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Luigj Imeri

May 7, 2020

Kosovo’s* KEK gets new acting chief executive officer – Luigj Imeri

Luigj Imeri is the new acting chief executive officer of Kosovo’s* power utility KEK, local media reported. The Interim Board of Directors of Kosovo’s* power utility KEK has appointed Imeri…

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Shar Planina conservation values feature

April 28, 2020

Shar Planina conservation values

Author: Frosina Pandurska-Dramikjanin, Macedonian Ecological Society Shar Planina is situated in the furthest north-western part of the Republic of North Macedonia and extends into the adjacent territories of Albania and…

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KOSTT ENTSO E Kosovo Serbia EMS

April 21, 2020

KOSTT: ENTSO-E backs Kosovo’s* exit from control block lead by Serbia’s EMS

The vote on the new connection agreement between Kosovo’s transmission system operator (TSO) KOSTT and ENTSO-E was successfully concluded by the Regional Group of Continental Europe (RGCE), KOSTT has announced….

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World Bank grant Kosovo energy efficiency renewables

April 13, 2020

World Bank grants EUR 9.4 milion to Kosovo* for renewables, energy efficiency

Kosovo’s Ministry of Finance and Transfers and the International Development Association, part of the World Bank Group, have signed the agreement on a EUR 9.4 million grant. The support was…

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Energy Community: Kosovo failed to implement rules on pollutants

March 30, 2020

Energy Community: Kosovo* failed to implement rules on pollutants

Kosovo* must rectify its breaches by July 1 or the Energy Community Secretariat will initiate a procedure over emission limit values, which the government is obligated to determine in a…

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ContourGlobal abandons Kosova e Re project, exits coal altogether

March 17, 2020

ContourGlobal abandons Kosova e Re project, exits coal altogether

The foreign investor has faced a setback with regulatory hurdles and financing drying up for the planned lignite-fired thermal power unit. ContourGlobal told shareholders it wasn’t able to meet deadlines…

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Kosovo* suspending works on small hydropower plants

February 21, 2020

Kosovo* suspending works on small hydropower plants

KelKos is apparently under investigation over its projects in Štrpce and Matkos Group is threatening with international arbitration. The new decision makers in Kosovo* are adapting the policy on small…

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GGF EUR 10 million BKT Kosovo's green lending

February 14, 2020

GGF approves EUR 10 million for BKT Kosovo’s green lending portfolio

Clients are getting access to home renovation loans and firms will be able to upgrade production processes and energy or service supply systems. GGF provides packages for green lending to…

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KEK

January 31, 2020

KEK starts EU-funded project to reduce air pollution from TPP Kosovo B

Power utility Kosovo Energy Corporation (KEK) has officially started the implementation of the project to reduce air pollution from the Kosovo B coal power plant, the largest electricity producer in…

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Kosova e Re, ContourGlobal, Lluka, Energy Community, state aid

December 27, 2019

Lluka: Case for TPP Kosova e Re to be presented in Vienna on January 17

Amid looming deadlines in the controversial project for the construction of a coal-fired power plant, Kosovo* is preparing for a hearing with the Secretariat of the Energy Community. The international…

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Kosova e Re thermal power Energy Community

December 24, 2019

Energy Community challenges state aid to Kosova e Re

The Energy Community Secretariat said it has sent a so-called opening letter to Kosovo* with the intention to resolve the dispute regarding the backing for the project of a coal-fired…

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Budakova Bondcom KOSTT

December 17, 2019

Budakova wind farm’s developer inks supply deal with KOSTT

Transmission System and Market Operator (KOSTT) of Kosovo* has said it reached an agreement for the power that will be generated by the 15 turbines in a wind park planned…

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