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Workshop on the future role of energy storage in South Eastern Europe

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 to Wednesday, October 22, 2014

The European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC)and the Ministry of Energy and Industry of Albania held a joint workshop on the future role of energy storage in South Eastern Europe on 21 -22 October in Tirana.

The workshop was attended by 40 specialists from academia, government, regulatory bodies, power industry and consultancies from both EU accession and candidate countries as well as from EU Member States.

The participants actively discussed the technical, financial and regulatory challenges of the energy systems of the Western Balkans, and options of how these could be overcome. The event served as a forum for sharing and critically reflecting experience gained in Western Europe during the last decade.

The workshop held in Tirana is part of the Enlargement and Integration Action, in which the JRC is playing an important role by providing scientific and technological support through a number of activities. Material from the workshop is available below.

Read the workshop report

Andreas Zucker
Tirana, Albania