just transition

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

clean energy transition in coal regions

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...


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...


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...


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,...

coal phaseout Balkan Bulgaria Romania Greece

Delaying coal phaseout would be expensive for Bulgaria, Romania and Greece

06 May 2020 - The drop in market prices of power amid the coronavirus crisis opens the way for...

N. Macedonia mulling coal phaseout

N. Macedonia is first country in Western Balkans mulling coal phaseout before 2030

24 February 2020 - North Macedonia’s government has approved the Energy Development Strategy until 2040 which makes it the...


Clean energy potential of coal regions in Bulgaria, Greece, Romania, Slovenia: EU report

14 February 2020 - In more than half of the 42 coal regions in the European Union, the switch...


Coal phaseout in Canada – Ex-colleagues helping miners’ job transition

10 February 2020 - Regional transition centers in coal regions in Canada are being established in order to support...

11 mayors from region join EU-wide declaration on just transition to post-coal era

22 October 2019 - A group of 41 mayors from 10 coal regions in 9 European countries including 11...

Just transition post-coal jobs

Just transition report looks into post-coal job prospects in Romania’s Jiu Valley

23 September 2019 - NGOs Greenpeace and Bankwatch Romania have launched a new report outlining scenarios for the just...

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