May 18, 2018

ORF-EE discusses Sustainable Urban Mobility in SEE at the 5th European Conference on SUMPs

The GIZ ORF-EE and representatives of partner cities from South-East Europe (SEE) took part in the 5th European Conference on Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans (SUMPs), which was held from May…

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May 17, 2018

New platform launched to improve donor coordination in Energy Community

The Energy Community (EnC) Donor Coordination Platform has been launched by the community’s Secretariat as the first online platform to feature the key donor programs across all the EnC Contracting…

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May 17, 2018

Study looks into Neretva, Trebišnjica river basins’ regional economic impact

The Neretva and Trebišnjica river basins are of critical economic significance for three economies and four political entities: Republika Srpska and Federation Bosnia and Herzegovina (both in Bosnia and Herzegovina),…

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May 16, 2018

EU issues two guides to considering environment in renewable energy projects

The European Commission has issued two guidance documents on how energy transmission infrastructure and hydropower can be made to operate in accordance with the requirements of the Habitats and Birds…

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May 11, 2018

Public vote for EUSEW 2018 Citizens’ Award kicks off

12 finalists across 4 categories are in the competition for the EU Sustainable Energy Awards. The Awards are a major feature of the EU Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW), organized annually…

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Region's entries invited for Transformative Action Award

May 7, 2018

Region’s entries invited for Transformative Action Award

European cities, regions, and civil society organizations (CSO) working on sustainable urban transformation, including those from the Balkans, have been invited to apply for the Transformative Action Award 2018, the…

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April 29, 2018

250 applications submitted for clim@ competition

More than 250 applications from 80 countries were submitted for the clim@ competition. The deadline for the proposals expired on April 15. A new competition for innovative businesses or projects…

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RENEXPO: Biomass is important but neglected potential in Serbia

April 27, 2018

RENEXPO: Biomass is important but neglected potential in Serbia

Both wood and agricultural biomass have been neglected despite their significant potentials, Dušan Jović from the Forest Administration of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Management of Serbia said…

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April 26, 2018

About the GIZ Open Regional Fund for South-East Europe – Energy Efficiency (ORF-EE)

  Regional project: Open Regional Fund for South-East Europe – Energy Efficiency (ORF-EE) Commissioned by: German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) Implemented by: Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale…

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April 19, 2018

Bulgaria, Macedonia to complete day-ahead market coupling by Q2 2019

Bulgaria and former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the Day-ahead market (DAM) coupling which foresees the market coupling to be concluded by Q2 2019….

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