Energy Days
in Polack - 2018
June 1 - 15
What Energy Days are?
Energy Days take place all over the Europe in the framework of European Sustainable Energy Week every year. There are events which promote ideas of energy efficiency among citizens, local authorities and business. EUSEW and Energy Days' topic this year is transition to clean energy.

Events in Polack took place in the framework of "PubLiCity" project. It has been implemented by Polack District Executive Committee and Interakcia Foundation. Project is funded by the European Union within the EU4Energy initiative.

During Energy Days people in Polack
Took part in Energy efficient quiz
Polack citizens answered questions about clean energy and got energy efficient prizes for right answers!
Found out how Polack hydroelectric power plant works
Polack hydroelectric power plant's staff told and showed schoolchildren how electricity is produced from water of Zachodniaja Dzvina river.
Answered questions of Energetic Online Quiz
And shared their knowledge about clean energy and EU initiative "Covenant of Mayors" in "Energetic Polack" public group.
Went on a "green cruise"
Children teams solved puzzles and riddles about green energy.

Participated in interactive game on the radio, made posters about green energy and so on
Overall, more than 10 events took place within the framework of Energy Days in Polack in 2018

More than 200
People took part in Energy Days - 2018 in Polack
6 teams
Went on a "green cruise"
7 days
Energetic Online Quiz lasted in "Energetic Polack" group
18 prizes
Were given during Energy efficient quiz
It was hot during Energy efficient quiz!
During Festival of Active tourism citizens from Polack answered questions about clean energy and energy efficiency. There were 18 winners and they all got energy efficient prizes.
More than 100 schoolchildren visited Polack Hydroelectric Power Plant
Hydroelectric power plant's staff showed and told schoolchildren how does it work. Boys and girls got to know how electricity is produced from waters of Zachodniaja Dzvina river.
While online quiz in Energetic Polack public group
Participants told what they knew about clean energy and EU initiative "Covenant of Mayors". The most active ones got useful prizes. Get to know our winners!
"Green cruise" was remarkable!
On June 15 schoolchildren went on a "green cruise". 7 teams solved puzzled and riddles about green energy and careful attitude for resources.
Why do Polack hold Energy Days?
As first Belarusian signatory of the Covenant of Mayors (since 2011), Polack aims to reduce CO2 emissions. Covenant of Mayors is a global initiative for reduction of greenhouse gases and climate change adaptation.

In 2012 Polack adopted Sustainable Energy Action Plan. CO2 emissions in the city should reduce by 20% by 2020.

Overall, more than 40 Belarusian cities followed Polack and signed the Covenant.
EU-funded project "PubLiCity" helps city to achieve this goal. More than 1500 energy efficient lamps will be installed on 16 streets in Polack. Follow project's news in public group "Energetic Polack".

Partners and organizers
Project "PubLiCity: Energy Efficient Modernizaton of Public Lighting in the City of Polack" is being funded by the European Union within the framework of EU4Energy. Project is being implemented by Polack District Executive Committee and Local Foundation for Promotion of Intercultural Dialogue and Cooperation 'Interakcia'.

The EU4Energy Initiative covers all EU support to improve energy supply, security and connectivity, as well as to promote energy efficiency and the use of renewables in the Eastern Partner countries Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine. It does this by financing projects and programmes that help to reform energy markets and to reduce national energy dependence and consumption. Over the longer term, this makes energy supply more reliable, transparent and affordable, thus reducing energy poverty and energy bills for both citizens and the private sector.More information on:

This publication has been produced with the assistance of the European Union in the framework of the EU4Energy Initiative. The contents are the sole responsibility of Local Foundation for Promotion of International Dialogue and Cooperation 'Interakcia' and can in no way be taken to reflect the views of the European Union.
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