Risks for coal and electricity investments in the Western Balkans, Ukraine and Moldova due to state-aid rules
Study | 8 June 2015
Country case studies
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
Tags: Energy Community | coal | fossil fuels | subsidies
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