The Energy Ministers of Bulgaria, Greece and Romania signed a tripartite Declaration of Intent to develop a series of initiatives to become the backbone of renewable energy in the region. This took place at a meeting in Athens on 19 January. The three countries committed to cooperate in the preparation of joint cross-border projects in the fields of offshore wind energy, hydrogen from renewable energy sources and electric vehicle charging infrastructure.

The document states that Bulgaria, Greece and Romania will support and promote a joint initiative to explore and develop the sustainable use of offshore wind potential in the Black Sea and the Aegean Sea. The three countries will jointly apply for cross-border status of renewable energy under the current Connecting Europe Facility call. Cooperation on a joint project under the call for cross-border renewable energy initiatives is also under consideration.

Source: Ministry of Energy