Secretariat Welcomes European Parliament’s Resolutions on Enlargement Progress Reports

The European Parliament has recently adopted resolutions on the 2019-2020 Commission enlargement progress reports on Albania, Kosovo*, North Macedonia and Serbia. On the basis of the Secretariat’s expert input in the drafting phase, the Parliament stressed the need for continued reforms in line with Energy Community obligations for creating a …

North Macedonia’s Electricity Producer ESM Commits to Internal Carbon Pricing

North Macedonia’s state-owned electricity producer Elektrani na Severna Makedonija (ESM) has expressed its intent to design and implement an internal mechanism to price carbon emissions of its plants and operators by the end of 2021 with the support of the Energy Community Secretariat. The carbon price will be incorporated in …

EBRD, EU and Donors Support SMEs and Green Homes in North Macedonia

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is providing two loans of €3.5 million combined to ProCredit Bank Skopje in order to support small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to reach EU standards and residential home-owners to make their buildings more energy efficient. The new funds come at a critical time …