EBRD announces €150k funding for green solutions in Serbia

The money will help develop and implement innovative climate-friendly projects across the country

Serbian wind project takes shape

The largest wind energy project in the Western Balkans is taking shape. Global Wind Service (GWS) will install large numbers of GE Renewable Energy turbines at the 158MW Čibuk 1 wind farm in Serbia. The group is also in charge of deploying and operating cranes at the site. Pre-assembly started at the end of last […]

Serbian wind project receives €59.1m in loans

A proposed wind farm in Serbia is due to receive a total of €59.1 million (£53.3m) in loans to finance its construction. IFC is lending €19.1 million (£17.2m) to energy and telecommunications group Elicio, with a further €40 million (£36m) being lent by Unicredit, the Netherlands Development Finance Company (FMO) and Green for Growth Fund […]

€200m to improve Serbia’s energy sector

A Serbian electricity company is receiving a €200 million (£142m) investment to improve the country’s power sector. The funding will help state-owned firm Elektroprivreda Srbije (EPS) improve energy efficiency and boost cross-border distribution and trade. It will also help its recovery after the Balkan floods last year. The project is developed with the Government of Serbia, the […]

Russia’s Gazprom signs gas deal with Serbia

Russian company Gazprom has signed a gas deal with Serbia. The Memorandum of Understanding (Mou) was signed between Chairman of Gazprom Alexey Miller and Aleksandar Vucic, Prime Minister of the Republic of Serbia. It focuses on Russian gas supplies to Serbia and its underground gas storage (UGS) facilities in the country. The two countries will also co-operate on natural gas vehicles (NGV) and small-scale […]

Serbia’s onshore wind capacity ‘to reach 542MW by 2025’

Serbia’s onshore wind capacity is expected to soar in the next 10 years. A new report forecasts installed wind capacity to increase from just 20MW last year to an estimated 542MW by 2025. It also expects capacity to increase fivefold to 122MW by the end of this year. Serbia aims to produce 27% of its […]

Serbia lent €10m to boost energy efficiency

Serbia has been granted a loan of up to €10 million (£8m) to help boost energy efficiency and renewable energy projects in the country. Komercijalna Banka will use the cash for on-lending to private and municipal borrowers to install energy-saving and green technologies in commercial and municipal buildings. Matteo Patrone, European Investment Bank for Reconstruction […]

Serbia and Bosnia & Herzegovina sent ALL waste to landfill

For European family members who aren’t in the EU28, recycling appears not to be a priority. Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia sent all of their treated municipal waste to landfill dumps. The newly released Eurostat research for 2012 looked at household and small businesses’ trash but not any from […]

South Stream pipeline gets 2012 start date

Gazprom wants to begin building the ‘South Stream’ pipeline in December, a year earlier than planned. The Russian energy firm has announced it is rapidly speeding up the project. Gazprom is touting the pipeline as a way of strengthening Europe’s energy security. It is designed to carry 63 million cubic meters of gas a year […]