Interconnection with the region is a priority, says Albania’s energy minister

Interconnection with the region is a priority, says Albania’s energy minister
Interconnection with regional power grids, the creation of a competitive market, the increase of energy production capacities from renewable sources, the efforts to promote energy efficiency and measures to protect climate are some of the priorities of Albania, which this year is holding the presidency of the Energy Charter Treaty, which has 53 member countries.

The priorities were announced today by minister of infrastructure and energy, Belinda Balluku, who received in a meeting the secretary general of this treaty.

“Today I had the honor of receiving the secretary general of the Energy Charter, Urban Rusnak, who held a visit to Albania to be informed about Albania’s Energy Charter presidency during 2019. I took this opportunity to brief him on all the investments and everything that has been done in the domain of energy”, Balluku said.

On his part, the secretary general said that Albania has great potentials to play an important role in producing renewable energy. /ibna/