Energy
February 10, 2014 15:46
Harnessing hydropower energy is the best alternative for the development of Romania’s energy sector. An alternative which has been neglected, since no new major projects have been carried out over the past years, as investments have been restricted to the completion of some old projects, such as Racovita Hydroelectric Power Plant whose construction works started 24 years ago. ...more »
February 04, 2014 16:15
The deregulation process of the gas market for industrial consumers will be carried out by July, 2014, earlier than initially established, according to Andrea Schaechter, Head of the IMF Mission in Bucharest, Agerpress informs....more »
January 31, 2014 12:45
Chevron got a new permit to start shale gas exploration in its fourth perimeter in Vaslui, at Puiesti, the local Envrironmental Protection Agency issuing the document since there was no contestation against the project received, Mediafax informs....more »
January 27, 2014 12:54
Nuclearelectrica fights back by suing the National Energy Regulatory Authority (ANRE) after the latter established a fixed-price for delivering electricity, compelling the energy producer to sell electricity at a lower price than the regular one on the market. According to a press release submitted to the Bucharest Stock Exchange, Nuclearelectrica filed last Thursday, January 23, a complaint with the Bucharest Court of Appeal, in that respect....more »
January 21, 2014 10:36
Oltenia Energy Complex (CEO), the state-owned energy producer, plans to sell 60 million euro worth electricity on the Centralized Market of Bilateral Contracts managed by OPCOM through 11 auctions scheduled today. There will be a total of 1.48 TW available for purchase, with a price ranging from about 40.55 euro to nearly 41 euro per MW, depending on the energy package size put on sale....more »
January 15, 2014 13:01
The Austrian group EGGER has finalized the largest biomass power plant in Romania at its plant in Radauti, Suceava County. The facility has an installed capacity of 83 MW and was supported by an investment worth 35 million euro from the group’s own funds. By developing this project, EGGER aims at transforming the Radauti facility into an integrated production site, at the same time reducing the consumption of fossil fuel and securing its competitiveness and long-term viability....more »
January 10, 2014 14:34
Chinese-based company Unisun Energy completed three solar power units in Brasov and Cluj counties, in Transilvania region. The plants which have a total installed capacity of 19.59 MW are estimated to generate yearly up to 8 million euro profit resulting from green certificates trading and energy sales, according to the company. Unisun also announced that all three PV plants have already been connected to the power grid. ...more »
January 06, 2014 11:26
The Romanian subsidiary of the Russian oil group Lukoil received from ANRE, the National Regulatory Authority for Energy, the construction permit for a solar park at the Petrotel-Lukoil oil refinery in Ploiesti....more »
December 20, 2013 11:52
Almost 24 years after construction started, Hidroelectrica inaugurated yesterday the Racovita Hydroelectric Power Plant, although, it will be effectively operational as from the beginning of the next year, upon a testing period. It is the 27th power plant already inaugurated out of 30 other power production facilities included in the project concerning the hydro-energetic development on the Olt river....more »
December 06, 2013 12:10
EPC contractor Martifer Solar, the Romanian subsidiary of Martifer SGPS has completed the construction of two photovoltaic plants – one with an installed capacity of 2.03MW located in Halchiu, Brasov County and other of 3.38MW in Magurele, near Bucharest. The project was developed for Eurowind Energy A/S, Martifer being responsible for the engineering, procurement and construction of the two PV plants....more »
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