Belinda Balluku

Albania photovoltaic plant Vau i Dejes dam wind floating solar

Hydropower dam in Albania gets PV plant, new RES capacities to be added

16 December 2021 - Hydropower plant Vau i Dejës will be turned into an integrated energy production hub with solar and wind power capacities

Bechtel talks big pumped storage hydropower plant wind farm Serbia

Bechtel in talks for big pumped storage hydropower plant, wind farm in Serbia

30 September 2021 - Bechtel is interested in building the Đerdap 3 pumped storage hydropower plant and a big wind farm in Serbia with a combined value of EUR 2 billion


IRENA: Albania’s cost-effective solar and wind potential is estimated at more than 7 GW

26 March 2021 - IRENA says Albania could significantly improve energy security and resilience to climate change by tapping on solar and wind potentials.

germany albania agreements hpp fierza waste balluku zingraf

Germany secures EUR 125 million for HPP Fierza, waste projects in Albania

02 February 2021 - The funds in the form of loans and grants are intended for the rehabilitation of the HPP Fierza, waste management, and regional development.


Bechtel, Albania sign MoU on construction of HPP Skavica

05 October 2020 - US construction company Bechtel and Albania’s Ministry of Infrastructure and Energy will jointly prepare an...

Albania concession Voltalia Karavasta solar power plant

Albania inks concession with Voltalia for Karavasta solar power plant

04 August 2020 - After winning the auction, French company Voltalia landed a 15-year fixed rate deal for half...


Moglicë hydropower plant in Albania starts delivering electricity

23 June 2020 - Statkraft’s Moglicë hydropower plant in Albania has started commercial operations, delivering its renewable power to...

Albania's hydropower plant Skavica

Albania’s hydropower plant Skavica to cost up to EUR 510 million

05 June 2020 - The government expects works on the 210 MW facility to begin next year, after a...


Albania changes law to continue restructuring of OSHEE, OST

18 May 2020 - The Parliament of Albania has adopted changes to the law on the electricity sector to...

Albanian government adopts decision to set up power exchange

23 May 2019 - The Government of Albania has adopted a decision to establish a power exchange, with day-ahead...

Albania to terminate 17 concession contracts for hydropower projects

16 April 2019 - Albania’s Ministry of Infrastructure and Energy has found 9 more cases of contract violations during...

Albania freezes new hydropower projects on environmental concerns

05 February 2019 - Albanian Energy and Infrastructure Minister Belinda Balluku has said she will freeze work on new...

KESH gets new CEO as sacking continues in Albanian state-owned power sector

30 January 2019 - Former chief of the Albanian Development Fund (ADF) Benet Beci has been appointed as new...

New energy minister assumes office, OST general manager resigns

23 January 2019 - Belinda Balluku, niece of a former high-level communist politician, is the new minister of infrastructure and...

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