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Interview

Transform and innovate if you want to remain a player in energy sector

Innovations are becoming increasingly important in the energy sector, which, though a traditional and regulated one, today is at a huge turning point. Ultimately, if you want to remain a player in the energy sector, in the long run, it is essential to continue to transform and innovate, says Elena Boskov Kovacs.

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Transformation innovation in energy sector Elena Boskov Kovacs

Features

Democratization of energy on rise in Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina

At this year's Fifth Split International Energy Forum one of the panels was dedicated to energy democracy, a new concept that connects the energy transition with democracy and citizen's participation.

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nadezda kokotovic energy democracy interenef

Features

Recent developments in Turkey's hydrogen energy strategies

By increasing the use of hydrogen, Turkey aims to take a step towards using cleaner resources and thus becoming less dependent on imported energy. This is of great importance as Turkey’s energy strategy focuses on local sources of energy.

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2021 developments in Turkey's hydrogen energy strategies

 

Region/EU

French 1 GW solar power project to include batteries, hydrogen, agriculture

A 1 GW solar power plant with 40 MW of storage is planned to be integrated with a hydrogen plant, a fruit and vegetable farm and a data center

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French 1 GW solar power include batteries hydrogen agriculture

Serbia

European Greens' Weitz: Serbia is suffering from environmental crimes

European Greens Co-chair Thomas Weitz said he would speak in the European Parliament about Rio Tinto's project and the devastation of the Danube in Serbia

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European Greens Weitz Serbia environmental crimes

Albania

Rama: Albania to be at forefront of Balkans in solar energy

Prime Minister of Albania Edi Rama said Voltalia's two big photovoltaic plants would take his country to the forefront of the Balkans in solar power

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Rama Albania forefront Balkans solar energy

Serbia

Serbia adopts decree to ease procedure for prosumers

The Government of Serbia adopted a decree on the criteria, conditions and the method of billing between prosumers and suppliers, which refers to households and companies.

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Serbia adopts decree to enable prosumers decrre

Croatia

Croatia to subsidize heating, cooling systems using energy from Adriatic Sea

Croatia is preparing its first subsidy program for heat pumps with seawater for heating and cooling. The technology could also be used near rivers and lakes.

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Croatia subsidize heating cooling systems energy Adriatic Sea

 

IUCN World Conservation Congress

September 3-11 | Marseilles, France | International Union for Conservation of Nature – IUCN

World Hydropower Congress

September 7-24 | Costa Rica | International Hydropower Association

Resource Assessment & Analysis of Operating Wind Farms 2021

September 8-10 | Online | WindEurope

Young Professionals Group Online Conference

September 11-11 | Online | Young Professionals Group (YPG)

Macedonian Energy Forum 2021

September 12-14 | Skopje, North Macedonia

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12 positions

September 1 | Novi Sad, Serbia | Continental Automotive Serbia

Programme Officer - Technical Assistance and Advisory Services, P-3

September 5 | Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates | IRENA

Energjia e Re internship program

September 5 | Kosovo* | USAID Kosovo Energy Sustainability Activity, Tetra Tech

Political Director

September 12 | Brussels, Belgium | Green European Foundation (GEF)

Programme Officer – Project Facilitation Tools P-4

September 12 | Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates | IRENA

 

World

World’s largest floating wind power plant project completed

 

Turkey

Turkey to hold auctions for 2 GW in wind power by year-end

 

Region/EU

CO2 tops EUR 60 for first time

 

Bulgaria

Bulgarians protest to keep ban on building hydropower plants in protected areas

 

Slovenia

Climate crisis is fact, Slovenia must help its farmers - President Pahor

 

North Macedonia

North Macedonia starts construction of first power link with Albania

 

Serbia

SET Green Technology to invest EUR 12 million in four biogas power plants

 

Montenegro

Montenegro mulls gas-fired power plant to replace TPP Pljevlja

 

Croatia

Zagreb launches new bulky waste management system - Mayor Tomašević

 

Region/EU

Climate change increased intensity of German floods - report