Bosnia and Herzegovina carries out reforms with help of the international community
Bosnia and Herzegovina`s effort to carry out reforms in the energy sector are facilitated by the international community.
New investment in energy security in Poland
On 24 April 2019, a grant agreement was signed between the Polish government and the Polskie LNG company for the extension of the LNG terminal in Świnoujście, which will improve energy security in line with the objectives of the Energy Union.
EBRD is financing wind power in Poland
The EBRD is supporting the 220 MW Potegowo wind farm with €48 million. The plant will be constructed and operated by Potegowo Mashav Sp. z o. o.
New residential solar support call in Lithuania
The Lithuanian Government encourages as many citizens as possible to generate electricity for their own use, by doing so backing the installation of small residential solar power systems through an upcoming call for proposals with EUR 4.5 million.
Moldova is preparing for wind and solar tenders
Moldovan authorities are committed to reaching a target of at least 10% of total electricity generation from renewable energy sources by 2020, under the National Renewable Energy Action Plan.
First B2B solar power plant in Slovenia has been set up
Steklarna Hrastnik, a Slovenian glassmaker installed its first B2B solar power plant, which was set up by GEN-I and Razvojni center Novi materiali. The company will use the generated electricity for the hydrogen production.
No energy consumption taxation for self-generators in Turkey
The Turkish Constitutional Court has ruled that self-generators should not pay energy consumption tax to municipalities.
BESTA seeks permit to build a PV park in Albania
BESTA applied for a building permit for a photovoltaic park near the southern city of Berat in the area of Kucova, Albania. The country produces over 90% of its electricity from hydropower plants.
Croatia expands its solar power capacity
Hrvatska elektroprivreda, the Croatian state-owned power utility, will build new photovoltaic plants with a combined capacity of 350 MW by 2030, and will invest EUR 100 million in solar capacity. The company is planning to add 20 MW capacity each year throughout the upcoming five years.
Ukraine improves cross-border electricity trade
Electricity transmission system operators and energy regulators of Ukraine and its four neighboring EU Member States – Hungary, Romania, Slovakia and Poland – agreed to improve cross-border electricity trade at a meeting hosted by the Energy Community Secretariat in Vienna on 4 April.
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