Energy managers and energy auditors constitute a new generation of specialists who have never been in Ukraine before. But you can really make our country truly independent through the energy efficiency. And today the country needs about 10,000 such specialists. Vice Prime Minister/ Minister of Regional Development, Construction, Housing and Communal Services of Ukraine Hennadii Zubko emphasized at a meeting with students of NTU Dniprovska Polytechnics.
"By now, 31 higher educational institutions of Ukraine have joined the process of training energy auditors. It is a profession of the future, because it is an energy auditor proves an essential element of a full-scale energy modernization of residential buildings. Prospects for activities are overwhelming: it includes condominiums that will work with the Energy Efficiency Fund; residents of the multistory sector, who appealed to a specialist for holding of energy efficiency measures and their quality assessment; public buildings that according to the Law of Ukraine "On energy efficiency of buildings" should receive a mandatory energy certificate. What’s more, in the future, the state will stimulate and promote energy audit for the transport sector and industry", stressed Hennadii Zubko.
According to him, currently about 70% of the residential sector of Ukraine is subject to energy modernization. And this is about EUR 30 billion as investment over the next 10 years. "If we are talking about industry, municipalities and social infrastructure - it's a huge amount of money that thanks to you can be invested in Ukraine", the official underscored.