Address of administrative barriers for an accelerate uptake of renewable

Address of administrative barriers for an accelerate uptake of renewable

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Address of administrative barriers for an accelerate uptake of renewable Annalise by Dr Lorenc Gordani Legal Adviser in Albania Energy Market [pj-news-ticker] At the begin of February 2017, the Parliament of Albania passed the Law on Promotion of the Use of Energy from Renewable Sources. A new legal framework that has been strongly supported by the Secretariat of Energy Community, with the aim to positively affect legal framework to improve both compliances with the acquis and investor confidence. In the framework of the WB6 Sustainability Charter, the country has agreed to step-up the ongoing efforts to reform and integrate electricity markets and to become a part of the global response to climate change. The status in promotion of renewable energy, as included in the implementation reports, shows that the transposition…
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Financial sustainability issues of renewable investments

Financial sustainability issues of renewable investments

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Financial sustainability issues of renewable investments Annalise by Dr Lorenc Gordani Legal Adviser in Albania Energy Market [pj-news-ticker] Albanian rapidly growing economy above 4% requires additional electricity to ensure the affordability of its industrial operations. However the country remain nett-importer, for 30-60%, from 1998 with two exception of 2010 and 2016 and this seems to be the third one in the last 25 years. On above, one of the limit factor is due to the high dependence in renewable resources. Further, notwithstanding the complete absence of a mix of energy, a particular concern has to be find in the scarce use of the call for capacity tender and the undiversified tariff used for utilizable natural resources in sector. Then, independently by the favourable technical factors in different renewable resources, low…
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Opening of the market launches the relevant projects

Opening of the market launches the relevant projects

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Opening of the market launches the relevant projects Author: Dr Lorenc Gordani Legal Adviser in Albania Energy Market [pj-news-ticker] Albania, like the rest of the Western Balkan countries, intends to promote the liberalization of the energy market and complete regional integration. Further, the fulfilment of the renewable and security targets of the country, determined by the absence of additional fiscal space available, has pushed continually to encourage the investors from the private financial system, especially the foreign capital to enter in energy sector. The foreign investments that have already reached about 1 billion euro by 2017, stimulating a growth to 3.8%. The largest share of foreign investment stocks, with over 70% is focused in energy (including oil and gas). The above mixed with the favourable technical potential in hydroelectric investments…
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Cost Effective O&M Strategies in European PV Market

Cost Effective O&M Strategies in European PV Market

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Cost Effective O&M Strategies in European PV Market Dear Partners and Colleagues, It is a great pleasure to communicate, the forthcoming of the Cost Effective O&M Strategies in European PV Market. Grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) systems are expected to increase over the coming decade and will put a premium on achieving optimal performance and reliability. ACI’s Cost Effective O&M Strategies in European PV Market conference will bring together the leading executives and experts from across the industry, where we shall discuss solar operations and maintenance (O&M), asset management (AM) and issues for utility-scale projects, including the overall industry learning curve, contractual challenges, and common gaps in planning. The conference will also address the factors that influence energy storage and improved remote monitoring, as well as the role of upcoming trends in digitalization…
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2nd Annual Summit “Hydropower Balkans 2018”

2nd Annual Summit “Hydropower Balkans 2018”

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2nd Annual International Investment Summit and Exhibition “Hydropower Balkans 2018” Date: 6-8 November 2018 Venue: Budva, Montenegro Organiser: Vostock Capital [pj-news-ticker] 2nd annual International investment Summit and Exhibition “Hydropower Balkans 2018” (6-8 November 2018, Budva, Montenegro) is a dedicated platform bringing together ministers, major investors, decision-makers of flagship hydropower plants, and investment project initiators, as well as regulators, in a concerted effort to efficiently execute key projects for HPP construction and modernisation all over the Balkan region. Bronze sponsor: AndritzHydro. Hydropower Balkans 2018 in facts and figures: 200+ C-level executives of HPP and HPP operators, regional governments’ authorities, and leaders of equipment and technologies production; Extended delegations from the Balkans flagship companies, namely: Bulgarian National Electric Company EAD, Macedonian Power Plants (ELEM), Elektroprivreda of the Republika Srpska, PPC, HIDROELECTRICA, HEP-Proizvodnja, VERBUND Hydro…
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Balkan Energy Finance Forum 2018

Balkan Energy Finance Forum 2018

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Balkan Energy Finance Forum 2018 11th annual Conference & Exhibition Now in its 11th year, BEFF - Balkan Energy Finance Forum returns bigger than ever, bringing together senior Energy sector stakeholders with international investors and key government figures to create a new vision for the region’s future energy roadmap. As SEE embarks on new frameworks for Renewable Energy, and Energy Efficiency initiatives continue to grow, industry leaders will gather in Belgrade this November to unravel the complex investment landscape that lies ahead. Programme Highlights The best models and financing options for RE and EE projects in the region New incentives and initiatives available for energy efficiency projects How to create a commercially successful biomass energy project in the region Opportunities for large-scale energy developments in SEE and how to get…
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Green economy pass through the human capital

Green economy pass through the human capital

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Green economy pass through the human capital Annalise by Dr Lorenc Gordani Legal Adviser in Albania Energy Market [pj-news-ticker] The today Albanian energy market, similar to the transformation in many different fields of economy, has taken an in-deep reform that in some way were even difficult to be imagined only some times before. In practice, the country has adopted the same legal framework, has proceeded with integrating the institution and struggling to enforce the rule of law applied to the sector in all the European countries. An effort, first of all to our direct interest, but in the same time, as part of the integration process with the openness of the energy market in Albania, is giving a contribution to foster the opens of other countries in South-East Europe. As…
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Granting of rights and acquisition in the Greenfield HPP

Granting of rights and acquisition in the Greenfield HPP

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Granting of rights and acquisition of the Greenfield HPP Author: Dr Lorenc Gordani Legal Adviser in Albania Energy Market [pj-news-ticker] 1 Main schemes on the granting rights A better understanding of the framework in which based the granting rights regime of the hydropower investments resources, make necessary the start by observing that, due to the lack of a coherent European reference framework - as revealed even by the most recent studies - make to be a very considerably discrepancies on hydropower regimes in MSs of the EU. A heterogeneous situation, among the EU hydropower regimes that is inevitable not to be reflected also in the institutional framework implied to the hydropower in the WBs. The all, mainly to technical potential and economic related differences, as well as the social and…
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State of art and the expected future developments in hydropower

State of art and the expected future developments in hydropower

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State of art and the expected future developments in hydropower Author: Dr Lorenc Gordani Legal Adviser in Albania Energy Market [pj-news-ticker] 1.1 Highly technical potential of hydroelectric A starting point of any investment decision in hydropower is why it is worth to invest in Albania. The comparative advantages are a lot but the first competitive ones is related with the country huge potential of hydroelectric energy: with eight large rivers run through a hydrographic territory, above its today administrative extension by 57%, with average height about 700 m, and a perennial total inflow about 1,245 m3/s, for a combined water flow about 40 billion/m3. The attempt to provide a clear picture on the developments of granted projects in hydropower is rather difficult task due to large number of projects and…
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Join the Open Discussion on new hydropower hot spots

Join the Open Discussion on new hydropower hot spots

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Join the Open Discussion on new hydropower hot spots - Caspian, Central Asia, Latin America and the Balkans [pj-news-ticker] Event: Open Debate Hydropower Caspian and Central Asia, Balkans, Latin America Date: 16 October, 2018 Venue: Gdansk, Poland, 17:30-19:30            Organiser: Vostock Capital We’re delighted to announce the Open Hydropower Debate that will be held on 16th October 2018 in Gdansk, Poland. Register for FREE https://www.hydropowercongress.com/en/debates/   Join the experts in hydropower industry to enjoy networking and evening cocktails. This is the perfect setting to consider all the pros and cons of working in hydropower industry in promising regions of Caspian and Central Asia, Latin America and the Balkans. The Proposition: This house believes that new hydropower hot spots are not in Central Europe The speakers are: Proposition: Øystein Lilleland, Head of Global Market, Norconsult…
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