Croatia to raise fees for renewable energy production

ZAGREB (Reuters) – Croatia will next month increase incentive fees aimed at stimulating the production of renewable energy, in turn slightly raising electricity bills for consumers, the government said on Thursday. “The average electricity bill will be 22.90 kuna ($3.67) higher per month. This is the first such correction for energy production from renewable sources […]

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Montenegro’s EPCG completes planned overhaul of HPP Perucica

PODGORICA (Montenegro), August 30 (SeeNews) – Montenegrin power utility Elektroprivreda Crne Gore (EPCG) said it has completed a planned overhaul of its 307 MW hydro power plant (HPP) Perucica. The company will complete the filling of the water transport system of the HPP on September 1 and afterwards the plant will be brought back on […]

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Croatia’s HEP to invest 1 bln kuna (134 mln euro) in 2017

ZAGREB (Croatia), September 19 (SeeNews) – Croatian state-owned power utility Hrvatska Elektroprivreda (HEP) plans to invest a total of 1 billion kuna ($160.5 million/133.8 million euro) in 2017 to boost the security of electricity supply to a growing number of customers, the board member of the company, Sasa Dujmic, said. The investments of the company […]

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World Bank urges Albania to develop hydropower potential, facilitate energy exchange

TIRANA (Albania), April 3 (SeeNews) – Albania needs to develop its hydropower potential and facilitate energy exchange through the establishment of organised electricity markets, the World Bank said. “Efficient development of Albania’s hydropower potential is critical to the success of Albania’s growth and anti-poverty agenda,” the World Bank said in a statement late on Friday […]

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Serbia’s EPS to invest 600 mln euro in HPP overhaul works by 2025

Author: grendelkhan. License: Creative Commons, Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic. BELGRADE (Serbia), August 28 (SeeNews) – Serbia’s state-owned power utility Elektroprivreda Srbije (EPS) plans to invest 600 million euro ($716 million) in the overhaul of its hydropower plants (HPPs) until 2025, Aleksandar Jakovljevic, head of corporate strategy department at EPS, has said. The modernisation projects will allow […]

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Croatia raises incentives to boost renewable energy production

Croatia will this month increase incentive fees for renewable energy producers in an attempt to boost the share of clean energy, although this will result in slightly higher electricity bills for households. Energy Minister Tomislav Ćorić told a cabinet meeting on Thursday (31 August) that “the average monthly electricity bill will be 22.90 kuna (€3.09) […]

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Albania’s KESH invites bids for power imports in September

TIRANA (Albania), August 23 (SeeNews) – Albanian power corporation KESH says it is inviting bids for the import of up to 129,600 MWh of electricity in September. The bidding deadline is August 22 and the preferred criteria will be the lowest price offered, according to a request for offers posted on KESH website. The contracts […]

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Albania, Montenegro Eye EU Funding for Gas Pipeline

Albania’s Energy Ministry on Friday presented a feasibility study for a 618-million-euros gas corridor between Albania, Bosnia and Croatia, which it hopes the EU and US will support. Albania’s Ministry of Energy on Friday in Tirana unveiled a preliminary feasibility study for a proposed Ionian-Adriatic gas pipeline, hoping the EU may fund construction of the […]

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China’s Dongfang shows interest in construction of Dabar HPP in Bosnia

SARAJEVO (Bosnia and Herzegovina), July 6 (SeeNews) – China’s Dongfang Electric Corporation is interested in the construction of the 160 MW Dabar hydro power plant (HPP) in Bosnia, the Balkan country’s Foreign Investment Promotion Agency (FIPA) said on Thursday. Representatives of Dongfang have submitted a letter of intent for this project to the government of […]

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