UKEEP is a credit facility developed by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), targeting Ukrainian private companies in all sectors looking to invest in energy efficiency or renewable energy projects. The UKEEP credit line is provided through participating banks in Ukraine, who in turn on-lend to Ukrainian private companies applying for UKEEP financing. Investments are anticipated to decrease energy consumption, increase own energy production or make energy usage more efficient.
UKEEP is active and is scheduled to run until the end of 2012. UKEEP has so far committed approximately US$102 million to energy efficiency projects in various sectors. Together, these projects will lead to energy savings of more than 2,115,000 MWh per year – equivalent to the household electricity consumption of more than 520,000 households. As a result, CO2 emissions will decrease by mor