Serbia coal plant Kostolac B3 online September 2023

Serbia’s coal plant Kostolac B3 to come online in September 2023

07 October 2022 - Head of the Kostolac B3 project Željko Lazović said Serbia's power utility EPS would put the coal power unit into operation next September

EPS coal power plant Kostolac A shut down

EPS considering shutdown of coal power plant Kostolac A

29 July 2022 - Serbian state-owned utility EPS is reexamining the economic feasibility of its plan for the modernization of coal plant Kostolac A

Pollution coal plants Western Balkans extreme 2021

Pollution from coal plants in Western Balkans remains extreme in 2021

22 June 2022 - Coal-fired power plants in the Western Balkans were in breach of Energy Community pollution rules in 2021 for the fourth year in a row.


China pledges to stop building new coal power plants abroad

22 September 2021 - China, the biggest builder of coal-fired power plants in Balkan countries, is set to stop developing new coal power projects outside of its borders.

Coal plant SO2 emissions in Western Balkans

SO2 emissions in Western Balkans coal plants six times above limit in 2019

23 June 2020 - There was no improvement last year on air pollution from lignite-fired industrial facilities reported to...

EU supports Serbia in improving environmental standards to benefit people

12 November 2019 - The EU accession process offers the unique opportunity for Serbia to raise its environmental standards,...

Promises for coal jobs in southeastern Europe greatly exaggerated – study

29 June 2018 - Proponents of coal have overall claimed that 10,030 jobs would be maintained and 17,600 new...

Elektroprivreda Srbije looks for Kostolac wind farm advisor

13 April 2018 - Public power utility Elektroprivreda Srbije (EPS) seeks a consultant for the construction of the 66...

EPS secures EUR 80 million loan for first wind park, construction to start in 2019

30 November 2017 - Public power utility Elektroprivreda Srbije (EPS) and the German development bank KfW signed a loan...

What will it take to make Balkan leaders realise new coal plants are a liability, not a gold mine?

15 June 2017 - Author:  Pippa Gallop, Research Co-ordinator, CEE Bankwatch Network In April this year, the EU proved that...

EPS stretched between revitalization and Serbia’s social politics

21 October 2016 - Electric Power Industry of Serbia (EPS) had EUR 105,2 million profit in the first-half of...

EPS to invest EUR 1 billion in environmental protection

09 June 2016 - The construction of the desulfurization system in thermal power plant Kostolac B is almost complete....