IRENA workshop activity at the premises of the company EuroElektra

IRENA workshop activity at the premises of the company EuroElektra

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IRENA workshop activity at the premises of the company EuroElektra, 6th December 2017, Tirana, Albania On 6 December 2017 took place a visit of the energy public authorities by the region of the South East Europe at the premises of the EuroElektra. The above activity was part of the agenda of the Training Workshop South East Europe Renewable Energy Statistics, organise by International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the Albanian Ministry of Infrastructure and Energy, on 5-7 December 2017, Tirana, Albania. In his welcome speech the Mr Elton Cekrezi, the Ceo of the EuroElektra congratulate the IRENA for the here timely initiative. As it is broadly known, the Albanian market liberalization and the reaching of the target related with EU 2020 policies make primary the adaptation of a modern and…
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Electricity Market Opening and the Boost of the PV in Albania

Electricity Market Opening and the Boost of the PV in Albania

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Electricity Market Opening and the Boost of the Photovoltaic Technologies in Albania, Dr Lorenc Gordani, 15th December 2017   Albanian energy market has entered recently in a transformation that for many reasons were even difficult to be imagined only few times before. As far as here we are referring to those that are already concrete developments even still at the embryonic stage, we will focus on the binomial correlation from one side of the opening of the market as an essential obligation in comply to the international commitments, and on the other the possibility that this offer on the increase of the use of alternative technologies, especially photovoltaic, not only for businesses but also by each family in Albania. The above cannot be different, as electricity as a commodity distributed…
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Legal Granting Issues on Hydroelectric Resources in the Western Balkans

Legal Granting Issues on Hydroelectric Resources in the Western Balkans

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Legal Granting Issues on Hydroelectric Resources in the Western Balkans Annalise by Dr Lorenc Gordani Legal Adviser in Albania Energy Market [pj-news-ticker] The purpose to get an overview on the strategic development of hydropower sector makes inevitable the in-depth analyses on the legal framework. The WB6 countries as Contracting Parties (CP) of the Energy Community (EnC) are signatories (2012) and already obliged to implement the entire EU legislative framework in their energy sectors (2015). Notwithstanding, the above commitments, coordination and common approach does not exist at regional and Western Balkans 6 (WB6) level, except to the ownership, organisation and operations of the natural monopolies such as the electrical transmission and distribution networks. Then the WB6 countries are free to pursue the model that suit better to their needs, in implementation…
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Commercial issues on net metering and net billing schemes

Commercial issues on net metering and net billing schemes

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Commercial issues on net metering and net billing schemes Annalise by Dr Lorenc Gordani Legal Adviser in Albania Energy Market [pj-news-ticker] The power sector, with introduce of the distributed energy sources, has been undergoing one of the most challenging changes of the last 40-50 years. Thereby it make being increased significantly the changing of network planning and operation philosophy. Besides the impact from technical point of view, the distributed generation with self-consumption is additionally opening a set of commercial issues that need to be resolved with the least market distorting effects possible. The concept of the "Net energy metering schemes" introduced by new res law in the 2017 foreseen a scheme that makes the bidirectional measuring possible for small and medium enterprises or household customers, who have installed a total…
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Energy policy a factor of power and economic growth

Energy policy a factor of power and economic growth

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Energy policy a factor of power and economic growth, Dr Lorenc Gordani, 22th October 2017 [metaslider id=11349] Our energy system is on the brink of a revolution! Climate change imposes an increasingly binding constraint on the use of fossil fuels. Even, the fossil fuel-based energy has been such a powerful engine of growth, the above transition is an “golden” opportunity for a “green growth” through a development of new forms of economy that are self-resource efficient, oriented toward a proactive consume, clean and protective of the natural environment, etc. Afford of such challenges by public authorities request a long sight looking integrated approach: the energy assets are long-lived, that makes necessary the start decarbonizing of the energy systems early! Anticipating a future carbon constraint is often cheaper than risking stranded…
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Report Release on Electricity Generation Capacity Development

Report Release on Electricity Generation Capacity Development

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"Legal Assessment on the Electricity Generation Capacity Development in Albania” by Dr Lorenc Gordani / EuroElektra, 06th October 2017 Tirana, on 06th October 2017 – The platform Esc Adriatic has released the presentation on “Legal Assessment on the Electricity Generation Capacity Development in Albania”, and related slides, prepared by EuroElektra and ACERC under the scientific direction of Dr Lorenc Gordani. The here presentation, aim to bring a synthetic overview, based in our daily empirical experience on legal granting rights, about the investments in process and future projections development of the national electricity generation capacity in Albania. The main bulled point, offer an answer, to the pressing today’s concerns, such are: “Following the today trends of investments and public policies, when it is predicted to be meet the internal demand in…
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Legal Granting Issues of HPP in the WBs

Legal Granting Issues of HPP in the WBs

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Report Release: “Legal Granting Issues of Hydroelectric Resources in the Western Balkans” by EuroElektra / Dr Lorenc Gordani, 22nd August 2017 Tirana, on 22nd August 2017 - ESC Adriatic has release the executive report, on “Legal Granting Issues of Hydroelectric Resources in the Western Balkans”, prepared by EuroElektra and ACERC under the scientific direction of Dr Lorenc Gordani. The purpose to get an overview on the strategic development of hydropower sector makes inevitable the in-depth analyses on the legal framework. The WB6 countries are signatories and obliged to implement the entire EU legislative framework in their energy sector. In more, to replay to the concerns related with the Public Private Partnership (PPP) it is focus in an assessment of the main terms of the agreements based in the regime of…
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Amount of indicative copper concession in Albanian

Amount of indicative copper concession in Albanian

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Amount of indicative copper concession in Albanian, Dr. Lorenc Gordani, 8 July 2017 Albanian Ministry of Energy has call an invitation for expressions of interest from domestic and foreign investors to invest in the copper extraction and processing industry. The amount of indicative resources (forecasts) is over 17.5 million tons of copper mineral. Geologist researchers also provide a range of possible resources for mineralized objects and displays that are fixed and documented but no necessary works related to exploration have been carried out to return them to sources. Mining sources in use - Munelle Deposite - Lak-Roshi Deposite These deposits have begun to be mined from 2005 to 2015 by a concessionary company "Beralb" ltd, which has received with mining licenses and other deposits to mine the ore and supply…
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Copper Concession – History of the copper industry in Albania

Copper Concession – History of the copper industry in Albania

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Albanian open call in copper - brief history of the copper industry in Albania, Dr. Lorenc Gordani, 4 July 2017 Albanian Ministry of Enegy has made public an invitation for expressions of interest from domestic and foreign investors to invest in the copper extraction and processing industry with the aim of complex and rational use of the first mineral resource through complete processing in the country to final wire and cable products, synchronization and recycling copper and its alloys, as an added value for income growth, GDP contribution, export and employment. The copper industry is one of the oldest industries in the country. It has operated as complex ranging from geological research, mineral extraction, enrichment, blister copper production, electrolytic, wires and cables, brass and other copper alloys, brass lamination up…
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The electric contracts of the power supply in Albania

The electric contracts of the power supply in Albania

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The electric contracts of the power supply in Albania, Dr. Lorenc Gordani, 09th July 2017 Albanian electricity reforms that aim to make the country an exciting venue to work in the entire region!!! The last high-level summit, seen as a crucial for WBs countries bracing a fully alignment with EU energy legislation namely EU Third Energy Package. Now the focus is on specific measures to be implemented in the CPs’ in order to allow for competitive regional spot markets and consequently the coupling of markets across borders. To do that an essential prerequisite is the liberalisation of the national market through the implementation of the Directive 2009/72/EC dated 13 July 2009 "On common rules for the internal market in electricity”. Process that as seen the Albania giving a strong signal…
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