08 April 2023 - Serbia intends to replace coal- and heating oil–fired boilers and furnaces in all public institutions with cleaner solutions, where possible
24 March 2023 - Kosovo* aims at 1.6 GW in renewables capacity by 2031, with 340 MWh in batteries. It opted to reconstruct at least three coal plant units.
27 January 2023 - Romania is third or fourth in Europe in geothermal energy potential. Exploration is currently being conducted at 24 sites.
23 December 2022 - Big solar thermal projects are seen as the proper solution for district heating decarbonization in the region
09 December 2022 - With its new cogeneration plant and a district heating network upgrade, Gjakova has set an example for municipal authorities in the Balkans
20 September 2022 - District heating decarbonization projects and energy efficiency improvements in the sector are planned in 11 cities and municipalities in Serbia
09 September 2022 - Environmentalists claim waste is planned to be added as a fuel in the project to switch unit 3 in coal plant Tuzla to biomass
27 July 2022 - Serbia presented the preliminary goals for its integrated national energy and climate plan as it is about to start a public debate
05 July 2022 - Romania's Oradea city is pushing ahead with decarbonization by launching integrated projects for solar power and green hydrogen
15 June 2022 - Austria is phasing out fossil fuels in heating, starting with a ban on the installation of gas boilers in new buildings from next year
11 May 2022 - Prishtina's Mayor Përparim Rama said air pollution would be cut by 95% with subsidies for heating devices, transportation infrastructure upgrades and electric vehicles
09 February 2022 - Six local authorities in Bulgaria are getting EEA grants of almost EUR 1.7 million for the use of geothermal energy in heating and cooling