Albania launches works on offshore wind project

10 March 2022 - Prime Minister Edi Rama has recently said that Albania is exploring its wind energy potential and that it will benefit from additional amounts of energy from offshore production.

COP26: Western Balkan leaders ask for funds, rules on how energy transition game is played, scrapping endless papers and strategies

04 November 2021 - Leaders of Western Balkan states urged rich countries at the COP26 to show solidarity in the energy transition to cleaner sources


Zaev: North Macedonia setting example in energy transition for Southeast Europe

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.

Rama Albania forefront Balkans solar energy

Rama: Albania to be at forefront of Balkans in solar energy

27 August 2021 - Prime Minister of Albania Edi Rama said Voltalia's two big photovoltaic plants would take his country to the forefront of the Balkans in solar power


No hydropower plants to be built on Vjosa river

01 October 2020 - The hydropower plants planned on the Vjosa river’s lower and upper course won’t be built,...

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...

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 solar power price Karavasta

Albania secures lowest solar power price in Balkans in Karavasta auction

28 May 2020 - At the country’s second auction for utility-scale photovoltaics, Voltalia offered to sell electricity for just...

Albania to ban lightweight plastic bags on July 4

19 June 2018 - Albania is introducing a ban on lightweight plastic bags on July 4, in what will...

Albania plans to float state-owned power distributor OSHEE this year

Albania plans to float state-owned power distributor OSHEE this year

29 March 2018 - Albanian government plans to float state-owned power electricity distributor OSHEE on the stock exchange by...

First waste-to-energy plant inaugurated in Albania

09 May 2017 - The Albanian Ministry of Environment has recently announced that the first EUR 26 million waste-to-energy...

World Bank to support Albania’s energy projects further

05 April 2017 - The World Bank is eager to help Albania address constraints and overcome challenges in making...

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