With a steady increase in natural gas prices, there is no end to the debate on how consumers pay less for heating, are there ways to reduce their payments?

In this article, the authors do not offer some kind of "magic" that will allow not to pay for heating, but only outline the existing problems and ways that can make centralized heating more efficient and affordable for consumers. The article deals with questions:

  • What is the general situation in centralized heat supply?
  • Can heat supply be cheaper?
  • What will change if you switch to individual heating?
  • Where to get cheaper heat?
  • Why our centralized heating still has not been converted to biomass?
  • Is it not better to introduce energy-saving measures and reduce the heat consumption of our homes?

Read the full article here:

Do we need competition in the district heating in Ukraine? Georgii Geletukha – Head of the Board of Bioenergy Association of Ukraine. Electronic edition "Investgazeta", October 03, 2018 (in Ukrainian)

Read the previous articles, where authors analyzed the current situation with the long-term planning in district heating (DH) in Ukraine and presented recommendations for the finalization of regulatory acts for heat supply sector in terms of the introduction of long-term planning in the DH sector in Ukraine and presented road map for the transition to long-term planning in district heating in Ukraine

The article is prepared on the basis of the USAID project "Municipal Energy Reform in Ukraine". The opinions expressed by the authors in this publication do not necessarily coincide with the position of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) or the Government of the United States of America