ACERC assessment on energy cooperatives in Albania, Dr Lorenc Gordani, 04th Sep. 2017

ACERC assessment on energy cooperatives in Albania, Dr Lorenc Gordani, 04th Sep. 2017

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ACERC short assessment on energy cooperatives potential in Albania, Dr Lorenc Gordani, 04th September 2017 Energy cooperatives mechanism are taking field in several countries in Western Balkans (WBs). The above is foresee to hold a vital place also in Albania in gathering financing schemes, and assuring a better share of the benefit on the local communities. In theory, the cooperatives are autonomous associations owned, controlled and operated by a group of users for their mutual social, economic and cultural benefit, primarily gathering residents from the local community, municipality, regional or national administrative units. However, the above is seen in some way with scepticism in Albania by the fact that the term “cooperative” carries a negative connotation, associated with the historical legacy of forced collectivisation along the second half of the…
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Dutch company secures concession of Tirana waste treatment, SCAN, 29 August 2017

Dutch company secures concession of Tirana waste treatment, SCAN, 29 August 2017

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Dutch company secures concession of Tirana waste treatment, SCAN, 29 August 2017 Integrated Energy is the company that has secured the concession for the construction of the landfill, incinerator and rehabilitation of depositing spots in Tirana. The Dutch company will invest 128.2 million euros of its own funds to modernize waste treatment across the district of Tirana. This money will finance the construction of three new landfills, one for urban waste, another for inert and the third landfill will be for storing and processing hazardous waste. In return, the Dutch company will be paid by the municipality at a fee of 29 euros per ton of waste that it processes. The concession of the construction of the landfill, incinerator and rehabilitation of existing landfills came as an unrequited offer by…
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REN21 UNECE Renewable Energy Status Report 2017, Solar PACES, Posted on 12 June 2017

REN21 UNECE Renewable Energy Status Report 2017, Solar PACES, Posted on 12 June 2017

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REN21 UNECE Renewable Energy Status Report 2017, Solar PACES, Posted on 12 June 2017 Investment in renewable energy still lacking in 17 countries in South and Eastern Europe, the Caucasus, and Central Asia The 17 UNECE countries in South and Eastern Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia represented only 0.2% or USD 0.4 billion of global renewable energy investment in 2015. Despite comprising over 300 million inhabitants and representing 4.9% of the world’s GDP attracting investment represents a major challenge in these countries, even with numerous advanced support schemes and policies for renewable energy present. These are two of the main findings of the UNECE Renewable Energy Status Report 2017, produced in partnership with the UNECE and the Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st century (REN21), and in collaboration…
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TAP investments visible, especially along the pipeline’s communities, Stephanie Roker, 31 August 2017

TAP investments visible, especially along the pipeline’s communities, Stephanie Roker, 31 August 2017

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Albania: “TAP investments are visible, especially along the pipeline’s communities” by Stephanie Roker/World Pipelines, Thursday, 31 August 2017 In a ceremony organised on 29 August 2017 at the Ministry of Interior, Trans Adriatic Pipeline AG (TAP AG) delivered 600 personal backpack fire extinguishers and 100 fire-retardant uniforms to the Albanian authorities. This equipment will enable emergency services to cope with wildfire situations across the country, especially in areas along the Trans Adriatic pipeline (TAP) route. Albania: “TAP investments are visible, especially along the pipeline’s communities” In co-operation with the Ministry of Energy and Industry, the Ministry of Interior and the Civil Emergency Services, TAP AG managed to provide the fire extinguishers and uniforms within a short period of time. This equipment will enable firefighters to be more efficient in their…
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