The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine has adopted Law No. 4507 “On Energy Efficiency.”
The purpose of the Law No. 4507 is to establish the legal, economic and organizational framework of activities in the field of energy efficiency, ensuring the implementation of energy efficiency measures that will be carried out during the production, transportation, transmission, distribution, supply and consumption of energy.
The Law proposes to define:
Basic principles of state policy in the field of energy efficiency
Features of formation and implementation of national action plans on energy efficiency
Approaches to the formation of a strategy for energy efficiency of buildings
Principles of energy saving in the buildings of central executive bodies
Features of taking into account energy efficiency criteria during public procurement or purchase and lease (rental) of buildings by public authorities, local governments and legal entities that meet the needs of the state or local community
Eco-design requirements for energy-related products
Principles of energy audit and energy management
Features of introduction of intelligent accounting systems
Promotion of energy efficiency in the field of transmission and distribution of electricity, transportation and distribution of natural gas
Promotion of energy efficiency in the field of heat supply
Basic principles of energy service implementation
Popularization and stimulation of increase of energy efficiency level among consumers
Liability for violation of legislation in the field of energy efficiency.