Renewables Break UK Records for Second Quarter in a Row

Government data shows clean generation made up a record 33.1% of the mix in the third quarter of 2018. Renewable energy’s share of generation has broken UK records for the second quarter in a row. New data released by the government and collated by the Renewable Energy Association (REA) shows clean electricity made up …

South East and Southern Europe Nations Pledge to Reduce Pollution

Countries in the Western Balkans region currently rank among the worst in Europe for air pollution. Countries from the South East and Southern Europe have agreed on new joint measures to reduce pollution. They aim to incentivise and redirect investment towards non-polluting activities, promote waste prevention and recycling and step-up …

Sustainability of Western Balkans Rising Public Debt Becomes Questionable

Yesterday, the regional study Public Debt on western Balkans was released in the framework of “Balkan Monitoring Public Finance” project. At the same time that was an occasion to discuss with the representatives of World Bank, Parliament of Montenegro, Western Balkan civil society organizations and prominent media from the region …

Hydropower Balkans 2018 – Report on Hydropower Development Projects

A team of analysts from Vostock Capital has prepared a report on hydropower development projects in the Balkans. Request the full list of investment projects: http://www.hydropowerbalkans.com/en/request-the-full-list-of-investment-projects/. Among the major investment projects: Kosinj/Senj development project (Republic of Croatia) Project envisages reconstruction of the Sklope HPP and the construction of new facilities: …

Hydropower Balkans 2018 – Free Report on Investment Projects

Get the free report on investment projects for the construction and modernisation of Hydropower Plants Prior to the 2nd annual International Summit and Exhibition “Hydropower Balkans 2018”, Vostock Capital team of analysts has conducted a research on the investment projects for the construction and modernisation of Hydropower Plants in the Balkan …

Croatian Firm Lent €130m for Efficient Heat and Power Units

A Croatian energy company has been granted loans totalling €130 million (£116m) for new electricity and heat co-generation units. HEP will replace outdated oil and gas-fired turbines and boilers with modern, efficient and environmentally friendly systems in the capital city of Zagreb. The capacity of the two combined cycle gas …

Romania Breaks Up Alleged €25m Illegal Logging Ring

Romania’s security forces have mounted a series of raids to break up an alleged €25m illegal logging ring, in what is believed to be the largest operation of its kind yet seen in Europe. Officers from Romania’s Directorate for Investigation of Organised Crime and Terrorism (DIICOT) swooped on 23 addresses …