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May 16, 2019

Petition to ban small hydropower plants submitted to Montenegrin Parliament

NGO Green Home has filed a petition backed by 6,300 signatures to the Parliament of Montenegro to ban the construction of small hydroelectric power plants (SHPPs), local media reported. Residents…

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May 7, 2019

EPCG’s new investment cycle focuses on portfolio diversification, hydropower projects

A Belgrade consortium comprising engineering firm Energoprojekt Hidroinženjering and water management institute Jaroslav Černi has been selected to produce a conceptual design for hydropower plant (HPP) Komarnica, and has already…

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May 6, 2019

Montenegro scraps feed-in tariff surcharge

The Montenegrin government has decided to abolish the surcharge paid by consumers through electricity bills to fund the feed-in tariff scheme for privileged power producers. The funds collected through the…

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April 30, 2019

Albanian, Montenegrin MPs gather in Tirana to discuss sustainable urban mobility planning

The Albanian capital Tirana, a city of half a million, on April 23 hosted a workshop on sustainable urban mobility, which has a pivotal role in fighting climate change. The…

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April 25, 2019

UNDP issues public call for co-financing EV chargers in Montenegro

State and local government institutions and public services in Montenegro have a deadline until May 7 to apply for co-financing the purchase and installation of electric vehicle (EV) chargers. A…

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March 29, 2019

BELEN selects Nord Pool as partner to establish Montenegrin day-ahead power market

Berza električne energije (BELEN), the power exchange company of Montenegro, has selected Nord Pool as a partner to create the first competitive Montenegrin day-ahead power market, which is expected to…

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March 26, 2019

Parliamentary Hearing on Amendments to the Law on Efficient Use of Energy held in Podgorica

Supporting the coming together of parliamentarians from Montenegro, representatives of the Ministry of Economy of Montenegro, the School of Political Studies, the Union of Municipalities and of two NGOs at…

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March 8, 2019

EPCG to introduce three tariff models, renewable energy guarantees of origin

Power company Elektroprivreda Crne Gore (EPCG) will for the first time introduce tariff models for electricity consumers – blue, red and green – as well as a basic model for…

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February 22, 2019

Podgorica, Slovenia’s Javna Razsvetljava sign public lighting modernization deal

The City of Podgorica has signed a EUR 4.7 million agreement on public lighting reconstruction with Slovenia’s Javna Razsvetljava, the leader of the Nova Energija consortium. The public lighting modernization…

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February 7, 2019

Construction of Gvozd wind farm expected to start in 2020

Montenegro’s state power utility Elektroprivreda Crne Gore (EPCG) is expected to launch the construction of the Gvozd wind farm in 2020, according to Ivan Mrvaljević, head of development and engineering…

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February 6, 2019

EPCG signs contract for HPP Piva unit A2 reconstruction

Power utility Elektroprivreda Crne Gore (EPCG) and a consortium of Slovenia’s Litostroj Power, Croatia’s Končar – Generators and Motors and Serbia’s Elektroremont Subotica have signed a contract on a EUR…

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February 4, 2019

Ulcinj Salina – a “birds’ airport”

Author: Jovana Janjušević, Eexecutive Director, Center for Protection and Research of Birds (CZIP) In an attempt to explain, to both domestic and international audience, the significance of Ulcinj Salina, we have…

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