Ukraine Schools due to Benefit from Energy Saving Technologies

UKRAINE Prime Minister, Mykola Azarov, announced his Government is to introduce energy saving technology into the country’s schools.

The announcement was made after Azarov visited a Kyiv school, where FoRum reports he went to check that energy efficiency work that had been planned had been completed, with the project expected to pay for itself within five years.

The Prime Minister was delighted to learn saving had been made after only a year, leading him to state: "The project is very interesting and we will spread it."

Azarov added that Ukrainian schools must be equipped with energy saving lighting systems and bulbs, which is estimated to save up to 40 percent of energy consumption annually.

"Introduction of such technologies needs state support. And we will give such support," Azarov concluded.

Picture of Kyiv Music School by Dave Highbury reproduced under CCL.

Thursday 22nd September 2011

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