Democracy Digest: Caputova Opts Not to Seek Re-election Leaving Field Wide Open

Meanwhile, parliamentary speaker and Sme Rodina leader Boris Kollar rarely speaks about his family, but was forced to address the issue on Wednesday after one of the mothers of his 12 children by 10 wives, Barbora Richterova, accused him of beating her up in 2012 while on a holiday in Florida.

Country’s largest solar plant now operational

Slovenia's largest solar power plant has been launched. Built for €5.5 million adjacent to the Brežice hydropower plant, it has a peak power of 6 MW, enough to meet the electricity needs of about 1,800 households.

What makes it special alongside its size is that it is connected directly to the 110 kilovolt transmission network and forms a hybrid system with the hydropower plant.

‘Hidden’ hikes in power bills

The price of electricity per kilowatt-hour may have been decreasing continuously in recent months following the de-escalation of the price of natural gas, but the total electricity bill still happens to have increased and is even expected to increase further in the coming months.

Kalyon awarded contract to build pipeline in Romania

Turkish company Kalyon has signed an agreement to build more than a 300-kilometer-long pipeline in Romania that will transport natural gas from the Black Sea.

The size of the Tuzla-Podisor gas transmission pipeline project is around 500 million euros, according to a statement released by the Romanian national gas transmission company Transgaz.