Balkan states slowly begin to tap their vast renewable energy sources in the hope of abundant clean heat and power 20.09.2022

Deutsche Welle | Sep 20, 2022 at 2:00 AM
  • South East Europe has the potential to be a Shangri-la for zero-carbon energy sources, above all for solar, wind and bioenergy.
  • Moreover, energy systems run on locally generated energy would bolster local revenues rather than the ledgers of far-away multinationals, and a modern, resilient regional energy system would greatly improve the security of energy supply — long a bugbear in the Balkans.
  • On the upside, one thing that all five countries had in common was the seminal breakthroughs in terms of legislation that has in recent years opened their energy markets to clean energy producers.