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Albania

First floating solar power plant in Albania starts commercial operations

Floating solar project is located at the Banja reservoir in Albania, where Statkraft is operating its 72 MW Banja hydropower plant.

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Region/EU

Carbon border tax to be imposed on steel, iron, cement, fertilizers, aluminium, electricity - leaked draft

The European Commission is considering a transitional period of three years for fully implementing CBAM, from 2023 until 2026.

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Carbon border tax to be imposed on steel, iron, cement, fertilizers, aluminium, electricity - leaked draft

Serbia

Energy transition in Serbia kicks off - challenges in planning, implementation

Serbia’s decision to halt the construction of thermal power plant Kolubara B is the country’s first serious step in the energy transition.

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North Macedonia

Wpd to build EUR 500 million wind farm in North Macedonia

German wpd is set to build a 400 MW wind power plant as the first strategic investment in North Macedonia, according to Prime Minister Zoran Zaev

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Wpd EUR 500 million wind farm North Macedonia

Kosovo*

Kopač tells Kosovo* there is no future for coal power plants

Market liberalization implies rising power prices and Kosovo* must make sure it happens gradually, Energy Community Secretariat Director Janez Kopač warned

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Kopac Kosovo no future for coal power plants

BiH

Tuzla 7 coal plant project in BiH sunk by GE's exit, officials reveal

Unnamed sources said the construction of unit 7 in thermal power plant Tuzla most probably won't proceed as GE decided not to supply the equipment

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Tuzla 7 coal plant BiH sunk GE s exit

Region/EU

Hungary, Russia to speed up construction of Paks II nuclear power plant

Hungary intends to expand its 2,000 MW Paks nuclear power plant with two units of 1,200 MW each and replace all four units that are currently in operation.

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EVENTS

EIT RawMaterials Summit: In Focus

June 17 | Online | EIT RawMaterials

International Renewable Energy Trade Fair & Conference – virtual in 3D

June 21-25 | Online | Meetingpoint.energy

Energy 2021 - Towards a Green Recovery

June 22-25 | Zlatibor, Serbia | Association of Energy Sector Specialists

Gender dimensions in the sustainable management of natural resources through a Nexus approach in the Drina River Basin

June 23, 2021 | Online | UNECE, GWP-Med

Skopje Economic Forum

June 23 | Skopje, North Macedonia | Skopje Economic Forum

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JOBS

Coordinator for Just Transition

June 23 | Offices in Central-Eastern Europe | CEE Bankwatch Network

Two positions

June 24 | Novi Sad, Serbia | Continental Automotive Serbia

Chief of Party - Serbia

Unspecified | Belgrade, Serbia | Tetra Tech

Solar PV Developer – Country Manager Serbia

Unspecified | Belgrade, Serbia | I+D Energías

Sales Engineer

Unspecified | Sofia, Bulgaria | Danfoss

 

Greece

People in lignite areas in Greece will be able to buy bonds for solar projects

 

Bulgaria

Two Bulgarian coal power plants to be converted to natural gas, hydrogen

 

Slovenia

Slovenia to hold referendum on drinking water on July 11

 

Albania

Third big solar power project without subsidies enters pipeline in Albania

 

Serbia

Rio Tinto buying land for Serbia lithium mine before investment decision

 

Region/EU

Vienna to use excess wind power for district heating

 

Bulgaria

Bulgarian citizens turn to court over air pollution in Sofia

 

Croatia

Croatia adopts low-carbon strategy: emissions to be reduced 80% by 2050

 

World

World Environment Day: UN launches Decade on Ecosystem Restoration

 
 

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