12 years and counting: Pollution control investment at Bosnia’s Ugljevik coal plant still showing no results
February 16, 2021
Upgrades to the coal power plants in the Western Balkans that would bring down sulphur dioxide emissions are rare. But even where investments have been made, they have so far failed to deliver the much-needed results.
December 22, 2020
One of the leading reasons for the extremely polluted air are the outdated and substandard coal-fired power plants in the region. The 16 plants operating in the Western Balkan countries emit as much sulphur dioxide and dust pollution as the entire fleet of coal plants in the EU.
December 21, 2020
There are few things one can be sure of in life, but the constant anxiety communities near Bosnia-Herzegovina’s Tuzla power plant experience is one of them.
December 14, 2020
This policy paper is a companion piece to “Accelerated Lignite Exit in Bulgaria, Romania and Greece”, a report published in May 2020 modelling the impact of the early retirement of some coal and all lignite power plants in the electricity sector in the three countries.
November 21, 2020
Source: How Serbia’s addiction to coal could cloud its future in Europe
November 19, 2020
Romania’s Minister of Economy, Energy and the Business Environment finally confirmed that no new coal unit will be built in the country.
October 29, 2020
Regular desulfurization finally started in RiTE Ugljevik’s thermal power plant. The project was implemented by Mitsubishi Power, which recently received a similar order for the Nikola Tesla B coal-fired unit in Serbia.
October 22, 2020
Source: Termoelektrana Kostolac A u „penziju“ ide tek 2038. godine
October 21, 2020
65 runners from 13 countries and three continents will race in Sunday’s inaugural Lung Run, a first-of-its-kind trail marathon that will measure air pollution from coal power plants in the Balkans and beyond.
October 15, 2020
Source: EPS plans to extend lifespan of TPP Kostolac A until 2038