Energy NEWS July-1 2019

Edition July-1 2019 with 114 pages and 96 energy news articles

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Table of content, edition July-1 2019

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ENERGY NEWS

Region
03.07. – Italy secured Algerian gas supply via Tunisia for the next 10 years
08.07. – CEZ shareholders approved the sale of Bulgarian, Romanian, Polish and Turkish assets
09.07. – Core FB MC project introduces dedicated section on JAO website
10.07. – Czech Government approved the construction of new nuclear units
15.07. – ICGB extended deadline for IGB pipeline insurance tender

Bosnia and Herzegovina
03.07. – Hydrocarbon exploration in the RS continues
03.07. – ERS established HPPs Foca and Paunci project company
04.07. – The largest industrial electricity consumer facing closure
05.07. – Glencore “bought” four more days for Aluminij
05.07. – FBiH to award concession for HPP Begov Han
09.07. – RiTE Ugljevik seeks 5.1 million euros loan
10.07. – Aluminij stopped production
11.07. – 2.5 MW HPP Miljacka to be commissioned in November
11.07. – HPP Visegrad produced 94.67 GWh of electricity in June
12.07. – Nestro Petrol recorded profit in H1 2019
12.07. – RS to provide state guarantees for loan to ERS
12.07. – Sarajevo Canton to award concessions for two SHPPs
12.07. – RS agreed to transfer gas competences to state level

Bulgaria
03.07. – Electricity production rose 1.59 % in the first half of 2019
04.07. – Unit 6 of NPP Kozloduy back online after short downtime
04.07. – OMV Bulgaria recorded lower profit in 2018
08.07. – Local consortium to build Varna-Burgas transmission line
11.07. – 613,598 MWh traded on IBEX in June
11.07. – NPP Kozloduy to test unit 5 for increased power output
12.07. – CEZ to invest 1.5 million euros in transmission lines replacement in Sofia
15.07. – Court rules in favor of Arkad consortium in dispute with Bulgartransgaz
15.07. – Complaint against compressor stations tender rejected
16.07. – KEVR discusses Bulgartransgaz’ 10-year development plan
16.07. – AES Galabovo recorded lower profit in 2018

Croatia
03.07. – wpd to build Krmpote wind farm
05.07. – Plinacro surveys the possibility of increasing gas interconnections capacity
08.07. – 428,780 MWh traded on CROPEX in June
08.07. – Energija Naturalis to take over Ploce port
12.07. – Energija Naturalis launched takeover bid for Ploce port
15.07. – 1,066 GWh of electricity produced in May
16.07. – Petrol’s acquisition of Crodux Plin LPG business approved

Greece
Greece, 03.07. – Tender for Crete-Athens interconnection suspended
Greece, 04.07. – Energean to buy Edison’s oil and gas subsidiary for 750 million dollars
Greece, 05.07. – 143 MW in solar, 179.5 MW in wind power awarded at the latest RES auction
Greece, 05.07. – Kavala underground gas storage project taken off the PCI list
Greece, 09.07. – Alexandroupoli LNG terminal second-market test expected in September
Greece, 09.07. – New Energy Minister announces rescue plan for PPC
Greece, 11.07. – CEO of PPC resigned
Greece, 11.07. – PPC’s lignite-fired units sale is over
Greece, 12.07. – PPC plans further expansion in Bulgaria
Greece, 12.07. – RAE to simplify RES licensing procedures
Greece, 16.07. – No binding bids for PPC’s lignite-fired units

Hungary
05.07. – Photon Energy commissioned three solar power plants
15.07. – Physical reversal of the direction of on the Slovak-Hungarian cross-border gas pipeline

Macedonia
03.07. – Eco-organizations filed a complaint over SHPPs construction
09.07. – Electricity interconnection project faces penalties due to delays
11.07. – Overhaul of unit 3 of TPP Bitola completed
11.07. – MEPSO denies that electricity interconnection project will fail

Montenegro
04.07. – Krnovo wind farm produced 13,311 MWh of electricity in May
04.07. – Terna completed laying the Italy-Montenegro submarine cable
10.07. – Pljevlja coalmine to distribute 1 million euros as dividends
11.07. – Tender for TPP Pljevlja reconstruction launched
12.07. – Average June electricity bill at 31.3 euros
12.07. – Concessions awarded for two new SHPPs
16.07. – HPP Komarnica project will cost 238 million euros

Romania
03.07. – EC Oltenia to invest in cogeneration and solar power
04.07. – Government considering to abolish 2 % turnover tax for energy companies
04.07. – Oil Terminal’s share on the rise amid strategic investor interest
04.07. – Electrica interested in acquisition of CEZ assets in Romania
04.07. – Enel plans to sell minority stakes in Romanian subsidiaries
05.07. – Amerocap plans to invest 100 million dollars in Oil Terminal
05.07. – KMG to inject 25 million dollars into Kazakh-Romanian investment fund
05.07. – Pojorata-Vatra Dornei gas pipeline declared as project of national interest
05.07. – 400 kV ring project is 64 % completed
05.07. – Average day-ahead OPCOM price dropped in June
09.07. – Reverse taxation to be introduced for gas supply
10.07. – CEZ Romania recorded 10.5 million euros loss in 2018
12.07. – Electricity consumption dropped by 1.2 % in the first five months of 2019
12.07. – Gas imports increased due to over-taxation of domestic production
12.07. – 5,000 Jiu Valley miners will be retrained as wind farm technicians
16.07. – ExxonMobil is looking for another partner for Black Sea gas project
16.07. – Transgaz completed 215 kilometers of BRHA gas pipeline

Serbia
05.07. – Government wrote off Srbijagas’ debt worth 1.2 billion euros
06.07. – EPS is not for sale, state considering acquisitions of neighboring power utilities
08.07. – Biomass heating plants to be built in 12 municipalities
10.07. – Power China to build Obrenovac-New Belgrade heating pipeline
10.07. – EPS needs urgent reforms to increase electricity production
15.07. – French AFPG to support geothermal projects in Vojvodina
15.07. – Construction of waste-to-energy facility to start in Q3 2019
15.07. – EMS completed underground high-voltage cable project in Belgrade

Slovenia
09.07. – Slovenia could become regional renewable powerhouse

Turkey
05.07. – BP refuted reports of entering TANAP operating company
05.07. – Bereket Enerji to trade HPPs, wind farms on stock market
08.07. – Turkey and China boost energy cooperation
08.07. – Turkey’s second drillship to arrive in Cypriot waters
09.07. – Turkey imported 7.5 billion cubic meters of Azeri gas in 2018
10.07. – Local, RES share in electricity production reached 66.2 % in H1 2019
10.07. – GE to supply turbines for Saros wind project
11.07. – US urges Turkey to stop drilling activities near Cyprus
12.07. – 58 % more newly installed capacity in the first five months of 2019
16.07. – EU imposed sanctions against Turkey over drilling in Eastern Mediterranean

 

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