Tag: mepso
Economy 31.07.20 | 13:50

Post election surprise: Electricity prices go sharply up – by 7.4 percent

The Energy Regulatory Commission decreed an increase of electricity prices by 7.4 percent. The move comes weeks after the elections, during which the ruling SDSM party campaigned, among other distributive measures, on its re-introduction of subsidized prices for several hours a day. These subsidies will...

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 25.07.19 | 12:01

Zikov again proposed as MEPSO financial manager

Following the dismissal of Saso Vasilevski as manager of MEPSO, journalist Ljupco Zikov was nominated to take the position of the financial manager of this lucrative state ran energy company. Zikov was mentioned as a likely MEPSO financial manager in August 2017, after Zaev’s take over of the Government,...

Macedonia 23.07.19 | 21:14

Top Government official suspected of purchasing an under-priced apartment from a businessmen pressured by his close friend Katica Janeva

An ancillary scandal possibly related to the Katica Janeva drama was revealed today by the A1on news site, which involves the recently dismissed manager of the state owned electricity transmission company MEPSO Saso Vasilevski. According to the report Vasilevski, who is close to Janeva, was able to purchase...

Macedonia 17.07.19 | 15:09

Purge: 30 managers of public companies, including a few big ones, dismissed by the Government

The Zoran Zaev Government announced that it will remove about 30 managers of public institutions, as part of the promised “purge” of corrupt and incompetent officials. The list includes the managers of some of the main cash cows, such as the manager of the ELEM company Dragan Minovski, and...

Macedonia 07.07.19 | 22:48

Plusinfo reports on an alleged attempt to rig a contract worth nearly 50 million EUR in the MEPSO company

The Plusinfo news site reports that a dispute has broken out in the state owned MEPSO energy transportation company, over a large planned power-line between Macedonia and Albania. The power-line is estimated at nearly 50 million EUR, 12 million of which are provided as a grant, while 36 million are on...

Macedonia 20.02.19 | 15:13

Nepotism watch: Economy Minister Bektesi refuses to ask his relatives to resign from the public companies where they were recently hired

Economy Minister Kresnik Bektesi was defiant today when asked whether he will ask his sister Vlora Bektesi to resign from the MEPSO state managed company, where she was recently hired, or to have his sister in aw Nertila Useini Kaba to resign from the ELEM company. Dozens of Government officials were...

Macedonia 25.12.18 | 11:54

Vlado Buckovski also had his son hired by the MEPSO public energy company

Hot on the heels of the controversial hiring of Fitore Bejta, daughter of top DUI party official Nevzat Bejta, it is revealed that the public energy transportation company MEPSO has also hired Damjan Buckovski, son of former Prime Minister Vlado Buckovski. Unlike Bejta, Buckovski was hired as a part...

Macedonia 24.12.18 | 21:17

DUI official Nevzat Bejta got a public sector job for his daughter

Fitore Bejta, daughter of former guerrilla commander, Gostivar mayor and current DUI official Nevzat Bejta, was employed by the public energy transportation company MEPSO. The hiring raised objections of nepotism, but MEPSO insists that Fitore was the most qualified candidate that applied. She is hired...