Montenegro moves to halt small hydro power plants

FILE PHOTO: Environmental activists on bicycles arrive to protest in the dried out riverbed of Cijevna River in Dinosa village, near Tuzi, Montenegro October 20, 2018. REUTERS/Stevo Vasiljevic

SARAJEVO (Reuters) – Bowing to pressure from environmental groups, Montenegro’s government has decided to stop issuing permits for the construction of small hydro power plants and reconsider those awarded so far, economy minister said on Thursday. The government will also abolish in June the small-scale renewable energy scheme funded through consumers’ energy bills, accounting for […]

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