December 21, 2018
Meštani Rakite: Nećemo genocid nad prirodomRetko kada je jedan, na izgled, lokalni problem uzdignut na nacionalni nivo, kao što je to slučaj sa izgradnjom mini- hidroelektrana u najvećem parku prirode Stara planina. Zasluga za to je u aktivizmu lokalno
December 12, 2018
In view of the considerable public resources invested in the Shuakhevi HPP project and in view of the negative impacts on local people’s safety and livelihoods, as well on local resources needed for sustainable development of the Adjara region and Geor
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.
December 6, 2018
The European Parliament urged the EBRD and EIB to review their support for hydropower plant projects in its last week’s resolutions on the European Commission’s 2018 reports on Albania and Montenegro. The votes come as a clear sign that the European institutions are starting to reconsider their support for hydropower as green energy.
November 29, 2018
In Serbia una legge vieterà la costruzione di nuove dighe sui corsi d’acqua che attraversano parchi e zone naturali: prima vittoria degli ambientalisti Source: Mini-centrali idroelettriche, Belgrado verso lo stop
November 20, 2018
Mnogi od 80 hidroenergetskih projekata za koje su crnogorske institucije dale dozvole nisu u skladu sa međunarodnim konvencijama ili zakonodavstvom Evropske unije, pa je neophodno da ti projekti budu revidirani, ocjenjuje se u predlogu rezolucije Evrop
November 16, 2018
The Western Balkans, as a region that represents both a post-Socialist economy and EU accession region, can benefit greatly from up-to-date insights by the EBRD on how to move its energy transition forward more rapidly. Its decision-makers have not yet
November 14, 2018
Successive international analyses have cast serious doubts over the financial viability of the planned Nenskra plant. While the Georgian government keeps the project’s contract confidential, a leaked World Bank report offers a scathing account of the fiscal implications of this hydropower development.
November 5, 2018
Thousands of dams are planned for the rivers and streams of south-eastern Europe, and their environmental and social impact could prove devastating Source: Rivers of the Balkans: the siege
October 30, 2018
Already mired by controversy, the billion dollar Nenskra hydropower plant is now facing another major hurdle as the company contracted to realize the project is now leaving it.