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Kosovo to expand its wind capacity with 57.5 mln euros EBRD loan

Kosovo, a country heavily reliant on coal, took a major step towards the decarbonisation of its electricity sector with the help of a 57.5 mln euros loan from the EBRD to finance the construction of a 105 MW wind farm.

Latvia and Estonia sign MoU for joint offshore wind farm

Latvia and Estonia signed a Memorandum of Understanding on the joint project of the offshore wind farm. It is a good opportunity for knowledge transfer from North-Sea Energy Cooperation.

Energa promotes the installation of PV systems among farmers

Energa Obrót wishes to contribute to improving farmer’s energy efficiency by offering turnkey solar installations. The Pomeranian Chamber of Agriculture is one of the entities that decided to take advantage of the opportunity.

Russia’s TVEL provides nuclear fuel to Budapest research reactor

Russian nuclear fuel cycle company TVEL has supplied nuclear fuel for the Budapest research reactor in compliance with the contract signed last year with the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.

PKN ORLEN enters design phase for the construction of offshore wind farm in the Baltic Sea

PKN ORLEN has entered a design phase for the construction of an offshore wind farm project in the Baltic Sea. A preliminary technical design and building permit design for the project will be developed by UK-based company Offshore Design Engineering.

ČEZ officially starts the divestment process in Poland

ČEZ officially started the divestment process in Poland. After the market sounding, interested investors will be asked to present non-binding offers.

Croatia’s largest solar power plant put in operation

Croatia’s largest solar power plant has been put in operation. It will provide the island of Vis with its own source of renewable energy and higher security of electricity supply.

OMV Petrom and Enel X install new e-charging stations connecting Romanian cities

OMV Petrom will install ten fast recharging stations for electric cars in Romania together with Enel X România connecting cities from the east, centre and west of the country.

Enefit Green enters Finland’s wind energy market

Enefit Green completed its first wind farm development in Finland. The company is constantly looking for opportunities to grow its renewable energy portfolio in the countries around the Baltic Sea.

Baltics agree on energy trade after launch of Belarus’ nuclear power plant

Energy Ministries from Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania reached an agreement on the functioning of energy trade with third countries after the launch of the nuclear power plant in Belarus.

Toyota Motor Poland and PGNiG to cooperate for advancing hydrogen technology

Toyota Motor Poland and PGNiG will build a pilot hydrogen refuelling station. The joint operations are intended to introduce hydrogen as a clean fuel for zero-emission fuel cell vehicles on the market.

Latvenergo to build largest commercial electric car charging network in the country

Latvenergo is continuing to develop electric car charging stations under the trademark Elektrum. By the end of 2021, there will be more than 250 charging ports in Latvia.

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Kosovo to expand its wind capacity with 57.5 mln euros EBRD loan

Kosovo, a country heavily reliant on coal, took a major step towards the decarbonisation of its electricity sector with the help of a 57.5 mln euros loan from the EBRD to finance the construction of a 105 MW wind farm.

PGNiG Upstream Norway acquires two new fields in the North Sea

PGNiG Upstream Norway signed an agreement with Norske Shell to acquire interests in Kvitebjørn and Valemon, two producing fields in the North Sea. The gas produced will be sent to Poland after the Baltic Pipe link is launched.

Antje Kanngiesser appointed new CEO of the Alpiq Group

Antje Kanngiesser has been appointed as the new CEO of the Alpiq Group, the leading Swiss electricity producer.

Taking account of social and environmental impacts ahead of the World Tourism Day

Tourism has been among the hardest hit of all sectors by the COVID-19. On this World Tourism Day, the pandemic represents an opportunity to rethink the future of the tourism sector, including how it contributes to the sustainable development goals.