March 25, 2019
For immediate release. Energy Community countries propped up coal mining and electricity generation with direct and indirect public subsidies totalling at least 2.4 billion annually, out of which around half were provided by Western Balkan countries, shows a study (1) released today by the Vienna-based Secretariat of the Energy Community Treaty, the international treaty working to integrate the energy markets of the EU with those of its neighbours.
March 8, 2019
The Bosnia-Herzegovina Federal House of Representatives yesterday approved an illegal loan guarantee for a EUR 614 million China Exim Bank loan for the Tuzla 7 coal power plant, in blunt contempt of its commitment to abide by EU law on subsidies under the Energy Community Treaty.
Energy Community: Bosnia-Herzegovina guarantee for Chinese loan for Tuzla 7 is state aid, breaks EU law
March 5, 2019
The Energy Community confirmed today that the loan guarantee the Federation of Bosnia-Herzegovina Parliament wants to approve for the EUR 614 million China Exim Bank loan for the Tuzla 7 coal power plant indeed constitutes state aid according to EU law. The Energy Community had commissioned an expert analysis to look into the issue following a complaint by Aarhus Resource Centre and Bankwatch.
Bosnia-Herzegovina politicians defy investigation to approve Chinese loan guarantee for coal power plant
February 26, 2019
The Federation of Bosnia-Herzegovina Parliament looks set to approve a loan guarantee for a EUR 614 million China Exim Bank loan for the Tuzla 7 coal power this Thursday, 28 February, , despite an ongoing Energy Community investigation into its compliance with State aid legislation.
December 19, 2018
2005-ben született meg az Európai Unió és annak szomszédai által létrehozott Energiaközösség azon határozata, hogy a nyugat-balkáni országoknak 2018-ig muszáj kontrollálniuk az erőműveik károsanyag-kibocsátását, mivel annyira szennyezők, hogy összesen.
December 10, 2018
Environmental NGO Eko-svest has this week called on the Macedonian government not to continue subsidising new renewable energy plants through the guaranteed buy-off of electricity at a guaranteed price and to instead move to a more competitive system with lower costs for end consumers.
November 13, 2018
Following the World Bank’s recent statement  that it will not provide support for the 500 MW New Kosovo coal power plant, the EBRD has now followed suit by confirming that it is not considering support for the project.
Bosnia-Herzegovina coal plant loan guarantee complaint under investigation by the Energy Community Secretariat
October 22, 2018
A guarantee for a EUR 614 million loan from the China Eximbank for the Tuzla 7 coal plant fails to meet EU requirements on energy subsidies.
October 19, 2018
The State Aid Council of Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) has announced that its decision on the state guarantee for the loan to construct a new unit of the Tuzla thermal power plant (TPP) is in line with the BiH and EU state aid regulations. Source: State
October 19, 2018
Federalni ministar energije, rudarstva i industrije Nermin Džindić rekao je jučer za „Dnevni avaz“ da nisu tačni navodi Energetske zajednice da je Vlada FBiH dala nezakonite garancije na kredit u vezi s gradnjom Bloka 7 TE u Tuzli. Source: Džindić: Kre