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GEN-I cuts Slovenian power prices 15% for three months amid pandemic

March 27, 2020

GEN-I cuts Slovenian power prices 15% for three months amid pandemic

Energy trader and supplier GEN-I lowered its electricity tariffs for low voltage in Slovenia, adding to the government’s support measures due to the coronavirus pandemic. Households and small businesses buying…

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Šoštanj

March 25, 2020

Thermal power plant Šoštanj takes active role in Slovenia’s energy transition

Slovenian lignite-fired thermal power plant Termoelektrarna Šoštanj (TEŠ) has been developing several projects aimed at achieving gradual energy transition thus contributing to carbon neutral society. They include the use of…

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Slovenia exempts households, small firms from green power surcharge

March 23, 2020

Slovenia exempts households, small firms from green power surcharge for three months

Slovenia temporarily freed small business customers and households from the obligation to pay for the support to producers of power from renewable sources and high-efficiency cogeneration. Additionally, the network charge…

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Andrej Vizjak

March 20, 2020

Andrej Vizjak is new Slovenian Environment and Spatial Planning Minister

New Slovenian Environment and Spatial Planning Minister Andrej Vizjak has officially taken over the office and replaced Simon Zajc. Andrej Vizjak comes from the state-owned power producer Hidroelektrarne na Spodnji…

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Ljubljana sewage system adding Exelys wastewater sludge treatment

March 10, 2020

Ljubljana sewage system adding Exelys wastewater sludge treatment

Krüger and Veolia were picked to improve biogas output and energy efficiency in the processing of a water purification byproduct in Slovenia’s capital. Ljubljana is overhauling the regional sewage and…

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Slovenia eases rules for small green power, high-efficiency cogeneration units

March 9, 2020

Slovenia eases rules for small green power, high-efficiency cogeneration units

The cabinet warned high fines are inevitable if the country misses its targets for electricity generation from renewables. Slovenia vowed to remove administrative barriers for investors who install small green…

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Slovenia approves package for energy renovation of municipal buildings

March 5, 2020

Slovenia approves package for energy renovation of municipal buildings

Local authorities can apply in four rounds, where the final deadline is November 16. Slovenia is covering only 15% of the project for energy renovation from its budget and the…

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Slovenia's national plan affirms goal to become carbon neutral by 2050

March 2, 2020

Slovenia’s national plan affirms goal to become carbon neutral by 2050

The former Yugoslav republic stays committed to slashing its dependence on fossil fuels and wants to boost self-sufficiency in energy. The objective written in the draft, to be carbon neutral…

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Šoštanj

February 20, 2020

HSE considering to burn waste in thermal power plant Šoštanj

If the environmental impact assessment (EIA) doesn’t reveal a possible excessive impact on the environment and people’s health, Slovenia’s Šoštanj thermal power plant (TPP) intends to start trial co-incineration of…

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Resalta secures EUR 12 million loan from EIB for energy efficiency services

February 14, 2020

Resalta secures EUR 12 million loan from EIB for energy efficiency services

The energy services provider intends to expand in Slovenia, Croatia, Bulgaria, Serbia and the Western Balkans overall. The funding for Resalta was agreed within the Investment Plan for Europe for…

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Petrol

February 13, 2020

Slovenia’s Petrol gets new top management

The supervisory board of Petrol has appointed a new management board for a five-year term of office. As of February 11, the board is chaired by Nada Drobne Popović, former…

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NECP

February 7, 2020

Slovenia to phase out coal by 2050 – draft NECP

Slovenia intends to decrease the use of coal by 30% by 2030, while the phaseout is planned by 2050 at the latest, according to the country’s draft national energy and climate…

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