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Erlet Shaqe

About Erlet Shaqe

Erlet Shaqe is Chairman of the Albanian Energy Association (AEA) in Tirana, Albania. His goal is to implement high work performance and best energy efficiency and to secure the best legislative and regulatory framework for expanding sustainable and renewable energy production. He has worked with government departments, agencies, regulators and NGOs. He has an Engineering Degree in Energy field – Renewable Energy.
Twitter: @erletshaqe

Albania’s Gas Master Plan Sets out an Exciting Future

Interestingly enough, the gas sector once played an important role in Albania and the country was a relatively large gas producer. In 1982, gas production amounted to one billion cubic metres but has now dropped to mere 0.01 billion cubic metres. It is worth noting that Albania and Kosovo are the only countries in the Western Balkan region which are not connected to international natural gas networks. Continue reading Albania’s Gas Master Plan Sets out an Exciting Future

The Albanian energy sector is awaiting a miracle

The Albanian Prime Minister recently blamed the energy crisis in the country on the Democratic Party, which had been in power until September 2013, and said the current situation resulted from “their ignorance.” However, despite the fact that Mr. Edi Rama’s Cabinet has sufficient evidence to implicate these former officials, no measures have been taken to confirm their criminal activities. Does the Prime Minister follow a path similar to that of his former colleagues in power?

Continue reading The Albanian energy sector is awaiting a miracle