Energy
Calota (ANRE): Liberalization of electricity and gas markets prepares Romanian consumers for joining the Euro Zone
The liberalization of the electricity and natural gas markets is an important contribution to Romania's convergence process towards the Euro Zone, in order to avoid consumer shocks, said Emil Calota, the vice-president of the National Regulatory Au more »
Energy efficiency projects developed in Romania, favoured sectors and available financing solutions
The Romanian Energy Efficiency Forum, the most important annual event dedicated to the development of sustainable energy programs, reached its fourth edition. At the discussion table came key people in this sector, from Government representatives, specialists from project developers, large profile companies, and banks that can fund this sector. Organized by the Romanian Association for the Promotion of Energy Efficiency (ARPEE), together with GOVNET Conferences, the debate highlighted both legal bottlenecks and the present opportunities in energy sector, concrete project financing solutions and examples of good practice at the local level. more »
October 10, 2017 15:52
Romania currently has the richest energy mix in the region, if not in Europe, and should be used as such, Energy Minister Toma Petcu said, adding that the Energy Strategy of Romania is a project that can represent our country at least in the next 20 years. The document is under discussion at the Ministry of the Environment. My goal is to transform the Romanian Energy Strategy in law, move it to Parliament for discussions and approval. ...more »
October 10, 2017 11:45
The Energy Efficiency Forum, the most important annual event dedicated to energy efficiency and the development of sustainable energy programs, has reached its fourth edition at an opportune moment in this field, considering the new strategies for the implementation of the EU Directive no. 27/2012. Organized by the Romanian Association for the Promotion of Energy Efficiency (ARPEE) together with GOVNET Conferences, the event will discuss both the opportunities and the challenges encountered during the implementation of energy efficiency programs ...more »
October 05, 2017 17:08
Gas suppliers could stop providing to households on the winter if the National Regulatory Authority for Energy (ANRE) does not recognize the costs of acquiring gas on the gas exchange, said Niculae Havrileţ, president of ANRE....more »
September 28, 2017 17:05
The Vice-President of the European Commission Maros Sefcovic, currently on an official visit to Romania, said, at the Aspen energy summit, that Romania is rich in natural resources and that it can develop rapidly in terms of renewable energies. Also, Sefcovic hopes that Romania will become energy exporter. ...more »
June 26, 2017 16:59
The shareholders and the management of the Midia Marine Terminal (MMT) SRL, held by KazMunayGas International Group intend to change the Midia Port terminal into the most important energy hub at the Black Sea, thanks to a portfolio of invest...more »
June 26, 2017 16:47
Monsson Operation, a company member of Monsson Group, which offers services like wind turbine operation, maintenance and service in Europe, Africa, America and New Zealand, plans to hire 200 technicians and engineers by the end of 2017 .  Monsson has been focusing on renewable energy since 2004 and has become an important player in the world, with over 2.4 GW of projects in its portfolio. Monsson Operation is now active in more than 20 countries, having several offices in Sweden, Ireland, Qatar, Poland, Germany, USA and South Africa....more »
June 12, 2017 17:19
Romania's natural gas production will increase steadily in the next three years, up to 9 million tons of oil equivalent (toe) in 2020, while imports will steadily decrease, to 700,000 toe also in 2020, shows the prognosis of the energy mix published recently by the National Prognosis Commission quoted by Agepress.  Thus, gas production will go up from 7.48 million toe in 2016 to 7.8 million toe in 2017 (+4.2 pct) to 8.2 million toe in 2018 (+5.1 pct), 8.6 million toe in 2019 (+4.9 pct), and 9 million toe until 2020 (+4.7 pct)....more »
April 27, 2017 18:11
OMV Petrom estimates that investments for 2017 will amount to 4.56 bn lei, up 83 pct from the 2.49 bn lei registered in 2016, the company said in a release. The Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders approved the investment budget of OMV Petrom for this year, with the main investment focus staying on Upstream, for which investments of more than 4.15 bn lei have been budgeted (91 pct of the total), followed by Downstream Oil, with an investment budget of 323 million lei in 2017....more »
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