The city of Luhansk joined the project in February 2014, having established a consortium together with the towns of Sorokyne, Rovenky, Dovzhansk and Sievierodonetsk. Due to the recent developments in the region, Sievierodonetsk remained the only partner of the consortium as of today.
In cooperation with the project, the municipality of Sievierodonetsk aimes to achieve the following goals:
- to introduce and ensure effective operation of the energy management system in the city, as well as to professional training for energy managers;
- to establish a regional Advisory Committee on Energy Saving that will shape and contribute to the implementation of energy saving policy in the region and municipalities;
- to initiate the dialogue between the local community and authorities in the framework of the Dialogue Platform as an effective tool for exchanging the best practices in the field of energy efficiency;
- to expand the Dialogue Platform to other towns of Luhansk region – Rubizhne, Lysychansk, Svatove and Kreminna.