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13 December 2018

Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia becomes first Contracting Party to support the High Ambition Coalition in global climate negotiations

Yesterday, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia supported the High Ambition Coalition, signing up to the "Statement on Stepping up Climate Ambition".

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12 December 2018

Energy regulators across Europe and the Eastern and Mediterranean region sign cooperation arrangement

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12 December 2018

Georgian Deputy Minister of Economy visits Energy Community Secretariat

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Energy Community Secretariat's Implementation Report 2018 now available online

Published 31 October 2018

Author Energy Community Secretariat

Latest
Implementation
Updates

Albania Albania  on 14 November 2018

Albania successfully completes the first-ever renewable energy support auction in the Energy Community.

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Serbia Serbia  on 9 November 2018

Serbia submits its second Annual Report  under the Energy Efficiency Directive to the Secretariat.

Montenegro Montenegro  on 9 November 2018

Montenegro submits its second Annual Report  under the Energy Efficiency Directive to the Secretariat.

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Kosovo* Kosovo*  on 7 November 2018

Law on Energy Efficiency transposing Directive 2012/27/EU on Energy Efficiency was adopted by the Parliament of Kosovo*.  

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Bosnia Herzegovina Bosnia Herzegovina  on 1 November 2018

Bosnia Herzegovina submits its second  Annual Report  under the Energy Efficiency Directive to the Secretariat.

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Ukraine Ukraine  on 1 October 2018

The Ministry drafts a Law on emergency oil stocks and sends its to the Secretariat for compliance review.

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In the
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  • Western Balkan Six Initiative

    Energy Community Western Balkan Six Initiative

    Under the Western Balkan 6 Initiative, the six Energy Community Contracting Parties in Southeast Europe have strengthened their efforts to develop a regional electricity market in the Western Balkan Region and beyond. Under a process steered by the Energy Community Secretariat, the WB6 countries are removing step-by-step the existing legislative and regulatory barriers and enhancing the institutional structures necessary for the functioning of the market in line with the Energy Community Treaty and relevant EU acquis.

    At the same time, the WB6 countries agreed to step up the uptake of measures to render their energy sectors more sustainable via the implementation of the actions under the Energy Community Sustainability Charter. 

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  • EU4ENERGY Governance

    EU4ENERGY Governance

    Under the EU4ENERGY Governance Project managed by the Energy Community Secretariat, three Energy Community Member countries – Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine, one Observer – Armenia, and two neighbouring countries - Belarus and Armenia are receiving enhanced assistance to reform their legal and regulatory frameworks in line with the Energy Community Treaty and EU best practice.

    The Project covers gas, electricity, energy efficiency and renewables issues and aims to improve the investment climate for key energy infrastructure projects. It is part of a wider EU4ENERGY Programme.

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  • Dispute Resolution and Negotiation Centre

    Dispute Resolution and Negotiation Centre

    The Secretariat’s Dispute Resolution and Negotiation Centre provides high-quality services in negotiation and mediation of investor-state disputes and offers negotiation support to national authorities in their negotiations with private parties. The Centre also facilitates the swift closure of dispute settlement cases under the Energy Community Treaty via tailor-made negotiation and mediation facilities.

    A group of experienced negotiators covering a wide-range of expertise supports the work of the Centre. 

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  • Infrastructure Transparency Platform

    Infrastructure Transparency Platform

    Attracting investment in energy infrastructure is one of the key objective of the Energy Community Treaty. The Energy Community Infrastructure Transparency Platform is a tailor-made tool for monitoring the implementation of Projects of Energy Community Interest and Projects of Mutual Interest.

    The tool provides basic project data, technical and financial information as well as tracks the projects' overall realisation. The interactive map application provides up-to-date information on the geographic location of each project. 

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