EIB to finance North Macedonia’s gas interconnector with Greece

25 December 2021 - The project is seen as a short-term measure aimed at facilitating a gradual shift to clean energy, with natural gas as a transition fuel.

IEA Coal power output rise 9 2021 all time high

IEA: Global coal power output to rise 9% in 2021 to all-time high

21 December 2021 - With electricity demand outpacing low-carbon supply and a spike in gas prices, coal power output is up 9% this year, at 10.35 PWh, IEA says

Rizvanolli Energy crisis Kosovo worsens coal plant outage

Rizvanolli: Energy crisis in Kosovo* worsens amid coal plant outage

15 December 2021 - Prishtina was left without district heating as a coal plant broke down and Kosovo* is forced to import large quantities of electricity


Serbia’s electricity crisis: EPS struggling to get coal plants back online

15 December 2021 - State-owned utility EPS got some of the aging units functioning again after a breakdown, but the country is still relying on power imports

Serbia importing over 25% of electricity amid outages due to snow

13 December 2021 - Almost 1.5 GW of current consumption is being covered by imports, after outages at Serbia's biggest coal-fired thermal power plants

north macedonia government energy crisis

North Macedonia to extend state of energy crisis for six months

02 December 2021 - The aim is to ensure stability in the implementation of the measures and activities for overcoming the issues in electricity supply

carbon price USD 100 iimpact world economies

How would USD 100 carbon price hike impact world’s economies?

08 November 2021 - A USD 100 rise in carbon taxes would be a significant shock to the global economy but it falls well within the realms of potential scenarios

Montenegro EPCG ready reconstruction TPP Pljevlja jump costs

Montenegro’s EPCG ready for reconstruction of TPP Pljevlja despite jump in costs

22 October 2021 - State-owned utility EPCG says the reconstruction of coal-fired TPP Pljevlja should begin soon and prevent massive imports of electricity

Fossil fuel production grow until 2040

Reality of energy transition: fossil fuel production to grow at least until 2040

20 October 2021 - Despite the Paris Agreement goals and net zero commitments, fossil fuel producers are on track to significantly boost output through 2040

EPS solarnu elektranu lokaciji Kolubaru B

Serbia’s EPS wants to build solar park on suspended coal plant project site

20 October 2021 - EPS will commission research for the purpose of installing a solar power plant at the location of the recently halted coal plant Kolubara B

Serbia power utility EPS investments in green energy

Serbia’s power utility EPS announces investments in green energy

15 October 2021 - Serbian state-owned power producer EPS aims to install 240 MW in solar power plants and 100 MW in wind farms by the end of the decade

Western Balkan countries global top 10 coal power output share

Western Balkan countries are in global top 10 in coal’s power output share

08 October 2021 - Kosovo* is ranked second in the world for its share of coal in domestic electricity production, trailing only Botswana. Serbia is seventh and BiH is tenth

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