Risks for coal and electricity investments in the Western Balkans, Ukraine and Moldova due to state-aid rules
Study | 8 June 2015
By signing the Energy Community Treaty in 2005, countries in the Western Balkans, Ukraine and Moldova agreed to abide by the European Union’s competition rules. But a number of energy sector investments are being planned that may not so far have taken adequate account of state aid rules. This briefing provides a summary of relevant EU requirements and highlights the risks of failure to take them into account. Case studies include projects from Bosnia-Herzegovina, Kosovo, Montenegro, Serbia, and Ukraine.
Read also the accompaying press release or see a slideshow of the some of the cases below.
Theme: Energy & climate | Social & economic impacts
Location: Bosnia and Herzegovina | Kosovo | Montenegro | Serbia | Ukraine
Project: Banovici lignite power plant, Bosnia and Herzegovina | Kolubara B lignite-fired power plant, Serbia | Kosova e Re lignite power plant, Kosovo | Kostolac lignite power plant, Serbia | Pljevlja II lignite power plant, Montenegro | Tuzla 7 lignite power plant, Bosnia and Herzegovina