August 1, 2017

Energy Community says it will call two tenders under WB6 electricity market integration initiative

The Energy Community Secretariat has published service prior information notices regarding two upcoming tender procedures under WB6 electricity market integration initiative which are to be launched at the end of…

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July 31, 2017

Turkey leader in newly installed wind capacity in Southeast Europe

Three countries in the Southeast Europe installed new wind capacity in the first half of 2017, with Turkey leading with 377.85 MW, according to data published by WindEurope. In the…

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July 28, 2017

Turkey, Romania and Croatia could face investment gaps in energy infrastructure by 2040

Turkey, Romania and Croatia will have to invest more in the energy infrastructure if they want to avoid investment gaps in the sector by 2040, the new Global Infrastructure Hub…

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July 27, 2017

EIB supports transition to low-carbon and climate-resilient economy

Dubravka Negre, Head of the European Investment Bank (EIB) Regional Representation for the Western Balkans, speaks in an interview for the Balkan Green Energy News about EIB’s priorities and plans in…

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July 26, 2017

Tender launched on technical assistance to assess projects in line with EU Regulation 347

The Energy Community Secretariat has launched a tender for technical support aimed at assessing candidate Projects of Energy Community Interest (PECI) and Projects of Mutual Interest (PMI) in electricity, gas…

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July 26, 2017

Hungarian MAVIR offers help to Bosnia and Herzegovina in organizing electricity market

Hungarian transmission system operator MAVIR has offered help to Bosnia and Herzegovina with the institutional organization of the energy sector, especially in organizing the electricity market. MAVIR CEO Kamilla Csomai…

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July 24, 2017

EBRD calls for consultant to help raise awareness about sustainable electricity use in Western Balkans

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has issued an invitation for the engagement of a consultancy firm to help increase civil society capacity and public awareness about benefits…

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July 17, 2017

European Commission urges Romania, Bulgaria and Cyprus to tackle environmental issues

The European Commission (EC) has requested in its July infringement package from several EU member states in South-East Europe to tackle environmental issues like emissions or waste management, and to…

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July 14, 2017

WB6 electricity report: Slow progress in establishing day-ahead markets and their coupling

The Western Balkan Six (WB6) countries have been progressing in developing their electricity markets at different pace, while the regional market is still to take shape, the Energy Community Secretariat…

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July 13, 2017

Italians join WB6 initiative for energy market integration

The Italian Ministry of Economic Development has joined the Western Balkan 6 (WB6) regional electricity market integration initiative, becoming thus the thirteenth EU stakeholder to join, the Energy Community announced….

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