June 14, 2017

Public debate starts on Slovenia’s upgraded energy efficiency plan

Slovenia’s Ministry of Infrastructure has put up for public debate up to July 10 an upgraded National Energy Efficiency Action Plan (NEEAP) for the 2017-2020 period in accord with European Commission…

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May 23, 2017

EUR 40 million funding provided for smart grids project connecting Slovenian and Croatian electricity grids

EU is to provide EUR 40 million funding from the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) for SINCO.GRID, a smart grids project that enhances links between the electricity grids of Slovenia and Croatia…

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May 5, 2017

EC taking Romania and Slovenia to Court of Justice for not fulfilling EU directives in waste management

The European Commission is taking Slovenia and Romania to Court of Justice of the EU for, in case of Slovenia, it failed to close and rehabilitate 28 illegal landfills which…

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April 27, 2017

Incentives of EUR 13 million set for green projects

Eco Fund, controlled by the Ministry of the Environment and Spatial Planning of Slovenia, placed an invitation for applications by citizens interested in installing autonomous devices for power supply on…

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April 7, 2017

Ljubljana to refurbish public building supported by private partners

The City of Ljubljana agreed a public-private partnership (PPP) with a consortium comprising GGE d.o.o. and Petrol d.d. for the energy retrofitting of public buildings in the municipality. In the…

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April 4, 2017

EU funds back sustainable energy development in Slovenia

The Ministry of Infrastructure in Ljubljana placed invitations for projects of energy rehabilitation of buildings in the public sector and for co-financing of wind power endeavours and small hydropower plants….

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March 10, 2017

Slovenia adopts proposed draft of EU directive on renewables

The Government of Slovenia adopted the proposed draft of a European Parliament and European Council directive for promotion of energy from renewable sources. Slovenia supports the binding EU target of…

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March 1, 2017

Air quality in Ljubljana is gradually improving

For the past ten years, air quality in Ljubljana is gradually improving, the measurements of the particulate matter (PM10) show. In 2016, it has been ten years since PM10 has…

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February 16, 2017

State administration of Slovenia will use electric vehicles through car sharing model

Slovenia is one of the first countries in the world which will use electric vehicles in the state administration through the model of car sharing. Minister of Public Administration Boris…

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February 9, 2017

Slovenian municipalities sue Austrian HPP operator Verbund for flood damage

Several Slovenian municipalities are suing the Austrian company Verbund, an operator of hydropower plants (HPPs) on the Drava River, for the damage caused by the 2012 floods. The municipalities and…

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