“Biznis sa ugljem u Evropi odavno je prestao da bude aktuelan, sve je manje firmi, proizvođača opreme, serviserskih firmi, tako da je nažalost ostalo da te poslove još uvijek rade Kinezi.” Ovako direktor Elektroprivrede Bosne i Hercegovine (EP BiH) Admir Andelija objašnjava za Radio Slobodna Evropa (RSE) zbog čega je konzorcijum dvije kineske i jedne… Continue reading Radio Slobodna Evropa: Chinese companies set to renovate Tuzla 6 coal-fired power station in March
Just Finance International welcomes the July 14th announcement by the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (FBIH) government that it will reject a proposal for an alternative Chinese subcontractor for the proposed Tuzla 7 coal fired power plant, and calls on the Federation of BiH Parliament to choose to ditch the plant’s construction.
Since 2016, Beijing’s coal power investments in the region have nearly tripled. This is despite commitments made by the Western Balkan leaders to deliver clean energy and low carbon infrastructure. Raising questions about the health and environmental cost. Read the article in full: Asia Times
The European Union needs to step up its actions on violations of EU law by Chinese state-owned enterprises (SOEs) in Europe, warned civil society groups working in southeast Europe today (1), as European and Chinese leaders meet online in lieu of the postponed Leipzig summit. Chinese SOEs have been particularly active in southeast Europe in… Continue reading EU-China leaders’ meeting: EU must do more to tackle legal breaches by Chinese companies in Europe, say civil society organisations
The draft bill is a step in the right direction, but falls short on screening the export of fossil fuel technologies. Read the article in full: China Dialogue
In June, EU and China met to iron out their differences, chief among them, as the EU’s Vice-President Josef Borrell put it, the “systemic rivalry” between EU and China. China’s ambassador to the EU, on the other hand, minced his words and assured that there would be no “fundamental difference” between the two. Nevertheless, of all the important… Continue reading Why must the EU solve Chinese coal problems in Southeast Europe?
Key concerns for the Tuzla 7 project Read this article in chinese 【翻译】口行投资图兹拉项目可能面临法律风险 Sham environmental permitting procedures The Tuzla 7 project obtained a new environmental permit in July 2016 as the original one from 2009 expired in November 2015. Citing procedural irregularities and deficiencies in the environmental permit, Bosnian NGO Ekotim took the case to… Continue reading The problem with Tuzla 7 coal-fire power station