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Serbia Invites Bids for Substations in Biomass Heating Projects in Priboj, Mali Zvornik

Balkan Green Energy News Summary The Ministry of Mining and Energy of Serbia is receiving offers through May 8 for some of the works in switching district heating plants from fossil fuels to biomass. Germany’s KfW and Switzerland have allocated funds for the overhaul in six municipal units. ...

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Novi Pazar Gets EUR 5.8 million to Switch Heating Plant from Fossil Fuel to Biomass

Balkan Green Energy News Summary Serbia’s Ministry of Mining and Energy has allocated EUR 5.8 million for the Novi Pazar heating plant to switch from fossil fuels – heating oil – to biomass. Novi Pazar is the third municipality in the country to receive funds under the EUR 26.7 million...

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Construction of Serbia’s first geothermal district heating system kicks off

Balkan Green Energy News Summary The municipality of Bogatić should get Serbia’sfirst geothermal district heating system by the beginning of the heating season, with this renewable energy source to be first used to heat public facilities and later to be made available to individuals and...

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Serbia in talks with Germany's KfW over funding of biomass project

Radomir Ralev, Renewables Now Summary Serbia's government is in talks with German development bank KfW over funding options for a project for converting up to 30 district heating plants from fossil fuels to biomass, an official of German international cooperation agency GIZ has said. "This...

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Israel's Madei Taas eyes CHP projects in Serbia

Renewables Now Antic during the meeting with Fisher-Kamm and representatives of Madei Taas; Source: Serbian energy ministry Summary Serbia's energy ministry said Israeli waste-to-energy company Madei Taas has expressed interest in investments in combined heat and power generation (CHP...

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Chinese group signs deal to build 200 MW cogeneration plant in Serbia

Reuters Summary BELGRADE, Oct 31 (Reuters) - China’s Shanghai Electric Group signed a deal on Tuesday to build a 200 megawatt (MW) gas-fired cogeneration plant in Serbia that will supply the Pancevo oil refinery, run by Serbian oil company NIS. The new plant that will burn natural gas to...

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Serbia: EU Supports 903 m² Solar District Heating Installation

Baerbel Epp, Solar Thermal World Summary Throughout the last years, the EU has been criticised for many things, and the UK has now been the first to decide on leaving. Still, there are good examples of how the union can benefit even non-member countries. For instance, there is a project...

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Serbia Receives Funding to Start Using Biomass in its District Heating Plants

Balkan Green Enegy News June 21, 2017 Summary Serbia will receive funds from the German development bank KfW and the Swiss government to convert 10 heating plants from fossil fuels to biomass. The five agreements on the loans and grants was signed by Serbian Minister of Mining and Energy...

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Five Key Factors for Attracting Investments in Energy Efficiency

Balkan Green Energy News June 15, 2017 Summary Eric Mackres, Building Efficiency Manager with the World Resources Institute (WRI) – Ross Center for Sustainable Cities, explains in an interview for the Balkan Green Energy News portal how the Building Efficiency Accelerator (BEA) and Global...