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April 5, 2017

WB6 at over half way to power market integration

The Western Balkan Summit on July 12 in Trieste, Italy, may elevate the importance of creating a regional electricity market and to deliver on the commitments of both European Union…

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March 29, 2017

GIZ Transboundary Ecosystem Management project launch

The GIZ Open Regional Fund for South-East Europe – Biodiversity (ORF-BD) officially launched its Transboundary Ecosystem Management (TEM) project on March 27 in Tirana. It is financed by the German…

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March 16, 2017

GIZ provides significant support to SEE countries on their EU integration path

By: Jasna Sekulović, Project Manager and Emina Durmo, Advisor for PR, Reporting and Gender Equality – GIZ project Open Regional Fund for Southeast Europe – Energy efficiency The project Strengthening Capacities for Implementing…

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March 16, 2017

Bulgaria, Croatia, Montenegro and Romania reach EU 2020 renewable energy goals

Four countries from the Balkan region – Bulgaria, Croatia, Montenegro and Romania – reached their national targets for the share of renewable energy in total consumption by 2020, according to latest…

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March 15, 2017

Three new signatories join WB6 initiative for energy market integration

Three new signatories have joined the Western Balkan Six (WB6) regional electricity market integration initiative, Energy Community announced. The Romanian transmission system operator CNTEE Transelectrica SA, the Greek transmission system…

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March 14, 2017

Power production and distribution companies in the Balkan region – governments still in charge

By Vladimir Spasić, energy journalist and analyst It is not just that the governments in the Balkan region do not consider selling their power utilities, but they covet buying what they…

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March 13, 2017

European demand for solar power decreased by 21 percent in 2016

European demand for solar power decreased by over 21 percent to 6.7 GW in 2016, according to the market research conducted by SolarPower Europe. At the same time, global solar…

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March 7, 2017

Komazec: GGE regional expansion strongly supported by its strategic partners

GGE’s plan to become regional energy leader providing integrated energy solutions both in Slovenia and other markets of SEE region, as well as its EUR 170 million investment plan for the…

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March 2, 2017

CROPEX joins Western Balkan 6 electricity market integration initiative  

The Croatian Power Exchange (CROPEX) signed the Western Balkan 6 (WB6) Memorandum of Understanding on Regional Electricity Market Development. By signing the memorandum, CROPEX declared its willingness to participate in…

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February 28, 2017

VIDEO – Perspective: GGF committed to financing green energy portfolio in the Balkans by Carrie Walczak

The development of renewable energy programs in the region has been slower than it was anticipated and governments need to take certain steps, primarily related to the regulatory framework, in…

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February 23, 2017

EU dependency on fossil fuel imports on rise despite energy consumption decrease

In 2015 gross inland energy consumption in the European Union (EU) is below its 1990 level but EU dependency on fossil fuel imports is on the rise. Gross inland energy…

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February 22, 2017

Small is not (always) beautiful: small hydro development in the Western Balkans

By Igor Vejnović, Hydropower Policy Officer, CEE Bankwatch Network It has long been recognized that the human and environmental costs of large dams are extremely high — just recently the failure…

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