Tag: evn
Economy 06.12.21 | 18:10

Energy crisis: ELEM will power all households in 2022, but only after the Government proposes a new price

After several failed attempts by EVN Macedonia to get an offer to supply households from the state owned ELEM energy producer, ELEM director Vasko Kovacevski said that the company will finally make an offer to supply all households, but only after the Government makes a proposal for a new price. Macedonia...

Macedonia 18.11.21 | 15:39

VMRO-DPMNE calls on the prosecutors to investigate the EVN case without political interference

VMRO-DPMNE President Hristijan Mickoski called on the prosecutors to finish their investigation into the allegations around the EVN energy distribution company. SDSM linked media sources are claiming that the case involves VMRO-DPMNE officials, but Mickoski today said that soon it will be uncovered that...

Economy 26.05.21 | 13:44

Mickoski: EVN serves the ruling family as a cover for money pumping

EVN serves the ruling family as a cover for money pumping, because EVN is not obliged to issue calls for tenders, the leader of VMRO-DPMNE, Hristijan Mickoski accused on Wednesday. During a meeting with reporters, Mickoski pointed out that the electricity margin has been increased in order to pump out...

Macedonia 05.09.20 | 10:30

Mass protest against the energy price hike in Tetovo

A large group of protesters marched through Tetovo yesterday, demanding that the recent energy price hike is reversed. The committee regulating energy prices waited until a few days after the elections to announce prices are going up by steep 7.4 percent. Во моментов се оддржува...

Macedonia 23.08.20 | 13:18

VMRO: Zaev secured 20 million EUR in extra profits for the energy companies, and some of it is being diverted his way

The 7.4 percent energy price hike will increase profits of energy companies by 20 million EUR, said VMRO-DPMNE spokesman Dimitar Arsovski. The conservative party claims that companies such as the EVN distributor are hiring security and other subcontracting companies linked to the Zaev family in a way...

Macedonia 21.08.20 | 20:22

Protests against the energy price hike

Citizens angry with the steep 7.4 percent energy price hike protested in downtown Skopje today, causing a major traffic disruption, as well as on the Kicevo – Gostivar and Skopje – Tetovo roads. Traffic was blocked for half an hour in a warning strike. The prices were kept relatively low...

Macedonia 14.08.20 | 12:09

Tetovo police arrests the man who torched two EVN vehicles

Tetovo police said that it arrested the man who torched two vehicles owned by the EVN energy distribution company. The culprit is identified as K.O. (43). The Dacia and Nissan are nearly completely destroyed, and a near-by Golf was also affected by the fire that was planted overnight. It’s believed...

Macedonia 14.08.20 | 10:36

Two EVN vehicles torched in Tetovo

Two vehicles owned by the energy distribution company EVN were set on fire yesterday in Tetovo. The incident comes shortly after electricity prices were hiked by steep 7.4 percent. This sparked a protest in Tetovo, where the Austrian owned EVN has faced resistance when trying to collect on unpaid bills. Meanwhile,...

Economy 05.12.19 | 22:06

Large portion of downtown Skopje left without electricity at -2C, what to expect at -20C?

For four days, large portion of the Centar and Karpos municipalities are left without electricity at some point during the day. The EVN electricity distribution company explained that for two days in a row there was a short cut in power supply due to network overload, but users were quickly switched...

Macedonia 03.12.19 | 18:14

Another blackout hits downtown Skopje

Another major blackout hit the capital Skopje this evening for a third day in a row. Power is out in a large portion of the central Karpos district, including in two major healthcare providers – the 8th of September clinic and the Zan Mitrev privately owned clinic. Both are using generators to...

Macedonia 02.12.19 | 20:45

Large portion of downtown Skopje left without electricity

An accident in a power station in central Skopje left a broad swathe of the city without power this evening. Affected regions include the downtown area, from Mt. Vodno to the Ilinden boulevard. The EVN electricity distribution company said that their large Kozle station is offline, which caused the defect....

Macedonia 05.11.19 | 12:35

New town hall sold to EVN

The new town hall on the Vardar River quay, which went on sale through an auction, was sold for a starting price of 12.7m euros. The new owner is the EVN company, which was also the only bidder. Skopje Mayor Petre Silegov announced the sale of the new town hall in September, which began to be built by...

Economy 09.02.19 | 23:17

Unpaid electricity bills write-off is a touchy issue between Macedonians and Albanians

A frequent pre-election promise by ethnic Albanian parties in Macedonia, often discreetly made, goes like this: “vote for us and you’ll never have to pay electricity again”. Electricity bills evasion is a significant problem in parts of Macedonia, often those which are majority Albanian,...

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