reri court order EPS sulfur dioxide air pollution

Court orders EPS to cut SO2 emissions due to harm to human health, environment

23 November 2022 - An earlier study showed that thermal power plants in the Western Balkans emit 2.5 times as much SO2 as those in the EU

Energy Community opens case as BiH haven't closed two units in coal power plants Kakanj, Tuzla 

Energy Community opens case against BiH for refusing to close two coal plant units

31 October 2022 - The same procedure was initiated in April 2021 against Montenegro with regard to the operation of the Pljevlja power plant

Energy Community Prolonging operation coal plants BiH breach of treaty

Energy Community: Prolonging operation of coal plants in BiH is breach of treaty

28 March 2022 - The Federation of BiH intends to operate two coal plants past their allowed limits, which the Energy Community Secretariat says is a clear breach of obligations

epbih kakanj tuzla units opt out mechanism

Goverment of FBiH intends to extend operation of two units in coal power plants Kakanj, Tuzla

02 March 2022 - Two units in coal plants are due to be shut down in line with the EU’s Large Combustion Plants Directive (LCPD).


Energy Community opens infringement procedure against Montenegro over TPP Pljevlja

21 April 2021 - The Energy Community has launched an infringement procedure against Montenegro for continuing to operate TPP Pljevlja despite the expiry of the opt-out period.


EPS plans to extend lifespan of TPP Kostolac A until 2038

15 October 2020 - Elektroprivreda Srbije intends to extend the lifespan of TPP Kostolac A until 2038, by installing flue-gas desulfurization equipment


Ten units of Western Balkan thermal power plants must be shut down by 2023

21 July 2020 - Ten units of coal-fired power plants in total will be shut down by the end of 2023 in BiH, Montenegro and Serbia, according to the Energy Transition Tracker


Energy Community opens case as Serbia still has no emission reduction plan

15 January 2020 - The Energy Community Secretariat has opened a dispute settlement procedure against Serbia because nine large...

lignite thermal power plant

European Commission: Kosovo* continues to rely on lignite, some progress seen on renewables

12 June 2019 - Kosovo* has some level of preparation in the field of energy, but continues to rely...

Energy Community report calls on Member States to finish reforms in order to succeed in clean energy transition

31 October 2018 - The Energy Community (EnC) Secretariat’s Annual Implementation Report concludes that the average implementation score of...

Kosovo* fails to implement emission limit values for coal-fired power plants

03 July 2018 - The Energy Community Secretariat has initiated a preliminary dispute settlement procedure against Kosovo* for the...

EU ETS implications for Serbia - price of electricity made from coal is going up

EU ETS implications for Serbia – price of electricity made from coal to go up

12 June 2018 - Carbon pricing – forcing electrical generators to pay for the right to emit carbon –...

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