October 16, 2017

Strategy of Government of Slovenia aims ban of new gasoline-, diesel-only cars

A document passed by the Government of Slovenia reveals the country is determined to stimulate alternative fuels and bring the share of electric and hybrid passenger vehicles to 17% or…

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October 2, 2017

45 MW Brežice hydropower plant on river Sava inaugurated

The Brežice hydropower plant (HPP), the largest and fifth in the chain of six hydroelectric power plants on the lower Sava river, in Slovenia, was inaugurated last week. According to…

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September 7, 2017

Slovenia launches procedure to allocate incentives for electricity generation from renewables and CHP

Slovenian Energy Agency has published a public call for the selection of projects eligible to receive incentives for electricity production from renewable energy sources and high-efficiency co-generation (CHP) facilities. Projects…

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August 24, 2017

Slovenia setting out to build nuclear waste storage

Slovenia will start building a storage for permanent nuclear waste disposal in the vicinity of the Croatian border, near the Krško nuclear power plant, in early 2018. It wishes to…

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August 23, 2017

Slovenia extends deadline for energy reconstruction projects for public buildings

The Slovenian Ministry of Infrastructure decided to extend the deadline to submit proposals for energy reconstruction and renovation projects for public sector buildings. The Ministry said the deadline for the…

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August 18, 2017

EUR 69 million of EU funds for water management projects in Slovenia

Almost EUR 69 million from the Cohesion Fund will be invested in new facilities to collect and treat wastewater in Slovenia, the European Commission announced. The funds will be used…

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August 10, 2017

Less power from renewable sources in Slovenia in first half of 2017

Renewable source power facilities in Slovenia produced 5 percent less power in the first half of 2017 compared to the same period a year earlier even though solar power plants…

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August 3, 2017

Matjaž Marovt appointed director general of Slovenian state power company HSE

Matjaž Marovt, acting director of Slovenian state power company, Holding Slovenske elektrane (HSE), has been appointed HSE director general for a four-year term, the company announced. The HSE Supervisory Board…

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July 18, 2017

Slovenian wind energy association becomes member of WindEurope

Slovenian wind energy association, GIZ Vetrne energije, established in December 2016, has become a member of the WindEurope, the European wind industry association. On this occasion, representatives of the European…

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July 13, 2017

EBRD Sustainable Energy Award to cement maker Salonit Anhovo

The Salonit Anhovo cement maker won the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) bronze Sustainable Energy Award for the progress it achieved in using non-hazardous solid recovered waste in…

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