Energy NEWS June-2 2019

Edition June-2 2019 with 120 pages and 118 energy news articles

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Table of content, edition June-2 2019

TRADING OVERVIEW
 
ENERGY NEWS

Region
17.06. – Electricity imports from Turkey suspended until end-June
17.06. – ICGB launched insurance tender
20.06. – EnC unveils final results of study on coal subsidies
20.06. – Hungary and Croatia to consider gas market integration
21.06. – TAP project over 88 % completed
21.06. – ICGB signed construction supervisory contract with local consortium
27.06. – Azerbaijan increased gas production in the first five months of 2019
01.07. – Bulgaria and Montenegro to establish working group to promote TSO cooperation
01.07. – Italian and Montenegrin TSOs launched public consultation on the choice of allocation platform for undersea cable
02.07. – TAP launched market test for future capacity expansion

Albania
20.06. – OSHEE is importing electricity again
21.06. – EnC continues dispute settlement procedures for the lack of OSHEE unbundling
25.06. – Age Erzen to build SHPP near Tirana
26.06. – Report on Devoll hydropower project

Bosnia and Herzegovina
17.06. – Solar power plant near Petrovac commissioned
17.06. – ERS takes over supply of industrial consumers
20.06. – EP HZHB to use last year’s profit to cover accumulated losses
21.06. – Gas interconnection with Croatia will enable lower gas prices
21.06. – RS investing in major energy projects
21.06. – TPP Gacko completes general overhaul
25.06. – EP HZHB launched feasibility study tender for Poklecani wind farm
27.06. – 682 GWh of electricity produced in FBiH in May
27.06. – BH-Gas to establish IAP project company
28.06. – Problems at TPP Gacko following the general overhaul
02.07. – TPP Ugljevik desulfurization project is nearing completion

Bulgaria
17.06. – Electricity production increased by 2.8 % in 2019
17.06. – First trade in Bulgarian power futures
18.06. – Capman Green Energy Fund acquired two solar power plants
18.06. – EC’s recommendations on Bulgaria’s draft NECP
20.06. – CEZ Distribution to invest in distribution network
21.06. – Head of NEK resigned
21.06. – Energy Committee approved gas market liberalization amendments
21.06. – CEZ agreed to sell its Bulgarian assets to Eurohold
24.06. – FSC to complete Eurohold audit until 28 June
24.06. – Lukoil Bulgaria recorded profit in 2018
24.06. – Energo-Pro recorded higher profit in 2018
24.06. – Fire at TPP Maritsa East 2
26.06. – Capital increase of Capman Green Energy Fund approved
26.06. – Rosatom will participate in selection of NPP Belene investor

Romania
27.06. – ESO signed 10.2 million euros deal for transmission lines rehabilitation
28.06. – Electricity production reached 3,630 GWh in May
28.06. – KEVR approved 0.6 % gas price drop for Q3 2019
28.06. – NPP Kozloduy signed fuel casks purchase deal with Russian company
28.06. – Overgas extends its gas distribution network
01.07. – CPC cancelled Bulgartransgaz’ decision to change contractor for gas pipeline construction
01.07. – KEVR approved higher electricity prices for EVN’s customers

Croatia
19.06. – EC’s recommendations on Croatia’s NECP
27.06. – Nordex to supply turbines for Korlat wind farm
01.07. – Four companies placed bids for onshore hydrocarbon exploration

Greece
20.06. – ELPE plans to acquire 100 MW in RES capacity in 2019
24.06. – Mytilineos Group acquired sole ownership of METKA
25.06. – RAE to approve TAP market test
25.06. – PPC to pursue public service compensation for 2012-2015
26.06. – PPC secured 160 million euros loan from BSTDB
26.06. – Mytilineos may opt out of PPC’s lignite units sale
27.06. – Concession for hydrocarbon explorations of the coast of Crete awarded
28.06. – PPC’s Q1 net loss increases mainly due to CO2 costs
28.06. – Egyptian Elsewedy to buy SHPP and three wind farms
02.07. – Early elections, EuroAsia arbitration delay Crete interconnection tender

Hungary
21.06. – Long-term climate goals need well-prepared projects and funding
21.06. – Construction of NPP Paks upgrade site facilities started
26.06. – E.ON to sell its Hungarian, Czech businesses
28.06. – Record summer daily electricity consumption

Kosovo
24.06. – KOSTT commissioned Ilirida substation
25.06. – EBRD to lend 18 million euros for Kitka wind farm project

Macedonia
20.06. – Short downtime of unit 2 at TPP Bitola
21.06. – IFC and North Macedonia launch study on HPP Cebren
25.06. – 378 GWh of electricity produced in April
26.06. – ESM launched tender for solar power plant Oslomej supervisory services
29.06. – The state sees interest in investing in NPP Belene project
02.07. – EVN Home became universal supplier

Montenegro
17.06. – Average May electricity bill at 30.9 euros
22.06. – EPCG signed HPP Perucica revitalization deal
25.06. – CGES will not distribute dividends
28.06. – Tender for TPP Pljevlja reconstruction to be launched in July

Romania
18.06. – Construction of Iecea Mica-1 well site started
18.06. – Claren Energy to acquire sole ownership of Bobocu gasfield
18.06. – EC’s recommendations on Romania’s draft NECP
18.06. – Hidroelectrica to record lower profit due to GEO 114
19.06. – Investors in power plants to be allowed to sell their production in advance
20.06. – Subsidies for high-efficiency cogeneration plants increased
20.06. – E-Distributie Dobrogea invested 2.5 million euros in new Constanta substation
21.06. – Low energy prices destimulate increasing energy efficiency
21.06. – Electrica won lawsuit against SAPE
21.06. – Legislation essential for further Transelectrica’s investments approved
25.06. – Gas prices for households down by 5 %
25.06. – Extension of natural gas network at Constanta port
26.06. – Government must sell 8 % of OMV Petrom’s shares to company’s employees
27.06. – Delgaz Grid invested 1.9 million euros in Iasi region
28.06. – Final price of electricity for households to remain unchanged
28.06. – E-Distributie Muntenia to invest 13 million euros in network upgrades
01.07. – Natural gas price for companies is rising
02.07. – OMV Petrom invests 30 million euros in Black Sea shallow water exploration
02.07. – Prospex Oil & Gas to abandon Bainet-2 well

Serbia
17.06. – MK Group to build biomass power plant
19.06. – First trade in Serbian power futures
19.06. – ECS system at Drmno coalmine launched
24.06. – Vlasotince municipality against the construction of SHPPs on Vlasina river
01.07. – 245,382 MWh of electricity traded on SEEPEX in June
01.07. – NIS shareholders approved lower dividend for 2018

Slovenia
17.06. – Ascent Resources to sue Slovenia over ARSO decision
19.06. – EC’s recommendations on Slovenia’s NECP
24.06. – Household electricity prices dropped by 2 % in Q1 2019
26.06. – Electricity generation rose by 5 % in May
02.07. – 670,186 MWh traded on BSP in June

Turkey
17.06. – Turkey aims to increase share of renewables
18.06. – SOCAR completed the acquisition of EWE Turkey
19.06. – EBRD to invest 250 million euros in Turkish energy sector in 2019
19.06. – Turkish Petroleum focuses on 3D seismic surveys in the Mediterranean
20.06. – Turkey is global leader in new geothermal capacity in 2018
24.06. – Qatargas shipped largest single delivery of LNG to Turkey
25.06. – Valeura Energy started reservoir stimulation tests in Thrace
28.06. – Energy imports bill dropped by 2.5 % in May
28.06. – Lignite use dropped 0.15 % in April
28.06. – BP considering to enter TANAP operating company
01.07. – Crude oil imports rose by 61 % in April
01.07. – LPG imports dropped by 1.76 % in April
01.07. – Electricity production slightly higher in April

 

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