WB6 and EU Member State electricity markets further integration, ECS, 13 July 2017

WB6 and EU Member State electricity markets further integration, ECS, 13 July 2017

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2017 Western Balkan 6 Summit: Energy Community Treaty as basis for further integration of WB6 and neighbouring EU Member State electricity markets, ECS, 13 July 2017 The 2017 Western Balkan 6 Summit took place yesterday in Trieste, Italy. Heads of government, ministers responsible for energy, economy and foreign affairs of the Western Balkans together with their counterparts from several EU Member States and high-level representatives discussed key issues under the connectivity agenda, including energy. In the declaration issued following the summit, the leaders envisage the WB6 Memorandum of Understanding on Regional Electricity Market Development and the Treaty establishing the Energy Community (Title III) as the basis for the cooperation between WB6 and neighbouring EU Member States. Under Title III of the Treaty, the Energy Community may take measures to create…
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Italy signs WB6 memorandum on creating a regional electricity market, ECS, 12 July 2017

Italy signs WB6 memorandum on creating a regional electricity market, ECS, 12 July 2017

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Italian Minister of Economic Development signs WB6 memorandum on creating a regional electricity market, ECS, 12 July 2017 On the occasion of the Western Balkan 6 Summit on 12 July in Trieste, H.E. Carlo Calenda, Minister of Economic Development of Italy, signed the WB6 Memorandum of Understanding on Regional Electricity Market Development. This is the first time that the MoU was signed by an EU Member State at ministerial level. Mister Calendo said: “What we have signed today is a significant achievement in supporting this initiative for the market coupling among the EU and the WB6. We hope that also other Ministries of EU neighbouring Member States will soon join an initiative which will bring many benefits to the energy market in this region and will facilitate market integration”. Director…
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Albania Committed (UNFCCC) on Climate Change

Albania Committed (UNFCCC) on Climate Change

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Albania Committed (INDC) on Climate Change (UNFCCC) by Dr Lorenc Gordani, 12th June 2017 Albanian deep and structural process of reform in the energy sector has seen in the 2016 an acceleration pass also toward achieve the ultimate objective of the UNFCCC as set out in Article 2 of the Convention. Intended Nationally Determined Contribution following decision 1/CP.19 and decision 1/CP.20 of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) invited Parties to communicate the UNFCCC Secretariat their INDCs. Thus, the INDC of Albania will represent a baseline scenario target to the scenario period of 2015 or 2016 - 2030. The above is also complete by the Article 13 of the Energy Community Treaty, which sets out that “[t]he Parties recognise the importance of the Kyoto Protocol. Each Contracting…
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Measure planed on sustainable development of Tirana, Dr Lorenc Gordani, 10th June 2017

Measure planed on sustainable development of Tirana, Dr Lorenc Gordani, 10th June 2017

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City of Tirana planed measure on sustainable development, Dr Lorenc Gordani, 10th June 2017 City of Tirana has adopted a Sustainable Energy Action Plan with the main goal to identify concrete measures for sectors of immediate energy consumption in Tirana, the realization of which will result in CO2 emission reduction by more than 20% by 2020, in relation to the 2011 as baseline year. Methodology for development of the Action Plan is in accordance with the guidelines of the European Commission. The sectors of immediate energy consumption in Tirana, according to the recommendations of the European Commission, include: building, transport and public lighting. Detailed energy analysis and the corresponding Baseline Emissions Inventory (BEI) for 2011, were developed per each sector. Furthermore, BEI of the city of Tirana was done in…
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Planed measure and risks to make Tirana a green city, Dr Lorenc Gordani, 11th June 2017

Planed measure and risks to make Tirana a green city, Dr Lorenc Gordani, 11th June 2017

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Planed measure and risks to make Tirana a green city, Dr Lorenc Gordani, 11th June 2017 Impact of Continuing Urban Growth on Energy Consumption City of Tirana has experienced a rapid urbanization and population growth in the last two decades. Tirana's population has grown from 250,000 in 1990 to 620,000 in 2011 within the administrative area of the Municipality of Tirana (MoT). For the year 2025 the metropolitan area of Tirana (including the communes on the periphery) are estimated to amount to 1 million or more inhabitants. The extreme population growth has directly influenced the annual energy consumption of the city. The data reported in the SEAP indicate that for the baseline year 2011, the total energy consumption of the city was 2.4 million MWH. The energy consumption of the…
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Albanian Environment Obligation in Framework of EnCT by Dr Lorenc Gordani, 10th June 2017

Albanian Environment Obligation in Framework of EnCT by Dr Lorenc Gordani, 10th June 2017

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Albanian Environment Obligation in Framework of EnCT by Dr Lorenc Gordani, 10th June 2017 Energy and environment are two closely interlinked matters. The generation, transmission and consumption of energy raise a number of questions in relation to the protection of environment area. This can mean emissions into the air, water and soil, intensive land use or waste management. With the adaptation of the Energy Community Treaty, the Contracting Parties, in which the Albania is founder, made legally binding commitments to adopt core EU energy legislation. The so-called “acquis communautaire” or “acquis” actually in force covers: Article 4(2) of Directive 79/409/EEC of 2 April 1979 on the conservation of wild birds with deadline with deadline 1 Jul 2006 Directive 85/337/EEC of 27 June 1985 on the assessment of the effects of…
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Albania close to a “boom” in the energy services chain by Dr Lorenc Gordani, 10th July 2017

Albania close to a “boom” in the energy services chain by Dr Lorenc Gordani, 10th July 2017

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Albania close to a “boom” in the energy services chain by Dr Lorenc Gordani, 10th July 2017 Today Albania still is missing targeted programmes an assigned public authority for public or residential buildings rehabilitation. However, there is currently a limited number of small projects implemented in the public and residential sector, financed by international donors. The typology of the public and residential building stock in Albania was developed; it includes classification of existing building stock as well as modelling and analysis of future retrofitting options. The draft Energy Efficiency Action Plan (EEAP) is expected to include the target and programmes for the renovation of public buildings. The above based in the Law on Energy Performance of Buildings (transposing Directive 2010/31/EU) adopted by the Parliament in November 2016. The methodology for…
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AMF licenses ALSE, the first private Albanian owned stock exchange, SCAN, 03th Korrik 2017

AMF licenses ALSE, the first private Albanian owned stock exchange, SCAN, 03th Korrik 2017

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Stock Exchange in Albania – AMF licenses ALSE, the first private owned stock exchange, SCAN, 03 Korrik 2017 The Governing Board of the Financial Supervisory Authority licensed its first private stock exchange in Albania “Albanian Securities Exchange – ALSE” on Monday. This is one of the most important developments in the history of the non-bank financial market in Albania. ALSE is the first stock exchange that comes as a private entrepreneur initiative and with a clear project to be functional and successful. “SCAN” will provide more details about the first private stock exchange, as the decision will be officially published by the Financial Supervisory Authority in the coming days. In recent years we have been registering many indications that there is a potential supply and demand for stock market instruments…
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The electric contracts of the power supply in Albania, Dr. Lorenc Gordani, 09th July 2017

The electric contracts of the power supply in Albania, Dr. Lorenc Gordani, 09th July 2017

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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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Petromanas leaving Albania after selling its local shares to Shell, SCAN, 4th July 2017

Petromanas leaving Albania after selling its local shares to Shell, SCAN, 4th July 2017

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Petromanas leaving Albania after selling its local shares to Shell, SCAN, 4th July 2017 The international oil exploration company Petromanas Energy has definitely closed its branch in Albania. On June 12, Petromanas Albania filed an official request at the National Business Center to liquidate its office in Albania. Through the document, the company informs the creditors on the liquidation of the company and invites them to deposit potential claims. In March last year Petromanas Albania sold its Albanian assets for $ 45 million to the oil giant Shell, after a positive results of the tests at Shpiragu-2 oil field. At that time, Petromanas owned 75% of the search shares, while Shell 25%. The discovery, coming after four years of drilling, aroused the interest of many companies to explore for oil…
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