The First Glass Packaging Containers on the Streets in Sombor

The citizens of Sombor and the surrounding areas can start recycling glass, with the first 70 packaging waste containers being placed on the streets, and another 80 containers expected in the weeks to come, and the experiences from Niš, which collected more than two tons of glass in only a …

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 …

MT-KOMEX – Bringing Smart and Easy EV Charging to the Western Balkans

Summary Sustainable transport is slowly but surely gaining ground also in the Western Balkan region. Belgrade-based company MT-KOMEX is building electric vehicle charging network in the region. Thanks to the partnership with Virta, MT-KOMEX can offer companies the opportunity to enter the growing EV charging market in an easy, smart …

Exploring the Paths Into Green Careers: Accounts from Wider Europe

There are many routes to finding work in the green economy. Explore the different paths into environmental work in this webinar where we will hear from UK alumni from Wider Europe countries who have gone on to successful careers in the green sectors, as well as information from Gradcore (a …

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 …