The 9th Steering Group meeting for the Ukraine window took place in Kiev on 2 June 2015. The Ukrainian Ministries and the Implementing Agencies checked the financial status of the E5P fund, progress with projects under implementation and considered new proposals for E5P co-financing. The European Union, Finland, Norway, Slovak Republic, Poland, Sweden and the USA as donors contributing funds to E5P also attended the meeting as observers. The Steering Group approved a new proposal by the EBRD to create a financing facility for energy efficiency measures in the residential sector of Ukraine which will include both investment and technical assistance grants. Moreover, the Steering Group approved two new projects by NEFCO for energy efficiency measures in public buildings in Ivano-Frankivsk and in Chernivtsy.