Profine Energy working on 550 MW of solar in Serbia and Bosnia
The ground-mounted solar array in Serbia will be near a planned carbon-free industrial park, to be built on an area of some 800 ha between Belgrade and Novi Sad, for an overall investment of more than EUR 2 billion ... more
Greek PPC to develop 5,4 GW renewable projects in Romania
The green energy pipeline is ten times the size of Enel’s existing renewable energy projects in Romania, which amount to an installed capacity of 535 MW ... more
ARC Automotive and Yanfeng launch EUR 30 million joint factory in North Macedonia
The new factory, YFA Automotive, is located in the Technological Industrial Development Zone TIDZ Skopje 1 and will create 100 jobs ... more
CE Oltenia and Alro to invest EUR 108,5 million in 850 MW gas-fired power plant
CE Oltenia will contribute EUR 65 million, giving it a 59,9 per cent stake; Alro will contribute EUR 43,5 million for a 40,1 per cent stake ... more
PepsiCo invests USD 100 million in Romanian facility
Construction on the Popesti-Leordeni facility is expected to be completed in 2024 and will double the plant’s current production capacity ... more
Linden Energy books firm capacity in Greece-Bulgaria link
The move comes after the US company in August completed its agreed acquisition of 50% of privately-held Bulgarian natural gas supplier Overgas Inc. ... more
Mercedes-Benz Romanian unit to invest 9-digit sum in electric drive factory
The 30 000 m2 production facility will be housed on the current site of the Star Assembly factory, in the central Romanian city of Sebes ... more
Magna Celebrates Grand Opening of New Facility in North Macedonia
Covering an area of approximately 17 000 square meters, the facility has started operations earlier this year with more than 300 employees and expects to hire up to 1000 employees through 2024 as business ramps up ... more
Canadian car parts manufacturer Liberty Spring opens factory in Romania
The factory, comprising of two production lines, is located in Giarmata, 13 km from the city of Timisoara, and was opened at the end of August ... more
Third edition of Rutronik’s Automotive Congress to be held in October
Representatives of OEMs, Tier 1, and electronic component manufacturers will highlight trends relating to digitalization and electrification in the automotive market ... more
Monbat and ABC target commercialization of bipolar lead batteries
In the first stage of the program, ABC will produce, in its expanded Clare, MI plant, the so-called Alpha Samples of Block B batteries. Block B is a 48-volt, 32 amp-hour industrial battery, aimed at telecom and battery energy storage systems (BESS) applications ... more
Mastel CNC to build EUR 5 mln factory in Bihac
The factory will spread across 7000 sq m of closed space and additional 20 000 sq m of outdoor area ... more
Holcim Croatia receives Norway grant for low-carbon cement production
The project concerns warehousing, transportation and dozing of pozzolans for production of low-carbon cement and will be carried out at Holcim`s factory in Koromacno ... more
Bulgartransgaz signs grant agreement for co-financing of the UGS Chiren expansion project
The project aims to increase the natural gas storage capacity to up to 1 bcm and the daily withdrawal and injection capacities to up to 8 – 10 mcm/d ... more
Axpo to add 250 MW wind energy capacity in Romania
Construction is expected to commence at the end of 2023 in locations about 100 km north-east and 200 km east of Bucharest ... more

LATEST issue 3/2023

issue 3-2023



Electrical mobility in Türkiye – trends and opportunities

Electrical mobility in Türkiye – trends and opportunities

To ensure that charging systems grow in tandem with vehicle sales, the Turkish government must coordinate the deployment of public and private charging infrastructure to support all kinds of EV ... more
Pharmaceutical industry in Romania

Pharmaceutical industry in Romania

With average annual sales of 8,3 billion RON, the pharmaceutical business in Romania is thriving. The pharmaceutical industry`s value chain has grown dramatically in the past years across all segments. ... more
Serbian metal and machinery industry

Serbian metal and machinery industry

The metal processing and machinery sector in Serbia has a long history of development and it`s among the leading national production and manufacturing industries and one of the most important pillars of the local economy today ... more
Energy sector in North Macedonia

Energy sector in North Macedonia

In order to become a member of the European Union (EU), North Macedonia is currently standardizing and privatization its energy industry. The country has a great energy potential due to its favorable geographical location, natural resources and climatic ... more
Biodiesel production in SEE

Biodiesel production in SEE

During the last decade, the consumption of renewable diesel in Europe strongly increased, going from 14,3 million cubic metres in 2011 to about 19 million in 2019 ... more
LED lighting manufacturing in Türkiye

LED lighting manufacturing in Türkiye

LED manufacturing today is one of the most important segments of the Turkish lighting industry with numerous economic, social and technological factors contributing to its further development. The production and market challenges due to the COVID pandemic have ... more
Chemical production in Croatia

Chemical production in Croatia

Chemicals and pharmaceuticals, together with plastics and rubber processing are an integral part of the Croatian economy ... more