Policy status:In Force
Date Effective:1994
Date Amended:

1999 and 2005

Policy Type:Policy Support>Strategic planning, Policy Support, Research, Development and Deployment (RD&D)
Policy Target:Multiple RE Sources, Multiple RE Sources>All
Policy Sector:Framework Policy, Multi-sectoral Policy
Size of Plant Targeted:Small and Large
Legal References:Law No. 74/94-VR of 1 July 1994; Law No. 783-XIV of 30 June 1999; Law No. 2509-IV of 5 April 2005;

1994 Law on Energy Savings adopted on 7 July 1994 sets up legal, economic, social and ecological grounds for energy saving for all enterprises, associations and organisations located in the territory of Ukraine and as well for its citizens. In order to lower energy demand, decrease energy costs and increase energy security energy efficiency and energy savings areas and methods are established. 

The Law determinates that energy efficiency and energy savings plans and methods will be established and exceuted on national as well as on local levels in Ukraine.

Ukrainian government is obliged to create legislative framework supporting and incentivising energy savings financialy (tax reliefs, grants, etc) open for industry, businesses and individuals. 

Government will be supporting scientific research into the sphere of energy savings processes and technologies. 

In order to finance measures for efficient use and economy of fuel and energy resources, state and local authorities are obliged to create appropriate budget (energy saving funds)for this purpose both on national and local levels. 


Law on Energy Savings was amended twice: in 1999 and 2005.

1999 amendment provides more detailed regulations for financing energy savings from governmental budget. 

2005 amendment incorporated regulations on CHP and tuckles waste energy potential. (For more details on this law please fo to the record: "Law on Combined Heat and Power (cogeneration) and Waste Energy Potential")



Related policies:Law on Combined Heat and Power (cogeneration) and Waste Energy Potential

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