Devoll Hydropower official statement on the workers boycott at Banja HPP

26 August 2014

As outlined in the Albania media on August 25th 2014, a number of Albanian construction workers at Banja HPP have reached their 6th day of protest, boycotting work. Devoll Hydopower Sh.A (DHP) is informed of the situation by its main

Announcement of Public Hearing

25 July 2014

Public Hearing on the Draft Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) for Banja South Shore Road Devoll Hydropower Sh.A. (DHP) is an Albanian registered company, owned and operated by the Norwegian power company Statkraft AS. In line with a Concession Agreement

Fatal accident in Albania

30 April 2014

A fatal working accident has occurred in connection to the Devoll project in Albania. The accident happened when three workers were hit by rock slide while working to secure the mountainside along the road leading to our project area for

Agreement on Water Quality Monitoring in Devoll River signed with the Agricultural University of Tirana

25 April 2014

Website RELEASEOn April 24, 2014 Devoll Hydropower Sh.A. and the Agriculture University of Tirana, Department of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, signed an agreement for the “”Monitoring of the Water Quality in the Devoll River””The agreement, which is in line with

Announcement on temporary closure of the road segment Moglicë - Bratilë

19 March 2014
Announcement on temporary closure of the road segment Moglicë - Bratilë

Devoll Hydropower Sh.A. (DHP) would like to inform of the temporary road closure affecting the national road segment:Moglicë Village, Korçë District - Bratilë Village, Gramsh District As of 17.03.2014, the road is planned to be closed daily from 08:30 - 12:30

Deputy Minister of Agriculture inspects works for the upgrading of Naum Panxhi irrigation channel

18 February 2014
Deputy Minister of Agriculture inspects works for the upgrading of Naum Panxhi irrigation channel

On the 18th of February 2014 the Deputy Minister of Agriculture Mr. Jani Baba inspected the ongoing construction works on the Naum Panxhi irrigation channel. 55 hectares of agriculture land, owned by the residents of Shushicë e Vogel Village, will

Publication of DHP Environment and Social Management Plan (ESMP)

18 October 2013
Publication of DHP Environment and Social Management Plan (ESMP)

October 2013 – DHP Environment and Social Management PlanThe Environment and Social Management Plan comprises social and environmental mitigation measures for Devoll Hydropower Project.Following the Environmental and Social Impact Assessment, conducted by independent consultants, the Social and Environmental Management Plan

Prime Minister Edi Rama inspects works on Banja HPP

29 January 2014
Prime Minister Edi Rama inspects works on Banja HPP

On January 28, 2014 Prime Minister Rama came for an inspection visit on the working site near Banja HPP. Arriving at 9:00 on Tuesday morning, the Prime Minister met with the CEO/Project Director of Devoll Hydropower Mr. Ola BY and

DHP participates at the Energy Market Southeast Europe (SEE) 2013, conference in Prishtina

28 October 2013
DHP participates at the Energy Market Southeast Europe (SEE) 2013, conference in Prishtina

Prishtina - October 2013, Devoll Hydropower Sh.A participated in the second edition of the Energy Market Southeast Europe Conference held in Pristina on October 2013. The conference, among others, discussed possibilities of further investment in the energy sector, in the

Devoll Hydropower supported with demonstration farms for the project affected households

19 September 2013
Devoll Hydropower supported with demonstration farms for the project affected households

(Gramsh, 2013)  Devoll Hydropower Sh.A. assisted the establishment of demonstrations farms in the villages of Çekin, Drizë and Cingar. Devoll Hydropower supported the farmers with agricultural techniques and know-how, providing of water pumps and watering systems, seeds and green house

Devoll Hydropower signs Civil Works contract with Limak-AGE Joint Venture

25 July 2013
Devoll Hydropower signs Civil Works contract with Limak-AGE Joint Venture

01.07.2013 - Devoll Hydropower Sh.A. has signed the Civil Works contract, with the Limak-AGE Joint Venture. The contract includes civil works for the Banjë and Moglicë hydropower plants.  The works are expected to start end of 2013 and finish by

DHP Presence at the Job Fair 2013 in Tirana

04 April 2013
DHP Presence at the Job Fair 2013 in Tirana

04.04.2013 - From April 04 - 06, Devoll Hydropower  Sh.A. (DHP)  will be represented for the second time in the Job Fair at the Palace of Congresses in Tirana.  The Job Fair, organized by the National Employment Services Agency, is

Statkraft acquires EVN’s shares in Devoll Hydropower Sh.A.

20 March 2013
Statkraft acquires EVN’s shares in Devoll Hydropower Sh.A.

(Oslo/Vienna, 19 March 2013) Today, Norwegian Statkraft A.S. and Austrian EVN AG signed an agreement by which Statkraft will acquire EVN’s 50 percent stake in Devoll Hydropower ShA. The transaction is subject to the consent of the Ministry of Economy,

Devoll Hydropower shareholders development

15 March 2013
Devoll Hydropower shareholders development

15.03.2013 - EVN AG and Statkraft A.S. have reached an agreement regarding the sale of EVN AG's 50%-stake in Devoll Hydropower Sh.A. to Statkraft A.S. The sale of EVN AG's stake in Devoll Hydropower Sh.A. to Statkraft A.S. remains subject

DHP starts operating Public Information Office in Nikollarë

21 January 2013
DHP starts operating Public Information Office in Nikollarë

22.01.2013 – DHP is committed to achieve equilibrium between the economy, environment and social factors in all its activities. In this course DHP will also pay special attention to the community of Devoll Valley. A part of this commitment is the

National Territory Council Approves Devoll Hydropower Infrastructure Permit

23 December 2012
National Territory Council Approves Devoll Hydropower Infrastructure Permit

20.12.2012 - Devoll Hydropower has received its final approval of the infrastructure permit by the National Territory Council, headed by the Prime Minister of Albania, Sali Berisha. The approval consists in the development of three hydropower plants along the Devoll

DHP starts the 4th round of free English courses in project area

04 December 2012
DHP starts the 4th round of free English courses in project area

04.12.2012 – After the provision of 3 rounds of English courses in the past one and a half year, with more than 400 participants attending the course and receiving their certificate, DHP has successfully started the 4th round in November

Invitation for expression of Interest / prequalification

20 November 2012
Invitation for expression of Interest / prequalification

19.11.2012 – In the frame of the preparation for the Devoll Hydropower Project, DHP is organising a tender pre-qualification for the companies interested to participate in the tender for the upgrade/construction of roads in the DHP Project area. Click here to

DHP participates in Emergency Exercise in Gramsh

26 September 2012
DHP participates in Emergency Exercise in Gramsh

26.09.2012 – Devoll Hydropower Sh.A. (DHP) has participated in an emergency exercise held in Gramsh on 26.09.2012. The exercise, coordinated by specialists of Red Cross Lower Austria was held to strengthen the cooperation with public services in DHP’s project area in

DHP finalised architecture / engineering students competition

24 September 2012
DHP finalised architecture / engineering students competition

24.09.2012 – The architecture / engineering students’ competition organised by DHP with Epoka University and Tirana Polytechnic University was successfully finalized on Monday 24.09.2012. Together with Epoka University and Tirana Polytechnic University, Devoll Hydropower organised a competition for architecture / engineering

DHP sponsors KS Gramsh football team

28 August 2012
DHP sponsors KS Gramsh football team

28.08.2012 – The ceremony for the start of the sponsoring of the Gramsh football team by the company Devoll Hydropower Sh.A. (DHP) took place in Gramsh, on Tuesday 28 August 2012. DHP sponsors the football club, playing in the first

DHP received approval for technical idea from NCLD

13 August 2012
DHP received approval for technical idea from NCLD

13.08.2012 – In June 2012 DHP has received the approval for the technical idea for the Banjë, Kokël and Moglicë dams by the National Committee of Large Dams. The approval is an important input to the Infrastructure Permit/ Construction Permit,

Devoll Hydropower finalized 3rd round of English courses in project area

09 August 2012
Devoll Hydropower finalized 3rd round of English courses in project area

09.08.2012 – After the provision of 2 rounds of English courses last year, in July 2012 DHP has successfully completed the 3rd round. In a hand over ceremony some 230 students received their certificate after successfully passing the final test.

METE Minister visits Banjë and Gramsh

01 August 2012
METE Minister visits Banjë and Gramsh

01.08.2012 – METE Minister, Mr. Edmond Haxhinasto has visited the project site of the Devoll Hydropower project on Wednesday 1 August 2012. During his visit, he inspected together with DHP CEO Dr. Christian Gabriel the existing Banjë dam’s structures and

DHP organises architecture student competition

20 July 2012
DHP organises architecture student competition

20.07.2012 – Together with Epoka University and Polytechnic University Tirana, Devoll Hydropower organises a competition for architecture / engineering students. In the framework of this competition, architecture and engineering students from both universities will compete with the production of physical 3D

DHP’s Public Information Centre

29 May 2012
DHP’s Public Information Centre

29.05.2012 – DHP is committed to achieve equilibrium between the economy, environment and social factors in all its activities. In this course DHP will also pay special attention to the community of Devoll Valley. A part of this commitment is the

DHP received two important permits for the Devoll Hydropower Project

10 May 2012
DHP received two important permits for the Devoll Hydropower Project

10.05.2012 – Devoll Hydropower Sh.A. (DHP) has achieved two important milestones in the development of the hydropower project in Devoll Valley, where until 2019 DHP will construct and start operating three hydropower plants. In the process of application and granting of

Devoll Hydropower supports clean up activity in Gramsh

09 May 2012
Devoll Hydropower supports clean up activity in Gramsh

09.05.2012 – On the initiative of the “Shefqet Guzi” High School Senate a cleanup activity was conducted on the 9th of May 2012 in Gramsh in cooperation with the Municipality of Gramsh and Devoll Hydropower Sh.A. Around 400 students participated in

Devoll Hydropower supports environmental activities in Gramsh

05 May 2012
Devoll Hydropower supports environmental activities in Gramsh

05.05.2012 – Devoll Hydropower Sh.A. (DHP), in the framework of its Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives, in cooperation with Gramsh Municipality and the Senate of the High School “Shefqet Guzi” Gramsh are organizing “Gramsh Clean Up Day” on 9th of May

DHP participates in Job Fair: “Work and Education Horizon” 30.04 – 02.05.2012, Tirana

30 April 2012
DHP participates in Job Fair: “Work and Education Horizon” 30.04 – 02.05.2012, Tirana

30.04.2012 – On 30th of April until 2nd of May 2012 Devoll Hydropower Sh.A. ( DHP) participates in the Job Fair: “Work and Education Horizon” in Tirana. The event is organized by the National Employment Service (NES) at the Palace

DHP participates in the Exhibition on Albanian Natural Resources on 19th- 20th of April, 2012, Tirana

19 April 2012
DHP participates in the Exhibition on Albanian Natural Resources on 19th- 20th of April, 2012,  Tirana

19.04.2012 – On April 19th - 20th 2012 Devoll Hydropower Sh.A. (DHP) participates in the Exhibition on Albanian Natural Resources in Tirana. The event is organized by the Foreign Investors Association Albania (FIAA) and will take place in the Palace

DHP participates in the workshop “Electricity Market Design and Regulatory Issues in Albania and Southeast Europe”

01 February 2012
DHP participates in the workshop “Electricity Market Design and Regulatory Issues in Albania and Southeast Europe”

01.02.2012 – Devoll Hydropower Sh.A. (DHP) participated in the workshop titled “Electricity Market Design and Regulatory Issues in Albania and Southeast Europe” on February 1st 2012. The workshop was co- organized with the support of one of the DHP shareholders

Announcement: Public Hearings to be conducted on the Draft Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) Report for Devoll Hydropower Project

25 August 2011
Announcement: Public Hearings to be conducted on the Draft Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) Report for Devoll Hydropower Project

25.08.2011 – The Devoll Hydropower Project comprises the development and construction of three Hydropower Plants on the Devoll River and the required transmission lines to connect the HPPs to the national electricity grid: 1. Banjë HPP, located approx. 40 km south

Disclosure of the Executive Summary of the Draft Environmental and Social Impact Assessment Report of Devoll Hydropower Project

12 August 2011
Disclosure of the Executive Summary of the Draft Environmental and Social Impact Assessment Report of Devoll Hydropower Project

12.08.2011 – The Devoll Hydropower Project comprises the development and construction of three Hydropower Plants on the Devoll River and the required transmission lines to connect the HPPs to the national electricity grid: 1. Banjë HPP, located approx. 40

DHP to provide free English Courses for the inhabitants of the Devoll Valley

01 June 2011
DHP to provide free English Courses for the inhabitants of the Devoll Valley

01.06.2011 – Devoll Hydropower Sh.A. (DHP), through its international expertise, is committed to offer European standards and good industry practices in building optimal hydropower plants, as well as producing renewable and environmental friendly energy. Further, DHP is committed to achieve equilibrium

DHP participates at the International Balkans Conference on Challenges of Civil Engineering , Epoka University, Tirana, 19-21 May 2011

18 May 2011

18.05.2011 – DHP welcomes you at the "International Balkans Conference on Challenges of Civil Engineering" in Tirana on 19-21 May 2011. The conference is organized by the Epoka University and the Polytechnic University Tirana in cooperation with 2 international universities. DHP

DHP participates at the “Albanian Dynamics Fair”, Tirana, 21-23 April 2011

20 April 2011
DHP participates at the “Albanian Dynamics Fair”, Tirana, 21-23 April 2011

20.04.2011 – Meet Devoll Hydropower Sh.A. (DHP) at the Albanian Dynamics Fair. DHP welcomes you at the Albanian Dynamics Fair, an event used as opportunity to present the Devoll Hydropower Project and its development. It will be a pleasure for us

DHP wishes Happy 2011 and distributes saving lamps in the city of Gramsh

05 January 2011
DHP wishes Happy 2011 and distributes saving lamps in the city of Gramsh

05.01.2011 – DHP is committed to achieve equilibrium between the economy, environment and social factors in all its activities. In this course DHP will also pay special attention to the community of Devoll Valley. To show this engagement, on 05.01.2011 DHP

DHP Meeting with stakeholders in the district of Korçë and Elbasan

10 December 2010
DHP Meeting with stakeholders in the district of Korçë and Elbasan

10.12.2010 – DHP strives to provide updated information regarding news and development of the Devoll Hydropower project. In this regard DHP conducted its regular roundtable meeting, inviting representatives of local authorities, from the district of Korçë and Elbasan. The meetings, which

DHP distributes school bags and materials for first year school kids in the Devoll Valley

06 September 2010
DHP distributes school bags and materials for first year school kids in the Devoll Valley

06.09.2010 – DHP operates with European standards, where the community of Devoll Valley will receive special attention. DHP wishes to make a positive contribution to the community in which we have a presence and promote growth. DHP views education as an

Public Hearing for Devoll Strategic Environmental Assessment

25 March 2010
Public Hearing for Devoll Strategic Environmental Assessment

25.03.2010 – DHP participated in the public hearing on the Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) proposal for Energy Planning in the Devoll River on 25 March 2010. The event in the cultural house in Gramsh was organized by the Ministry of

Devoll Hydropower Project – Ground Breaking Ceremony

08 June 2009
Devoll Hydropower Project – Ground Breaking Ceremony

08.06.2009 – DHP celebrated the successful start of the Devoll Hydropower Concession on 08 June 2009. The ceremony to mark the start of the Pre-Concession Phase was attended by foreign and Albanian authorities. During the Pre-Construction Phase, DHP will carry out various

DHP wishes Happy 2011 and distributes saving lamps in the city of Gramsh

05 January 2011
DHP wishes Happy 2011 and distributes saving lamps in the city of Gramsh

05.01.2011 – DHP is committed to achieve equilibrium between the economy, environment and social factors in all its activities. In this course DHP will also pay special attention to the community of Devoll Valley. To show this engagement, on 05.01.2011 DHP

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