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22 Oct
7 PROJECTS OF GREEN INVESTMENT SCHEME ARE AGREED UPON WITH THE SPANISH SIDE UNDER THE AGREEMENT OF PURCHASE OF THE ASSIGNED AMOUNT UNITS OF GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSION
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“Having undertaken quantified commitments under the Kyoto Protocol, Ukraine has made progress in climate change, in particular, the agreements of purchase of the assigned amount units (parts) (hereinafter – the AAUs) were concluded with the New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization(Japanese state company, subject to the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan, hereinafter – NEDO), three Japanese power generating companies and the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environment of Spain”- Acting Minister of Ecology and Natural Resources of Ukraine Sergiy Kurykin said during a briefing at the press center of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine.

Under the agreement of purchase of the assigned amount units of greenhouse gas emission (the AAUs) 7 projects of green investment scheme are agreed upon with the Spanish side worth a total of UAH 270.7 million and the estimated annual reduction of greenhouse gas emissions of 88.7 ths. tons of CO2 equivalent.

In particular, the following projects are coordinated:

- 4 projects on collection and utilization of biogas on the existing SDW landfills;

- 2 projects on construction of power supply independent complexes;

- 1 project on construction of a biogas unit.

Implementation of the projects agreed upon with the Spanish side has not started yet.

Design documentation on the projects was developed in 2013. Taking into account the significant changes in prices and currency fluctuations, the Ministry initiated analysis of price component of the projects and the evaluation of their appropriateness and feasibility.

“Currently, the consultations are under way regarding the projects on installation of individual heating unit in dwelling houses” - Sergiy Kurykin noted.

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