Western Balkan countries struggling coal plants

WB-6 countries struggling to secure electricity production in their old coal power plants

31 May 2022 - It's going to be a long winter in several Western Balkan countries as old coal-fired power plants are unreliable and lignite is scarce


Wesley Clark meets Albin Kurti to discuss solar projects in Kosovo*

20 April 2022 - Retired US Army General Wesley Clark and Kosovo* Prime Minister Albin Kurti have discussed energy projects, particularly solar power.

Kosovo 70 MW solar thermal plant district heating Prishtina

Prishtina’s district heating company to build 70 MW solar thermal plant

26 March 2022 - Prishtina's municipal district heating firm Termokos will get 70 MW of heat in a solar project worth EUR 64 million

Rizvanolli Energy crisis Kosovo worsens coal plant outage

Rizvanolli: Energy crisis in Kosovo* worsens amid coal plant outage

15 December 2021 - Prishtina was left without district heating as a coal plant broke down and Kosovo* is forced to import large quantities of electricity

Kosovo's coal plant KEK solar power 100 MW

Kosovo’s* coal plant operator KEK plans solar power plant of 100 MW

20 August 2021 - Within its decarbonization process, KEK will develop infrastructure for the production of green energy, including a solar power plant of 100 MW

Luigj Imeri

Kosovo’s* KEK gets new acting chief executive officer – Luigj Imeri

07 May 2020 - Luigj Imeri is the new acting chief executive officer of Kosovo’s* power utility KEK, local...

Coronavirus prompts crisis measures in electric power systems in Balkans

Coronavirus prompts crisis measures in electric power systems in Balkans

16 March 2020 - Governments and state-owned operators are imposing constraints and work from home and stepping up hygiene...


KEK starts EU-funded project to reduce air pollution from TPP Kosovo B

31 January 2020 - Power utility Kosovo Energy Corporation (KEK) has officially started the implementation of the project to...

KEK to get EUR 76 million grant to cut pollution from Kosovo B power plant

04 November 2019 - Kosovo* will receive a EUR 76 million grant from the EU’s Instrument for Pre-accession Assistance...

Kosovo* power production to remain heavily dependent on coal

29 October 2017 - Kosovo* has been facing its most serious energy crisis to date since the summer of...