VBPC-RES - Virtual Balkan Power Centre for Advance of Renewable Energy Sources in Western Balkans

"The Virtual Balkan Power Center for Advance of Renewable Energy Sources in Western Balkans" (VBPC-RES Project, INCO-CT-2004-509205), that ended 2007, was an international project, with 17 partners from 11 countries from EU and Western Balkan regions. It belonged to the EU Framework Program 6, where the research work is funded by European Commission, Directorate General on Research and Technology Development (DG RTD) and International Co-operation Activities (INCO). The project ran from January 2005 to December 2007. The Project Coordinator was University of Ljubljana , Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Ljubljana , Slovenia .

The activity of the project focused on the Renewable Energy Sources (RES) in the region of Western Balkan.
The VBPC-RES project had the following main objectives:

  • Transfer of know-how in RES technologies and its implementation for isolated regions
  • Identification of main economic and legislative factors influencing investment decisions in RES, including barriers and local specifics, and identification of options for improvement of RES penetration
  • Building of awareness and education on technologies, means and benefits of renewable energy sources.


Project Coordinator:

University of Ljubljana

Faculty of Electrical Engineering / Laboratory for Energy Policy

Contact Person:

Andrej Ferdo GUBINA (Dr)
Kongresni trg 12, LJUBLJANA, SLOVENIJA

For further information, please see the project webpage.

The Final Report of the project can be downloaded here.

Project type
  • FP6
Country of the coordinating institution
Geographical focus
  • International; Other
  • Western Balkans
Scientifc field / Thematic focus
  • Engineering and Technology
January 2005 - December 2007

Entry created by Anngrit Pichler on March 20, 2012
Modified on March 20, 2012