Kosovo to launch renewable energy auctions, submit NECP next year

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Kosovo is preparing to start the first in a series of renewable energy auctions, in cooperation with European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), and the National Energy and Climate Plan is almost finished. The government is also working on an energy strategy and legislative framework on climate change, according to the Balkan Green Energy News portal.

The introduction of renewable energy auctions in Kosovo will stimulate green investments and help decrease air pollution. The first call should be published next year.

The model developed together with the will make prices of energy from renewable sources more affordable and lead to open competition. Wind farms and photovoltaic plants will have priority in the auctions.

As for the new energy strategy, it should be ready in the second quarter, and the NECP in the first half of 2021.

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