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Montenegro sets 13 energy projects worth EUR 1bn as priorities

Date: 21.01.2022 Author: Peter Palčec
Montenegro sets 13 energy projects worth EUR 1bn as prioritiesPhoto: Fatos Bytyci

Montenegro’s government has updated its list of priority infrastructure projects which now includes 13 energy projects worth EUR 1bn, the government said in a press release on Tuesday.

CBAM will cut Balkan power exports in half by 2040 – study

Date: 21.01.2022 Author: Peter Palčec
CBAM will cut Balkan power exports in half by 2040 – studyPhoto: Roman Peklaj

The European carbon border adjustment mechanism (CBAM) will cut power exports from Western Balkan countries to the EU in half by 2040 if countries keep their lignite fleet and add new lignite units.

Montenegro’s EPCG plans 191 GWh of power exports in Q1 – CFO

Date: 18.01.2022 Author: Peter Palčec
Montenegro’s EPCG plans 191 GWh of power exports in Q1 – CFOPhoto: Energetika.NET archive

Montenegrin power utility EPCG plans to export 191 GWh of electricity worth EUR 40m in Q1 2022, the utility’s chief financial officer Miro Vracar said last week, according to local media reports.

Montenegrin EPCG mulls construction of two gas plants

Date: 29.12.2021 Author: Tanja Srnovršnik
Montenegrin EPCG mulls construction of two gas plantsPhoto: Energetika.NET archive

Montenegrin power utility EPCG plans to carry out a feasibility study for the construction of gas-fired power plants in the cities of Bar and Podgorica in cooperation with Singapore-based LNG

Montenegro’s EPCG to build 3.7 MW of solar capacity at hydro plant

Date: 13.12.2021 Author: Peter Palčec
Montenegro’s EPCG to build 3.7 MW of solar capacity at hydro plantPhoto: pixabay.com

The Montenegrin power utility EPCG intends to install two solar power plants with a combined capacity of 3.7 MW in the Perucica hydro power plant network in western Montenegro.

Western Balkan countries commit to introduce carbon pricing by 2025

Date: 30.11.2021 Author: Peter Palčec
Western Balkan countries commit to introduce carbon pricing by 2025Photo: Ana Vučina Vršnak

The Energy Community contracting parties adopted the Clean Energy for all Europeans package and the decarbonisation roadmap on Tuesday, thereby committing themselves to introduce carbon pricing by

EIB to provide EUR 50m loan for energy efficiency in Montenegro

Date: 30.11.2021 Author: Peter Palčec
EIB to provide EUR 50m loan for energy efficiency in MontenegroPhoto: Renjith Krishnan via FreeDigitalPhotos

The European Investment Bank (EIB) will provide a EUR 50m loan to the Montenegrin Investment and Development Fund (IDF) to increase the energy efficiency of small businesses in that country, the bank

Cost of Montenegrin EPCG’s imports more than double in 2021

Date: 29.11.2021 Author: Peter Palčec
Cost of Montenegrin EPCG’s imports more than double in 2021Photo: Energetika.NET archive

Although Montenegrin power utility EPCG imported less electricity in the first 11 months of 2021 than in the same period last year, the cost of those imports has more than doubled, it said on Monday.

Western Balkans needs to introduce carbon pricing by 2025 – official

Date: 25.11.2021 Author: Peter Palčec
Western Balkans needs to introduce carbon pricing by 2025 – officialPhoto: www.caneurope.org

Western Balkan countries will have to introduce a carbon pricing system by 2025, Janez Kopac, outgoing director of the Energy Community Secretariat, told the news portal N1 on Wednesday.

Western Balkans must urgently adopt carbon pricing – official

Date: 15.11.2021 Author: Peter Palčec
Western Balkans must urgently adopt carbon pricing – officialPhoto: Roman Peklaj

Western Balkan countries must introduce a carbon pricing system as soon as possible or they will lose precious funds for energy reforms, said Energy Community Secretariat director Janez Kopac on

Western Balkans needs targeted EU financing to phase out coal – official

Date: 09.11.2021 Author: Tanja Srnovršnik
Western Balkans needs targeted EU financing to phase out coal – officialPhoto: Roman Peklaj

The EU needs to redesign its financial assistance to the Western Balkans and make it more targeted to stimulate the region into picking up its decarbonisation pace, said the Energy Community

Construction of Montenegrin Gvozd wind farm to begin in spring 2022

Date: 02.11.2021 Author: Peter Palčec
Construction of Montenegrin Gvozd wind farm to begin in spring 2022Photo: Petrol

Construction work on the Montenegrin 55.4 MW Gvozd wind farm is expected to begin in spring 2022 and the farm should become operational 18 months after that, said the Montenegrin power utility EPCG



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