Energy
February 19, 2015 13:59
Recolamp Association collected and recycled 476 tons of lighting equipment waste last year, level similar to 2013, meeting again the European target of 40 percent calculated based on the average volume put on the market over the past two years by...more »
February 13, 2015 17:22
A strategic component of the National Energy System (NES), the hydropower sector is strongly affected by the burdensome taxes, such as those on special constructions, water use or the lease price for low river beds, as well as by the problems caused by an unstable legislative framework or the trading of green certificates. ...more »
February 02, 2015 10:12
Hidro Tarnita, the company in charge with the development of the hydropower plant located in Tarnita-Lapustesti, the Cluj County, received five preliminary offers from investors interested to engage in the 1-billion euro project. The deadline for submitting pre-qualification documents required in this first phase of the selection process was January 30, 2015....more »
January 29, 2015 17:06
Slovakia's pipeline operator Eustream will sign a Memorandum of Understanding with its counterparts in Romania and Bulgaria on a gas pipeline project aimed at reducing Balkan reliance on Russia, according to Reuters....more »
January 22, 2015 17:41
Romania needs consistent investments in the energy sector in the coming ten years, as well as a transparent and stable strategy for being competitive on the regional market, as although the existing power production capacities are enough to secure the electricity demand, many of them are highly inefficient, according to the Romania Strategic Energy Market Outlook 2014 – 2025 report issued by AT Kearny for Fondul Proprietatea....more »
January 20, 2015 11:19
Romania’s main electricity producer and supplier plans to sell additional 33 small hydropower plants (SHPs) from its portfolio of 128 power stations through an auction which will be conducted in February 2015, said Remus Borza, representative of Euro Insol, the judicial administrator of Hidroelectrica (in insolvency since February 2014), according to Mediafax....more »
December 17, 2014 12:12
OMV Petrom and Hunt Oil have found a new oil and gas field in the south of the Buzau County, possibly the largest discovery in the last 30 years in the Muntenia region, following investments of 5 million euro in exploration operations in the area....more »
December 15, 2014 16:43
US-based company Quintana Minerals Corporation has submitted a request to the Department for Energy, asking for detailed information on the Hunedoara Energy Complex for analyzing a strategic investment  in the light of the expected privatization of the state-owned company, reads Mediafax....more »
December 12, 2014 13:53
The Minister Delegate for Energy, Razvan Nicolescu, has invited MVM, Hungary's largest energy group to join Romania in the hydropower project to be developed at Tarnita-Lapustesti, the Cluj County, reads Ziarul Financiar....more »
December 10, 2014 16:14
City Plaza Hotel, a five star facility located in Cluj-Napoca, became the first to use a cogeneration power plant in Romania’s hotel industry, following an investment of 200,000 euro expected to be recovered within a period of eight to nine years. The power station which supplies both electric and thermal power energy was inaugurated today, reads Mediafax....more »
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