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Irena V.Sollorano, UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative in Serbia

Reaching Sustainable Development Goals takes individual responsibility, cross-border projects

In an interview with Balkan Green Energy News, the UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative in the country stressed sustainability starts with every person’s commitment, and that all groups and communities in the society...

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Financial insights

Ivan Szekeres and Vanesa Vujanic

First Croatian ethical bank to register in June

From June 5 to June 7, the beautiful Croatian town of Split will host the general assembly of FEBEA – European Federation of Alternative and Ethical Banks. This event comes as a consequence of two years of extraordinary effort of a group of professionals to establish the first ethical bank in Croatia.

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Legal Insights

Vanesa Vujanic, Attorney-at-Law and Partner at Vujanic Law Office

First licences for electricity trading issued to non-Croatian companies in Croatia

For the purpose of opening the EU accession “Chapter 27: Environment and Climate Change“ and in accordance with the European Union's Third Energy Package, Serbia is required to approximate its regulatory framework to the applicable EU requirements and standards...

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Energy willow – Salix viminalis biomass where you want it

Salix viminalis - energy willow, sylvan species with short rotation cycle (SRC) and vegetative regeneration, is a ligneous and shrubby plant, having a rapid growth up to 3 - 3.5 cm/day and a lifespan of 20-25 years. In 2-3 years it can grow at shoots height of 6-7 m with a shoots base diameter of 6-8 cm.

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Sabac aspires to introduce biomass for heating

The use of biomass and the experience of the Austrian town of Guessing were presented in the Center for Professional Development in Sabac. Christian Doczekal (pictured) has spoken about...

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Montenegro adopts 45 projects for energy efficiency

A plan for refurbishment works on 45 public buildings for this year was accepted at the session of the Government of Montenegro, with a budget of EUR 10.84 million. The cabinet said the operational plan...

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RP Global puts online 34.2 MW wind park near Dubrovnik

Privately held power producer and developer RP Global said it has commissioned its wind park in Rudine in Croatia’s south, becoming the largest wind energy investor in the market. The ceremony…

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Procedure underway for concessions for 37 SHPPs

Macedonian Ministry of Environment and Physical Planning published a call for bids for awarding concession on waters utilization for the generation of electricity. The DBOT (design, build, operate, transfer) model will be implemented for 37…

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Green power certification starts in Turkey via I-REC

Companies in Turkey are now able to buy renewable power documented by the International REC Standard (I-REC), a scheme similar to the RECs in North America and the Guarantees of Origin in Europe, SeeNews reported….

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Guaranteed green power prices adopted

The Government of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina decided to give consent on the guaranteed prices for the purchase of electrical energy from facilities using renewable sources and efficient cogeneration (CHP). According to the…

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Green Group installs smart recycling station Sigurec at Cora

Retailer Cora Romania partnered with recycler Green Group to launch an automated waste collection unit Sigurec at the parking lot of Lujerului hypermarket. All recyclable waste from home can be brought: from plastic packaging...

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SWIF eyes Romania after Bulgarian investment

A 16% return on investment is planned in Bulgaria, Aubry de Koster, investor relations officer at Solar World Invest Fund (SWIF), told SeeNews in an interview. The Luxembourg-based private equity company closed a double acquisition in March.

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Region sees dozens of green energy law firms listed in Chambers guide

Out of 11 law firms from Central and Eastern Europe that were included in the segment of energy in the guide published by Chambers and Partners, eight were listed at least partly due to results…

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