Assessment of the Effectiveness of Public Expenditure on Coal Industry Restructuring
The study “Assessment of the Effectiveness of Public Expenditure on Coal Industry Restructuring” was
carried out in September-November 2020 by an expert team of DiXi Group NGO with the support of
Heinrich Boell Foundation, Kyiv Office, Ukraine as part of the project “Budgetary Aspects of Public Policy
on the Closure of Coal Mines”.
The purpose of the study is to impartially analyze the effectiveness of state budget expenditures in
2015-2020 to restructure coal companies and to draw public and key stakeholders’ attention to the coal
industry’s dependence on government subsidies to increase the social acceptability of coal phase-out
and make the case for the transition to green energy.
The information in this publication is an analysis of generalized public data and its interpretation by the
authors and does not necessarily reflect the official position of Heinrich Boell Foundation and the German
The study was proofread and designed as part of Think Tank Development Initiative for Ukraine, which is
implemented by the International Renaissance Foundation in partnership with the Open Society Initiative
for Europe (OSIFE) with the financial support of the Embassy of Sweden in Ukraine.