Slovenia: Energy projects part of post-coronavirus program

, SEE Energy News

A list on investments included in a post-coronavirus economy restart program was adopted by the Slovenian Government. Among investments are 19 energy project worth a total of 650 million euros.

The complete list includes all investment proposals that have an estimated value of over EUR 5 million and are expected to begin in 2020 or 2021, as well as all proposed investments above EUR 25 million which are expected to begin in the summer of 2021.

Among 19 energy projects are the construction of hydropower plant Mokrice, construction of transmission lines Cirkovce-Pince and Divaca-Pivka-Ilirska Bistrica, as well as the construction of several gas pipelines.

According to the Intervention Act on removing barriers for the implementation of important investments to restart the economy after the coronavirus pandemic, a coordination group will be established to mainly be responsible for coordinating procedures for the implementation of important investments.