Constant power clause discriminates renewable sector

Penalties for green energy producers for not delivering constant power are overregulation abuse and the Renewable Energy Producers Organization in Romania (Patres) hopes the current court case will result in a favourable verdict, its vice president Martin Moise told Energynomics portal. The regulation introduced last year equals power from renewable …

Croatia has biggest rise in wind power in Southeastern Europe

Wind power capacity in 2015 increased 22% in Croatia, the most in the region, as the country added 76.2 MW, data published by the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) show, SeeNews reported. Croatia’s cumulative wind power capacity stood at 422.7 MW at the end of the year, EWEA said in …

Ministry’s assessment for wind park annulled

The Administrative Court in Split accepted Association BIOM’s law suit and declared invalid the decision of Croatia’s Ministry of Environmental and Nature Protection to accept the construction of Bila Ploča wind power plant in Pelješac peninsula in the country’s south. This is the first ruling which blocks a project in …

Malta investing in Montenegro Energy Sector

Investment in the wind farm at Možura hill is a first step of possible cooperation between Montenegro and Malta in energy sector, prime minister Milo Đukanović said, adding he is sure that the project will be implemented within deadlines. At the meeting with the delegation from the island country, the …

First Anaerobic Digestion Biogas Plant Opened in Macedonia

The first organic waste to biogas anaerobic digestion facility in Macedonia has been officially opened by the country’s Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Economy, Mihail Cvetkov last Friday. Located on a cattle farm in Bitola, the 3 MW biogas plant represents a EUR 20 million investment by the Pelagonija …

UK Mineco Group achieved record exploitation which is 7,2% bigger than planned

Lead and Zinc mine “Sasе” owned by UK Mineco Group achieved record exploitation of 323.730 tons of lead ore which is 7,2% bigger than planned. President of the Management Board of this company Jelena Petrić stated that they are expecting good financial results at the end of this year. She …

Serbia, Bosnia mining: Mineco base metals mining and trading in SEE and Russia

The Balkans has a rich history of mining; mines opened by Romans in the 2nd and 3rd centuries AD still operate in Artana and the Saxons mined extensively across the region (locally, Gross is known as ‘Sase’ in recognition of its origins as a 14th Century mine). Modern, industrialized mining …