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Croatia

58 MW Korlat, HEP's first wind farm, officially starts operation

The wind farm is the first power plant in operation without feed-in tariffs, and it will be a part of the first hybrid system in the country.

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Region/EU

EU's CO2 certificates climb above EUR 48 per ton to all-time high

The cost of releasing greenhouse gases within the EU's Emissions Trading System is continuing to set records and nearing EUR 50 per CO2 equivalent

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EU s CO2 certificates above EUR 48 ton all time high

Greece

Greece pushes coal phaseout deadline to 2025 from 2028

Coal-fired thermal power plant Ptolemaida 5, the last of its kind in Greece, is set to be converted to gas in 2025, three years earlier than planned

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Greece coal phaseout deadline 2025 2028

BiH

HPP Buk Bijela groundbreaking to be held on May 17

A groundbreaking ceremony for hydropower plant (HPP) Buk Bijela on the Drina river, a joint project of Serbia and the Serb-dominated entity Republic of Srpska, will take place on May 17.

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Kosovo*

Hybrid power plant project Jasenovik of 170 MW underway in Kosovo*

StubllaEnergy is planning to install a hybrid power plant consisting of wind turbines with a capacity of 132 MW and photovoltaic panels of an overall 38 MW

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Hybrid power plant Jasenovik 170 MW Kosovo

Greece

Terna to start building 730 MW pumped storage hydropower plant in October

Terna Energy is preparing to begin the construction of a pumped storage hydropower system in western Greece worth EUR 500 million

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Greece

Greek energy industry unites in EUR 2.5 billion green hydrogen project

Gas, oil and construction companies joined forces with research institutions in Greece and foreign partners in the development of the White Dragon

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Greek energy industry EUR 2.5 billion green hydrogen

World

Solar, wind can meet world energy demand 100 times over

The emerging countries have the greatest potential which could allow them to break energy dependence, secure cheap energy to all citizens, and create local jobs.

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Solar, wind can meet world energy demand 100 times over

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Restructuring of coal regions: the role of the local communities and trade unions

May 12, 2021 | Online | Focus Association for Sustainable Development

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Region/EU

Greece, Romania most active in Southeast Europe in tackling climate challenge

 

Serbia

Vladimir Popović: rooftop solar helps factories hedge against electricity price hikes (VIDEO)

 

Region/EU

French-made hydrogen-powered trains set to enter regular service in Germany in 2022

 

Montenegro

Montenegro to set coal phaseout deadline in national energy and climate plan - prime minister

 

Turkey

Turkey wasting no time preparing for Europe’s carbon border tax

 

Slovenia

Slovenia to allocate EUR 10 million for solar PV plants of up to 10 MW

 

Serbia

Serbia revamps plan to install waste incinerator in Niš

 

Romania

Ford to start producing electric vehicles in Romania in 2024

 

Croatia

Croatia to launch auctions for large wind, solar projects in autumn

 

Turkey

Five renewable energy firms preparing to enter stock market in Turkey