energy

EC urges Slovenia and Croatia to implement joint energy projects

The European Commission (EC) has recommended that Slovenia and Croatia implement joint energy projects because their concerted action will facilitate access to European funds, it was said at a...

LNG terminal would make Croatia regional leader

The construction of a liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in Croatia is a low-risk investment that is not complicated, and it can bring the country huge commercial gain very soon, Ian Brzezinski...

Spanish pensioner's death sparks protests

Thousands of people took to the streets of some 20 cities in Spain on Saturday to protest against energy poverty.

US declares 40,000 kilometres of electric car highways

The White House issued plans to encourage electric cars on Thursday, including nearly 40,000 kilometres of major highways where drivers across the United States should eventually have regular...

World Bank: Energy prices to rise by nearly 25 per cent next year

Global energy prices are forecast to rise by nearly 25 per cent next year, the World Bank said Thursday.

Krsko plant to start regular refuelling outage Saturday

The nuclear power plant, based in the Slovenian town of Krsko and co-owned by Slovenia and Croatia, is embarking on a EUR 20-million month-long routine refuelling outage and an overhaul of the...

Croatia has secure energy supply says minister

Currently, Croatia has relatively secure provision of energy supplies and if in the next few years it manages to develop competitive production sources, primarily of electricity, it will become a...

Army destroys 74 refineries, militant camps in oil-rich Niger Delta

Nigerian soldiers destroyed 74 illegal oil refineries and several militant camps in the oil-rich Niger Delta, an army spokesman said Friday.

Bosnia starts building hydro power plant, Koncar to equip it

The beginning of construction of the Vranduk hydro power plant on the River Bosna in central Bosnia and Herzegovina was marked at a ceremony on Thursday, and the new EUR 57-million plant will be...

HEP earns HRK 1.2 bln in net profits, invests HRK 175 mln in H1

The HEP power supplier earned net profits in the amount of HRK 1.2 billion in the first half of 2016, which is HRK 276 million more than in the same period last year, and its investments grew by...

Baltic states and Sweden wary of Russian gas pipeline

Sweden and three of its Baltic neighbours were closely following plans to build a second underwater pipeline to transport natural gas from Russia to Germany, the Swedish and Baltic foreign...

Memo of understanding on Ionian-Adriatic gas pipeline signed in Dubrovnik

ZAGREB, Aug 26 (Hina) - Croatia, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Montenegro as well as the executives of Azerbaijan's SOCAR oil and gas company on Friday signed a Memorandum of Understanding...

Libyan forces claim control of Islamic State command centre in Sirte

Libyan forces aligned to a UN-backed unity government Wednesday said they had captured Islamic State's command centre in the city of Sirte, its last stronghold in the North African country.

Islamic State terrorists may hide among migrants, Libyan premier says

Islamic State terrorists may be hiding among Mediterranean boat migrants, Libyan Prime Minister Fayez Serraj warned in a Wednesday interview with Italian newspaper Corriere della Sera.

INA to buy raw natural gas from Slovenia

The Croatian oil and gas company INA will buy raw natural gas from two wells at Lendava, northeastern Slovenia, and will transport it to its central gas station at Molve for further processing and...