July 13, 2018

17 students successfully complete the 14th Regional summer school on low emission development planning in Fojnica

The 14th Regional Summer School on Low Emission Development Planning, held in Fojnica, Bosnia and Herzegovina ended on July 6 with an award ceremony. The program was successfully completed by 17…

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July 12, 2018

EU TSOs measures kick off amid fresh frequency deviations in CE power system

A new compensation programme, put in place by the Continental European TSOs, automatically kicked off on July 7 when the grid time deviation exceeded 60 seconds, ENTSO-E said in a…

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July 11, 2018

Returns on green investments are down, but so are costs

On the sidelines of the Green for Growth Fund’s (GGF) recently held Sustainable Future Forum and the grand finale of the clim@ pitching competition for startups, Christopher Knowles, who at…

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July 11, 2018

China’s Belt and Road in Balkan coal dead end & why the EU should care

Author: Igor Kalaba, Energy Policy Coordinator for South East Europe, CAN Europe Governments in the Western Balkans have developed a liking for taking out Chinese loans to buy new Chinese…

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July 4, 2018

Zubax Robotix wins PowerUp! 2018

Zubax Robotix from Estonia is the winner of this year’s edition of the international PowerUp! competition for cleantech startups with the technology allowing electric vehicles (especially aircraft) to travel farther…

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July 3, 2018

Gender Based Review of Key National Biodiversity Related Strategies, Reports in South-East Europe

ORF Biodiversity (ORF-BD) is presenting its new publication, the Gender Based Review of the Key National Biodiversity Related Strategies and Reports in South-East Europe. Building upon the IUCN EGI (Environment…

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June 29, 2018

Wind industry proposes ways to tap on South East Europe’s 500 GW potential

Giles Dickson, CEO of wind energy association WindEurope, has given recommendations to South East Europe’s energy ministers how to unlock the region’s 500 GW wind energy potential, constrained by regulatory…

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June 29, 2018

Thematic Discussion on Kosovo’s Energy Efficiency Obligations

With the support of the GIZ Open Regional Fund for SEE-Energy Efficiency (ORF-EE) and as part of the Public Dialogue Initiative on the Sustainable Use of Energy in South-East Europe (SEE), the Pristina Institute…

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June 29, 2018

GGF Sustainable Future Forum calls for sustainable, innovative solutions, announces clim@ winners

The Green for Growth Fund (GGF) held its first Sustainable Future Forum in Frankfurt, Germany on June 27. The event gathered more than 250 participants to showcase leading initiatives in…

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June 29, 2018

Promises for coal jobs in southeastern Europe greatly exaggerated – study

Proponents of coal have overall claimed that 10,030 jobs would be maintained and 17,600 new jobs created, while according to new analysis a reduction of workplaces by around 5,170 is…

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