CCGT Korça a Feasible Option for the Albanian Gas Market

CCGT Korça a Feasible Option for the Albanian Gas Market

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CCGT Korça a Feasible Option for the Albanian Gas Market, by Dr Lorenc Gordani, 30 April 2017 The energy system in our region is on the brink of a revolution, which will change how we produce and consume the energy. The Western Balkans (WB), as part of this development are facing today with a “strong” dilemma, regard long-term sustainable development: if there is a need to look more toward the national RES or reinforcement of cross-border interconnection, both thread by more attractive short solution offered by the decrease of today in fuel costs. In the above context, Albania, along with Montenegro and Kosovo, are the only country in Europe, not linked to interstate gas transmission systems and has a completely isolated, national gas distribution system. In the past, the country…
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Albania plans investments to mitigate climate change

Albania plans investments to mitigate climate change

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Albania plans significant investments in the transport sector to mitigate climate change by Dr Lorenc Gordani Climate change represents an urgent and potentially irreversible threat to human societies, especially for the Mediterranean area. Thus, the development towards a low carbon economy is key for the achievement of global mitigation objectives and for allowing an adaptation response of future generation at a reasonable environmental, economic and social costs. With the signature of the Paris Agreement by the Government (New York, 22 April 2016), Albania has entered in the new era of the climate international policy process, where all parties collectively aim to hold the increase of global temperature to 2°C above the pre industrial level. Now the country is working for its National Mitigation Strategy and Action Plan (NMS&AP), in order…
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