Handanovic Romania Serbia advance cooperation gas hydropower sectors

Romania, Serbia to advance cooperation in gas, hydropower sectors

18 January 2024 - Minister of Mining and Energy of Serbia Dubravka Đedović Handanović spoke with her Romanian counterpart Sebastian Burduja

Albania limit final project approvals renewables one year

Albania to limit final project approvals for renewables to one year

12 January 2024 - Final approvals for renewable electricity plants in Albania will last 12 months. KESH is working on a pumped storage hydropower project.

North Macedonia cancel Cebren PPC Archirodon

North Macedonia to cancel Čebren deal with PPC, Archirodon

03 January 2024 - North Macedonia is set to annul the tender in which Greek companies PPC and Archirodon were selected for the Čebren pumped storage hydropower project.


Italy to subsidize centralized energy storage system projects with EUR 17.7 billion

27 December 2023 - Italy is launching a state aid package of EUR 17.7 billion for the establishment of a centralized electricity storage system

Statkraft acquires water battery project near Loch Ness

Statkraft acquires water battery project near Loch Ness

19 December 2023 - Norwegian company Statkraft has acquired a pumped storage hydro project in Scotland, with an expected capacity of 450 MW


Bulgaria unveils two pumped storage hydropower projects of 800 MW each

13 October 2023 - Planning is underway in Bulgaria to install two underground pumped storage hydropower facilities with a combined capacity of 1.6 GW.


Eurelectric: Europe must attract unprecedented investments in grid expansion

22 September 2023 - After a period of historic hardship, the electricity sector in Europe showed several positive trends, according to Eurelectric.


Statkraft plans pumped storage hydropower plant of up to 1.6 GW in Albania

19 September 2023 - Statkraft intends to expand its hydropower cascade on the Devoll river in southern Albania with pumped storage system RP Moglica Shtesë


Greek consortium wins bid to build hydropower plant Čebren

14 September 2023 - The hydropower plant is of great importance for the energy transition of North Macedonia as it will help balance renewable energy sources


Greece selects 12 projects in first battery auction while PPC boosts its pumped hydropower portfolio

10 August 2023 - The Regulatory Authority for Energy, Waste and Water (RAAEY) completed the selection process in the first energy storage auction in Greece.


Serbia gets EUR 8.44 million to modernize hydropower plant Bistrica, produce study for Central Balkan Corridor

04 August 2023 - The Bistrica modernization and the construction of the Central Balkan Corridor will boost Serbia’s renewables and transmission capacities


Japan could finance pumped storage hydropower plant Bistrica in Serbia as cost rises to EUR 1.2 billion

02 August 2023 - The cost of Bistrica is now projected at EUR 1.2 billion, up from EUR 700 million, and Serbia is preparing for talks with Japan

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