Albania's Albgaz to be the co-operator of the Trans Adriatic Pipeline

18/04/2017 10:12 Natural Gas


Albania’s Albgaz would receive training for operating the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) AG's Albanian section from the Greece's DESFA gas grid operator.

The final piece of the $40 billion Southern Gas Corridor, TAP will transport central Asian gas into Europe by 2020 through Greece and Albania to Italy's Apulia southern region.


Greece's DESFA gas grid operator will assure the necessary training and expertise to the Albania’s Albgaz stuff.


Albania and TAP AG also decided that TAP would double its investment for the areas the pipeline traverses to 14 million euros and Albania might renegotiate the profit tax every 10 years. The tax however cannot be increased by over 20 percent.

252 chargers for electric vehicles until 2020 will be provided within NEXT-E project

20/11/2017 16:35:00

NEXT-E project will supply 222 fast (50 kW) and 30 ultra-fast (150-350 kW) chargers for electric vehicles for Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Slovenia, Croatia and Romania by the end of 2020, as reported by Balkan Green Energy News.


Luxembourg to become a European funding center for renewables

20/11/2017 16:21:00

At the COP23 summit held in Bonn, Luxembourg’s finance and environment ministers met directors of the European Investment Bank to discuss about the institution of a de-risking mechanism to allow the financial backing of ecologically-friendly projects. Luxembourg is a very small country but releases a big amount of emissions and wants to become less polluting.


UK Embassy launches solar power unit in Peru

20/11/2017 11:05:00

A solar project backed by the UK has been officially launched in Peru.