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 Analysis by Dr Lorenc Gordani Tirana Business University (TBU) [pj-news-ticker] The Albanian energy market has entered recently in a transformation that for many reasons were even difficult to be imagined only a 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 complying 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…
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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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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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CISOLAR 2019: New Opportunities for Developing Solar Energy

CISOLAR 2019: New Opportunities for Developing Solar Energy

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CISOLAR 2019 submit new opportunities for developing solar energy in Central and Eastern Europe [pj-news-ticker] Dear Partners and Colleagues, It is a great pleasure to communicate, the forthcoming 8th International Solar Energy Conference and Trade Show of Central and Eastern Europe on April, 16-18 in Kyiv. CISOLAR 2019 is the main business event of region in solar energy field devoted to latest technology, trends and investments opportunities. Today solar energy development is one of priority areas for investors in the world and Eastern Europe in particular. As of October, 2018 in Ukraine more than 1,06 GW capacity of megawatt-type solar power station were built and by end of the year this indicator will increase to 1,2 GW. In addition to large scale projects, the segment of small solar stations, including…
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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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New markets for hydropower

New markets for hydropower

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New markets for hydropower Western Balkans partner region of RENEXPO® INTERHYDRO, European hydropower trade fair and congress, November 29th and 30th, Salzburg Salzburg, August 2018: The Western Balkan region has the largest remaining unexploited hydropower potential in Europe, as its river catchments have remained largely undeveloped. The region has an estimated 80,000 GWh technical potential, which is concentrated in the mountainous regions of Montenegro and Albania. As the region tries to limit greenhouse-gas emissions in line with EU goals, it could see the increased co-generation of biomass and gas with coal, while also promoting the development of renewable energies, mainly focusing on hydropower. Bosnia and Herzegovina has about 3,500 MW of unused hydropower potential. Macedonia about 5500 GWH, of which only about 27% are used. Montenegro, although it is only a small…
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9th Recycling Summit 2019

9th Recycling Summit 2019

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9th Recycling Summit 2019 on Waste Recycling and Reuse Recycling Summit 2019 Singapore March 19-20, 2019   Dear Partners and Colleagues, To whom is interested in recycling economy with pleasure I would recommend the 9th Recycling Summit 2019 on Waste Recycling and Reuse. Recycling Summit 2019 gladly welcomes patrons over the globe to 9th World Convention on Waste Recycling and Reuse on March 19-20, 2019 at Singapore, which incorporates prompt keynote introductions, oral talks, poster presentations, and exhibitions. Recycling Summit 2019 based on the theme “Never Refuse to Reuse“. It welcome to world’s leading Scientist, Researchers, and Scholars, providing a platform for young researchers and students to present their research through oral presentations to develop a foundation for collaboration among young researchers. The organizing committee aims at setting a platform for all the budding scientists and…
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RENEXPO® INTERHYDRO

RENEXPO® INTERHYDRO

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RENEXPO® INTERHYDRO Europe’s meeting point for hydropower November 29th and 30th 2018, Salzburg, Austria Salzburg, July 2018: With a production of more than 342 TWh – around 35.5 % of the electricity generated from renewable energy sources – hydropower makes a significant contribution to achieving the EU target of 34% of electricity generation from renewable energy sources by 2020, referring to the actual figures of VGB PowerTech e.V.. So, hydropower is not only a reliable, climate-friendly and very efficient renewable energy source, but also the frontrunner in Europe in the generation of electricity from renewable en­ergy sources, playing a promising and multifunctional role as an enabler of the energy transition. On November 29th and 30th, RENEXPO® INTERHYDRO, Europe´s meeting point for hydropower, will focus on the general conditions and current…
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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, from largest oil reserves to the hub of EU

Albania, from largest oil reserves to the hub of EU

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Albania, from the largest continental onshore oil reserves in Europe, to the new natural gas bridge between the Balkans and Italy, by Dr Lorenc Gordani, 30th June 2017 Petroleum and Gas Production: 1.4 mln ton/year Patos-Marinza Oil Reserves: 200 mln barrels Estimated Oil Reserves: 500 mln barrels Albania’s long history of oil production dates back some 2,000 years, when the Romans mined bitumen in the southwest (Apollonia, today the city of Fier) to caulk their ships. The first wells were drilled in the early 1900s, with Rockefeller’s Standard Oil and the predecessor of BP, Anglo Persian Oil Company, leading the expansion of Albania’s oil industry. In 1932, the largest European onshore oil field was discovered at Patos-Marinza, now operated by Bankers Petroleum. Crude oil production in Albania in 1929 was…
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