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Vijesti Online | March 30, 2015

Crna Gora ne može sebi priuštiti da troši novac koji nema na energetske objekte koji neće biti isplativi, kazala je Galop

Proizvodnja električne energije iz drugog bloka termoelektrane u Pljevljima neće biti isplativa i to je vjerovatno razlog zbog čega italijanski partner u Elektroprivredi, kompanija A2A, ne želi da ga gradi, kazala je ekspertkinja za energetiku međunarodne organizacije CEE Bankwatch Network Pipa Galop.

Monitor Global Outlook | March 30, 2015

Many countries in the region have ambitious plans for power plant expansion and plans to export, but they're unlikely to come to fruition because an oversupply would drag down prices.

Nezvisne novine | March 29, 2015

BANJALUKA - Ambicije zemalja zapadnog Balkana u izvozu električne energije mogu se pokazati kao vrlo rizične, te se predviđa da će u slučaju ispunjenja planiranih scenarija regija imati višak od čak 56 odsto struje, dok će zemlje s najviše energije za izvoz biti BiH i Srbija.

Pokazalo je to najnovije istraživanje, koje su za potrebe organizacije "CEE Bankwatch" sproveli Univerzitet u Groningenu i konsultantska kuća "Advisory House".

The Slovak Spectator | March 25, 2015

UKRAINE is prolonging the lifespan of its 15 nuclear reactors from the Soviet era without a public environmental impact assessment (EIA) – thereby violating international law.

SEEbiz | March 22, 2015

LONDON - Ambicije zemalja zapadnog Balkana u izvozu električne energije mogu se pokazati kao vrlo rizične, pokazuje novo istraživanje koje su, za potrebe organizacije CEE Bankwatch, proveli Sveučilište u Groningenu i konzultantska kuća Advisory House.
Autori studije pišu da zemlje imaju ambicije da postanu izvoznici energije, ali upozoravaju da bi lokalne vlade morale uzeti u obzir razvoj događaja u susjednim zemljama koji bi novoplanirane energetske objekte učinile ekonomski neodrživim, kaže se u analizi koja je u posjedu redakcije SEEbiza.

various sources | March 20, 2015

A growing apetite for new power plants, mainly coal-fired, in the western Balkans could end up with many of them becoming `white elephants, a study released by CEE Bankwatch Network on March 19 warns. Media across the region reported on the findings:

Glacier Hub | February 17, 2015

In light of the Mount Polley tailings dam spill in British Columbia, Canada, environmental activists in Kyrgyzstan are ringing alarm bells over a possible scenario of a similar outburst at Petrov Lake near the Kumtor gold mine project. At Mount Polley, the tailings dam at a copper and gold mine burst in August last year, spilling 25 million cubic meters of toxic waste into nearby lakes. The British Columbia provincial government appointed a commission to probe into the disaster.

ENDS | January 21, 2015

The European Investment Bank (EIB) will announce a new climate strategy before the Paris climate conference, it said this week as it launched a consultation on how to improve climate-related lending.

Political Critique | January 13, 2015

It is not easy to find anywhere in Europe as much determination as in Poland for building new coal. The only place to find a similar coal enthusiasm is at the door step of Europe, in the Balkans, looking set to be fuelled by Chinese money. But even there the future of coal is shaky.

EurActiv | January 6, 2015

China is preparing a fresh investment push into central and eastern Europe, promising more than $10 billion in loans for energy and infrastructure projects to be discussed in Belgrade this week.