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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 […]

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The Dutch win the incinerator concession in Tirana, offered 128M Euros

An Dutch company with offices in Amsterdam, Netherlands, is the winner of the concession for the construction of the incinerator landfill and rehabilitation of landfills in Tirana. The Ministry of Environment that was also the contracting authority for this concession procedure announced that Integrated Energy B.V offered 128 million euros by announcing the valid offer […]

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Macedonia’s MEPSO planning to rehabilitate its power transmission grid

The Electricity Transmission System Operator of Macedonia AD MEPSO published tenders inviting proposals for goods and services for its project to rehabilitate and modernize its nation-wide power transmission grid along with a power system control project. The total investment in the projects is estimated to stand at EUR 40.5 million. The money to finance the […]

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Turkey’s Guris Holding to build windfarms in Kosovo and Ukraine

The Turkish company Guris Holding has announced the construction of new wind power plants in Kosovo and the Ukraine, the Turkish press reported. The reports said that the company plans to build the plant in Ukraine outside the city of Odessa but do not specify the exact location of the site of the power plant […]

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Albania importing 80 percent of electricity..

Albania has to import around 80 percent of electricity to cover consumption due to the exceptionally dry period and high temperatures, according to the media. The Albanian Power Corporation (KESH) has signed a contract to import 434,000 MWh of electricity in order to secure power for the month of August. The contract is worth EUR […]

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Increasing interest for photovoltaic parks: Hydro Valbona wants to build one in Tropoja

There is an increasing interest of Albanian enterprises for building photovoltaic parks throughout the country. Solar energy has received a lot of attention as the government decided to target energy production from alternative sources in order to reduce Albania’s dependence on hydropower, which currently accounts for almost 100% of its production. The Ministry of Energy […]