Environment

Public consultations on low carbon development strategy last until late January

decarbonization, low carbon development

Photo: Aleksandar Ciric from Pixabay

Published

December 31, 2019

Country

Comments

1

Share

Published:

December 31, 2019

Country:

Comments:

1

Share

The Government of Serbia said it started the public consultation process for the proposition of the strategy of low carbon development with an action plan as well as for the draft report on the strategic assessment of the impact of the proposition on the environment. Following a meeting of the cabinet’s Committee on the Economy and Finance, the announcement revealed the procedure would last until January 24 and January 27, respectively.

The Ministry of Environmental Protection called on the representatives of state institutions and organizations, public services, experts, associations, international organizations and others interested in the matter to analyze the proposition and the draft report. It is responsible for the discussions on the documents, which are available on its website.

The presentation is scheduled for January 13 in Belgrade. The statement adds the ministry would consider inputs from the participants and submit reports to the government. The decision to produce the strategic assessment of the impact of the strategy of low carbon development with the action plan was made in April of last year within a project for technical support.

In early December, international conference Renewable Energy Sources in District Heating and Cooling Systems was held in Serbia’s capital city. The messages from the event organized by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the Federal Ministry of Finance of Austria, in partnership with the International Renewable Energy Agency, IRENA, went in the direction of decarbonization. There is a project to install a heat pipeline between thermal power plant Nikola Tesla A in Obrenovac near Belgrade and the heating plant in New Belgrade, which should lower the quantity of fossil fuels used for heating.

Comments (1)
global languages / January 12, 2020

That is all well and good, by all means, but when is the alarmingly harmful PM2.5 pollution going to be addressed in a proactive and responsible fashion?

Enter Your Comment
Please wait... Please fill in the required fields. There seems to be an error, please refresh the page and try again. Your comment has been sent.

Related Articles

serbia necp pks ldk energy planning

Pivotal project aiming to reshape energy landscape in Serbia was finalized successfully

15 February 2024 - The IPA financed project "Further Development of Energy Planning Capacities" has served as an example of collaboration among all the energy sector stakeholders in the country for methodological strategic planning

lithium-battery

First calcium battery that could provide more sustainable alternative to lithium

14 February 2024 - The scientists claim they have developed the first calcium-based battery that can charge and discharge 700 times at room temperature

sarajevo-canton-coal-air-strategy

Sarajevo draws up strategy to cut household heating emissions by 90%

12 February 2024 - The Sarajevo Canton government has prepared a strategy for limiting the use of coal and other solid fuels for the period 2023-2033

prozor rama waste sorting

Prozor-Rama is only BiH municipality that sorts all collected waste

06 February 2024 - Of all processed waste, 60% is reused. The local authority says the rest can only be incinerated, to produce energy.