Long considered a geographical and cultural crossroads between West and East, Southeast Europe could play a pivotal role as energy issues gain a higher profile. While the EU seeks to diversify supply and Moscow to consolidate its influence, countries in the region savor the long-term benefits of energy projects while grappling with shortages and infrastructure challenges. What does the future hold? Our contributors take a close look at existing issues and emerging trends.
ANKARA, Turkey -- Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said on Sunday (May 23rd) he supports a uranium swap proposal that Iran intends to submit to the I...
The Romanian capital and its suburbs are set to undergo energy modernisation, boosting electrical output by 40%.
BUCHAREST, Romania -- Romania, Georgia and Azerbaijan signed an official agreement in Bucharest on Tuesday (April 13th), to provide natural gas from...
Albania made a handsome profit in the first quarter of the year from energy exports. Also in business news: More than 9% of Serbia's population lives below the poverty level, and the amount of money expatriates are sending home to Kosovo declines.
Along with other regional countries, Montenegro considers alternative energy solutions, with input from USAID Montenegro.
Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov said on Tuesday that he would refer all activities conducted under the country's Belene nuclear power plant project to the Prosecutor's Office.
While oil and electricity remain the mainstays of Macedonia's energy supply, natural gas is seen as the resource of the future. Proponents have been lobbying for the clean alternative to oil for more than 20 years.
Albania's prime minister promises to transform the country into a regional energy superpower, with nuclear power leading the way.
It took some time, but Croatia finally signs on to the South Stream pipeline, joining Russia and eight other countries in Europe and the Balkans.
Bulgaria's dilemma is to forget the 1 billion euros it has invested in building the Belene nuclear plant and scrap the project, or find a way to make it work with Russia's help. Energy Minister Traycho Traykov and the nation weigh the options.