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Montenegro close to deal on 100.8 MW commercial wind farm with wpd

March 13, 2020

Montenegro close to deal on 100.8 MW commercial wind farm with wpd

Negotiations on the lease in Brajići in the country’s south are said to be 95% complete. Montenegro is hiring German partners to develop the wind farm project on 23 hectares…

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Montenegro to amend Law on Energy to boost renewables, regulate power exchange

March 13, 2020

Montenegro to amend Law on Energy to boost renewables, regulate power exchange

A public call was issued for proposals and suggestions to remove obstacles for connecting structures to the grid, for the improvement of conditions for prosumers and to enable trade in…

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Montenegro to boost support for solar prosumers, home energy efficiency

March 9, 2020

Montenegro to boost support for solar prosumers, home energy efficiency

The authorities are working on changes in the Law on Energy to help increase the capacity of solar systems, the chief of the Directorate for Energy Marko Radulović revealed. With…

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Policy brief on sustainable urban mobility for members of Parliament of Montenegro

March 4, 2020

Policy brief on sustainable urban mobility for members of Parliament of Montenegro

National parliamentarians and parliamentary staff of Montenegro received a policy brief on sustainable urban mobility, prepared by local experts. GIZ expert Aljaž Plevnik shared his experience from Slovenia on the…

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SUMP

February 28, 2020

Podgorica City Assembly adopts Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan – Efficient, secure and accessible transport for all

The local parliament of Podgorica has adopted its very first Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan (SUMP). In a highly participatory process aimed at taking a human-centered perspective, the plan has been…

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Montenegro adopts bylaw to introduce emission credits system

February 24, 2020

Montenegro adopts bylaw to introduce emission credits system

The new scheme, required under EU rules, is designed to limit operations of industrial and energy facilities that contribute to climate change. Montenegro has regulated the system of auctions and…

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Activists in Montenegro say small hydropower plants' study is illegal

February 11, 2020

Activists in Montenegro say small hydropower plants’ study is illegal

The document lacks economic analysis and it doesn’t provide biodiversity data for the particular location, according to the NGOs. Montenegro has no interest in installing the two small hydropower units…

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January 30, 2020

EPCG, Končar DST sign EUR 2.3 million contract for HPP Perućica

Montenegro’s power utility Elektroprivreda Crne Gore (EPCG) has awarded a EUR 2.25 million contract for the equipment for Perućica hydropower plant (HPP) to a consortium established by Končar DST and…

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submarine cable

January 13, 2020

CGES earns EUR 3 million by auctioning capacity of submarine power cable

Montenegrin transmission system operator (TSO) Crnogorski Elektroprenosni Sistem (CGES) has earned EUR 3 million by auctioning the capacity of the undersea power cable between Montenegro and Italy. The electricity interconnector…

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Sekulić thermal solar wind hydropower renewable

January 6, 2020

Sekulić: Coal excise tax to cover Montenegro’s stimulus for renewables

Among her remarks in New Year interviews with several domestic media outlets, Montenegro’s minister of economy insisted households will continue to be exempted from premiums for electricity from renewable sources…

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REPCONS

December 31, 2019

Energy transition is region’s development opportunity, experts say in REPCONS survey

The energy transition is a development opportunity for the region, and the key factors for its implementation will be the European Union’s influence on local politicians as well as the…

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Energy efficiency public buildings

December 16, 2019

KfW continues to fund energy efficiency in public buildings in Montenegro

Germany’s KfW Development Bank is giving Montenegro a loan of EUR 45 million and a EUR 4.8 million grant for the third phase of the project for energy efficiency in…

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