Tag: environmental

FBiH to ban construction of SHPPs – Bosnia and Herzegovina, 25 June 2020

The House of Representatives of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (FBiH) passed a decision to completely ban the construction of small hydropower plants (SHPP). The Federal Government now has three months for analysis of relevant legislation and to propose amendments to enable effective imple Full article available for subscribers of Energy NEWS service (PDF […]

Western Balkan coal-fired TPPs breach pollution limits for the second year in a row – Region, 23 June 2020

Two and a half years since pollution control legislation under the Energy Community Treaty obliged Western Balkan governments to apply EU norms, a new Bankwatch CEE analysis finds air pollution, primarily sulfur dioxide (SO2) and dust emissions, from coal-fired power plants remains high. The new Full article available for subscribers of Energy NEWS service (PDF […]

Seven EU member states plan to use coal for electricity generation beyond 2030 – Region, 05 June 2020

According to a final draft of National Energy and Climate Plans (NECP), seven EU member states plan to use coal for electricity generation after 2030, among which are four countries in southeastern Europe: Romania, Bulgaria, Slovenia and Croatia. Romania is planning to operate up to 2 GW of insta Full article available for subscribers of […]