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Features

CMS Ukraine: Overview of the hydrogen power industry’s prospects in Ukraine

Until recently, the development of the hydrogen power industry was hampered by the high cost of renewable energy and the insufficient advances in technology.

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Interviews

Jovana V. Milić: Serbian scientist from top Swiss university honored with Green Talents Award

Jovana is among 25 young researchers honored by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research for their contribution to sustainable development.

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Serbia

Wind industry awaiting new law to unlock 2,000 MW of projects

Draft law on renewable energy will be discussed by the wind industry and financial institutions at a round table on February 5.

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Region/EU

Breakdown of Continental Europe synchronous area started in Croatia

A malfunction in Croatia’s substation Ernestinovo was the initial event that led to a split into two grid regions on January 8.

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Region/EU

Spain gets Europe’s lowest wind energy price with CfD auction model

Spain has secured lowest ever price for new wind energy in Europe, of EUR 20 per MWh, thanks to the Contract-for-Difference (CfD) model.

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Kosovo*

GGF, KEP Trust boost green financing for farmers in Kosovo*

The Green for Growth Fund has invested EUR 3 million into microfinance organization KEP Trust for on-lending to private individuals.

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Montenegro

Bojanić: Montenegro in talks to extend deadline for shutting down TPP Pljevlja

Montenegro is negotiating a new deadline for shutting down TPP Pljevlja, which has already used up its allocated 20,000 operating hours until 2023.

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EVENTS

Roundtable: Wind industry in Serbia between auctions and the market - 2,000 MW of green energy awaiting clear signal from the state

February 5 | Online - Belgrade | Balkan Green Energy News

Offshore Wind in Europe 2020: Trends and Statistics

Webinar

February 11 | Online | WindEurope

Workshop on hydrogen study findings

February 11 | Online | Energy Community

Workshop on electricity interconnectivity

February 18 | Online | Energy Community

Workshop on energy poverty in the Energy Community

March 1-2 | Online | Energy Community

Wind Energy in Europe 2020: Trends and Statistics webinar

March 4 | Online | WindEurope

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JOBS

13 positions

February 4 | Novi Sad, Serbia | Continental Automotive Serbia

Nature-based Solutions Senior Project Officer

February 14 | Belgrade, Serbia | International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)

Project Coordinator

February 15 | Prague, Czech Republic | Bankwatch

Country Manager France

Unspecified | France | Elicio

119 positions

Unspecified | Croatia | Rimac Automobili

 

Cyprus

Cyprus to issue EUR 30 million public call for energy efficiency in households

 

Croatia

Croatia aims to be climate neutral by 2050

 

Slovenia

Šoštanj municipality rejects waste incineration plan for thermal power plant

 

Albania

Germany secures EUR 125 million for HPP Fierza, waste projects in Albania

 

BiH

Sweden allocates EUR 7.2 million for energy efficiency in BiH

 

Region/EU

EU backs EUR 2.9 billion in state aid for battery project in 12 states including Croatia, Greece

 

Greece

City of Kozani objects to 500 MW floating solar power project on Polyfytos lake

 

World

US poised for radical change on climate policy under President Biden