Energy NEWS November-1 2020

Edition November-1 2020 with 108 pages and 116 energy news articles

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Table of content, edition November-1 2020

TRADING OVERVIEW
 
ENERGY NEWS

Region
04.11. – OST and KOSTT deepen cooperation
04.11. – EU to remove green investment label from gas-fired projects
09.11. – DE-AT-PL-4M market coupling set to launch in May 2021
12.11. – Western Balkan countries endorsed Green Agenda
13.11. – Start of the parallel run of Core FB MC project
14.11. – TAP starts commercial operations

Albania
06.11. – Local joint venture applied for 50 MW solar power plant building permit
06.11. – OST recorded significantly lower profit in the first nine months of 2020
10.11. – KESH bought 3,780 GWh of electricity for 10-15 November delivery

Bosnia and Herzegovina
05.11. – HPP Visegrad produced 78.73 GWh of electricity in October
06.11. – EPS to have majority ownership in joint HPPs on Drina river project
06.11. – Solar power plant at Brod refinery commissioned
06.11. – Elektrokrajina recorded 12 million euros loss in the first nine months of 2020
09.11. – Hifa Oil expands its retail network
12.11. – EnC continues procedure against BiH for non-unbundling distribution system operators

Bulgaria
02.11. – Electricity production dropped by 8.4 % in 2020
02.11. – KEVR approved 14.1 % wholesale gas price hike for November
04.11. – Daily traded volume record on IBEX
04.11. – Gazprom has taken over majority of Bulgaria’s transit pipelines
05.11. – Energo-Pro to loan 23 million euros from UniCredit Bulbank
05.11. – Bulgaria seeks compensation mechanism to reduce CO2 emissions
09.11. – Bulgaria reportedly completed its section of TurkStream extension pipeline
10.11. – Bulgargaz to propose lower wholesale gas price for December and January
11.11. – 1,438 GWh traded on IBEX in October
11.11. – Bulgaria to consider opportunities for gas supply from Israel
12.11. – ESO to receive 255 million euros for digital and green transition
13.11. – State still has not appointed new BEH CEO

Croatia
02.11. – 506,132 MWh traded on CROPEX in October
02.11. – S&P affirmed HEP’s BB+ rating, upgraded outlook to positive
05.11. – Go-ahead for HEP’s cogeneration project in Osijek
06.11. – New oil terminal to be built in Split port
09.11. – Yearly and quarterly auction for the sale of electricity from ECO balance group in 2021
10.11. – Crude oil exports to Hungary increased significantly in 2020
12.11. – CROPEX announced new guarantees of origin auction
13.11. – JANAF signed oil products storage deals with Crodux Derivati Dva

Greece
02.11. – Wholesale electricity prices increased in first two days of new model’s launch
05.11. – DESFA acquired 20 % in future Alexandroupoli LNG terminal
06.11. – ELPE’s profit fell in Q3 2020
13.11. – Eight bidders for the construction of PPC Renewables’ 50 MW solar power plant
13.11. – Energean increased 2P reserves of its Israeli assets

Hungary
02.11. – Photon Energy commissions four more solar power plants
04.11. – 2.13 TWh traded on HUPX in October
06.11. – MOL’s EBITDA bounced back in Q3 2020

Macedonia
04.11. – MEPSO and Dalekovod signed substation reconstruction deal
06.11. – North Macedonia to import electricity due to poor hydrological conditions
11.11. – OKTA recorded 60 % lower profit in the first nine months of 2020

Montenegro
03.11. – Jugopetrol recorded 2.2 million euros profit in the first nine months of 2020
03.11. – Pljevlja coalmine recorded slightly higher profit in the first nine months of 2020
09.11. – CGES recorded significantly higher profit in the first nine months of 2020
09.11. – Montenegro imported 1.2 TWh of electricity in 2019
11.11. – Revenues from submarine cable to Italy exceed 7 million euros
12.11. – Average October electricity bill at 28.6 euros

Romania
02.11. – Romania considers acquiring ExxonMobil’s stake in Neptun Deep
03.11. – Romania is still EU’s second largest gas producer
03.11. – Subsidies for offshore wind farms
03.11. – OMV sues the state before the ICC again
05.11. – Romgaz received 23.6 million euros state grant for TPP Iernut project
05.11. – ASM still analyzing BRM’s request to launch natural gas derivatives
06.11. – New offshore hydrocarbon law to be submitted to the Parliament in December
06.11. – 6-7 billion dollars in investments needed for the Black Sea gas projects
06.11. – Average day-ahead OPCOM price dropped in October
09.11. – OMV Petrom plans to build 111 MW solar power plant in Dolj
09.11. – EC approved Romania’s 150 million euros state aid for green district heating projects
10.11. – Lukoil to withdraw from Trident gas project in the Black Sea
10.11. – Domnesti substation to create premises for economic growth of the capital
11.11. – EC Oltenia needs 2 billion euros in grants for restructuring
12.11. – OMV Petrom considers the construction of 245 million euros bioethanol plant
12.11. – E.ON reached 100 charging points for e-vehicles in Romania
12.11. – Nuclearelectrica recorded higher profit in the first nine months of 2020
13.11. – Electricity production dropped by 7.4 % in the first nine months of 2020
13.11. – Electrica recorded significantly higher profit in the first nine months of 2020
13.11. – Romgaz’ net profit dropped by 20.5 %
13.11. – Transelectrica doubles profit in the first nine months of 2020
13.11. – Transgaz recorded slightly lower profit in the first nine months of 2020
13.11. – Competition Council approved Rompetrol’s acquisition of nine petrol stations
13.11. – OMV Petrom and Romgaz to jointly build hydrogen production plant

Serbia
02.11. – 311,733 MWh traded on SEEPEX in October
03.11. – Trans-Balkan Corridor priority project for EMS
04.11. – NIS recorded 70.6 million euros loss in the first nine months of 2020
05.11. – Expansion of Kovacica wind farm
06.11. – Government is preparing 38 million euros in aid for EPS
06.11. – Subotica Assembly adopted the regulation plan for 633 MW wind farm
10.11. – Serbia to amend several energy-related laws
12.11. – First volumes of gas via TurkStream extension to reach Serbia in spring 2021
13.11. – Fintel Energija recorded lower profit in the first nine months of 2020

Slovenia
03.11. – 647,542 MWh traded on BSP in October
03.11. – HSE’s record monthly electricity production in October
04.11. – Slovenian energy companies to unify electricity and gas sectors
09.11. – HSE appointed new CEO
13.11. – GEN Group’s October electricity production 15.6 % above planned
13.11. – NPP Krsko production in October

Turkey
02.11. – Electricity consumption increased by 5 % in October
03.11. – Traded volume on Turkey’s day-ahead market rose by 53 % in October
04.11. – Turkey’s energy imports bill dropped by 31.5 % in the first nine months of 2020
06.11. – Petkim posts 36 % rise in Q3 2020 profits
12.11. – Turkey to rank fifth in Europe for renewable energy growth in 2020
11.11. – Solar panel factory to increase production capacity to 1 GW

 

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