Energy
September 23, 2013 22:39
Even in these turbulent times for Renewable energy, PV plants are being constructed.  The juwi group just started the construction of two PV plants in Romania. The plants are situated near the towns Satu Mare (North-West Romania) and Butimanu (approx. 50 km north-west of Bucharest). They are being built by the Italian juwi subsidiary juwi Energie Rinnovabili Srl in cooperation with the Bulgarian subsidiary juwi Solar GmbH in Sofia....more »
September 23, 2013 16:33
Spanish firms Rios Solar Renovables and Rios Total Solar, part of Spanish group Rios Renovables...more »
September 21, 2013 16:30
The temporary reduction of state support for renewable energy producers starting July 1 is showing its first effects and the sum investors will have to recover for July reaches about EUR14 million. According to data published  by power grid...more »
September 20, 2013 12:08
Following a development stage of more than four years and a construction phase of approx. one year, VERBUND, Austria's leading electricity company, is putting into operation one of the largest on-shore wind farms of Europe, located near the Romanian Black Sea coast. Roughly one half of the 225 MW wind farm has been connected to the grid, further wind farms are to follow until the beginning of 2014. The investment volume is approx. € 380 million. A further expansion stage to 280 MW is planned until 2016. "Wind power is the ideal addition to our generation focus of hydropower, and Romania offers good overall conditions for our investment," says  CEO Wolfgang Anzengruber on the occasion of the festive opening in Bucharest. ...more »
September 20, 2013 10:53
Romania ranks 5th in Europe in production of oil and gas after Norway, Great Britain, The Netherlands and Denmark according to Vasile Iuga, Managing Partner at PriceWaterhouse Coopers (PwC), South-Eastern Europe.The oil and gas produced in Romania amounted to 102 million BOE (Barrel of Oil Equivalent) last year, while Norway, the major European producer, drew 1.3 billion, followed by Great Britain – 583 million BOE, The Netherlands – 520 million BOE and Denmark – 114 million BOE.At the same time, Romania's dependence on imports is 25%, below the European average which is 50%....more »
September 19, 2013 16:56
The 'Monitoring Methodolgy of the Regulated Electricity Market' has been approved by ANRE (the National Energy Regulatory Authority). The monitoring framework is based on the requirements stipulated by the Law no. 123/2012 on electricity and natural gas....more »
September 17, 2013 16:34
The combined value of the wind projects in Romania exceeds 3.5 billion Euro and have a total installed  capacity of 2,100 MW. The leading investor in wind energy is Czech group CEZ  with a total of 600 MW in two of the biggest onshore wind farms in Europe, Fantanele and Cogealac....more »
September 16, 2013 16:32
The renewable energy division of Energias de Portugal, EDP Renovaveis continues the development of wind and solar parks and currently has projects of over EUR200 million in Romania. During the first half of 2013 EDPR added 28 MW of operational projects in Romania and another 144 MW under construction. Out of a total of EUR104 million invested in the first half of this year, EUR84 million were allocated for the European markets, particularly Poland and Romania, and the rest to the North American market. The Portuguese company will invest over EUR216 million to develop its 144 MW projects in Romania....more »
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