Spectator on facebook

Spectator on facebook

Slovak Economy Minister lobbies for EU energy agency in Bratislava

Economy Minister Ľubomír Jahnátek lobbied in Brussels on May 27 for Slovakia’s bid to locate the headquarters of the Agency for Cooperation of Energy Regulators (ACER) in the country. The minister highlighted the advantageous geographical location of Bratislava as well as the country’s well-developed energy sector, the SITA newswire wrote.

Economy Minister Ľubomír Jahnátek lobbied in Brussels on May 27 for Slovakia’s bid to locate the headquarters of the Agency for Cooperation of Energy Regulators (ACER) in the country. The minister highlighted the advantageous geographical location of Bratislava as well as the country’s well-developed energy sector, the SITA newswire wrote.

The Slovak economy minister reminded diplomats and representative of European institutions that the region of Bratislava - Budapest - Vienna has a great potential and is expected to achieve the highest economic growth within the EU in the future. Jahnátek said another positive factor in favour of Slovakia is its well-developed power sector.

“It all gives us certain assurances that Bratislava can take care of the energy sector and knows how to use its experience also in the international context,” the minister added.

He said that if Slovakia was selected to be the home of the ACER headquarters, it would be a kind of an appreciation of Slovakia’s competencies in the power sector. According to Minister Jahnátek, Slovakia has the experience in power sector regulation which its competitors, Slovenia and Romania, do not have. SITA

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
The Slovak Spectator cannot vouch for the accuracy of the information presented in its Flash News postings.

Top stories

Job ads should inform about basic salary

One of the proposal’s authors from the Smer coalition voted in May against a similar proposal authored by opposition deputies

The shortage of workforce is a growing problem for entrepreneurs.

Top 3 news from Last Week in Slovakia Video

EMA will not relocate to Slovakia - Job ads will have to state actual payrates - Trnava factory to produce electric cars

PSA plant in Tranva.

Námestie Slobody square closer to facelift Photo

The Bratislava city council wants to revitalise the square by the end of 2018

The winning project for revitalisation of Námestie Slobody square

Slovak hockey league will not rest during Olympics

Unlike the Slovak premiere hockey league, Swiss, German and Russian leagues will take a break during the 2018 Winter Olympics.

Ice hockey is popular in Slovakia