Power-to-heat for area heating might drive wind and solar
Researchers state the innovation could aid drive clean power deployment in nations with limited grids or in separated, coal-based energy systems. According to their version, Kosovo might see a solid boost in wind and PV ability if power-to-heat is coupled with thermal energy storage space for fixed-capacity district home heating.
Sep 10, 2020 // Technology, Large-Scale, Storage, Kosovo, Aalborg University
IFC launches $50 million climate-smart leasing project in Ukraine
The World Bank’s private investment arm, the International Finance Corporation (IFC), has agreed to provide a financing package of US$50 million to Kiev-based firm OTP Leasing for sustainable energy investments in Ukraine.
Oct 31, 2019 // Markets & Finance News, Ukraine, Europe, world bank, international finance corporation, Scaling Solar, Kosovo, otp leasing
Kosovo preps 50 MW solar tender
The Balkan nation is planning a tender for 50 MW of utility scale solar capacity on a public-private partnership basis with help from the International Finance Corporation. The World Bank’s private finance arm is procuring a technical, environmental and social consulting firm to advise on the project.
Oct 30, 2019 // Markets & Finance News, Storage, tender, utility scale solar, Kosovo
Kosovo planning auction scheme for solar and wind capacity
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development is helping the Kosovan government develop a competitive scheme for the award of payments to renewable energy generators. The Balkan state wants to add 400 MW of clean energy capacity by 2026.
Sep 13, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, EBRD, Kosovo, Valdrin Lluka