European Commission Adopted the Transitional National Plan of the Republic of Slovenia

Jan, 2014

European Commission Adopted the Transitional National Plan of the Republic of Slovenia

The Milan Vidmar Electric Power Research Institute, Environmental Department prepared the transitional national plans for Termoelektrarna Toplarna Ljubljana, d.o.o. and Termoelektrarna Trbovlje, d.o.o. (thermal power plants) in accordance with the requirements set by the Directive 2010/75/EU on industrial emissions. The plans represent a part of the Transitional National Plan of the Republic of Slovenia, which also includes large heating devices of Vipap Videm Krško, d.d. company. The Ministry of Agriculture and the Environment sent this joint document to the European Commission, which adopted and confirmed it by issuing the Commission decision of 17 January 2014 on the notification by the Republic of Slovenia of a transitional national plan referred to in Article 32 of Directive 2010/75/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council on industrial emissions. This sets the dynamics of the mentioned companies for reducing annual emissions of sulphur dioxide, nitrogen oxides and dust in the period from 1 January 2016 to 30 June 2020 as the measure for improving external air quality and at the same time it enables gradual technological adjustments to more demanding environmental conditions for operations.

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