Energy NEWS September-1 2021

Edition September-1 2021 with 107 pages and 93 energy news articles

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Table of content, edition September-1 2021


03.09. – Increase of NTC values on Montenegro-Kosovo border direction between 6 and 12 September
03.09. – Gazprom’s gas deliveries to SEE countries rose by 41.7 % in H1 2021
07.09. – Serbia emits more SO2 than the entire EU
08.09. – EnC launched tender for support of developing regional system of guarantees of origin
10.09. – Increase of NTC values on Montenegro-Kosovo border direction between 13 and 19 September
10.09. – DESFA and MER signed an agreement on gas interconnection
14.09. – Confirmation of Go-live date for SIDC integration for Italy
14.09. – EC launched 785 million euros call for clean energy infrastructure projects
16.09. – TAP transports first 5 billion cubic meters of gas to Europe

09.09. – EBRD to provide 70 million euros loan to OSHEE

Bosnia and Herzegovina
03.09. – Joint Commission to decide on HPP Buk Bijela project in October
03.09. – Construction of HPPs on the Bistrica river has not yet started
07.09. – Chinese companies are not giving up on TPP Tuzla project
08.09. – Regular overhaul of HPP Bocac
09.09. – Herzeg-Bosnia Canton to award concessions for three wind farms
10.09. – Local company wants to build 60 MW solar power plant near Nevesinje
13.09. – HET plans to build HPP Bileca
14.09. – EPBiH wants to proceed with TPP Tuzla project
14.09. – Land plot for future LNG plant in Zvornik secured
16.09. – RS to abolish guaranteed purchase price of electricity for large-scale producers

03.09. – ESO pays 195 euros/MWh to TPP Varna as reserve capacity
06.09. – Electricity production rose by 11.4 % in the first eight months of 2021
10.09. – EBRD considers acquiring a stake in Eurohold’s EIG
13.09. – MET Renewables seeking approval for Eolica Bulgaria acquisition
13.09. – Bulgargaz expects 21.6 % gas price increase in November
14.09. – 2,154 GWh traded on IBEX in August

07.09. – HEP plans to increase electricity price for commercial consumers by 40 %
08.09. – No reason for increasing residential electricity and gas prices
08.09. – LNG terminal delivered more than one billion cubic meters of gas
10.09. – New Law on the electricity market sent to the Parliament
15.09. – CROPEX announced July/August guarantees of origin auctions
15.09. – Yearly auctions for the sale of electricity from ECO balance group in 2022, 2023 and 2024
15.09. – EQTEC acquired another waste-to-energy plant in Croatia
15.09. – INA is considering 260 million euros bond issue

03.09. – Italgas submitted the highest bid for DEPA Infrastructure
03.09. – Steep rise of electricity bills expected in September
06.09. – Four binding bids for minority stake in DEDDIE received
06.09. – Biogest enters Greek market with two biogas power plant projects
09.09. – PPC held 64.37 % market share in August
10.09. – EC approved measures allowing independent suppliers access to PPC’s electricity
10.09. – Macquarie submitted the highest bid at DEDDIE tender
14.09. – PPC to offer lignite-fired electricity packages on HEnEx

03.09. – Fitch rated MVM’s domestic senior unsecured bonds at BBB
03.09. – Government to support solar panel installation with 58 million euros in grants
03.09. – E.ON installs its second large-scale mobile storage capacity in Hungary

03.09. – First phase of Bajgora wind farm enters trial operation

04.09. – Construction of Saramzalino biogas power plant progressing as planned
07.09. – EBRD to loan 2 million euros to Procredit Bank for green investments
14.09. – ESM to build 1,000 MW in solar capacity

06.09. – Regular overhaul of HPP Perucica completed
08.09. – Average August electricity bill at 36.6 euros
09.09. – TPP Pljevlja reconstruction has no alternative
10.09. – Promising preliminary results of offshore explorations near Ulcinj
11.09. – Network losses in 2020 amounted to 492 GWh

03.09. – ANRE posted ranking of the highest fines on the energy market
03.09. – MW Green Power Export listed 890,000 euros bond on BVB
03.09. – EC Oltenia produced 4.66 TWh of electricity in H1 2021
06.09. – ANRE expects more gas price hikes in the winter
06.09. – Enel Green Power acquired two solar projects from Mytilineos Group
07.09. – Law enabling offshore wind farms to be approved by the end of 2021
08.09. – Seven potential bidders for TPP Mintia
08.09. – Romanian Parliament adopts the Law on vulnerable consumer
08.09. – Polish company to invest in Romanian RES sector
09.09. – Hidroelectrica to build 45 MW solar power plant in Braila
09.09. – Enel completed 1 MW solar power plant for car parts manufacturer Compa
09.09. – Average day-ahead OPCOM price rose in August
10.09. – Hidroelectrica to modernize four 100 kV substations
10.09. – Romania is among the lowest CO2 emitters in the EU
10.09. – Romania sets up a committee to investigate high energy prices
13.09. – Romania will increase RES target for 2030
13.09. – Gas-fired units at EC Oltenia to be completed by 2026
13.09. – Electricity consumption rose by 7 % in the first seven months of 2021
14.09. – Nuclearelectrica and GEN-I concluded another 50 million euros electricity purchase deal
15.09. – Hidroelectrica sold electricity for 2022 at 132.6 euros/MWh
15.09. – First applications for financing projects via Modernization Fund submitted
16.09. – Romania will not face natural gas shortages during winter
16.09. – Government considering subsidizing residential energy bills this winter

07.09. – KfW Bank helps green agenda in Serbia with 1.5 billion euros in joint projects
09.09. – Biomass heating plants in Priboj and Mali Zvornik to start trial operation on 1 October
10.09. – Revitalization of HPP Zvornik significantly increased its output
10.09. – Bechtel interested in the construction of HPPs, wind and solar power plants
13.09. – Serbia sets legal framework for green bonds issuance
14.09. – EBRD to finance installation of smart meters in central Serbia
15.09. – Serbia aims for 40 % RES share in production by 2040
16.09. – EPS recorded profit of 97 million euros in H1 2021

06.09. – 531,201 MWh traded on BSP in August
10.09. – SENG and Salonit to cooperate in RES projects
14.09. – Slovenia to phase-out coal by 2033
15.09. – NPP Krsko production in August
15.09. – INA to increase stake in OMV Slovenia to 33 %

06.09. – Traded volume on Turkey’s day-ahead market rose by 83.7 % in August
07.09. – LNG imports plummeted amid increasing prices
16.09. – Green energy investments reached 66 billion dollars


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