Energy
August 28, 2014 16:07
Razvan Nicolescu, the Minister Delegate for Energy, today met with a delegation from Enel led by Luca D’Agnese, member of the group’s board, in charge with international business. Talks treated Enel’s operations in Romania in the context of the announced sale of the domestic assets, reads a press release of the Department for Energy....more »
August 28, 2014 11:35
Prime Minister Victor Ponta attended the inauguration ceremony of the Iasi-Ungheni pipeline, along with his Moldavian counterpart, Iurie Leanca and Gunther Oettinger, European commissioner for energy. The project is aimed at providing the Republic of Moldova with an alternative to the gas supplied by Gazprom, thus ensuring a greater level of independence, as Moldavians will have access to gas providers from Romania....more »
August 27, 2014 12:52
Nuclearelectrica today announced the initiation of the procedure for selecting competitive investors to complete the project on the construction of Units 3 and 4 of the nuclear power plant from Cernavoda....more »
August 26, 2014 15:39
The Government announces that the price increase in natural gas delivered to households and scheduled for October 1 will most likely be deferred due to a dispute with EU Commission’s DG Enterprise on an alleged ban on natural gas exports from Romania....more »
August 25, 2014 15:55
Baroness Arielle Malard de Rotschild will be supported by the Department for Energy for a position within the future Board of Directors of Electrica, while Victor Cionga and Victor Grigorescu are the candidates designated by the Romanian State for becoming members of the board which will be established on September 22, 2014, when the first General Meeting of Shareholders subsequent to the company’s IPO is scheduled....more »
August 22, 2014 15:22
The Department for Energy has issued a draft ordinance which established important tax facilities for the investor that will engage in the project regarding the 1000 MW pumped-storage hydropower station at Tarnita-Lapustesti, the Cluj County....more »
July 30, 2014 06:02
Romania's largest thermo energy producer, Electrocentrale Bucharest, set up a joint venture with Japanese firm Marubeni Corporation to develop a gas power plant with a total installed capacity of 250 MW. The investment for the plant located in Fantanele, Mures county will amount to about 170 million euros.  The joint venture, SC Fântânele Gas Power SA, will be owned 90% by Marubeni Corporation and the remaining 10% of shares by Electrocentrale Bucharest, the company being operated as an independent power producer. The project involves the development of electricity generation units powered by natural gas, located inside the former Fântânele thermoelectric plant, which is currently disused....more »
July 11, 2014 11:31
Italy’s power group Enel announced, following a Board meeting held on July 10, 2014, that its generation assets in Slovakia as well as its distribution and sale assets in Romania will be included in the sale programme relative to the strategy of consolidating its financial structure....more »
July 10, 2014 12:41
Petromidia refinery processed a record amount of more than 465,000 tons of raw materials in May, the highest level since 1979 when it was commissioned, KMG International announced. The previous production record of 14,000 tons per day was therefore surpassed upon the upgrade and production capacity increase to over 5 million tons annually....more »
June 26, 2014 13:05
Romania’s main electricity producer and supplier puts up for sale other 22 small hydropower plants from its portfolio through an open outcry auction which will be conducted within September 15 and 18, 2014. The SHPs are divided in 17 asset packages and the starting price for selling all of them is approximately 55 million lei (some 12.5 million euro), according to the company....more »
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