Serbia's NIS, Swiss-based MET join forces in wind farm project

22/03/2019 09:21 Wind


Switzerland-based MET Group said on Thursday its wholly-owned subsidiary MET Renewables and Serbian oil and gas group NIS have set up a joint venture for the construction of a 102 MW wind farm in northern Serbia.

Construction works will begin in 2019, so the wind farm is expected to be fully operational in 2021, MET Group said in an e-mailed statement.


The wind farm, to be operated by the 50/50 joint venture named NIS–MET Energowind, will consist of 34 wind turbines. It will be built next to the Serbian municipality of Plandiste, in the province of Vojvodina.


20 Fossil Fuel Companies Generate One Third Of All Global Emissions

10/10/2019 16:26:00

New data compiled by the United States-based Climate Accountability Institute and revealed by the Guardian confirms what many already know: at the core of the climate crisis is the fossil fuel industry. The crucial finding from the analysis is that 20 oil, gas and coal companies can be directly linked to over one third of all energy industry greenhouse gases in modern history. Despite knowing the destruction and dangers their activities pose to our planet and people, fossil fuel companies have been driving climate change and hold the key to avoiding impending disaster. What this points to is the urgent need for divestment, in spite of skepticism amongst some leaders.


BP, Shell among bidders in $800 million Brazilian oil auction

10/10/2019 16:18:00

BP Plc, Chevron Corp and Royal Dutch Shell Plc are among the companies that will compete for exploration and production rights off the Brazilian coast on Thursday, in the first of three oil bidding rounds scheduled for coming weeks.


Poland plans to triple solar energy capacity this year

10/10/2019 13:03:00

Poland, which generates most of its electricity from coal, is planning to triple its solar energy capacity this year, Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki told Polish radio on Wednesday.