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Covenant Supporters Covenant Supporters The European Commission defines “Covenant Supporters” as European, national and regional networks and associations of local authorities which leverage their lobbying, communication and networking activities to promote the Covenant of Mayors initiative and support the commitments of its signatories. , with expert knowledge of the regulatory, legislative and financial framework under which they operate - be it at the national, regional or European level - are ideally placed to provide tailored advice to signatories Signatories Signatories represent cities, with different size from small villages to major metropolitan areas such as London or Paris, that have signed the Covenant of Mayors on a voluntary manner and are committed to implement sustainable energy policies to meet and exceed the EU 20% CO2 reduction objective through increased energy efficiency and development of renewable energy sources. and identify synergies with existing initiatives. They too are crucial partners of the Covenant of Mayors Office Covenant of Mayors Office The Covenant of Mayors Office (CoMO), established and funded by the European Commission, is responsible for the coordination and daily management of the initiative. It provides signatories with administrative support and technical guidance, facilitates networking between Covenant stakeholders and ensures the promotion of their activities. The CoMO is managed by a consortium of European networks representing local and regional authorities, led by Energy-Cities and composed of CEMR, CLIMATE ALLIANCE, EUROCITIES and Fedarene. , especially considering their ability to adapt the Covenant objectives and messages in a way that makes sense to the realities on the ground.

List of Covenant Supporters Covenant Supporters The European Commission defines “Covenant Supporters” as European, national and regional networks and associations of local authorities which leverage their lobbying, communication and networking activities to promote the Covenant of Mayors initiative and support the commitments of its signatories. :

Association 'Energy Efficient Cities of Ukraine'


Executive director:Andriy Kyrchiv
Country: Ukraine


Main contact: Oleh Harasevych
Position: Project and program manager
Phone: +38 032 245 5262


Association 'Energy Efficient Cities of Ukraine' is a voluntary NGO, created to facilitate the promotion of energy efficient principles among it's member municipalities. Organisation focuses on transforming existing local economies into sustainable communities with an emphasis on exchange of  information, useful ideas and experience, new technologies and managerial know-how in resources allocation. Association builds it's relations with key stakeholders on a local level to help communities in achieving their energy security, preserving the environment, improving  quality of life of the local resindents and continuing along the path of a true sustainable development.


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Signatories Supported

Signatories Population Adhesion Status
Alchevsk, UA110,52920 Sep 2012Adhesion
Artemivsk, UA80,65512 Jan 2009Adhesion
Berdyansk, UA115,11012 Jul 2013Sustainable Energy Action Plans submitted
Bibrka, UA4,217 4 Jan 2013Adhesion
Brody, UA23,80017 Aug 2010Adhesion
Burshtyn, UA15,586 9 Nov 2012Adhesion
Cherkasy, UA287,00015 Mar 2012Sustainable Energy Action Plans submitted
Chuguiv , UA32,29030 May 2014Sustainable Energy Action Plans submitted
Dolyna, UA20,69612 Jan 2009Sustainable Energy Action Plans submitted
Dubno , UA38,00726 Jul 2013Sustainable Energy Action Plans submitted
Gorlivka, UA258,87931 Jan 2014Adhesion
Hola Prystan, UA15,001 7 Feb 2014Sustainable Energy Action Plans submitted
Ivano-Frankivsk, UA240,00029 Nov 2011Sustainable Energy Action Plans submitted
Izmail, UA72,47128 Apr 2016Adhesion
Kamianka-Buzka, UA11,70022 Nov 2012Sustainable Energy Action Plans submitted
Kamyanets-Podilsky, UA98,95323 Dec 2008Sustainable Energy Action Plans submitted
Kaniv, UA25,200 4 Sep 2015Adhesion
Kherson, UA324,25614 Jan 2009Sustainable Energy Action Plans submitted
Kirovohrad, UA242,90018 Dec 2013Adhesion
Korop, UA5,50529 Jan 2013Sustainable Energy Action Plans submitted
Korosten, UA65,00020 Oct 2010Sustainable Energy Action Plans submitted
Kovel, UA68,27912 Jan 2009Sustainable Energy Action Plans submitted
Kramatorsk, UA166,284 3 Oct 2012Sustainable Energy Action Plans submitted
Kryvyi Rih, UA667,90028 Sep 2011Sustainable Energy Action Plans submitted
Kurakhove, UA20,22418 Jan 2013Adhesion
Kuznetsovsk, UA42,00025 Sep 2014Adhesion
Lutsk, UA212,00013 Jan 2009Sustainable Energy Action Plans submitted
Lviv, UA758,35112 Jan 2009Monitoring started
Mena, UA12,23113 Feb 2013Monitoring started
Mogyliv-Podilsky, UA32,26617 Dec 2009Adhesion
Myrhorod, UA41,30021 Sep 2012Sustainable Energy Action Plans submitted
Nosivka, UA14,00025 Dec 2015Adhesion
Novohrad-Volynskyy, UA56,00017 Jun 2011Sustainable Energy Action Plans submitted
Novovolynsk, UA58,040 8 Nov 2012Sustainable Energy Action Plans submitted
Novoyavorivsk, UA28,807 8 Nov 2012Sustainable Energy Action Plans submitted
Pervomaisk, UA67,80015 Jan 2009Monitoring started
Pryluky, UA64,90025 Jun 2009Sustainable Energy Action Plans submitted
Rivne, UA250,20526 Jul 2012Sustainable Energy Action Plans submitted
Sambir, UA35,05427 Nov 2012Sustainable Energy Action Plans submitted
Slavuta, UA35,44228 Jan 2011Sustainable Energy Action Plans submitted
Slavutich, UA24,98714 Jan 2009Sustainable Energy Action Plans submitted
Ternopil, UA216,502 6 Jul 2012Sustainable Energy Action Plans submitted
Velyki Mosty , UA6,03726 Mar 2013Sustainable Energy Action Plans submitted
Vinnytsia , UA370,100 1 Jul 2011Monitoring started
Voznesensk, UA42,63413 Jan 2009Monitoring started
Vyshneve, UA50,46510 Dec 2013Adhesion
Yevpatoria, UA123,45631 Aug 2012Sustainable Energy Action Plans submitted
Zaporizhia, UA766,66229 Nov 2013Adhesion
Zhmerinka, UA35,50010 Feb 2009Sustainable Energy Action Plans submitted
Zhovkva, UA13,316 7 Dec 2012Sustainable Energy Action Plans submitted
Zhytomyr, UA272,00021 Jun 2012Sustainable Energy Action Plans submitted


Association 'Energy Efficient Cities of Ukraine'
Category: Awareness raising
Description: Our awareness raising campaigns, informational support, seminars, workshops, consulting sessions and projects help our members to: * develop more effective institutional frameworks within local communities and implement efficient approaches to managing energy consumption, supply and production; * broaden relevant communication, meet new partners to share experience and ideas with; * partake in national policy-making pertaining to the implementation of European initiatives for energy security, sustainable development and environmental protection. We are confident that: * local authorities have all it takes to become more active in assuring sustainable development of their respective countries, if only due to the fact that a major part of a country's energy is consumed within the urban landscape; * improving energy efficiency along with the use of renewable energy sources is the only way to mitigate climate change and help urban energy demand meet adequate supply in the years to come; * joint, coordinated efforts in improving resource allocation allows local communities to advance forward in a more confident, more effective manner. Our main partners include: * Minister for Housing and Communal Services of Ukraine * National Agency of Ukraine for Efficient Use of Energy Resource * Association of Ukrainian Cities * Association of European local authorities 'Enegie-Cites' WE CAN DO IT TOGETHER!


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Last updated at: 4 February 2014
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