On 13 June 2019, Albania hosted the Tirana International Energy Charter Forum. The event was hosted by the Ministry of Infrastructure and Energy and highlighted energy diversification, renewables and energy efficiency.
H.E. Minister Belinda Balluku opened the Forum to highlight Albania’s participation and leadership as the Chair of the Energy Charter Conference. Albania assumed the Chair of the Conference for 2019 and Minister Balluku highlighted the competitive nature of the Albanian energy sector that aims to improve energy efficiency and encourage energy supply diversification in the region. Albania is a European leader in renewable energy particularly in production of hydroelectricity