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The scandal with the incinerator of Fier/ Government paid 22.6 billion lek, when he was not yet build


The scandal with the incinerator of Fier/ Government paid 22.6 billion lek, when he was not yet build


- has published a complete investigation file on the concessions of incinerators, including that of Fier. Today we made public the sum of money that this concession has received from the Albanian taxes and the images of the situation in Fier.

The incinerator of Fier was given on concession by the Albanian government according to an agreement, signed by Minister Lefter Koka in October 2016, with the company called Integreted Technology Waste Treatment Fier worth 28 million euros without VAT, or about 35 million euros in total.

Klodian Zoto’s Integreted Technology Service has here 70% of the shares, and 30% of the company “Construction Installation, Patos”. This plant, although it has gone through all the stages from the project to the conclusion of the contract, has been accompanied by controversy and protests, from politics but also the residents themselves, who have spoken out against incineration.

Residents, who have clashed several times with police, have said they have not been asked about its construction, which is being built at a distance of no more than 700 m from the village, and between the plots where they plant vegetables and fruits.

There have even been accusations, that the coordinates where the plant will be built, have been insidiously changed. The case for this incinerator went even to the Administrative Court of Tirana. Residents raised claims that the company “Integrated Technology” is building the incinerator on a different area of what is provided in the studies and decisions of the Municipality of Fier.

However, the court decided to dismiss the claim, arguing that “the plaintiff failed to prove on the basis of written evidence of the alleged consequences and damages”. However today after almost four years, in Fier there is no incinerator, even though the government has paid millions of euros of Albanians taxes, starting very soon after the signing of the contract.

According to official data provided by the Treasury, the Albanian government has paid the company about 22.6 billion lek of a total of 37 billion that provided in total the contracts.

Respectively; for 2016, have been paid 125 million new lek.

For 2017, 640 million new lek.

For 2018, 750 million new lek.

For 2019, 750 million new lek.

So the company has received more than half of the money, and the investment started with the Albanian tax money, being favored by the government without an open international competition, and after almost 4 years the incinerator has not been yet completed.

Although the justification has often been the clash with the residents of the area, or the accusations of the opposition, it must be said that they are 28 million euros from the taxes of the Albanians, that it is not known where they ended up./


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Skandali me inceneratorin e Fierit/ Qeveria pagoi 22.6 miliardë lekë, ende pa u ndërtuar

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The scandal/ Concessionaire of 128 million euros hides the name changes




The concession company of 128 million euros, Integreted Energy BV SPV, which has taken over the Sharra landfill and the Tirana incinerator, has single shareholders Integreted Energy BV, a company registered in the Netherlands, a chain of shell companies, which tried to hide their names.

But, has revealed with exclusive documents, which you can read here, which was originally built by Klodian Zoto and the italian citizen Ernesto Granelli. Then, we found out in detail what was the company’s activity, what are it advertises on the official website, how it tries to erase the traces, and how it is involved in the co-management and co-administration of a company that has a Russian citizen as its co-director. (Read here)

After an investigation of a wide network of journalists of an investigative network from several European countries, Integreted Energy BV at one point disappeared, and did not appear anywhere. But we were able to find out, even with the help of our colleagues, that Integreted Energy BV, the company that has 100% of the shares of the company that has the concession of the incinerator in Tirana, had changed its name to Geogenix BV.( Read here)

This happened exactly one day after reported about another company in Bulgaria of the owners of incinerators in Albania, Klodian Zoto and Mirel Mërtiri, with Eva Blushi, the wife of the director of Top Channel, Ben Blushi.

And then there was the same Bulgarian company, EM Capital Group, which had bought in Albania 51 shares of “Valtelina Coffee”, which bears the trade name Lori Coffee, and now the owners of the incinerators had become co-owners with the shareholder of Top Channel, Vjollca Hoxha.

Following the discovery of this document, the name of the company Integreted Energy BV was changed in the Netherlands, to Geogenix BV, which you can read here. Today, more than two months after the name change in the Netherlands, the company is embroiled in another scandal. A scandal that could cost even the concessions.

The name of the sole shareholder in the Netherlands, is changed and no official report is made to the responsible institutions in Albania. Within the day, he registered the firm and signed the contract with the Ministry of Environment, and it has been 2 months since the name was changed, and no one knows anything.

Sot, let’s look at the chain. According to a NRC extract issued today, the sole shareholder of the company Integreted Energy BV SPV, turns out to be after two months still the company Integreted Energy BV, although this company no longer exists, but has changed its name.

The company registered in the Netherlands is called Geogenix BV, it retains the same fiscal code but has changed its name. In order to change the name of a concession company minimally, according to the laws of the Albanian state, you must seek the approval of the relevant ministry or institution, that has given you the contract or concession permit.

We asked the Ministry of Environment yesterday, and they told us that there is no request or document submitted by the company Integreted Energy BV or Integreted Energy BV SPV to change the name.

The same answer was given to us by the National Water Supply and Sewerage Agency. According to NWSA, no official document had been sent to these institutions until yesterday by the 100% shareholder and sole shareholder of the company, that won the landfill and incinerator concession of Tirana.

So, not its changed not only the name, but was is ignored every institution. The plenipotentiaries of this concession, doesn’t care about anyone. They go and build a company in the Netherlands, after coming to Albania they receive a concession of 128 million euros and today, almost three years after the signing of this concession, they receive money from businesses and the municipality of Tirana, earn tens of millions of euros, but do not respect one single legal procedure.

First of all, there is no single official report for this change to the relevant institutions, and in this case the change is essential, and does not appear anywhere. Albania, its government institutions, have given a concession to a company that no longer exists today, and the Albanian state does not know this.

With the documents that we possess, it is very clear that the company Integreted Energy BV does not exist, it has changed its name to Geogenix BV, and the Albanian state, the government and the responsible institutions, do not have any documents and these facts hasn’t’ been reported nowhere./

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Skandali/ Koncesionari i 128 milion eurove fsheh ndryshimin e emrit




The scandal deepens/ The company of 128 million euros concession is without experience, it started in Albania




In several articles published in recent days, has showed with facts and exclusive documents, who is after the Integreted Energy BV company, which has received a concession contract of 128 million euros, for the 30 years concession of Sharra landfill and incinerator in the capital, Tirana.

The company was advertised quite strongly, and was said that he is full of experience, that will open new jobs’ etc. But, we showed with documents, that the company has not any experience. Energy Integreted BV, established in 2016, you can read here, by Klodian Zoto, the same person that appear in the incinerator of Fier, in collaboration with other person involved in this scheme, where appears the partner Mirel Mërtiri, the cohabitant of the latter, Stela Gugalla, as well as an italian citizen Ernesto Granelli. has only one other observation and today with concrete facts we will make an advertisement of Integreted Energy BV. Beyond the documents you read in the scriptures above, we are bringing another fact today.

This company has no experience. So, out of nowhere, it was registered in the Netherlands, now in Albania, and it receives 128 million euros in concession contracts from Albanian taxes. (Read here)

Beyond these maneuvers, shareholders and names of valuation, establishment, letters, contract with the Ministry of Environment, extracts submitted by the National Business Center, and official contracts, we are today setting up a simple direct observation of the company.

The official website of Integreted Energy BV, shows only that there are three projects. They are situated in Albania, Ghana and Zimbabwe.

In the case of Zimbabwe, there was also a public scandal reported in the media, and the project was not implemented. Meanwhile, Integreted Energy BV states that there are two projects in Albania and Ghana. And nothing else to report or advertise as work or any engagement in business.

So, what was claimed as a greater experience in the Netherlands, as a large company ect, is demonstrated now from the official website of Integreted Energy BV company, that the experience is zero. Is this company, which is registered in an open offshore network in the Netherlands, around two months ago, when revealed the first online scandal with a company of Klodian Zoto and Mirel Mërtiri in co-ownership with Eva Blush, the wife of Top Channel director Ben Blushi, founded in Bulgaria, that changed his name from Integreted Energy BV to Geogenix BV. ( Read here)

But apparently the name change has been done only for the Netherlands, because in the official websites nothing has changed. But the thing remains the same. And here it is read very clear, and it is understood that this is a company founded with rush and only to operate in Albania, where she has been advertised as a new success story.

In fact, history begins with Albania. Everything is said in media, everything is reported by the government, everything it is said by the mayor of Tirana, are just lies for public opinion to justify 128 million euros, with a dubious procedure, a corrupting affair supported by politics, where you can find a chain of politicians, that shamefully are not investigated, and not being verified by any law enforcement representative in the country./

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Thellohet skandali/ Kompania e konçesionit 128 milionë euro asnjë eksperiencë, filloi në Shqipëri



128 million euro concession/ Scandal blow in Albania, the company changes its name in Holland




In an investigation conducted for several months, brought in recent days full materials regarding the 128 million euro concession of the Sharra landfill, and the incinerator that will be built there. A concession, that comes after the issuance of two incinerators in Elbasan and Fier in the amount of 50 million euros.

Where in the schemes appear the citizens Klodian Zoto, Mirel Mërtiri, Stela Gugallja and an italian citizen, Ernesto Granelli. with exclusive and official documents, has revealed what happened in Elbasan. Also in Fier, which you can read here.

But, in the investigations for Tirana, who is the “ghost” company in the Netherlands, how does Klodian Zoto appear, who are the co-managing companies, how are they related to some Dutch companies, which have the same address.

So in the same a street, same building, same office. A network of representative companies that manage and signed in cooperation with Integreted Energy BV. This company is led by Klodian Zoto and the italian Ernesto Granelli, who has signed contracts for the construction of key incinerators in Fier and Elbasan.

But, this time the incinerator of Tirana, did not come to Albania from the local company, but the scheme was found in the Netherlands. The ‘mother company’ is Residence Corporate BV, which as you can see in the following document, is the one that has the ‘daughter’ Almares Menagment BV.

This company has a director, a Russian citizen and another citizen Marc Lappat, whom in the following document you will see that he signs as a co-director for the company Integreted Energy BV, which is the company that has won the concession 128 million euros, for 30 years, for one amount of 4.3 million euros per year from Albanian taxpayers.

But as soon as the scandal broke out in Albania and reported that it would bring the full investigation file, and began to report on the concessions of incinerators, the company Integreted Energy BV, which is the sole shareholder of the company Integreted Energy BV SPV, and won the concession in Albania, changed its name in February.

Meanwhile,, on February 12 and 13, published the first articles, which revealed an extract of the company EM Capital Group AD in Bulgaria, which had as owner Klodian Zoto of the incinerator of Fier, Mirel Mërtiri, his co-partner, and Eva Blush, the wife of Top Channel director Ben Blushi.

As soon as published this document and the scheme of how this company, namely EM Capital Group from Bulgaria, which you can read here, had bought “Valtelina Coffee”, which bears the trade name Lori Coffee, the company in the Netherlands changes its name. (Read here)

On February 14, according to the following document, two days later in the Chamber of Commerce in the Netherlands, the name of the concession company of Tirana was changed. So, Integreted Energy BV becomes Geogenix BV, and this is shown by the following document. According to Almares, the co-signer, it is clear that Geogenix BV is Integreted Energy BV.

According to the two documents above, Residence Corporate Service and Geogenix BV, have the same address in Amsterdam.

In line with to this other document you can see that the stamp of Integreted Energy BV and the trade code is the same as Geogenix BV, but another document, which you will see below, clearly states that the company Integreted Energy BV had changed its name.

After our investigation in February about the concessionaire company of incinerators and the Bulgarian company, which comes in Albania and become co-partners with the shareholders of Top Channel and Vjollca Hoxha, but also with Ben Blushi’s wife, the company in the Netherlands changes its name.

And our staff, and a network of investigative journalists in Europe who are involved in this investigation, spared much time because finding the data appears to be quite difficult. But, over time, with the official publication of the documentation, we clearly discovered that immediately after the publication of the document of the Bulgarian company that “Lori Coffee” had bought, and had become a co-partner with Vjollca Hoxha and Ben Blushi, the only joint stock company of the Sharra Landfill had changed the name.

Yesterday we found out in detail how Almares Menagment BV, the co-directing company of the concession with Integreted Energy BV, had a director a russian citizen. Also, the day before we showed how Klodian Zoto, together with the Italian Granelli, and the current administrator of the company in Tirana had carried out the movements in the Netherlands. (Read here)

Today, with the above documents and other materials that we will publish in the following days, we show a clearly strong connection not only with politics-concessions, but also with the media. And how the concessionaire has tried to hide again. So to eliminate traces through name changes or turnovers in these shell companies, which represent shareholders.

Perhaps Klodian Zoto thought that changing the name, would eliminate everything and that revealed the network of investigative journalists, with the voluminous file on incinerators in Albania. But one move is enough, and “the devil is in the details”.

It is already clear. A company created in the Netherlands in 2016, comes to Albania in 2017, receives a concession of 128 million euros for 30 years. After, hers was joined a management company, Almares Menagment, where other shareholders are hiding, and then a scandal broke out about a company called Em Capital Group, which again has partners Klodian Zoto, Mirel Mërtiri and Eva Blushi, Ben Blushi’s wife, the mother company in the Netherlands changes its name.

But the trading number and code remain the same. The landfill and incinerator company in Tirana is involved in another scandal, because it has aroused some other problems, which will publish tomorrow and in the coming days. Because as we have said in both articles previously, the file is voluminous and the materials are being published day by day, to be clearer and more accurate for public opinion. Continued…

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Koncesioni 128 milion euro/ Plas skandali në Shqipëri, kompania ndryshon emër në Hollandë