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Some 2,796 hydroelectric power plants are scheduled for construction in the Balkans over the next few years. According to the NGO RiverWatch, 740 are to be built in Albania, which boasts a total geographical area of just under 29,000 square kilometers. Fifteen years ago, former Albanian president, Sali Berisha, declared his ambition to transform the country into a Balkan “power” house. No background research went into the plan, nor was a feasibility study ever conducted. “The plan received the blessing of investors, who naturally supported the initiative. This set the ball rolling to make the necessary legal changes. During Berisha’s […]

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>Albanian problem. Communities in Bosnia and Herzegovina are 


Hydroelectric power plants in the Balkans?  Seriously?  Again, this site seems to be losing its focus.  I mean, really losing its focus.  It's becoming some type of random news feed.  

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