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Belgrade, 12 April 2021, dtt-net.com – The governments of Montenegro and Serbia today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in the field of energy with the electricity interconnection as part of the Trans-Balkan corridor at the core of the cooperation.


Skopje, 31 March 2021, dtt-net.com –  North Macedonia’s energy companies today signed a MoU  with Greek counterparts paving the way for joint undertaking and investments in the LNG terminal in Greek port of Alexandroupoli and a gas power plant in the city both to be supplied with the Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) from the USA exporters.


Sarajevo, 27 March 2021, dtt-net.com – Bosniak and Croat members of Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) today accused Croatia of illegal construction of gas pipeline to a oil refinery in BiH’s Serb entity which passes under Sava river separating the two countries.


Podgorica, 25 March 2021, dtt-net.com – Eni and Novatek started today offshore exploratory drilling at a depth of 6,525 meters, in the sea between Bar and Ulcinj, expected to last up to six months.


Sarajevo, 16 March 2021, dtt-net.com – Companies of Bosnia’s Serb entity and Serbia today signed an agreement for construction of a 325 km-long gas inter-connector from the border with Serbia across the territory of the entity to the border with Croatia.


Skopje/Luxembourg, 15 March 2021, dtt-net.com - The European Investment Bank (EIB) said will continue to invest in the social and economic development of North Macedonia, while supporting the faster economic recovery of the country’s economy and its backbone – small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) – from the COVID-19 pandemic.


Tirana, 12 March 2021, dtt-net.com – Albanian government today signed an agreement with two American companies for construction of a Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) terminal in the port ot coastal town Vlora and purchase the LNG gas from USA exporters for a gas-fired power plant in the town.


Skopje, 05 March 2021, dtt-net.com – North Macedonia’s Prime Minister, Zoran Zaev, today said that the country is now producing one third of its electricity from renewable sources, which  mainly from wind farms and hydropower plants.


Brussels, 11 February 2021, dtt-net.com – The European Union is setting up plans to help six countries in the Western Balkans region to use more gas and gradually phase out coal, mainly through the planned doubling of capacities of the TAP pipeline which brings gas from Azerbaijan, as part of wider goal for energy transition in the region.


Vienna, 08 February 2021, dtt-net.com – The Secretariat of the Energy Community has sent a letter of warning to the four countries of the Western Balkans region over their failure to implement their pledged nationals plans for emission reductions.