Solar-powered district heating is the breath of fresh air Pljevlja residents deserve
January 25, 2023
Speeding up investments in a sustainable district heating system powered by solar energy would not only help cut greenhouse gas emissions and heating bills; it would actually save lives.
Accelerating the deployment of sustainable solar
December 5, 2022
This joint statement by BirdLife International Europe and Central Asia, CEE Bankwatch Network, Climate Action Network Europe, the European Environmental Bureau, EuroNatur and SolarPower Europe lays out priorities for the current EU discussions to ensur
Albania’s draft renewables law must support small producers and end incentives for hydropower
October 21, 2022
Albania’s new draft renewables law brings welcome changes such as a target for solar water heating but is too vague on crucial points such as sustainability, small plants, heat pumps and rooftop solar. Attracting big investors is important, but are small producers being neglected?
100 per cent renewable electricity is a realistic and necessary target for Estonia and Europe
October 19, 2022
Estonia’s parliament adopted a new renewable electricity target of 100 per cent by 2030. This is a huge leap forward, indicating the necessity of strong political will to carry out the green transition and meet climate goals on time.
Getting gas out of district heating in the Baltics
October 12, 2022
This briefing reviews the district heating situation in the Baltics and the opportunities for decarbonising the systems in these countries. It highlights good examples in Tallinn, Estonia; Salaspils, Latvia; and Vilnius, Lithuania that can inspire other central and eastern European municipalities to switch to renewables.