The Serbian Ministry of Mining and Energy and Russian gas company Gazprom have signed an agreement on the construction of LNG stations in Serbia. In March, the Serbian government said it was considering the construction of four LNG-powered plants.
Milan’s public transport operator ATM has agreed a EUR193m deal to buy up to 250 electric buses from Polish company Solaris, further highlighting Poland’s growing role in the e-vehicle industry. It is Europe’s largest ever single order for electric buses, with the first delivery of 40 vehicles set for June 2020. ATM has opted for […]More
Slovenia’s share of electricity coming from renewable sources increased to 21.8% in 2018, a rise of 3.4% since 2005, according to a report by Slovenia’s national regulator, the Energy Agency. The report also detailed that renewables-based power made up 34.5% of Slovenia’s total energy output, increasing at a rate of 5% per annum. These figures […]More
The Slovak government has approved plans to invest EUR3bn in the Upper Nitra region of western Slovakia, in order to transition it away from coal mining for electricity production. “Slovakia will phase out subsidies for coal mines supplying one of the country’s most polluting power plants from 2023, sooner than expected,” Economy Minister Peter Ziga […]More
Three countries from Central and southeast Europe: Bulgaria, Estonia and Latvia are amongst the top five countries ranked in order of investment triggered relative to GDP by the EU’s Investment Plan for Europe, also known as the Juncker Plan. The Juncker Plan focuses on strengthening European investments to create jobs and growth by making smarter […]More