May 22, 2018

Romania deploys its section of 400 kV Resita-Pančevo electricity interconnector

Romania’s electricity transmission company Transelectrica has launched a double-circuit 400 kV electricity transmission line between Resita in Romania and Pančevo in Serbia, under an investment worth some EUR 18 million…

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May 22, 2018

Parliamentary Forum for Energy Policy: Political will crucial for energy transition

Members of parliament (MPs) can be generators of political will, which is a prerequisite for energy transition, while the Serbian Parliamentary Energy Policy Forum is an ideal example of good…

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May 21, 2018

Local governments invited to apply for energy efficiency grants

The Serbian Ministry of Mining and Energy has invited local governments to propose projects to be financed from the budget fund for improving energy efficiency in 2018, with up to…

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May 20, 2018

Feed-in premiums, auctions seen replacing “obsolete” feed-in tariff model

The feed-in tariff model of incentives for renewable energy production is obsolete, and the next step will be the introduction of feed-in premiums and auctions, said Miloš Banjac, assistant energy…

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May 17, 2018

Climate change bill expected to be sent to lawmakers by end-2018

The public debate on the draft law on climate change has wrapped up, and the future bill is expected to be submitted to the parliament by the end of 2018,…

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May 16, 2018

PowerUp! competition of energy start-ups organized for first time in Serbia

In cooperation with Startit and the European company InnoEnergy, PowerUp! competition will be organised for the first time in Belgrade, Serbia, on the 22nd of May. The most successful Serbian…

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May 15, 2018

Serbia gives up on biannual vehicle inspections for older cars amid pushback

Serbia will amend a law to scrap one of two inspections a year required for vehicles over 15 years of age Interior Minister Nebojša Stefanović said amid an uproar over…

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May 14, 2018

Bringing support on energy issues closer to municipalities

The Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) and the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO), in close consultation with the Serbian Government and civil society partners, have recently launched…

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May 10, 2018

EPS invites tenders for construction of two small HPPs

Public power utility Elektroprivreda Srbije has invited tenders for the construction of two new small hydropower plants (HPP) Ćelije HPP, near the City of Kruševac, and Rovni HPP, near the…

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May 10, 2018

Serbia tightens rules for older, high-emission vehicles

A new vehicle inspection rulebook, which takes effect on July 5, will introduce new obligations and costs for owners of vehicles over 15 years old, including cars, buses, and trucks,…

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