12 August 2021 - The rapid expansion of solar power threatens agricultural and protected areas and there have been numerous cases of irreversible damage in Cyprus
10 August 2021 - A fire erupted at the Vinča landfill. Belgrade authorities say Beo čista energija is in charge but it claims it would rehabilitate it when it gets a permit.
29 July 2021 - Hundreds of people protested in Loznica in western Serbia as the local assembly was adopting the spatial plan for Rio Tinto's lithium project
28 July 2021 - Rio Tinto keeps buying land in Serbia and getting permits for a lithium mine after the investment decision, but there is no environmental impact study
21 July 2021 - Minister Andrej Vizjak said a plebiscite should be held on Slovenia's overall energy plans and not just on the second nuclear reactor for Krško
12 July 2021 - Serbia's Ministry of Mining and Energy filed criminal charges against the ex-environment minister and the Director of the Institute for Nature Conservation
29 June 2021 - Small hydropower plant owner KelKos launched defamation lawsuits against Shpresa Loshaj and Adriatik Gacaferi to intimidate and silence them, Amnesty International claims
28 June 2021 - The Green for Growth Fund's Impact Report for 2020 revealed that it attracted EUR 135 million in investments and technical assistance commitments
21 June 2021 - WindEurope said the EU should ban landfilling of decommissioned wind turbine blades by 2025 and vowed to work on recycling solutions
17 June 2021 - The EU registered a European citizens' initiative entitled Ban Fossil Fuel Advertising and Sponsorships, which compares fossil fuels with tobacco
16 June 2021 - An ecotax of 5.7 cents will be introduced in North Macedonia for oil and the value-added tax on electricity will be cut to 5% from 18% for one year.
16 June 2021 - Serbia is getting ready to raise funds through green bonds. CBI head Sean Kidney said they are more attractive to investors than ordinary debt securities.
14 June 2021 - Citizens and activists dug up some of the waste that they say was dumped by a plastics recycling plant and brought it in front of the Zrenjanin Town Hall
10 June 2021 - The EU is revising state aid rules for the environment and energy. It proposed a competitive bidding system and covering up to 100% of funding gaps.
09 June 2021 - EBRD's Director for Western Balkans Matteo Colangeli says it is helping roll out renewable energy auctions and that it would fund decarbonization and bilateral power purchase agreements
08 June 2021 - Prime Minister Zoran Zaev said most concession contracts for small hydropower plants in North Macedonia would be annulled regardless of possible litigation