Western Balkan 6 Sign Up in Paris for Energy Savings and Renewables
Albanian Daily News
Published July 6, 2016

The
Western Balkan countries agreed on the Sustainability Charter on Energy at the WB6
Summit in Paris following  the Berlin process
initiative. Albania and five other countries underlined the need to improve the
health situation and prosperity in the region. The WB6 countries agreed to
upgrade their effort to tap into their energy savings and renewable energy
generation potential.



Each
WB6 country committed to implementing specific measures by a set deadline to
improve energy efficiency governance and implement smart support measures to
improve sustainability of their energy systems. They also agreed to work
towards the implementation of robust domestic greenhouse gas emissions
monitoring and reporting systems in line with EU legislation.



At
the same meeting, the European Union pledged to allocate 50 million Euros from
its Instrument for Pre-accession Assistance (IPA) for incentives for energy
efficiency and renewable energy investments and policy reforms in the WB6
countries.





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