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Belarus - Swedish - Danish Cooperation Project,
ADVICE (2012-14)

Project Title:
"Energy Advice for Increased Energy Awareness" (ADVICE)
Project Coordinator:
Skåne Energy Agency (SEA) in Sweden.
Project Partner: Center for Environmental Solutions (CES) in Belarus and INFORSE-Europe.
The Project is supported by: SIDA, Sweden.
Activities: Establishing a new information center on Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy in Minsk.
Project period: September 2012 - December 2014.


December 2014

Sustainable Energy News, Theme on Belarus including the ECSE and ADVICE Project, pages 4-8
Issue No. 76, December 2014
- Local Energy & Climate Plans
- Feasibility Studies and Demonstration Projects
- Belarus Cities Joining EU Covenant of Mayors & 100% RE
- Energy Advice Center in Belarus

(link to the issue, 1,7 MB pdf file)


15 October 2014:
Press Conference and visit CES's stand at EnergyExpo
Including presentations from the Project Partners in Sweden and in Denmark

- Results of the ADVICE Project by Anton Gakhovitch from CES, Belarus
- Swedish experiences on advisory offices by Cecilia Thapper from SEA, Sweden.
- EU targets and EU Covenant of Mayors for sustainable energy by Gunnar Boye Olesen, INFORSE, Denmark
- Local energy plans in Belarus in the ECSE Project, Dima Burenkin from CES, Belarus

Read more news of the event in Russian:
- Invitation at CES's website
- Review of the Day on CES's web site

January 2014:
Description of the Project and the Advisory Office at CES's website in Russian:
- Public Advisory Center (old link) or at Advisory Office (new link)

19 June 2013:
The "Information Center on Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy" is Opened in Minsk.

The Center is open: Monday - Thursday, from 10 to 17 hours.
Ask a question, att. Mr. Anton Gakhovitch
Please call +37517 334 18 15, e-mail: energy [at] or
meet personally at the office located in Minsk.

Read the news of the opening of the new center on June 19, 2013 in Russian:

- News at (direct link)
- to Slide Presentation (direct link)
- Belarus school website, and
- News at (direct link).

More Information:
Website of the partners: CES and SEA.

Partners of the Project:
Skåne Energy Agency (SEA),
att Cecilia Thapper (coordinator),

E: cecilia.thapper [at],
Centre of Environmental Solutions (CES), Belarus
att. Anton Gakhovitch

E: gakhovitch [at]
energy [at]

INFORSE-Europe - International Network for Sustainable Energy, Denmark

Gunnar Boye Olesen, and
Judit Szoleczky
E: ove [at]

Financial Supporter of the Project:
This web page has been produced by the Project "ADVICE with the financial assistance of the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA)
The contents of this web page are the sole responsibility of the ADVICE Project Partners: INFORSE-Europe, Denmark, Skane Energy Agency (SEA) Sweden, and Centre of Environmental Solutions (CES), Belarus; and can under no circumstances be regarded as reflecting the position of the financial supporter i.e. SIDA.