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.
30 June 2021 - Energy Community Just Transition Forum: to make sure the energy transition is just, it needs to be gradual.
17 June 2021 - The Secretariat is seeking consultants to comprehensively assess the flexibility needs of the power systems of the contracting parties.
02 June 2021 - Market liberalization implies rising power prices and Kosovo* must make sure it happens gradually, Energy Community Secretariat Director Janez Kopač warned
23 April 2021 - The Ministry of Mining and Energy has launched a project called the Further Capacity Development for Energy Planning, which will include the drafting of a NECP.
23 April 2021 - North Macedonia’s national electricity market operator, MEMO, and Montenegro’s power exchange operator, BELEN, have launched tendering for day-ahead trading platforms.
21 April 2021 - The Energy Community has launched an infringement procedure against Montenegro for continuing to operate TPP Pljevlja despite the expiry of the opt-out period.
16 April 2021 - The Law on Renewable Energy Sources will create the conditions for Serbia to use its solar energy potential.
16 April 2021 - The new balancing rules in force as of April 1 introduce market based procurement of balancing services and imbalance price formation.
14 April 2021 - The Law on Renewable Energy Sources will open the door for a solar boom, and substantial capacities can be installed very fast, keynote speakers said at the First Big Conference on Solar Energy in Serbia
02 April 2021 - An effective system for guarantees of origin could support the energy transition and boost renewable energy investments within the Energy Community, writes Naida Taso from the Energy Community Secretariat
02 April 2021 - Energy Community Secretariat has invited all power producers to implement internal carbon pricing, but so far only ESM answered positively.
18 March 2021 - The First Big Conference on Solar Energy in Serbia, organized by Balkan Green Energy News, will be held in Belgrade on April 14.
18 March 2021 - The Energy Community Secretariat will support the rollout of a regional trading scheme for guarantees of origin as a step toward integrating with the EU
17 March 2021 - Large combustion plants in four contracting parties surpassed air pollution limits, prompting an enforcement process within the Energy Community
10 March 2021 - Energy Community Secretariat Director Janez Kopač praised the reforms in Serbia but also stressed the prices of power for households must be increased