air pollution

Energy Community initiated the procedure against Serbia for non- implementing the National Emission Reduction Plan

Republic of Serbia does not implement National Emission Reduction Plan which is why the Secretariat of the Energy Community initiated proceedings against the Republic of Serbia on January 15, 2020. RERI earlier pointed that Serbia does not apply the regulations of the Energy Community by failing to take measures to ensure compliance of emissions from ...Read More »

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Prokuplje

RERI Submitted Requests for Official Recognition on Permit Validity Cessation of Small Hydropower Plants in Topli Do and Prokuplje

Renewables and Environmental Regulatory Institute (RERI) have submitted requests to competent administrative authority about building permits for the construction of the small hydropower plant “Topli Dol 1” in the village Topli Do (municipality of Pirot), as well as for SHPP “Rastovnica” in the municipality of Prokuplje. RERI submitted request to the Ministry of Construction, Transport ...Read More »

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air pollution

The Western Balkan countries are waiting for EU to guide them through energy transition

Findings of the Secretariat of the Energy Community Annual Implementation Report – Western Balkan Countries On November 1st, 2018 Energy Community Secretariat has announced Annual Implementation Report on monitoring the implementation of key EU energy and environmental legislation in Energy Community contracting parties (Serbia, Montenegro, Bosnia and Herzegovina, North Macedonia, Albania, Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine and ...Read More »

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air pollution

Not great, not terrible Review of the Secretariat of the Energy Community Annual Implementation Report with particular focus on National emission reduction plan

On November 1st, 2018 Energy Community Secretariat has announced Annual Implementation Report on monitoring the implementation of key EU energy and environmental legislation in Energy Community contracting parties (Serbia, Montenegro, Bosnia and Herzegovina, North Macedonia, Albania, Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine and Kosovo*). Background By signing the Energy Community Treaty 2005 in Athens, the Contracting Parties committed ...Read More »

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Rakita

RERI Requests an Immediate Suspension of All Activities at SHPP “Zvonce” in Rakita

Renewables and Environmental Regulatory Institute (RERI) filed a request for repeating the procedure for issuing a building permit, previously issued to an investor for the construction of a small hydroelectric plant (SHPP) “Zvonce” on Rakitska River. RERI requested a temporary ban on the continuation of construction, and temporary ban on all activities related to SHPP ...Read More »

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discrimination of media

RERI CONDEMNS PROHIBITION OF PRESENCE OF N1 AND AL JAZEERA REPORTERS AT THE OPENING OF WIND FARM IN MRAMORAK

Renewables and Environmental Regulatory Institute (RERI) condemns discrimination against the media and a ban on N1 and Al Jazeera’s at the opening of the “Cibuk 1” wind farm in Mramorak. Such a process is unacceptable in a society that seeks to be democratic and open. Public authorities, like all citizens, should clearly condemn such behavior. ...Read More »

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small hydropower plants

RERI has submitted the initiative to annul a construction permit for small hydropower plant „Topli Dol 1“

Renewables and Environmental Regulatory Institute (RERI) has submitted the initiative to the Ministry of construction, transport and infrastructure, to annul a construction permit for small hydropower plant „Topli Dol 1“, which the Ministry had issued on August 23rd, 2017, to the investor „Gornjak“ Ltd from Belgrade. RERI has decided on this step considering new facts ...Read More »

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Rakita

RERI Submitted Criminal Charges due to Illegal Construction of Small Hydro Plant in Rakita

RERI submitted criminal charges towards the investor due to illegal construction of small hydro power plant „Zvonce“, in village Rakita (Rakita river) („SHPP Zvonce“), based on information provided from „Udruženje za zaštitu i očuvanje voda lužničkog kraja“ and „Saveza mesnih zajednica Stare Planine“. According to provided information, investor continued the construction of SHPP Zvonce, notwithstanding ...Read More »

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Aleksinac

The Process of Cuted Trees in Aleksinac

RERI submitted criminal charges against responsible parties and submitted motions for inspection on law enforcement, after researching the case of cute trees in the pedestrian area of Aleksinac and upon misconduct of municipality Aleksinac, which didn’t deliver requested information to RERI. RERI will continue on its commitment on enforcement of law, accountability of public bodies, ...Read More »

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