New INOGATE Technical Secretariat and integrated programme in support of the Baku Initiative and the Eastern Partnership energy objectives

Project Description

The overall objective of the proposed programme is to contribute to the progress of the INOGATE Partner Countries in the achievement of the Baku Initiative and the Eastern Partnership objectives. The programme would support a reduction in their dependency on fossil fuels and imports, improvement of the security of their energy supply, and climate change overall mitigation.

Specific Objectives

  • To ensure that assistance in support of the Baku Initiative/Eastern Partnership as well as the Energy Community objectives is more effective, coherent, sustainable and aligned with partner countries` objectives.
  • To assist the countries in strengthening energy institutional governance in relation to sustainable energy, in particular by focusing on institutional capacity.
  • Improved business climate for energy efficiency and renewable energy investments.
  • To support Partner Countries in improving energy economic planning through enhanced use and harmonisation of energy statistics in line with European standards.
  • To enhance convergence of Gas and Electricity Markets on the basis of the EU internal energy market principles.
  • To increase efficiency of the gas and electricity supply infrastructures.

Key Data



Implementation period

01/02/2012 - 30/04/2016



Thematic Areas

Energy policy, Energy tariffs, Energy markets, Energy standards, Energy security, Renewable energy, Energy efficiency, Energy investments, Energy statistics

Beneficiary countries

Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan

Project Activities

Communication tool title ▴ Type Date ▴▾
Press coverage INOGATE in the media 24/04/2014
Press Coverage (Rus) INOGATE in the media
Press Coverage (Rus) INOGATE in the media 04/03/2013
Press cuttings in Mass media (UzDdaily) (unofficial translation) INOGATE in the media 29/01/2014
EU and Azerbaijan develop the renewable energy sources in Azerbaijan Press releases
New directions for INOGATE Programme agreed during the Meeting of the INOGATE Working Groups Press releases
Improving cross-border trade: INOGATE supports the creation and operation of regional electricity markets Press releases
Harmonising Electricity and Gas Standards: INOGATE to focus on the creation of Technical Committees in Partner Countries Press releases
Good information makes for good planning: INOGATE promotes the importance of quality energy statistics for reliable energy planning Press releases 25/04/2013
Armenia and INOGATE sign cooperation agreement on improving energy statistics Press releases
Step forward in bringing INOGATE Partner Countries’ policies and laws closer to the European requirements - INOGATE helps to enhance knowledge in sustainable energy policy issues. Press releases 28/09/2013
Local Information Event devoted to the 50th Anniversary of the Kyrgyz Scientific Technical Centre of the Ministry of Energy and Industry of the Kyrgyz Republic (KSTC “ENERGIA”): “Path to sustainable economic development through providing secure, clean, sustainable energy”, 22 October 2013, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan Press releases 22/10/2013
Georgian energy stakeholders agree on priorities for technical support under the EU’s INOGATE 2014 Programme Press releases 19/02/2014
INOGATE Annual Meeting sets priorities for 2015-2016 Press releases 23/10/2014
INOGATE International Conference held to mark achievements in Partner Countries on energy statistics Press releases 26/11/2014
Press Release Press releases 18/06/2014
Press Release Press releases 13/11/2015
Press Release "INOGATE Program of the European Union and International Energy Agency launched Energy Policy Review in Astana" Press releases 24/04/2015
Press Release "INOGATE Program of the European Union and International Energy Agency launched Energy Policy Review in Astana" (in Kazakh) Press releases 24/04/2015
Press Release for Energy Policy Talks Press releases 29/10/2015
Press Review INOGATE in the media 22/10/2013
Report on Press clipping INOGATE in the media 25/04/2013
INOGATE Success Story 1: Saving energy at home - a ‘how to’ centre for sustainable energy Other publications 17/03/2016
INOGATE Success Story 3: Saving on your energy bills by making better buying choices Other publications 17/03/2016
Seminar on EU Directives and legislative obligations in Sustainable Energy sphere in Tbilisi INOGATE in the media 11/03/2013