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Kosovo continues to face shortages of power supply

By   /  16/02/2017  /  Energy, Headlines, Kosovo, XK Energy  /  No Comments

Nine years after the proclamation of independence, Kosovo continues to face shortages of power supply. The head of the Kosovo Power Corporation, Arben Gjuka mentions several factors that make the situation with power supply unstable. “Demand is higher than production, the System, Transmission and Market Operator of Power Supply is not independent and the thermal […]

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Lack of power supply damages businesses in Kosovo

By   /  27/01/2017  /  Business, Energy, Kosovo, XK Business, XK Energy  /  Comments Off on Lack of power supply damages businesses in Kosovo

The lack of a constant supply with power in Kosovo is threatening the activity of businesses and the economic development of the country. This was said today by the Minister of Commerce and Industry, Hykmete Bajrami during a meeting with business associations and Power Regulatory Office. “We know that power supply is a criterion for […]

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Kosovo is looking for new alternative energy sources

By   /  26/01/2017  /  Energy, Headlines, Kosovo, XK Energy  /  Comments Off on Kosovo is looking for new alternative energy sources

Government of Kosovo along with the World Bank are working together in order to achieve several standards for the development of renewable energy, growth of efficiency in energy consumption and protection of environment. To meet these objectives, the World Bank has allocated 50 million euros to fund projects for efficient and renewable energy. Professor of […]

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Kosovo is awaiting the new thermal power plant

By   /  17/01/2017  /  Energy, Headlines, Kosovo, XK Energy  /  Comments Off on Kosovo is awaiting the new thermal power plant

The postponement of the construction of the new thermal power plant “New Kosovo”, a project which has started over a decade ago, continues to keep “Kosovo A” thermal power plant in use, although this plant has been considered as the biggest environment polluter. Due to its age and inability to reduce pollution levels, the thermal […]

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“Trepca” metallurgic plant is seen as a hope for Kosovo’s economy

By   /  02/11/2016  /  Energy, Headlines, Kosovo, XK Energy  /  Comments Off on “Trepca” metallurgic plant is seen as a hope for Kosovo’s economy

The law on “Trepca” metallurgic plant enters in force today. Kosovo authorities see this plant as a powerful economic resort which will have an impact on the development of the country. The bill in question enables a general restructuring of the plant, investments in exploiting technologies, research and extraction of minerals, the increase of the […]

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Kosovo takes over the chairmanship of the energy community for 2017

By   /  14/10/2016  /  Energy, Kosovo, XK Energy  /  Comments Off on Kosovo takes over the chairmanship of the energy community for 2017

Pristina, 14 October 2016/Independent Balkan News Agency By Elton Tota In the 14th meeting of the Council of Ministers of the Energy Community taking place in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo took over the chairmanship for 2017. Minister of Economic Development, Blerand Stavileci presented the priorities proposed by Kosovo for next year, priorities which will […]

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Kosovo is lacking a strategy for industrial development

By   /  03/10/2016  /  Energy, Kosovo, XK Energy  /  Comments Off on Kosovo is lacking a strategy for industrial development

Pristina, 3 October 2016/Independent Balkan News Agency By Elton Tota Leader of Self Determination, Visar Ymeri has criticized the government for the lack of strategic planning in the economic development of the country. In a press statement, Ymeri said that public company, “Trepça”, which has powerful industrial capacities, is being neglected. “Lack of courage by […]

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Former general Clark’s company is aiming Kosovo’s natural resources

By   /  27/09/2016  /  Energy, Kosovo, XK Energy  /  Comments Off on Former general Clark’s company is aiming Kosovo’s natural resources

Pristina, 27 September 2016/Independent Balkan News Agency By Elton Tota “Envidity Energy Kosova”, a company chaired by retired general, Wesley Clark, who led the NATO air campaign on Serb facilities in 1999, has expressed its interest for the underground gasification of coal in Kosovo and production of synthetic gas and kerosene. The company’s request for […]

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Kosovo is facing a new energy crisis

By   /  25/08/2016  /  Energy, Kosovo, XK Energy  /  Comments Off on Kosovo is facing a new energy crisis

Pristina, 25 August 2016/Independent Balkan News Agency By Elton Tota Kosovo continues to face long power cuts. In spite of the high temperatures during the summer season, when power supply consumption drops significantly, power cuts several hours a day continue. Power supply distribution company (KEDS) says that the current lack of power supply must be […]

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Energy “highway” between Kosovo and Albania completed

By   /  28/06/2016  /  Energy, Headlines, Kosovo, XK Energy  /  Comments Off on Energy “highway” between Kosovo and Albania completed

Pristina, 28 June 2016/Independent Balkan News Agency By Elton Tota The so called energy “highway” or 400 kV interconnection line between Albania and Kosovo has been completed. During the ceremony of inauguration, Albania’s PM, Edi Rama said that Pristina and Tirana are laying the foundations for a joint power market. “It is an important event […]

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