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Features

How guarantees of origin can accelerate the energy transition

An effective system for guarantees of origin could support the energy transition and boost renewable energy investments, writes Naida Taso from the Energy Community Secretariat

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Features

CMS Austria: Update on energy communities in Austria

The Austrian government published the Renewable Energy Expansion Act , which is now subject to deliberation and approval by the Austrian parliament

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North Macedonia

North Macedonia's ESM to introduce carbon pricing for its power plants by end of 2021

Energy Community Secretariat has invited all power producers to implement internal carbon pricing, but so far only ESM answered positively.

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North Macedonia ESM to introduce carbon pricing for its power plants by the end of 2021

Serbia

First Big Conference on Solar Energy in Serbia to be held on April 14

The First Big Conference on Solar Energy in Serbia, organized by Balkan Green Energy News, will be held in Belgrade on April 14.

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EPS director: Serbia won't cut electricity production from coal despite green energy expansion

Milorad Grćić said power production from coal would remain at the same level while capacities in renewable energy sources would increase

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Romania

Enel Green Power, Monsson Alma to develop 1 GW of solar, wind in Romania

The two companies target 500 MW of wind power and 500 MW of solar, and the construction of storage with an installed capacity of 300 MW.

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Kosovo*

Hitachi ABB Power Grids, KOSTT sign EUR 4.7 million contract to build new substation

ABB Power Grids Zagreb and and Kosovo’s* TSO have signed a contract for the construction of substation Ferizaj 3.

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Hitachi ABB Power Grids KOSTT sign EUR 4.7 million contract

Region/EU

Matteo Colangeli to be EBRD's Western Balkans, Serbia chief

Matteo Colangeli, head of the EBRD in Albania, was promoted to director for the Western Balkans and head of Serbia, replacing Zsuzsanna Hargitai

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Matteo Colangeli EBRD's Western Balkans, Serbia chief

Albania

Albanian-based companies to install two solar PV plants of 100 MW in total

Albania’s government has issued licences for the installation of two solar parks in the municipality of Fier.

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Albania-based companies to install two solar PV plants with total installed capacity of 100 MW

EVENTS

First big conference on solar energy in Serbia

April 14 | Belgrade/Online | Balkan Green Energy News

#WWEAwebinar: Wind Power Around the World

April 7 | Online | World Wind Energy Association – WWEA

World Circular Economy Forum + Climate

April 15-16 | Online | Netherlands and Finnish Innovation Fund Sitra

7th International Conference on Environmental Odour Monitoring & Control

April 18-21 | Giardini Naxos, Taormina, Italy | AIDIC

Retrofits, Renewable Energy and and Energy Communities in the Balkans – Renew Together!

April 20-21 | Online | Energy Cities, RES Foundation

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JOBS

12 positions

April 9 | Novi Sad, Serbia | Continental Automotive Serbia

Implementation of Microsoft 365 solution

April 11 | Belgrade, Serbia | CEE Bankwatch Network

Energy from Waste Plant Director

April 11 | Belgrade, Serbia | Suez Vinča Operator

Communities support specialist

April 15 | Prague, Czech Republik | CEE Bankwatch Network

Project Manager

Unspecified | North Macedonia | FELA Planungs AG

 

Serbia

Who will attend Ecological Uprising on April 10 in Belgrade?

 

Greece

Maximus Terra, German DWH developing solar power plants of 267 MW in Greece

 

Turkey

Turkey has green hydrogen potential of 1.6 million tons per year

 

Region/EU

Budapest to install geothermal district heating system of up to 20 MW

 

BiH

Power utility ERS launches tender for EUR 118.7 million in loans to finance construction of HPPs

 

Turkey

Turkey's development bank gets USD 170 million green loan from Japan

 

North Macedonia

North Macedonia securing gas, electricity supply amid coal phaseout

 

World

World's new wind power installations hit record 93 GW in 2020

 

Croatia

Wpd Adria developing solar power project on site of its wind power plant

 

Bulgaria

Akuo expands hydropower portfolio in Bulgaria

 

Romania

Romania's Hidroelectrica seeks to buy 131 MW solar power plant project

 

World

Calculate your food waste and halve the amount to save money and protect nature

 

BiH

FBiH government abandons plan to extend subsidies for SHPPs for another 33 years

 

Montenegro

TPP Pljevlja uses its 20,000 hours production limit - European Environment Agency

 

Romania

E.ON lands 145 contracts in Romania to install small solar power plants

 

Turkey

Turkey's Garanti BBVA bank to stop financing coal projects

 

Albania

Rama: No chance hydropower plants would be built on Vjosa river