Wind power stations can be erected in Slovakia after a 17-year ban

The first wind power plant in Slovakia was put in operation in 2003.

One of four wind turbines near Cerová.One of four wind turbines near Cerová. (Source: Jana Liptáková)

The current political direction of Slovakia and the technical condition of the national grid are reopening opportunities for the development of renewable energy sources in Slovakia. As a consequence, new wind power plants can be built in Slovakia after a 17 year ban, noted the Slovak Association of the Photovoltaic Industry and Renewable Energy Sources (SAPI), adding that photovoltaics and wind energy should play a lead role.

SkryťRemove ad
Article continues after video advertisement
SkryťRemove ad
Article continues after video advertisement

Related article Energy can flow better through new cross-border electricity lines Read more 

"In 2003, the first wind power plant in Slovakia was put into operation. Despite the fact that it has continued to work, it has remained a memento of missed opportunities,” said SAPI Director Ján Karaba, as cited in a press release.

The rest of this article is premium content at
Subscribe now for full access

I already have subscription - Sign in

Subscription provides you with:
  • Immediate access to all locked articles (premium content) on
  • Special weekly news summary + an audio recording with a weekly news summary to listen to at your convenience (received on a weekly basis directly to your e-mail)
  • PDF version of the latest issue of our newspaper, The Slovak Spectator, emailed directly to you
  • Access to all premium content on and

Top stories

Illustrative stock photo

Employers warn over university reform

Changes needed to get EU money.

26. jan
Illustrative stock photo

Stress, anxiety and depression. The pandemic has affected more than Slovaks’ physical health

Psychologists and therapists have had to adjust too: some are offering therapy online.

27. jan
The crowd gathered in front of the Presidential Palace.

Opposition protest lured hundreds to downtown Bratislava

The organiser, the opposition party Smer, wants to launch a petition for snap election referendum.

23 h
Skryť Close ad