22 September 2021 - China, the biggest builder of coal-fired power plants in Balkan countries, is set to stop developing new coal power projects outside of its borders.
17 September 2021 - State-controlled power utility Elektroprivreda Srbije (EPS) has launched a pilot project with US company E3 International
14 September 2021 - Prime Minister Zoran Zaev has said North Macedonia is setting an example for other countries in the region by turning a coal-fired power plant to a photovoltaic plant.
14 July 2021 - After the decision to stop the construction of the Kolubara B thermal power plant, this is another move in an effort to decarbonize the energy sector.
01 July 2021 - Nine Western Balkan mayors have signed a declaration to undertake voluntary measures aimed at reducing air pollution in their cities and municipalities.
01 July 2021 - Montenegro has joined the Powering Past Coal Alliance, announcing it will stop using coal by 2035 at the latest.
30 June 2021 - Energy Community Just Transition Forum: to make sure the energy transition is just, it needs to be gradual.
24 June 2021 - This is the first time citizens are seeking protection of personality rights, based on the European Convention on Human Rights.
23 June 2021 - The cost of electricity from utility-scale solar PV fell by 85 percent, according to Renewable Power Generation Costs in 2020.
04 June 2021 - The Varna TPP has signed a contract to install two gas-fired units while the Bobov Dol TPP plans a conversion to gas and hydrogen.
27 May 2021 - Minister of Mining and Energy Zorana Mihajlović said a plan would be developed for the operation of thermal power plants in Serbia until 2050
04 May 2021 - Greece and Romania are the most active among EU member states in Southeast Europe on climate change issues, while Bulgaria is trying to catch up.