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IRENA: faster energy transitions could boost expected global growth

02 July 2021 - Speeding up energy transitions to achieve the 1.5°C global warming target could boost the world's GDP by 2.4% per year within the next decade compared with current plans, IRENA says.

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Energy Community Just Transition Forum: transition to clean energy must be gradual

30 June 2021 - Energy Community Just Transition Forum: to make sure the energy transition is just, it needs to be gradual.

Slovenia's mayors set council to secure just transition for coal phaseout

Slovenia’s mayors set council to secure just transition for coal phaseout

22 June 2021 - The government has published action plans for phasing out coal, documents which will help Slovenia to apply at Just transition fund.

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Kopač tells Kosovo* there is no future for coal power plants

02 June 2021 - Market liberalization implies rising power prices and Kosovo* must make sure it happens gradually, Energy Community Secretariat Director Janez Kopač warned

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Kostas Skrekas becomes Minister of the Environment and Energy of Greece

08 January 2021 - New Minister of the Environment and Energy of Greece Kostas Skrekas took over the post from Kostis Hatzidakis. Major reforms are already underway.

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Fastest coal phaseout will have least environmental impact in Slovenia

25 December 2020 - The draft environmental impact assessment has examined the impact of the three scenarios from the strategy.

EU leaders budget, green recovery funds 55 emission cut

EU leaders agree on budget, green recovery funds, 55% emission cut goal

12 December 2020 - The European Parliament is set to vote on a proposal for the EU's seven-year budget, green recovery funds and the 55% emission cut target

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Platform Initiative launched to support clean energy transition in coal regions in Western Balkans and Ukraine

13 October 2020 - The Energy Community Secretariat has announced the launch of a Platform Initiative to support the...

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Romania to allocate EUR 23 million for closure of two coal mines in Jiu Valley

01 October 2020 - Romania has drafted the decision to grant RON 110 million (EUR 22.6 million) for the...

Coal power plants in EU shuttering

Coal power plants in EU shuttering amid jump in expenses from end-June

25 June 2020 - Exemptions in air pollution limits in the EU are about to be abolished, so owners...

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Southeastern Europe may get EUR 10 billion as EU boosts Just Transition Fund plan

29 May 2020 - The European Commission has proposed to increase the funds intended for the energy transition of...

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Region gets EU support to wrap up just transition plans

12 May 2020 - The European Commission has approved all requests made by 18 member states including Bulgaria, Croatia,...

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