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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Practical involvements of the private sector in energy efficiency in Albania by Lorenc Gordani

Practical involvements of the private sector in energy efficiency in Albania by Lorenc Gordani

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Practical involvements of the private sector in energy efficiency in Albania Analysis by Dr Lorenc Gordani Head of the Department of Professional Masters Tirana Business University (TBU) [metaslider id="20908"] [pj-news-ticker] A cycle of business-to-business (B2B) meetings was organized by the Cooperation Development Institute (CDI) from November - December 2021. The trilogy's focus was on energy efficiency within the INTERREG IPA CBC Italy-Albania-Montenegro project program of the ENEA - Energy Efficiency Living Lab - implemented in cooperation with CE.FAS and Expeditio. In the specific, the three meetings developed along were: - On November 23, 2021, the “Meeting B2B on “Commercial and regulatory aspects of photovoltaic for self-consumption in Albania”. This meeting aimed to boost the knowledge on the new technology of photovoltaic (PV) for self-consumption (DER) in Albania, focusing on regulatory…
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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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Energy Arbitration Disputes and Trends in Albania

Energy Arbitration Disputes and Trends in Albania

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Energy Arbitration Disputes and Trends in Albania Analysis by Dr Lorenc Gordani Head of the Department of Professional Masters Tirana Business University (TBU) [pj-news-ticker] 1. The prospect of new arbitration law in Albania 1.1. Overview on the actual legal domestic framework ruling the arbitration After the transformation of ‘90, Albania had no specific law on arbitration, and the rules governing domestic arbitration were incorporated in the Civil Procedures Code, enacted in 1996. The chapter was based on the UNCITRAL Model Law in International Commercial Arbitration (1985). Unfortunately, despite the ongoing Albanian legislator’s endeavours to implement disputes towards arbitration, very few disputes have been settled during the years. The Albanian government decided to undertake reform to increase local business awareness and trust to use arbitration instead of litigation. To this end, back…
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Meeting B2B on “Commercial and regulatory aspects of photovoltaic for self-consumption in Albania”

Meeting B2B on “Commercial and regulatory aspects of photovoltaic for self-consumption in Albania”

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Meeting B2B on “Commercial and regulatory aspects of photovoltaic for self-consumption in Albania” Prepared by Dr Lorenc Gordani Head of the Department of Professional Masters Tirana Business University (TBU) [pj-news-ticker] On November 23, 2021, Cooperation Development Institute (CDI) organized the meeting B2B (business-to-business) on “Commercial and regulatory aspects of photovoltaic for self-consumption in Albania” in the framework of the INTERREG IPA CBC Italy-Albania-Montenegro programme project ENEA - Energy Efficiency living lab - implemented by CDI Albania in cooperation with CE.F.A.S and Expeditio. This workshop aimed to foster cooperation among the business in the field of photovoltaic (PV) for self-consumption (DER) in Albania, focusing on the issues of regulatory and trade that business interest more in their work, to meet the European standards for candidate countries like Albania and generate an…
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The natural gas market a necessity for Albania?

The natural gas market a necessity for Albania?

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The natural gas market a necessity for Albania? Analysis by Dr Lorenc Gordani Head of the Department of Professional Masters Tirana Business University (TBU) [pj-news-ticker] 1. The subject of gasification and gas having a more significant role in the Albanian energy system has been discussed for many years. So why have such initiatives made so little progress so far? This is a complex issue to be detailed in few lines, but searching to summarise in three main points: First, the natural gas market development does not depend only on Albania will, or even that of the countries of the region itself, as well as it is benefit is not only limit to the commercial purpose only. It is related to the geopolitics initiative of the Southern Gas Corridor (SGC) proposed,…
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Approach to develop sustainable projects in Albania

Approach to develop sustainable projects in Albania

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Approach to develop sustainable projects in Albania by Lorenc Gordani Analysis by Dr Lorenc Gordani Head of the Department of Professional Masters Tirana Business University (TBU) [pj-news-ticker] The World Economic Forum’s Energy Transition Index 2021 has recently ranked Albania as the best in the Western Balkan region for res investments, taking the 25th spot. Indeed, with twenty new plants entered production over the last year, out of which 18 in hydro and two photovoltaic, the progress is impressive for a total installed capacity estimated at 227 megawatts (MW). Today, the total installed capacity of private generation power plants has reached over 1058 MW. Albania was the first country in the Western Balkans to introduce an auction for renewable energy with the support of the ECS and the European Bank for…
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Last developments in the sustainable energy market in Albania

Last developments in the sustainable energy market in Albania

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Last developments in the sustainable energy market in Albania Analysis by Dr Lorenc Gordani Head of the Department of Professional Masters Tirana Business University (TBU) [pj-news-ticker] Based on the last updates, the here article on Albania towards the era of Power Exchange, sustainability and energy efficiency, it wants to start mentioning that recently, the WEF’s Energy Transition Index 2021 ranks Albania as the best in the Western Balkan region, taking the 25th spot. Private sector involvement and developments in RES Twenty new plants have entered production over the last year, out of which 18 in hydro and two photovoltaic. Their total installed capacity is estimated at 227 MW, where most of this capacity belongs to the Moglica Hydropower Plant. In total, the installed capacity of private generation power plants reached…
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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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Free Market Supplier activity in Albania

Free Market Supplier activity in Albania

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Free Market Supplier activity in Albania Analysis by Dr Lorenc Gordani Head of the Department of Professional Masters Tirana Business University (TBU) [pj-news-ticker] This short analysis aims to summarise the first activities of Free Market Supplier (FTL) and the generous loans offered by international donors to support the power reform in Albania. The Free Market Supplier started the electricity trading activity a few months ago by the Energy Regulatory Authority, which conditioned the start of the sale of surplus energy in the unregulated market. Referring to the legislation in force, the public supply company in the free market should purchase electricity from renewable energy sources. Initially, this energy is traded to cover the losses of the Distribution System Operator at the same price at which it buys this energy from…
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