19 November 2021 - Ambitious new sectoral energy and climate goals will be included in Greece’s first Climate Law,...
18 November 2021 - Outsider Përparim Rama disrupted the political scene in Kosovo* by winning the Prishtina mayoral election with an environmentalist platform
09 November 2021 - Greece's draft Climate Law envisages a ban on the sale of new cars with internal combustion in 2030, five years earlier than the EU's target
09 November 2021 - The Varaždin county in Croatia's north could become energy independent with the production of power and heat from geothermal sources
26 October 2021 - A combined heat and power system in Gjakova was built for district heating purposes with funds from the EU and Switzerland
19 October 2021 - Tuzla intends to cut heating emissions to 4% of their current level by 2040 with desulphurization, renewables and network expansion
30 September 2021 - The European Commission accepted Romania's EUR 29.2 billion National Recovery and Resilience Plan, of which 41% goes to green and climate investments
12 August 2021 - The goal of the new law on renewables is to transpose the legislative acts of the Clean Energy for All Europeans package.
05 July 2021 - A contract for the construction of a biomass heating plant in Novi Pazar has been signed at the Serbian Ministry of Mining and Energy.
02 July 2021 - Kragujevac will abandon the use of coal in district heating and install gas-fired boilers with a loan of up to EUR 18 million obtained from EBRD
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.
15 June 2021 - Vattenfall will use electricity from wind farms and solar parks to store heat in a 150 MW electric boiler system in Amsterdam
08 June 2021 - Water will be heated in two reservoirs with surplus electricity at times of slow demand, so no wind power is wasted, to supply buildings in Vienna
20 April 2021 - The Sarajevo Canton picked 77 beneficiaries that will install wood pellet furnaces and 27 are setting up heat pumps instead of coal for heating
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
12 April 2021 - The Government of Serbia plans to utilize the potential of renewables in district heating with help from EBRD, especially with solar thermal systems