energy transition

EU accelerate renewables permitting cut environmental requirements

EU to accelerate renewables permitting, cut environmental requirements

10 November 2022 - The European Commission wants to cut red tape for renewables but it may lower environmental standards in the process

Tomaz Stokelj HSE director

Tomaž Štokelj is new managing director of HSE

09 November 2022 - The third new high-ranking manager has been appointed in Slovenia’s state-owned power utilities in just three weeks

Kavadarci in North Macedonia fostering solar power projects to become green city

09 November 2022 - The total solar capacity will be over 17 MW once these and other approved projects are in place in the municipality

Energy Community calls journalists to workshop in Vienna in December

Energy Community calls journalists to workshop in Vienna in December

08 November 2022 - The Energy Community Secretariat will host 18 journalists at an energy transition workshop on December 14 in Vienna

North Macedonia s ESM consultant solar power projects two coal complexes

North Macedonia’s ESM seeks consultant for solar power projects in two coal complexes

01 November 2022 - State-owned ESM is seeking consulting services for solar power projects that would partly replace coal mines and thermal power plants

EU earmarks grants Western Balkans cope energy crisis 2023

EU earmarks grants for Western Balkans to cope with energy crisis in 2023

28 October 2022 - Ursula von der Leyen promised budget aid to Western Balkan governments for energy crisis mitigation measures for families and firms.

Metalac Serbian cookware manufacturer finishing 2 9 MW rooftop solar

Serbian cookware manufacturer finishing its 2.9 MW rooftop solar power plant

27 October 2022 - Metalac from Gornji Milanovac in Serbia's west invested EUR 3 million in renewable energy and the reconstruction of its heating system

Slovenia s HSE appoints Viktor Vracar head troubled coal plant TES

Slovenia’s HSE appoints Viktor Vračar as head of troubled coal plant TEŠ

21 October 2022 - Slovenia's state-owned energy producer HSE is transferring Managing Director Viktor Vračar to the helm of its beleaguered coal power plant TEŠ

Hungary power grid solar power photovoltaic capacity

Hungary’s power grid can’t fit any more photovoltaic capacity

19 October 2022 - Until Hungary gets access to European funds for grid upgrades, new PV systems in households can only be used for own consumption

north macedonija mytilineos cogeneration plant strategic skopje

Greek Mytilineos awarded strategic investment status for gas CHP in North Macedonia

18 October 2022 - North Macedonia has been selecting strategic investment projects to speed up power plant construction and boost domestic energy output


Energy transition for SMEs – Tuzla-based meat company Menprom leads the way in smart green planning

17 October 2022 - The story of the energy transition of meat company Menprom from Bosnia and Herzegovina, which we present as part the series Green champions of the energy transition in the Western Balkans, is an example of good practice and a beacon of smart energy management

Motor Oil subsidiary MORE 2 2 GW renewables

Motor Oil’s subsidiary MORE developing 2.2 GW in renewables

13 October 2022 - Motor Oil Renewable Energy, MORE, said it would have 2.2 GW in renewables projects under development after the transaction with Ellaktor

Romanian Croatian TSOs EU grants investments power transmission grid

EU grants for investments in Romanian and Croatian power transmission grids

12 October 2022 - The Romanian and Croatian transmission system operators have just received several hundred million euros for upgrades and digitalization

Leaked Serbia secretly hired Rystad Energy Norway consultant

Leaked – Serbia secretly hired Rystad Energy from Norway as consultant

12 October 2022 - The Government of Serbia signed a secret consulting deal with Norway-based Rystad Energy, according to a news report

Solar power plant built on site of former Trbovlje coal mine

Solar power plant built on site of former Trbovlje coal mine

11 October 2022 - The Blate solar power plant, located on the former Trbovlje-Hrastnik open-cast coal mine, was put...

German coal plant LEAG invest EUR 10 billion green energy

German coal plant operator LEAG to invest EUR 10 billion in green energy

05 October 2022 - LEAG is switching to wind and solar power, energy storage and sustainable mobility as Germany aims to phase out coal by 2038 or sooner

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