CO2 EMISSIONS

EU Official: EU Needs to Double Electricity Share By 2050 to Meet Climate Goals

Date: 12.11.2019 Author: Tanja Srnovršnik
EU Official: EU Needs to Double Electricity Share By 2050 to Meet Climate GoalsPhoto: Andreja Krašna

The European Green Deal to be unveiled in early 2020 will pursue a strategy of increasing the share of electricity in the EU’s energy mix, said Ditte Juul-Jørgensen, the new head of the European

Bulgarian Maritsa Iztok 2 TPP Expects Emissions to Reach 34 EUR/t by 2024

Date: 06.11.2019 Author: Valerija Hozjan
Bulgarian Maritsa Iztok 2 TPP Expects Emissions to Reach 34 EUR/t by 2024Photo: Pixabay

The Bulgarian state-owned Maritsa Iztok 2 thermal power plant (TPP), the company operating the largest coal-fired power plant in the Balkans, expects its net cash flow to increase to EUR 57.24 million

Chinese to Build Thermal Power Plant in BiH's Sanski Most

Date: 06.11.2019 Author: Valerija Hozjan
Chinese to Build Thermal Power Plant in BiH's Sanski MostPhoto: Ana Vučina Vršnak

The Chinese company China Energy Engineering Corporation Limited International and the Posušje-based company Lager have sent a letter of intent to the municipal authorities of Sanski Most in Bosnia

EEA: EU GHG Emissions Down 2% in 2018, Energy Consumption Up

Date: 05.11.2019 Author: Tanja Srnovršnik
EEA: EU GHG Emissions Down 2% in 2018, Energy Consumption UpPhoto: Ana Vučina Vršnak

The European Union (EU) cut its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2% in 2018, according to preliminary estimates released last week by the European Environment Agency (EEA). However, the EEA warned

Preparatory Works for Construction of BiH’s 450 MW Tuzla 7 TPP Launched

Date: 04.11.2019 Author: Tanja Srnovršnik
Preparatory Works for Construction of BiH’s 450 MW Tuzla 7 TPP LaunchedPhoto: Elektroprivreda BiH

Preparatory works for the construction of a new 450 MW unit 7 of the Tuzla thermal power plant (TPP) started on Friday, announced Elektroprivreda BiH, the largest power utility in Bosnia and

Birol, IEA: Nuclear in Advanced Economies Could Decline By Two-Thirds By 2040

Date: 25.10.2019 Author: Tanja Srnovršnik
Birol, IEA: Nuclear in Advanced Economies Could Decline By Two-Thirds By 2040Photo: Rosatom

Without additional lifetime extensions or new projects, nuclear capacity in advanced economies - primarily in the USA, the EU and Japan - would decline by two-thirds by 2040, substantially as a result

Energy Community Secretariat Seeks Carbon Pricing Design Consultants

Date: 15.10.2019 Author: Tanja Srnovršnik
Energy Community Secretariat Seeks Carbon Pricing Design ConsultantsPhoto: Pixabay

The Energy Community Secretariat has published a tender for qualified consultants to carry out a study on carbon pricing design for the Energy Community. The deadline for the submission of proposals

Paravan: Electricity Prices in SEE Matching Those in Italy, as Gas Prices Slump

Date: 04.10.2019 Author: Tanja Srnovršnik
Paravan: Electricity Prices in SEE Matching Those in Italy, as Gas Prices SlumpPhoto: Tanja Srnovršnik

“Technically speaking, we are still experiencing a sideways trend in electricity, whereas the trend is bearish in the case of gas,” explained Dejan Paravan, Chief Innovation Officer at the

German RWE Plans to Become Carbon Neutral by 2040

Date: 02.10.2019 Author: Tanja Srnovršnik
German RWE Plans to Become Carbon Neutral by 2040Photo: S. Miles/FreeDigitalPhotos.net

The German utility RWE plans to become climate neutral by 2040, it announced on Monday, adding that it plans annual net investments of EUR 1.5 billion to further strengthen its position as “one of

En.trading 019: Study on Carbon Pricing in EnC to be Finalised in Spring 2020

Date: 26.09.2019 Author: Tanja Srnovršnik, Skopje
En.trading 019: Study on Carbon Pricing in EnC to be Finalised in Spring 2020Photo: Alenka Lena Klopčič

As EU countries, including Greece, are shutting down their coal-fired power plants, they are looking at what will happen in the Western Balkan countries that still lack carbon pricing, thus making

Consultation Launched on CO2 Emission Limits in Capacity Mechanisms

Date: 26.09.2019 Author: Tanja Srnovršnik
Consultation Launched on CO2 Emission Limits in Capacity MechanismsPhoto: Ana Vučina Vršnak

The Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators (ACER) has launched a public consultation on its draft opinion providing technical guidance on the calculation of the values related to CO2 emission

UN: World Will Need to Increase Efforts Five‑Fold to Contain Climate Change

Date: 24.09.2019 Author: Peter Palčec
UN: World Will Need to Increase Efforts Five‑Fold to Contain Climate ChangePhoto: Alenka Lena Klopčič

The United Nations (UN) estimates that the world will need to increase its efforts between three- and five‑fold to contain climate change to the levels dictated by science - a 1.5°C rise at most


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