Turkey is an emerging geothermal superstar and countries across Eastern Europe are increasingly harnessing underground energy to provide cheap and eco-friendly local heating and energy.
Funds raised will be used to refinance the debts of Croatia's three state-owned transport companies, which amount to €5.2bn.
Andrej Plenkovic's government maintains narrow majority in parliament despite opposition criticism of its handling of the Agrokor crisis.
Economic growth in Croatia is set to continue for the rest of 2017 according to the European Commission
EBRD markedly hikes its forecasts for economic growth in Emerging Europe after assessing the arrival of expansion that is so strong that it is already running up against structural constraints.
Social Democrats say they want to "untangle the corruption octopus" while slamming the government's handling of the crisis at food and retail giant Agrokor.
Andrej Plenkovic plans to take Croatia into the ERM-II before 2020, and hopes for euro adoption "within two government terms".
Rosneft CEO Igor Sechin says that if the Russian oil major takes over INA it would modernise the Croatian company's two refineries at Rijeka and Sisak.
Opposition Social Democrats are reportedly planning a no-confidence vote against PM Plenkovic's government after details of Agrokor loan agreement are leaked to the press.