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Sofia/Belgrade, 18 September 2019, dtt-net.com – Russian government said the the northern stretch of the gas pipeline in Bulgaria will be completed in January 2020 to connect with the Serbia section from Bulgarian border to Hungary, Russian media reported.


Tirana, 13 August 2019, dtt-net.com – Albanian marked could use some 1.7 billion cubic meter per year from the Trans-Atlantic-Pipeline (TAP) which will bring gas to the Balkan and the EU countries as of next year, according to local companies’ calculations.


Brussels, 08 August 2019, dtt-net.com – Denmark, Germany and Spain – all three together – lead with 86 percent of global wind energy exports, with the first representing 42 percent alone, according to International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) report.


Athens/Brussels, 08 August 2019, dtt-net.com – The US government is boosting its support to the three countries over planned 1900 km-long offshore and onshore Eastern Mediterranean gas pipeline at the time when tensions between the Republic of Cyprus and Turkey over gas and oil reserves in the waters of the EU member part of the island are mounting amid illegal drilling by Ankara.


Brussels, 02 August 2019, dtt-net.com – Energy producer prices in 28 EU member countries decreased by 2.9 percent in June compared to May and by 0.9 compared to June 2018, according to a new data from EU’s statistical agency Eurostat.


Brussels, 02 August 2019, dtt-net.com – Spanish company Alfanar will be supported with a loan of €385 million from the European Investment Bank (EIB) to construct a total of 21 new wind farms.


Skopje, 01 August 2019, dtt-net.com -  The government of North Macedonia announced financial aid for citizens who want to convert petrol cars to Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG), a measure aimed at reducing traffic air pollution in the country.


Berlin, 01 August 2019, dtt-net.com -  German government on Wednesday approved a new package of tax incentives aimed at pushing people to move to climate-friendly traffic by using public transport (buses and trains) and also switch to electric vehicles.


Brussels, 01 August 2019, dtt-net.com – Euro-Super 95 consumer price in Netherlands on 29 July was 1.671 Euro and the gas-oil in Sweden was 1.48904 Euro per liter - inclusive of duties and taxes - the highest in the EU member countries, according to a weekly report by the European Commission.


Brussels/Zagreb, 31 July 2019, dtt-net.com – The European Commission (EC) today said it has approved a planned state aid by Croatian government to the Natural Liquefied Gas (LNG) terminal of Krk.