March 21, 2017

Green certificates for two HEP hydropower plants

Croatian energy regulatory body (HERA), assigned green certificate to two hydropower plants of Croatian state-owned power utility (HEP) earlier this month. The green certificates provide them with a status of privileged…

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March 17, 2017

Landfill gas in Rijeka – source for electricity production

Landfill gas-to-electricity facility has been completed in Viškovo, near Rijeka in Croatia. The cost of the investment in new plant was EUR 1.3 million, and it is located on the former…

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March 14, 2017

Hydropower potential Croatia’s best chance for more energy independence

Hydropower potential is Croatia’s best chance for more energy independence, concluded the participants of the 4. Energy Investment Forum 2017, which was organized in Zagreb by Poslovni dnevnik. The country…

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February 27, 2017

Excise duties on biomass and renewables in Croatia would be “dangerous precedent”

The introduction of excise duties on biomass and other renewables in Croatia was the main topic during the International Conference on Biomass and Renewable Energy Sources held in Zagreb. The representatives…

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February 24, 2017

Agreement on first renewables development analysis in Croatia signed

The Croatian Ministry of Environment and Energy, Croatian Transmission System Operator (HOPS), Croatian Energy Market Operator (HROTE) and the Energy Institute Hrvoje Požar (EIHP) signed an agreement on the analysis…

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February 21, 2017

First ELEN charger for electric vehicles installed in Rijeka

Croatian national energy company Hrvatska elektroprivreda (HEP) installed the first ELEN charger for electric vehicles in the city of Rijeka. It allows simultaneous charging of two cars, and the charging…

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February 9, 2017

Croatia approves 616 projects for improving energy efficiency in buildings

Croatia approved 616 projects worth KN 629 million (EUR 84,4 million) for the improvement of energy efficiency in residential buildings, announced Croatia’s Prime Minister Andrej Plenković. These projects will use…

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February 7, 2017

Croatia almost not using allocated EU funds for energy efficiency and renewables

Croatia is using only a fraction of EUR 531,8 million worth EU financing package allocated for energy efficiency and renewable energy projects in this country. The total value of tenders announced…

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February 6, 2017

Croatian chamber of agriculture holds seminar on agro-biomass

Croatian chamber of agriculture held a seminar on the topic of “Alternative use of waste and residue from agricultural production for economically justified production of agro pellets”, in cooperation with…

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February 4, 2017

Rijeka awarded for energy efficiency project

The city of Rijeka was rewarded by the International association Eurocities for a technology project that contributes to energy efficiency. Eurocities is a network of major European cities which  gathers 130…

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