01 July 2021 - Montenegro has joined the Powering Past Coal Alliance, announcing it will stop using coal by 2035 at the latest.
25 June 2021 - North Macedonia is the first country in the Western Balkans to make a decision on abandoning coal, announcing it will shut down its thermal power plants by 2028.
08 June 2021 - Prime Minister Zoran Zaev said most concession contracts for small hydropower plants in North Macedonia would be annulled regardless of possible litigation
24 May 2021 - Prime Minister of North Macedonia Zoran Zaev said installing photovoltaics, wind farms and gas-fueled power plants implies higher electricity bills
01 April 2021 - The country has signed three memoranda with Greece on the future LNG terminal near Alexandroupolis and the adjacent gas-fired power plant.
18 March 2021 - A Slovenia's subsidiary of Austria’s Kelag, and investment firm Trigal, majority owned by Germany's KGAL, will invest EUR 40 million.
05 March 2021 - North Macedonia’s electricity transmission system operator, MEPSO, has launched reconstruction works on a 110 kV transmission line from Štip to Ovče Pole, in a EUR 1.41 million investment backed by EBRD.
15 February 2021 - KfW Development Bank approved a credit package of EUR 80.5 million and a EUR 2.4 million grant to North Macedonia for ESM's energy projects
14 January 2021 - The country will offer the construction of solar power plants with installed capacity totaling 60 MW, which will be backed with premiums.
21 December 2020 - There is also a great interest among companies for investment in new power plants in Negotino and in the Čebren hydropower plant.
20 October 2020 - Power producer ESM intends to turn off the first unit of coal-fired REK Bitola within five years and convert it to natural gas
21 August 2020 - The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and an unfavorable hydrological situation prompted the Energy Regulatory...