Slovenia, Bulgaria receive EUR 76 million in EU financing for cross-border power lines

EU Member States have approved EUR 48.2 million in aid under the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) to Slovenian transmission system operator (TSO) ELES for the construction of the first power line between Slovenia and Hungary, as well as EUR 28.6 million to Bulgarian TSO ESO for the construction of the power line between Bulgaria and […]

Fluence puts $8.4 million into Peru project

Fluence is investing $8.4 million in a seawater desalination plant in Peru to provide process water to industrial clients. The company has signed a 10-year water purchase agreement (WPA) with an industrial customer that will generate $1.7 million in yearly revenue. The contract is for 1.1 million cubes of industrial-grade water a year. The initial […]

Tendering: Concession to build small hydropower plant Štedrić 1

The Republika Srpska Ministry of Industry, Energy, and Mining has launched tendering for a concession to build the Štedrić 1 small hydropower plant (SHPP) on the river Štedrić, a tributary of the river Zeleni Jadar. The construction of SHPP Štedrić 1, with an estimated installed capacity of 0.58 MW and annual output of 3.54 GWh […]

KESH adopts climate risk management plan

Albania’s state-owned power utility KESH, whose production is almost entirely dependent on hydropower plants (HPP), has adopted its first climate risk management plan, a strategic approach to address the challenges posed by rising temperatures and increasing hydrological variability. KESH operates a 1,350 MW hydropower cascade on the Drin River. It is facing challenges due to […]


15% of the Argentine population does not have access to drinking water and 40% lives without sewers. Worldwide, at least 2000 million people are supplied with a source of drinking water that is contaminated by remains, and another 2300 million still have no basic sanitation facilities such as toilets or latrines that are not shared […]