Electricity trade starts between Ukraine and the EU

It follows the successful emergency synchronisation of the Ukrainian and Moldovan grids with the European Continental Grid in March

‘Historic milestone’ as Ukraine connected to European power grid

The trial project will enable Ukraine to keep its power system stable and decouple it from Russia

London-based bank buys 25% stake in Transgaz subsidiary

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development is investing €20m in Vestmoldtransgaz, the gas transmission company operating the newly-built Ungheni-Chisinau gas pipeline

Moldova’s city of Balti granted €1.2m to roll out green buses

The new trolleybuses will operate on electricity to address the environmental challenges of the city

London-based bank pledges $50m to help Moldova secure emergency gas

Moldova faces the risk of disrupted supply if Russia and Ukraine fail to extend a gas transit agreement that expires on 31st December 2019

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EU grants €40m for Moldova-Romania power link

The interconnector, scheduled to be completed by 2024, is expected to considerably enhance the stability and reliability of Moldova’s electricity supply

€5.5m to help Moldovan firms cut energy use

Businesses in Moldova will have access to finance to help them reduce their energy consumption. The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has provided Mobiasbanca-Groupe Societe Generale with a €5.5 million (£4m) loan for on-lending to private firms. The cash will be used to invest in energy efficiency and renewable projects. The loan will […]

World Bank funds Moldova’s climate scheme

The World Bank has approved $2 million (£1.29m) worth of financing for a climate project in the Republic of Moldova. The Disaster and Climate Risk Management Project supports the ability to forecast severe weather and improve the country’s overall capacity to prepare for and respond to natural disasters. The scheme aims to strengthen weather forecasting, improve […]

Kids get classes in renewables

School kids in Moldova will learn about renewable energy. Students will be taught about how electricity is generated from mini turbines and how solar ovens are used to cook food. The “Renewable Energy Sources” course will also give practical advice on using energy more efficiently at school and at home. In previous years, kids at […]

EU to help Moldova modernise water network

The EU is providing part of a €59 million (£49m) loan to help modernise the water infrastructure in Moldova’s capital. The European Investment Bank (EIB) and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is giving €24 million (£20m) each to water firm Apa Canal Chisinau while the EU is contributing €11 million (£9.14m). The […]