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December 5, 2019

Renewables, power storage are Kosovo’s best choice: World Bank study

The most affordable strategy for the government in Prishtina would be to phase out coal-fueled power production, according to a previously unseen document that the United States–based Institute for Energy…

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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 4, 2019

KEK to get EUR 76 million grant to cut pollution from Kosovo B power plant

Kosovo* will receive a EUR 76 million grant from the EU’s Instrument for Pre-accession Assistance (IPA) for a project to reduce air pollution from the Kosovo B coal-fired power plant,…

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November 1, 2019

Most Read in October: Čibuk 1 wind farm, clashes on Mt. Stara Planina, IFC, Kosovo cooperation on solar project

The inauguration of the largest wind farm in the Western Balkans, the 57-turbine Čibuk 1, was number-one on our English-language Top 3 Most Read list for October. The Top 3…

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October 18, 2019

IFC to help Kosovo* design, tender its first solar PPP project

International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, will assist the government, as transaction adviser, in defining the parameters and requirements to design and tender the first…

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September 16, 2019

Consultant sought to help launch renewable energy auctions in Kosovo*

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has invited expressions of interest in providing it with consultancy services in order to support the Government of Kosovo* in developing and…

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June 24, 2019

KOSTT completes works on 110/10(20) kV Ilirida substation

Kosovo’s* transmission system operator (TSO) KOSTT has completed works on the 110/10(20) kV Ilirida substation with 110 kV underground transmission lines, according to a press release from KOSTT. The Ilirida…

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June 12, 2019

European Commission: Kosovo* continues to rely on lignite, some progress seen on renewables

Kosovo* has some level of preparation in the field of energy, but continues to rely on highly polluting lignite, according to the European Commission’s latest annual report, part of its…

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May 14, 2019

Kosova e Re power purchase agreement challenged at Energy Community

Kosovar and international non-governmental organizations have filed an official complaint to the Energy Community’s (EnC) dispute settlement mechanism, challenging the legality of the power purchase agreement (PPA) for the planned…

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February 13, 2019

North Macedonia, Kosovo* sign memorandum on cooperation in energy sector

The Ministry of Economy of North Macedonia and the Ministry of Economic Development of Kosovo* have signed a memorandum of understanding on cooperation in the energy sector, which includes the…

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February 1, 2019

SOWI to invest EUR 169 million in 105 MW wind farm

SOWI Kosovo, a German-Kosovo* renewable energy joint venture, plans to invest EUR 169 million to develop a 105 MW wind farm in the northern municipality of Mitrovica, in what will…

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November 22, 2018

Kitka wind farm gets temporary license for electricity generation

The Energy Regulatory Office (ERO) of Kosovo* has approved the application of Air Energy for the 32.4 MW Kitka wind farm generation license, the ERO said in a press release on its…

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