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Investors Seek Permits to Build Small HPPs in Gjirokastara and Korca
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Investors Seek Permits to Build Small HPPs in Gjirokastara and Korca

TIRANA, November 2 Investors are starting to look into Hydro Power Plants (HPP) projects again as new applications were submitted at the Ministry of Infrastructure and Energy (MIE). The project proposals consist of small capacity HPPs in the regions of Gjirokastra and Korca. Afrimi K Company applied for the construction of Kastriot 1 HPP with...

No More HPPs on Protected Areas
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No More HPPs on Protected Areas

TIRANA, October 8 The Construction of Hydro Power Plants (HPPS) will no longer be allowed in protected areas. The Ministry of Environment and Tourism adopted a verdict that bans HPPs construction in areas of natural and historic importance. The decision was taken as a consequence of the numerous cases of environmental abuses by concessionary companies...

Administrative Court Issues Verdict: No HPPs in Osumi Canyons
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Administrative Court Issues Verdict: No HPPs in Osumi Canyons

TIRANA, July 31 The Administrative Court upheld a verdict in favor of Osumi Canyons. The verdict issued on Monday, July 30 accepted the decision of the Ministry of Infrastructure and Energy on the annulment of a contract on the construction of two Hydro Power Plants in Osumi Canyons. On its part, the company took the...

Investments Boom in Renewable Energies during 2016
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Investments Boom in Renewable Energies during 2016

TIRANA, February 27 The hydropower sector is blooming in Albania as 38 small hydro-power plants started production during 2016. According to the data provided by the Energy Regulatory Entity (ERE), the number of small hydropower plants in 2016 reached to 138. Experts of this sector say that numerous companies that previously were focused on construction...

New Energy Law Says Large Consumers to Join Subvention Scheme
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New Energy Law Says Large Consumers to Join Subvention Scheme

TIRANA, December 12 Currently, the price of electricity that households and other consumers pay includes the state subsidy for the energy purchased by small hydro power plants that have been given by concession of privatized. This is a scheme that aims at increasing investments in this sector. Thus, the state ensures small producers that their...

Dam Safety Project Requires Additional Financing of EUR17 mln
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Dam Safety Project Requires Additional Financing of EUR17 mln

TIRANA, July 11 The latest report issued by the World Bank (WB) on the implementation of the project on dam safety in Albania estimates that an additional financing of Euro 17 million will be needed for the finalization of the project. According to the WB, the request will be sent in the moment when the...