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14 February 2019

EU4Energy initiates development of detailed day-ahead and intraday market rules for Georgia

On 14 February, Energy Community Secretariat experts together with representatives of the Georgian National Energy and Water Supply Regulatory Commission joined the kick-off meeting organized within the framework of the EU4Energy Governance project..

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14 February 2019

Secretariat welcomes energy agreement between North Macedonia and Kosovo*

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13 February 2019

EU4Energy technical assistance to support more energy efficient buildings in Moldova

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Energy Community Secretariat's Implementation Report 2018 now available online

Published 31 October 2018

Author Energy Community Secretariat

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Kosovo* Kosovo*  on 8 February 2019

Kosovo* submits the third progress report on the promotion of renewable energy 2016-2017, to the Secretariat.

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Ukraine Ukraine  on 23 January 2019

Ukraine submitted the third progress report on the promotion of renewable energy 2016-2017, outlining the progress and the challenges of renewable energy development during the reporting period.

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Serbia Serbia  on 3 January 2019

Serbia submits the third progress report on the promotion of renewable energy 2016-2017, to the Secretariat.

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FYR of Macedonia FYR of Macedonia  on 24 December 2018

The regulator adopted the Rulebook on Methodologies and the Methodologies for determination of Tariffs for Transmission, Distribution and Market Operation of Natural Gas.

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Serbia Serbia  on 20 December 2018

The government adopts Preventive Action Plan for Security of Gas Supply and Contingency Plan for ensuring the Safety of Natural Gas supply.

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Kosovo* Kosovo*  on 11 December 2018

The Ministry adopts four technical regulations to implement the Law on Energy Performance.

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