September 19, 2017

WWF launches Nature for People initiative/platform in SEE

The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF Adria), an important regional partner of the GIZ Open Regional Fund for South-East Europe – Biodiversity (ORF-BD), has launched a new regional initiative…

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September 14, 2017

Stricter emission standards more effective in decarbonisation than ETS

Peter Vajda, Environmental Expert at the Energy Community Secretariat, explains in an interview for the Balkan Green Energy News how the recently adopted stricter standards for large combustion plants will…

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September 13, 2017

Germany asks Energy Community to help resolve dispute between EMS and KOSTT

The German government has requested the Energy Community Secretariat’s Dispute Resolution and Negotiation Center to facilitate negotiations between Serbia and Kosovo on the long-standing dispute between their transmission system operators…

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September 11, 2017

Call for consultancy services to upgrade energy efficiency in Ionian Adriatic macro-region

The European Commission has published a call for consultancy services in the field of energy efficiency and renewables that will help reduce energy poverty in the Ionian Adriatic macro-region. The…

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September 5, 2017

Energy Community Climate Action Group defines pathway to meet climate change challenges

The first meeting of the Energy Community (EnC) Climate Action Group was held today, after its establishment more then two months ago. At the meeting, co-chairs of the group were…

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September 4, 2017

Open Regional Fund for South-East Europe – Biodiversity (ORF-BD)

WHO WE ARE The Open Regional Fund for South-East Europe – Biodiversity (ORF-BD) has been established on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) as…

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August 30, 2017

CROPEX joined the EU XBID Local Implementation Project

Croatian power exchange (CROPEX) and Croatian Transmission System Operator (HOPS), became part of 15th XBID Local Implementation Project a week ago, along with transmission system operators and power exchanges from…

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August 26, 2017

Second Energy Community Summer School launched today in Ohrid

Following the success of the first Energy Community (EnC) Summer School, which was held in Albania in 2016, this year’s summer program has been officially launched today in Ohrid. The…

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August 25, 2017

13th Regional Summer School on Sustainable Development and Low Emission Planning held in Fojnica

The Regional Summer School on Sustainable Development and Low Emission Planning was finalized today in Fojnica. Held for the 13th year in a row, from August 20 to 25 in…

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August 16, 2017

EC to asses national plans for alternative energy in transport in November

The EU Members States will have to develop market and infrastructure for alternative fuels in transport and to this end they are preparing national policy frameworks. The European Commission (EC)…

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