Energy Research, Vol. 2, Issue 1, Mar  2018, Pages 1-12; DOI: 10.31058/ 10.31058/

Renewable Energies Resources and Future of Their Use. Albania Case Study

Energy Research, Vol. 2, Issue 1, Mar  2018, Pages 1-12.

DOI: 10.31058/

Dr. Mirela Tase 1* , Dr. ing Eli Vyshka 2 , Dr.Manjola Xhaferri 3

1 Department of Tourism, Faculty of Business, “Aleksander Moisiu” University Durres, Albania

2 Department Engineering and Marine Sciences, Faculty of Professional Studies “Aleksander Moisiu” University, Durres, Albania

3 Department of Political Science, Faculty of Political Science and Low, “Aleksander Moisiu” University Durres, Albania

Received: 29 December 2017; Accepted: 24 January 2018; Published: 26 February 2018

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Albania is among the countries with the highest potential for renewable energy production in Europe. Physical and geographical conditions in Albania offer a very diverse climate and rich in term of renewable energies. For this reason, our country has very favorable conditions for solar energy development, including: a. average solar radiation 4.1kWh/m², b. average sunny hours per year are 2400 hours. Similarly, water resources are among the most important natural resources in Albania. Eight large rivers, fed by hundreds of rivers and small streams flowing through the country from the mountains to the east toward the Adriatic and the Ionian Sea in the west. Albania has an untapped potential of wind power, particularly along the Adriatic coast with defined space with high potential for wind power development where the annual average wind speed ranges from 6m - 8m/s. Few countries in European continent have a weaving of water resources in the same room where the observed sources and solar energy, wind or biomass without skipping and sea, which we really refer to technical indicators, which constitute a potential first stop should seriously and carefully, our country has the opportunity to make radical changes in the development policies so far not only in the energy sector but also in separate directions of social economic development. Material and methods used individually are based on data obtained from the relevant ministry which will serve to show us the way these renewable energy can be applicable not only in the industrial sector but also the family that showing the advantages and difficulties in successfully implementing their implementation. This paper aims to show the opportunities that our country offers in terms of sources of renewable energy that it possesses and the capacity to be free from dependence on the use of fuel by positioning the renewable energy sector as one of the priority sectors.


Renewable Energies, Opportunity, Healthy Environment, Natural Resource


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