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March 25, 2020

Director Kopač congratulates Albania and North Macedonia on EU accession negotiations opening

Janez Kopač, Director of the Energy Community Secretariat, has congratulated Albania and North Macedonia on opening EU accession negotiation process. Albania and North Macedonia, Energy Community Contracting Parties, reached on…

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power exchange

March 9, 2020

TENDERING: Albania seeks partners to create power exchange

Albania’s Ministry of Infrastructure and Energy has invited bids from the companies and financial institutions interested in becoming shareholders of the joint stock company which would operate the power exchange….

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Albania gets over 20 applications for 140 MW Karavasta solar power plant

February 20, 2020

Albania gets over 20 applications for 140 MW Karavasta solar power plant

The fate of the similar 100 MW project in the Akërni salt flats is still unknown and the deadline is looming. Half of Karavasta solar system is also set for…

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hydropower

January 30, 2020

TENDERING: Development of hydropower monitoring methodology, protocol for Albania, N. Macedonia

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has published an invitation for expressions of interest for the development of a hydropower monitoring methodology and a monitoring protocol in Albania…

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Albania, EBRD, solar power aucitons

January 21, 2020

Bids open in Albania solar power auction for 140 MW in Karavasta

The Ministry of Infrastructure and Energy said investors have until March 16 to submit applications for the construction of a photovoltaic plant at the coast southwest of capital Tirana. Albania…

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OST

December 4, 2019

KOSTT, OST sign deal to establish Kosovo-Albania regulatory bloc

Kosovo’s* transmission system operator (TSO) KOSTT and Albania’s transmission system operator OST have signed agreement on establishing a regulatory bloc of energy system Kosovo-Albania, the KOSTT said in a press…

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November 7, 2019

Leonardo DiCaprio, Manu Chao support struggle against construction of HPPs in Balkans

Though ignored by politicians, the long-standing struggle against the construction of hydropower plants (HPPs) in the region is gaining more and more support from Europe and the world. Two world-known…

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Tirana SUMP

October 10, 2019

Air pollution and crowded buses – Tirana takes steps towards a solution

The Municipality of Tirana has invited 40 stakeholders from public institutions, the civil society, academia, and public and private companies to develop a joint vision for Tirana’s first Sustainable Urban…

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hydropower

September 24, 2019

150 NGOs call on Edi Rama to halt HPPs, protect Vjosa river in Albania

In an open letter to the Prime Minister of Albania, Edi Rama, nearly 150 national and international NGOs, are asking the Albanian government to stop the construction of hydropower plants…

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September 5, 2019

Conference on energy transition in Albania to be held on September 12

The Regional Education and Information Centre for sustainable development in SE Europe (REIC) and the Heinrich Böll Foundation (HBS) are organising a conference titled “Energy Transition in Albania.” The conference…

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July 25, 2019

Albania approves 5 new construction permits for 8 small, medium HPPs

Albania’s National Territory Council (NTC) has approved 5 new construction permits for 8 small and medium hydropower plants (HPPs), local media reported. One of the permits refers to HPP Shutri…

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Albania net metering

July 19, 2019

Albania launches net metering for solar PV prosumers

Albania has put in place a net metering scheme for solar photovoltaic (PV) prosumers, the Ministry of Infrastructure and Energy has announced. Albania’s net metering scheme covers small and medium-sized…

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