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High interest in renewables in Serbia - new regulation in a nutshell

The new Law on Use of Renewable Energy Sources is mostly aimed at stimulating new investments in RES and increasing the share of renewable sources in the total energy produced by creating a modern, investment-friendly legal framework.

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Serbia enables state agriculture land to be leased for solar, wind projects

The Government of Serbia adopted the decree on the leasing of state-owned agricultural land for non-agricultural use.

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Serbia enables state agriculture land to be leased for solar, wind projects


PVMax project expected to bring rooftop solar to 3,000 buildings in Croatia

Croatia has launched a project called PVMax, which is expected to result in the deployment of rooftop solar systems on over 3,000 buildings.

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EPBiH to build solar power plants on coal mines, landfills as it closes them

EPBiH picked five former open pit coal mines and ash and slag dumps for solar power projects. It intends to gradually close its thermal power plants.

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EPBiH solar power coal mines landfills closes



Photovoltaics in Montenegro to be supported with grants, loans

Firms and farmers in Montenegro will be able to apply for subsidies for renewable energy projects and get loans for photovoltaic systems

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Photovoltaics Montenegro grants loans


Belgrade, Zagreb, Skopje out of race for European Green Capital 2023 as Sofia makes it to final four

Sofia is among the finalists for the European Green Capital 2023 award, while Belgrade, Zagreb, and Skopje are out of the race.

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Kopač: Coal plants in Energy Community reaping profits as CO2 isn't priced

Producers of electricity from coal and traders in the Energy Community enjoy record profits as they don't have to pay for CO2 emissions, Janez Kopač said

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Kopac Coal plants Energy Community profits CO2 priced


Austria aims to cover all electricity consumption from renewables by 2030

The lower house of the Austrian parliament has adopted a bill aimed at ensuring that all electricity consumption is covered from renewables by 2030.

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Green Hydrogen Conference

July 20 | Online | EES Europe

The smarter E Europe

July 21-23 | Munich, Germany | Solar Promotion GmbH

World Hydropower Congress

September 23-24 | Costa Rica | International Hydropower Association

1st Regional Hydrogen Energy Conference RHEC-2021

September 27 - October 1 | Opatija, Croatia | MIPRO

Powering Net Zero

October 6 | Online | Energy Institute



Heating sector decarbonisation campaigner for the Western Balkans

July 14 | Western Balkans/Central Eastern Europe | CEE Bankwatch Network

EU Heating sector decarbonisation campaigner

July 14 | Central Eastern Europe | CEE Bankwatch Network

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July 17| Novi Sad, Serbia | Continental Automotive Serbia

Project Lead Coal Regions Just Transition (f/m/d)

August 8 | Bangkok, Thailand, or Berlin, Germany | Agora Energiewende

Project Manager Coal Regions Just Transition (f/m/d)

August 8 | Bangkok, Thailand, or Berlin, Germany | Agora Energiewende



Slovenians win battle for drinking water in referendum



124,000 sign petition against lithium mine as Rio Tinto mulls project Jadar 2



wpd is seeking permit to build the Brajići wind farm



Shell launches Europe’s biggest PEM electrolyzer for green hydrogen



Slovenia's HSE starts first phase of 16 MW solar power plant in Prapretno



Serbia's Ministry of Energy files charges against ex-Minister of Environmental Protection over small hydropower plants



Coal power stations in Western Balkans emit twice as much SO2 as EU plants



Serbia's Water Law amendments in urgent procedure; NGOs demand withdrawal



European Parliament wants fossil fuel subsidies phased out by 2025



Swiss Insolight testing translucent solar modules to boost crop yield



European Parliament warns of offshore wind’s negative impact on fisheries


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