Albania Offers Concession for HPP Kalivaç over 100 MW on Vjosa River

Albania Offers Concession for HPP Kalivaç over 100 MW on Vjosa River

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Albania Offers Concession for HPP Kalivaç over 100 MW, Dr Lorenc Gordani, 10th June 2017 Albanian Ministry of Energy and Industry has published a tender for a 35-year concession/public private partnership of a hydropower plant (HPP) “Kalivaç” on the Vjosa river. The construction of the hydropower is one of the largest HPPs over the last 30 years, completed with a dam, that will take place thought contract type B.O.T (Construction – Operation – Transfer), near the village Kalivac, along the downstream of the River Vjosa, from the quota 113 m.a.s.l. up to the quota 73 m.a.s.l. Currently, the electricity generation sector in Albania is 100% hydropower based. Accordingly, Albanian electricity sector stakeholders have considerable experience from their hydropower generation development and operations activities. However, apart from approximately 130 MW constructed…
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EBRD financially supports photovoltaic deployment in SEE

EBRD financially supports photovoltaic deployment in SEE

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Financial support to strengthen deployment of solar power in SEE, Dr Lorenc Gordani, 10th June 2017 On 09 June, the EBRD and the Energy Community Secretariat have signed a Memorandum of Understanding strengthening the organisations’ cooperation in the field of sustainable development with a focus on sustainable energy policy development in the Western Balkans, Moldova, Ukraine and Georgia. The agreement, signed in Vienna, also allows the two institutions to explore new opportunities for cooperation on broader sustainability issues, including climate change. Leveraging on their expertise, the two organisations will contribute to an enabling environment for sustainable investment and a smooth transition towards sustainable, low-carbon economies in south-eastern Europe and the Black Sea region. The Secretariat and the EBRD are long-standing partners in initiating and implementing regional energy efficiency programmes in…
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