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Energy Community opens dispute settlement procedure against Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Ukraine

The Energy Community Secretariat initiated ex officio preliminary dispute settlement procedures against Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Ukraine for the lack of unbundling of the countries’ electricity distribution system operators.  In its Opening Letters, the Secretariat takes the view that the three Contracting Parties fail to comply with their obligations under the Energy Community Treaty by (completely, partly or incorrectly) not having […]

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AEA concluded, 2017 Seminar on Small Hydropower Development and Management for CEE

Albania Energy Association chairman Mr.Erlet Shaqe, took part 2017 Seminar on Small Hydropower Development and Management for Central and East Europe Countries supported by the government of the People’s Republic of China / the Ministry of Commerce, ICSHP and HRC initiate, planned and organizing this very comprehensive training workshop for 21 days with participants of over […]

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Enabling unprecedented levels of Minister-to-global business leader strategic dialogue will be the focus of the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (ADIPEC) 2017. That an event of such market-moving significance, and with such a tremendously-strong technical conference programme, is annually held in the UAE capital is irrefutable evidence of Abu Dhabi’s established place of leadership […]

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Fier and Lushnja, the main destination for photovoltaic parks in Albania

The Ministry of Infrastructure and Energy in Albania has announced on Monday that it has received 10 new expressions of interest for the construction of photovoltaic parks in the country. The requirements of various companies for the construction of these plants have been numerous throughout the summer after the approval of tariffs that the government […]

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Albania’s “Shala” River is also granted concession, HPP 100 million USD investment.

Recently, some impressive photos from a river in North Albania can be seen on social networks, whose images are compared to those in Thailand. It is about the Shala River which has become the main tourist attraction of this year with an extraordinary increase in attendance. For all those who have visited the impressions left […]

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TAP receives around 95% of total pipes needed for construction

By Leman Zeynalova: Approximately 95 percent of the total 55,000 pipes to be used for the construction of the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) have been received in Greece, Albania and Italy, said the message from TAP AG. The last shipment of offshore line pipes has been offloaded in Brindisi, Italy, between 3 and 6 September […]

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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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IAP project counts on EU, US support

The countries involved in the construction of the Ionian-Adriatic Pipeline (IAP), Albania, Montenegro, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Croatia count on the support of the European Union and the United States. The remarks were made during the meeting of the Project Management Unit for IAP project held in Tirana. Addressing the event, Albania’s Energy Minister Damian […]

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Edicioni i 4-t i ItaliaRestartsUp SMAU, Milano, 24 dhe 25 tetor 2017

Agjencia ICE – Tirana, seksion i Ambasadës Italiane për promovimin e shkëmbimeve tregtare, organizon në bashkëpunim me Ministrinë italiane të Zhvillimit Ekonomik një mision incoming i operatorëve shqiptar në edicionin e 4 të ItaliaRestartsUp, që do të mbahet në Milano në kuadër të panairit ndërkombëtar SMAU, në ditët 24 dhe 25 tetor 2017. Nisma parashikon […]

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Why Albania is THAT important to the Balkans

A couple of weeks ago, Director of IN-VR, Chryssa Tsouraki published an article on Albania’s importance to the Balkans region that went viral: “Albania is far too important for Europe’s energy security to be ignored or even underestimated. Some quick facts about Albania to familiarise yourselves: –  Patos Marinza: The largest oil field in Europe, operated by Bankers […]