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Interview

Issuing green bonds is more cost effective than ordinary debt securities

If fossil fuel companies are transitioning to clean energy, they should issue green bonds, CEO of Climate Bonds Initiative Sean Kidney said in an interview

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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

Greece

Greece to establish company for transforming coal land property

The government in Athens is preparing a bill for a just development transition of its coal regions as the use of the harmful fossil fuel is being phased out

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Greece company transforming coal land property

Kosovo*

First part of Bajgora wind power plant starts trial operation

A third of the 105 MW wind park in Bajgora in Kosovo* is now online, as SoWi Kosovo started the test period of the 35 MW Selaci 1 segment

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First part Bajgora wind power plant trial

 

North Macedonia

Plasma waste gasification project in North Macedonia is getting strategic investment status

A plasma gasification plant worth EUR 327 million will handle most of the municipal waste in North Macedonia, Prime Minister Zoran Zaev said

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Plasma waste gasification plant North Macedonia

North Macedonia

North Macedonia’s incentives for small hydropower plants are not in line with EU rules

The main reason for their construction are state incentives which are not in line with the rules of the EU, according to the analysis.

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North Macedonia’s incentives for small hydropower plants are not in line with EU rules

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Region/EU

CWP Global enters Ukrainian market with acquisition of 73 MW wind project

CWP Global has acquired a 73 MW onshore wind project under development in Ukraine, entering one of Europe’s largest energy markets.

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Croatia

Croatia to take loan to pay incentives for renewable energy producers

Croatian energy market operator HROTE will take a EUR 13.3 million loan to pay subsidies for renewable energy power plants.

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Croatia to take loan to pay incentives for renewable energy producers

 

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

Western Balkans Sustainability Dialogue

September 9, 2021 | Razvojni fond Vojvodine

Young Professionals Group Online Conference

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

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12 positions

September 10 | Novi Sad, Serbia | Continental Automotive Serbia

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

IRENA Student Leaders Programme for virtual training

September 15 | Online | IRENA

Senior Programme Officer – Project Facilitation P-5

September 26 | Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates | IRENA

 

Serbia

People versus poisoners – thousands in Belgrade protest for clean air

 

BiH

Special panel in BiH to address dispute over Buk Bijela hydropower project

 

Region/EU

Western Balkans coal plants emit 2.5 times more SO2 than entire EU

 

Serbia

Serbia launches program to subsidize households to install solar panels

 

Region/EU

Industry joins forces with science to turn Ruhr into model region for hydrogen economy

 

Croatia

Citizens against construction of waste incinerator in Sisak

 

Albania

ALPEX launches third tender for electronic power trading platform

 

BiH

Locals, activists say coal plant Ugljevik 3 study is clearly incomplete

 

World

On-site power plants are essential for decarbonization of industry