First Deputy Minister of Development of Communities and Territories Vasily Lozinsky, went on a working trip to the Kharkiv region. During the visit, he visited 11 construction sites where boiler and pumping stations, heat chambers, central and individual heating points, and other engineering infrastructure facilities are being modernized. In total, 30 objects are participating in the project “Improving Energy Efficiency in the District Heating Sector of Ukraine” in Kharkiv.
KP “Kharkiv Heating Networks” is a participant in this project, which is being carried out jointly with the World Bank. This project involves the technical modernization of the heating infrastructure and the improvement of the quality of services provided. The project bears important social, environmental and economic issues. Vasily Lozinsky notes that successful work in the field of energy efficiency is the path to complete energy independence of the country.
At a meeting in the Kharkiv Regional State Administration, Vasily Lozinsky presented the Energodom project of the Energy Efficiency Fund and pointed out the importance of supporting condominiums from the leaders of territorial communities. Now 13 applications have been submitted to the Fund for the amount of UAH 76 million.
Also during the trip Vasily Lozinsky arrived on a visit to the KP “Kharkovvodokanal”. During the meeting, the sides discussed the issue of the Second Urban Infrastructure Development Project, which is being implemented in cooperation with the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development. This program involves the reconstruction of 2 complexes of treatment facilities in Kharkov with a total capacity of 560,000 m3 per day and the solution of the issue of sludge treatment.