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World Bank won’t lend for new lignite-fired power plant in Kosovo

10.10.2018

Pristina, dtt-net.com – The world lender has refused a loan to the American Contour Global company for construction of a new lignite-fired power plant in Kosovo because of environmental concerns, World Bank’s President Jim Yong Kim announced today.

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Albania 3rd in Europe over electricity consumption generated from renewable sources

24.09.2018

Tirana/Brussels, dtt-net.com - Albania ranks third in Europe, following Norway and Iceland, for the electricity consumption generated from renewable sources, according to the figures by EU’s statistical agency Eurostat.
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Albania and Macedonia agree for gas interconnection project

21.09.2018

Tirana, dtt-net.com – Albania and Macedonia today signed an Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for gas interconnection pipeline as the second is planning to get gas supplies from the EU gas pipeline (TAP) which passes through the first.
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Russia wants Bosnia to join its Turkstream gas pipeline

21.09.2018

Sarajevo, dtt-net.com – Russian government today has asked Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) to join the Turkstream gas pipeline, a project of Moscow aimed at increasing its gas exports to Balkans and the EU, but which hasn’t found European bloc’s support so far.
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EU energy body blasts Kosovo’s deal with US company over new power plant

14.06.2018

Vienna, dtt-net.com – The Secretariat of Energy Community today has criticized the deal between the Kosovo government and the US Contour Global agreement of building a new power plant and related power purchase agreement between the two saying that it constitutes state aid which is contrary to EU energy rules.

The Vienna-based body also said that “other potentially critical elements in the set of contracts concluded in December 2017 include exemptions from taxes and customs duties, state guarantees, and the transfer/lease of land below market price.”
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Italian minister says EU gas pipeline TAP ‘pointless’ for Italy

08.06.2018

Rome/Tirana, dtt-net.com – New Italian Environment Minister Sergio Costa considers the Trans-Adriatic-Pipeline (TAP) - which will bring gas from Azerbaijan to Balkans and the EU - as of 2020 ‘looks pointless’ to Italy and will be reviewed by the new ruling coalition in Rome.
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EBRD launches energy efficiency programme in Macedonia

24.04.2018

Skopje, dtt-net.com - The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) in cooperation with the Energy Community Secretariat today launched a Green Economy Financing Facility (GEFF) in Macedonia designed to provide loans to households for energy efficiency improvements in the residential sector.
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EU energy body takes infringement case on Bosnia’s environmental impact assessment of thermal power plant further

19.03.2018

Vienna/Sarajevo, dtt-net.com – EU’s energy body, the Energy Community Secretariat has launched infringement procedures against Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) over breach of environment rules related to a planned thermal power plant.
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Ex-minister of Germany to mediate Serbia-Kosovo power grid dispute

08.03.2018

Berlin/Pristina, dtt-net.com – Germany is sending its former environment minister, Klaus Töpfer, to Belgrade and Pristina, in a new attempt to solve row between Serbia and Kosovo over Kosovan electricity grid, which according to ENTSO-E is causing system frequency deviation from the mean value of 50 Hertz to Europe’s synchronized high voltage electricity network.
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W. Balkans countries not making sufficient progress on energy reforms, EU body says

06.02.2018

Ljubljana, dtt-net.com – The Secretariat of Energy Community said that Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH), Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia are not making sufficient efforts in implementing energy reforms to meet EU set agenda.
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Albania urged to reform energy sector

31.01.2018

Tirana, dtt-net.com – Albania must continue with energy sector reforms, the Director of the Energy Community Secretariat Janez Kopac told today Albanian officials.
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Russia using it energy power to increase influence in Western Balkans, report says

25.01.2018

Sofia/Belgrade, dtt-net.com – Russia is using its energy power to increase its political and economic influence in the Western Balkans region, especially in Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH), an Bulgarian think-tank said in a report.
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Kosovo opposition party calls on parliament to vote down deal with US fund for new power plant

25.01.2018

Pristina, dtt-net.com – Kosovo’s biggest political party today called on the national parliament to vote against a recently agreed deal between the government and an US fund for construction of new power plant assessing the deal as heavy damaging from financial aspect to Kosovan taxpayers and budget.
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Construction of EU gas pipeline in Albania, Greece continues to progress well

10.01.2018

Tirana, dtt-net.com – The consortium of the Trans-Atlantic-Pipeline (TAP AG) said that half of the pipeline route in Albania and Greece is already restored to ‘original condition or better’.
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Kosovo signs deal for construction of new coal-fired power plant with US company

21.12.2017

Pristina, dtt-net.com - Kosovan government signed a commercial agreement with the US company Contour Global for construction of a new 500 MW coal-fired power plant.
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Earlier News

Two buses with Serbs stoned in Kosovo

Kosovan deputy-minister detained over corruption

EU, NATO officials applaud Macedonian parliament over initiation of constitutional changes

Macedonia’s parliament agrees to proceed with constitutional changes on agreement with Greece

Divisions between the US and Germany over land swap idea between Kosovo and Serbia surface again

Turkey asks Albania to close down Gülen’s school network

Albanian house in Kosovo northern town attacked with cocktail-Molotov

Bosnia’s PM accuses Croatian counterpart of meddling in country’s internal affairs

Croatia calls for new election law in Bosnia

Germany reiterates opposition to borders redraw idea between Serbia and Kosovo

OSCE concerned over threats of potential closure of online portals in Albania

Serbia’s President downplays Macedonia’s NATO path

Macedonia opens NATO entry talks

Kosovo parliament approves laws on army

Kosovo’s Serb lawmakers quit parliament’s session over army



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