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    Latest News > Energy & Environment – Najnovije Vesti > Energetika i Životno okruženje

    Alexey Miller and Aleksandar Vucic praise successes of Russian-Serbian partnership in gas sector

    Alexey Miller and Aleksandar Vucic praise successes of Russian-Serbian partnership in gas sector

    Source: http://www.gazprom.com A working meeting between Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee, and Aleksandar Vucic, President of the Republic of Serbia, took place in Belgrade yesterday. The parties praised the successes of the Russian-Serbian partnership in the gas sector, noting that Gazprom was a reliable supplier of gas to Serbia. The demand for Russian gas is steadily growing in the country. From [Read More...Pročitajte više]
    SEE CAO HAR Workshop with Market Participants on November 10th 2017, in Hotel Splendid, Budva, Montenegro

    SEE CAO HAR Workshop with Market Participants on November 10th 2017, in Hotel Splendid, Budva, Montenegro

    By SEECAO Podgorica, October 16th, 2017-  Heading towards the launch of „HAR“ Yearly Auctions for 2018, scheduled for November 27th 2017, SEE CAO invites all interested Market Participants to a one day SEE CAO HAR Workshop with Market Participants on November 10th 2017, in Hotel Splendid, Budva, Montenegro. Having in mind the positive feedback received from the Market Participants on previously held  Workshops by SEE CAO and in line with [Read More...Pročitajte više]
    Energoinfo: New advanced design and functionality

    Energoinfo: New advanced design and functionality

    The first geo-referenced energy web portal. Learn more about: • Energy & Environment • Regulatory & Policy issues • Research & Development • Events • Jobs • Apps & Maps   Use our comprehensive map, grid, or list view and search our articles and [Read More...Pročitajte više]
    Alexey Miller and Aleksandar Antic review prospects of Serbia’s gas transmission system

    Alexey Miller and Aleksandar Antic review prospects of Serbia’s gas transmission system

    Source: http://www.gazprom.com A working meeting between Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee, and Aleksandar Antic, Minister of Mining and Energy of the Republic of Serbia, took place in Moscow today. At meeting Enlarged photo (JPG, 3.8 MB) The parties discussed the status and future of the ongoing bilateral cooperation, including the exports of Russian gas to Serbia and its storage in the Serbian [Read More...Pročitajte više]
    Hydro Power Round Table for investors, companies and experts

    Hydro Power Round Table for investors, companies and experts

    Ministry of Industry, Energy and Mining of Republic of Srpska (Bosnia and Herzegovina) will present 18 available projects with installed power between 13 MW up to 160MW at Hydro Power Investor Round Table, 2nd of November 2017 at Hotel San (Terme Laktasi). Also, international and regional companies are going to have opportunity to present their technologies and good practices in the field of hydropower to the local experts. Republic of Srpska is [Read More...Pročitajte više]
    Balkans Petroleum Summit – Sold Out

    Balkans Petroleum Summit – Sold Out

    The sold out Balkans Petroleum Summit is taking place Tuesday and Wednesday 3rd-4th October, at the Royal Olympic Hotel in Athens, Greece. The Summit is organised by international oil and gas event organiser, IN-VR Oil & Gas.   Balkans Petroleum has gathered all Balkans Ministries of Energy, as well as the most relevant oil & gas directors from world’s largest oil and gas companies, including:   Nick Fretwell, VP Greece, [Read More...Pročitajte više]
    CESEC 2.0 Bucharest meeting strengthens regional energy cooperation in Central and South-Eastern Europe

    CESEC 2.0 Bucharest meeting strengthens regional energy cooperation in Central and South-Eastern Europe

    Source: https://www.energy-community.org/news Regional energy cooperation in Central and South-Eastern Europe was discussed at the High Level Group Ministerial meeting of the Central and South-Eastern European Energy Connectivity (CESEC) Initiative in Bucharest. Representatives of eight Energy Community Contracting Parties and nine EU Member States gave political impetus to speeding up regional market integration between Energy Community [Read More...Pročitajte više]
    Gazprom inks 10-year gas supply deal to Croatia

    Gazprom inks 10-year gas supply deal to Croatia

    Source: http://www.lngworldnews.com Gazprom Export has agreed to supply natural gas to the Croatian company Prvo Plinarsko Društvo for a 10-year period starting October 1, 2017.  The annual supply volume within the contract amounts to 1 billion cubic meters, and 0.25 bcm is to be delivered in the fourth quarter of 2017. Speaking of the agreement Pavao Vujnovac, president of the board of Prvo Plinarsko Društvo, said it will [Read More...Pročitajte više]
    Regional and National Challenges for the integration of the Western Balkans in the European Energy Union

    Regional and National Challenges for the integration of the Western Balkans in the European Energy Union

    Nikola M. Tomasovic, Mihailo Mihailovic The European Union energy and climate policy framework could be summarized by the Energy Trilemma index. Issues related to security of energy supply, energy equity and environmental sustainability are critical challengers for both EU-28 members and neighboring countries from South Eastern Europe. European Energy Union provides a strategic framework facilitating the transition to a low-carbon, [Read More...Pročitajte više]
    FSR Climate invites proposals for paper presentation at its Annual Conference on 30 November – 1 December 2017

    FSR Climate invites proposals for paper presentation at its Annual Conference on 30 November – 1 December 2017

    FSR Climate is accepting proposals for contribution to its Annual Conference on the Economic Assessment of European Climate Policies to take place in Florence on 30 November – 1 December 2017. The conference will include three plenary sessions on Energy efficiency, Renewable policies and Environmental taxation and a special session on the EU ETS. Each of the first three sessions will feature an invited [Read More...Pročitajte više]
    POTENTIAL OF BIOMASS PLANTS IN SERBIA – An investment for the future or just expensive energy?

    POTENTIAL OF BIOMASS PLANTS IN SERBIA – An investment for the future or just expensive energy?

    With the recent establishment of the biomass e-stock market in Serbia, the question that raises back is: Is the biomass really the most underrated and unused resource for energy generation in Serbia and WB? While the few existing energy producers claim that procedures and framework of biomass market in Serbia are not completely set yet, experts agree that the generation of energy from this source will be more and more interesting for investors, [Read More...Pročitajte više]
    CIGRE on-line library and bookstore

    CIGRE on-line library and bookstore

    Source: e-cigre.org Members may download free of charge all publications including most recent ones Non Members may download free of charge publications over three years old and purchase all publications   Click on the image below to visit CIGRE on-line [Read More...Pročitajte više]

    Latest News > Regulatory & Policy issues – Najnovije Vesti > Energetska politika i Regulatorna pitanja

    Secretariat kicks off the first Energy Community Regulatory School training

    Secretariat kicks off the first Energy Community Regulatory School training

    Source: https://www.energy-community.org/news   Today, the first training organised under the umbrella of the Energy Community Regulatory School, bringing together participants from 8 Energy Community Contracting Parties, took place at the Secretariat’s premises in Vienna. The new initiative aims to provide targeted support to Energy Community regulators in the light of the continuous need to broaden their expertise in order to ensure [Read More...Pročitajte više]
    New issue of Energy Community Connected just released

    New issue of Energy Community Connected just released

    Source: https://www.energy-community.org/news Today, the Secretariat published the second issue of Energy Community Connected – News across the Energy Community Region. This issue provides the latest information on the state of play of gas and electricity sector reforms in Ukraine. Key gas sector developments in the entire Energy Community Region are widely assessed, including the EU antitrust case against Gazprom.  A contribution from [Read More...Pročitajte više]
    Second Energy Community Summer School 2017, Ohrid, 26 August to 2 September 2017

    Second Energy Community Summer School 2017, Ohrid, 26 August to 2 September 2017

    An insight into what you can expect of the Energy Community Summer School. The next edition will be in Croatia from 25 August – 1 September 2018. Stayed tuned to the Energy Community website for more information on how to apply! The Energy Community Summer School aims to promote the development of participants’ competences in all topics related to energy through a dedicated multi-disciplinary programme. With the help of the school, [Read More...Pročitajte više]
    CESEC 2.0 Bucharest meeting strengthens regional energy cooperation in Central and South-Eastern Europe

    CESEC 2.0 Bucharest meeting strengthens regional energy cooperation in Central and South-Eastern Europe

    Source: https://www.energy-community.org/news Regional energy cooperation in Central and South-Eastern Europe was discussed at the High Level Group Ministerial meeting of the Central and South-Eastern European Energy Connectivity (CESEC) Initiative in Bucharest. Representatives of eight Energy Community Contracting Parties and nine EU Member States gave political impetus to speeding up regional market integration between Energy Community [Read More...Pročitajte više]
    The Regulation of the Power Sector 2 October 2017 – 12 February 2018 | Online

    The Regulation of the Power Sector 2 October 2017 – 12 February 2018 | Online

    Early Bird Special: 10% discount if you register before 15 July 2017! Why this course matters Power system regulation is never at a rest, and this is particularly true for the power systems of today. This course is offered at a time when power sectors all over the world are facing their toughest challenges since their creation 150 years ago. Adequate regulation will be needed to address issues such as the de-carbonisation of the sector, the [Read More...Pročitajte više]
    2017 Western Balkan 6 Summit: Energy Community Treaty as basis for further integration of WB6 and neighbouring EU Member State electricity markets

    2017 Western Balkan 6 Summit: Energy Community Treaty as basis for further integration of WB6 and neighbouring EU Member State electricity markets

    Source: energy-community.org/news 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 [Read More...Pročitajte više]
    Secretariat delivers electricity and sustainability reports ahead of WB6 Trieste Summit

    Secretariat delivers electricity and sustainability reports ahead of WB6 Trieste Summit

    Source: energy-community.org/news In the lead up to tomorrow’s Western Balkan 6 Summit in Trieste, the Energy Community Secretariat has published its annual WB6 monitoring reports on electricity and sustainability.  Director Janez Kopač will officially present the reports to Western Balkan 6 stakeholders tomorrow. Since the 2016 Paris Summit, progress at both national and regional level towards creating the electricity market has been [Read More...Pročitajte više]
    IXth Meeting of Informal Ministerial Dialogue on Eastern Partnership takes place in Chisinau

    IXth Meeting of Informal Ministerial Dialogue on Eastern Partnership takes place in Chisinau

    Source: moldpres.md/en/news Chisinau, 10 July /MOLDPRES/ – Foreign Ministers of the Eastern Partnership countries and European Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations, Johannes Hahn, attended the 9th Meeting of the Informal Ministerial Dialogue on the Eastern Partnership held in Chisinau today. At the end of the meeting, the officials held a press conference announcing the discussed topics and priorities [Read More...Pročitajte više]
    The Energy Community Secretariat is assisting Moldova in developing secondary legislation in the areas of gas and electricity

    The Energy Community Secretariat is assisting Moldova in developing secondary legislation in the areas of gas and electricity

    Source: energy-community.org/news Today, the Moldovan energy regulator, ANRE, and the Energy Community Secretariat concluded a Memorandum of Understanding which will be the basis of a closer cooperation between the two institutions in the coming months. The Secretariat commits to support the Moldovan authorities in developing secondary acts in the energy sector, so that the Third Energy Package is fully transposed.  A joint working group will [Read More...Pročitajte više]
    ACER calls for stakeholders to join new Expert group on wholesale energy market trading

    ACER calls for stakeholders to join new Expert group on wholesale energy market trading

    Source: acer.europa.eu The Agency launches today a call for a new consultative expert group on wholesale energy market trading. This group will advise the Agency on topics related to the EU Regulation on wholesale energy market integrity and transparency (REMIT) replacing the Ad hoc REMIT Expert Group, which ended on 28 February 2017. The group will mainly focus on providing advice on REMIT policy matters, including compliance with the [Read More...Pročitajte više]
    ENTSO-E Assembly appoints new Vice-President & Board members

    ENTSO-E Assembly appoints new Vice-President & Board members

    Source: entsoe.eu Mr Hervé Laffaye, Deputy CEO of the French transmission system operator (RTE) becomes Vice-President of ENTSO-E today. Mr Laffaye has an engineering diploma from Ecole Centrale of Paris and has held several high level functions in both EDF and RTE. Upon his election, Mr Laffaye declared: ‘I am very honoured to have been elected Vice-President of ENTSO-E. Grid operators are Europe’s natural allies on our way to a low [Read More...Pročitajte više]
    The Agency launched a call for Autumn Traineeships

    The Agency launched a call for Autumn Traineeships

    Source: acer.europa.eu The Traineeship Programme addresses mainly young university graduates, without excluding those who, in the framework of lifelong learning, have recently obtained a university degree and are at the beginning of a new professional career. Applicants can find in the following table the available traineeship positions in the different Departments and Teams, as well as a description, for each position, of some of the tasks [Read More...Pročitajte više]

    Latest News > Research & Development – Najnovije Vesti > Istraživanje i razvoj

    Nineteen energy projects selected for Horizon 2020 funding

    Nineteen energy projects selected for Horizon 2020 funding

    Source: https://ec.europa.eu/inea   The projects will contribute to establishing new knowledge in the area of renewable energy, wind energy and sustainable fuels, they will develop next-generation technologies for renewable electricity, heating and cooling, or they will focus on social aspects of the energy transition. After signing grant agreements with INEA, they will receive €86.4 million of EU funding to carry out their research and [Read More...Pročitajte više]
    A Simple Explanation Of ‘The Internet Of Things’

    A Simple Explanation Of ‘The Internet Of Things’

    Jacob Morgan ,   CONTRIBUTOR I write about and explore the future of work! Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. Shutterstock The “Internet of things” (IoT) is becoming an increasingly growing topic of conversation both in the workplace and outside of it. It’s a concept that not only has the potential to impact how we live but also how we work. But what exactly is the “Internet [Read More...Pročitajte više]
    Announcing the Grid+ Demo App

    Announcing the Grid+ Demo App

    We have been hard at work prototyping and building Grid+ functionality. Karl is having a prototype of the agent made, I have been chipping away at an alpha release of our software, and Mark has been writing up a storm. I’m pleased to release a demo app, which can be found on https://app.gridplus.io. We welcome anyone with Metamask to explore it and provide feedback. This is a very bare-bones (and likely buggy) representation of what a typical [Read More...Pročitajte više]
    Utility + Telco + IOT = ACTILITY

    Utility + Telco + IOT = ACTILITY

    Source: linkedin.com Distributed Energy Storage Reduces Demand via 8,000 Batteries April 7, 2017 By Lisa Cohn A distributed energy storage network of 8,000 batteries located at 7,000 telecom facilities in France has reduced utility demand by 10 to 15 MW during two demand response events. And now the company that managed the program wants to bring it to the U.S. Actility, which provides IoT-based grid balancing and demand response [Read More...Pročitajte više]
    ENTSO-E’s RD&I Application Report 2016

    ENTSO-E’s RD&I Application Report 2016

    Source: entsoe.eu ENTSO-E’s RD&I Application Report 2016 shows concrete examples of results from EU projects which have led to real-life applications. The scope includes projects co-financed by the European Commission (EU projects) in which Transmission System Operators (TSOs) have been participating in recent years. DOWNLOAD THE FULL REPORT (PDF, 5.9 [Read More...Pročitajte više]
    3 trends transforming the energy sector

    3 trends transforming the energy sector

    Source: weforum.org You don’t have to be working in the energy sector to have noticed there are some big changes under way. Over the past year, global conditions have continued to challenge the sector. The year has seen significant changes in energy prices and production – oil and gas producers are cutting costs and are estimated to have deferred close to $400 billion in capital expenditure. We’ve also witnessed an economic slowdown in [Read More...Pročitajte više]
    What does digital mean for the future of energy?

    What does digital mean for the future of energy?

    We often hear of the environmental benefits energy technology innovations are bringing. But less is said about how these same innovations are helping to provide an uninterrupted and affordable source of energy – what’s referred to as energy security. The first of these transformations is the growth of distributed energy resources – small-scale power generations, such as rooftop solar panels, or micro-turbines. The second development is [Read More...Pročitajte više]
    Four key technologies that will make energy more democratic

    Four key technologies that will make energy more democratic

    Source: medium.com/world-economic-forum Jo-Jo Hubbard, Co-founder and COO, Electron Paul Ellis, Chief Executive Officer, Electron The rapid global deployment of solar is spurring the decentralization and democratization of our installed power base. However our distribution systems and energy markets themselves remain deeply centralized. Historically, this has been no bad thing. Centralization has meant stability and the opportunity [Read More...Pročitajte više]
    Grid+ 3. User Agency and IoT Identity

    Grid+ 3. User Agency and IoT Identity

    Source: blog.gridplus.io Alex Miller Ethereum developer at ConsenSys, co-founder of gridplus.io May 30 At Grid+ we are working to make energy markets more efficient for the end user. We plan to do this by cutting out the administrative costs associated with running an energy retailer and, further down the line, by allowing efficient energy arbitrage at the consumer level. Although ours is a specific application, the efficiency comes more [Read More...Pročitajte više]
    Grid+ 1. The future of energy markets

    Grid+ 1. The future of energy markets

    Source: blog.gridplus.io Alex Miller Ethereum developer at ConsenSys, co-founder of gridplus.io May 18 ConsenSys has been in the energy game for a long time and we’ve worked on a number of projects over the past couple of years (transactive grid, co-tricity, and a few others we can’t publicize yet due to NDAs). For the last nine months we have been hard at work [semi-secretly] developing a system that we believe will revolutionize the way [Read More...Pročitajte više]
    Storage ‘not fundamentally needed’ for future power grid, scientists say

    Storage ‘not fundamentally needed’ for future power grid, scientists say

    Source: euractiv.com The emergence of household batteries, along with small-scale solar photovoltaic and plug-in electric cars, is slated to transform electricity storage, according to a new state-of-the-art report by European science academies. But experts claim storage is not actually fundamentally needed. “Storage is widely acknowledged today as an expensive option, but its costs are falling and its value is improving,” said a new [Read More...Pročitajte više]
    This Startup Uses Social Gaming To Help Utilities Build A Clean Energy Future – Forbes

    This Startup Uses Social Gaming To Help Utilities Build A Clean Energy Future – Forbes

    Source: forbes.com   TWEET THIS Research conducted by Green Tech Media estimates the smart grid market will grow to be worth $400 billion by 2020. What we recognized early is that there’s a huge disconnect between the producers and consumers of energy. Photo courtesy of Simple Energy Photo courtesy of Simple Energy Research conducted by Green Tech Media estimates the smart grid market will grow to be worth $400 billion by [Read More...Pročitajte više]