | Azəri)

 

24-25 October 2017: National Capacity Building Workshop on Developing and Implementing Energy Efficiency Policies (English | Русский) and  Second Meeting of the Inter-Ministerial Working Group on Energy Savings and Energy Efficiency Law Development

  • Energy Charter Secretariat: "Overview of International Experiences in Energy Efficiency Governance Structure" (English | Русский)
  • State Agency on Energy Efficiency of Ukraine: "Ukrainian Experience in Setting up an Energy Efficiency Governance Structure" (English | Русский)
  • State Agency on Energy Efficiency of Ukraine: "Setting a Target - Lessons Learned from the Development and Implementation of the National Energy Efficiency Action Plan (NEEAP)" (English | Русский)
  • Energy Efficiency in Electricity Generation, Distribution and Transmission and Price Regulation
  • Copenhagen Centre on Energy Efficiency: "Promotion of Efficiency in Heating and Cooling - Examples from EU Member States" (English)
  • Energy Charter Secretariat: "Example of Setting up an Energy Audit Scheme in Ukraine" (Русский)
  • Energy Charter Secretariat: "Example of Promotion of Energy Management System and Adoption of ISO Energy Management Standards in Ukraine" (Русский)
  • Energy Charter Secretariat: "Energy Requirements for Purchasing by Public Bodies - Example from EU Member States" (Русский)
  • State Agency on Energy Efficiency of Ukraine: "Energy Performance Contracting / Energy Services" (Русский)
  • "Setting up and Running an Energy Efficiency Fund - Lessons Learned from Moldova"
  • United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE): "Survey Results on Overcoming Barriers to Investments in Energy Efficiency in the UNECE Region, including Azerbaijan" (Русский)
  • United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE): "Sustainable Energy for All (SE4All) for Eastern Europe, the Caucasus, and Central Asia" (English | Русский)

 

4 May 2017:  First Meeting of the Inter-Ministerial Working Group on the Law on Energy Saving and Energy Efficiency

  • Elaboration of the Draft Law on Energy Saving and Energy Efficiency for Azerbaijan (Русский)

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Opening of the High-level Roundtable on Energy Efficiency, 15 March 2018, Baku
Discussion on the draft Law on Efficient Use of Energy Resources and Energy Efficiency, 15 March 2018, Baku
 
At the Inter-ministerial meeting in Baku, Azerbaijan, the Energy Charter Secretariat meets with the Ministry of Energy and other key stakeholders to discuss the drafting of a new law on energy efficiency.
The Legal Coordinator for the Knowledge Centre, Vitali Hiarlouski, contributed to the Euro School in Azerbaijan by holding an interactive learning session on sustainable development, energy, and its international legal framework in coordination with officials of the EU4Energy programme.

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