Financing the green economy in Albania

Financing the green economy in Albania

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Financing the green economy in Albania Analysis by Dr Lorenc Gordani Head of the Department of Professional Masters Tirana Business University (TBU) [pj-news-ticker] Recently, I led a series of business-to-business (B2B) meetings organized by the Cooperation Development Institute (CDI). The trilogy's focus was on energy efficiency within the INTERREG IPA CBC Italy-Albania-Montenegro project program the ENEA - Energy Efficiency Living Lab - implemented in collaboration with CE.FAS and Expeditio. Meetings were held at the premises of Tirana Business University (TBU), and hosted a large number of different actors, mainly from the business sector, as well as experts in the field, academics, etc. Specifically, in one held on December 7, 2021, focused on "Financing mechanism facility and businesses benefiting in energy efficiency in Albania" we found out that there is a…
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International Conference on Renewable Energy & Sustainable Technologies

International Conference on Renewable Energy & Sustainable Technologies

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International Conference on Renewable Energy & Sustainable Technologies Date: March 21-22, 2022 Location: Online [pj-news-ticker] Dear Partners and Colleagues, It is a great pleasure to communicate, the forthcoming 3rd Online International Conference on Renewable Energy & Sustainable Technologies, on March 21-22, 2022. The Energytech 2022 will take place virtually and brings together the movers and shakers of the energy industry. Now you can present your valuable research from anywhere through live streaming and get networking with peers at “3rd Online International Conference on Renewable Energy & Sustainable Technologies” which is going to be held on March 21-22, 2022  in virtual (11:00-18:00 GMT/BST). Important Information: Upon Dr. Lorenc Gordani reference, we’re happy to provide special upon their registration fee. Special Discounts on group registrations Live Streaming: Present your research talk through…
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Albania plans significant investments in the transport sector to mitigate climate change

Albania plans significant investments in the transport sector to mitigate climate change

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Albania plans significant investments in the transport sector to mitigate climate change Analysis by Dr Lorenc Gordani Head of the Department of Professional Masters Tirana Business University (TBU) [pj-news-ticker] 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…
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International Conference on Renewable Energy and Sustainable Technologies

International Conference on Renewable Energy and Sustainable Technologies

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International Conference on Renewable Energy and Sustainable Technologies June 21-22, 2021 [pj-news-ticker] Dear Partners and Colleagues, It's an extreme privilege for us to announce the upcoming International Conference on Renewable Energy and Sustainable Technologies, June 21-22, 2021. Activity in which I will be part with an oral presentation on Regulatory analysis on the increasing value of buildings through a quality process of energy performance certification in Albania, under the track of “Green Buildings and Green Architecture”. Energy tech 2021 scheduled for the two-day event will be a global platform for sharing information and ability from both scientific and industrial groups. The meeting goes for uniting the academicians, scientists, instructors, business pioneers, investors, and young researchers to a global stage where they can showcase their novel research and contributions in the…
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Energy Talk on Western Balkans “Western Balkans: from coal to clean?”

Energy Talk on Western Balkans “Western Balkans: from coal to clean?”

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Energy Talk on Western Balkans “Western Balkans: from coal to clean?”   [pj-news-ticker] Dear Partners and Colleagues, It is a great pleasure to communicate my participation as a keynote speaker in the forthcoming Energy Talk on Western Balkans “Western Balkans: from coal to clean?”. The Western Balkans have huge potential for developing green energy, with its rivers providing hydroelectric power, its mountains and plains enabling wind power, its underdeveloped solar energy, and the inhabitants of its many cities keen for sustainable development. And still fostering the transition towards cleaner and renewable energy sources is crucial for a region highly dependent on coal. Not only are there untapped opportunities in the region, due to windy locations, sunny days, and, in some countries, a large hydropower potential, but there is also increasing…
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Albania toward large and sustainable developments

Albania toward large and sustainable developments

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Albania toward large and sustainable developments Analysis by Dr Lorenc Gordani Head of Professional Masters Department Tirana Business University (TBU) [pj-news-ticker] I. Country Overview Albania like the rest of the Western Balkan has continued encourage foreign capital to enter the energy sector. In 2018, the net inflows of foreign direct investment amounted to 8% of the national GDP (IMF, 2018). Investments that have already reached above $ 1 billion in 2019. A considerable interest that has made that electricity produced by private sector reached 43% of net domestic production in 2019. Notwithstanding which the country remains a net importer on average for around one-third of its needs. Notably, in 2019, drought-triggered electricity imports cost by € 209 million and put the power utility KESH and distribution operator into severe financial…
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Free Webinar: Status of major projects on construction and modernization of HPPs in the Balkans

Free Webinar: Status of major projects on construction and modernization of HPPs in the Balkans

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Free Webinar: “Status of major projects on construction and modernization of HPPs in the Balkans” Date: April 23, 11:00 am GMT Location: Online (Free) [pj-news-ticker] Dear Partners and Colleagues, Following our long-term partnership with the Vostock Capital it is a great pleasure to communicate, the forthcoming Free Webinar: “Status of major projects on construction and modernization of HPPs in the Balkans”, on the April 23, 11:00 am (GMT). Today hydropower in the Balkans accounts for about 50% of region’s installed capacity, which is 12.5 GW generated by 53 middle and large HPPs and 203 SHPPs. The technical potential is about three times above the actual usage which is 36 GW. More than 30 hydropower investment projects on construction, rehabilitation and expansion will be developed in the Balkans during the next…
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Albania launches tender for Euro 100 Million Solar Park

Albania launches tender for Euro 100 Million Solar Park

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Albania launches tender for Euro 100 Million Solar Park Analysis by Dr Lorenc Gordani Professor at the Tirana Business University - TBU [pj-news-ticker] Introduction The Albanian energy market is undergoing a complete restructuring process that is thought to be finalized soon also with the launch of the power exchange (APEX). A new framework that tends to foster more and more its entering now into active development of renewable energy, with different options of use of photovoltaic included the self-consumption (DER), increased trades and above all opportunities for alternative suppliers, the deployment of the fleet of electric cars, etc. An entirely “radical” game of change approach regarding renewable energies, similar to developments in the rest of the Balkans, which aims to create a more efficiently mix of energy production. A trend…
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Technical studies on energy infrastructure

Technical studies on energy infrastructure

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Technical studies on energy infrastructure Analysis by Dr Lorenc Gordani Legal Advisor in Albanian Energy Market [pj-news-ticker] The development of the energy sector in Albania, as referred by the latest data’s of Instat, is confirmed as strategic for the growth of the entire economy. However, despite the multi-importance for the economy, energy investments traditionally have presented complex challenges in their deployment in practice, which have requested a continued review with the aim of improving the legal framework in force. In fact, the involvement in new generation capacity is a very complex infrastructural work in open space mostly in remote areas, as well as the beginning of production of a very sensitive commodity like is the energy. Normally these investments are built to operate above the 30-40 years, which make their…
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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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