EnergyNEWS July-1 2015

July-1 2015 edition of Balkan Energy NEWS publication, with 108 pages and 114 energy news articles.

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Table of content, EnergyNEWS July-1 2015:

ANALYSIS

  • SEE Power Sector statistical data 2011-2015 – page 7
  • Weekly Carbon Trading Market update – page 12

ENERGY NEWS

[Region, 01.07.] SEAS purchase has not yet been discussed

[Region, 01.07.] Ukraine stopped buying Russian gas

[Region, 03.07.] Czech EPH bought E.On’s power plants in Italy

[Region, 04.07.] Saipem ready for TurkStream construction

[Region, 06.07.] Iranian gas on European markets next year

[Region, 09.07.] Gazprom terminated the contract with Saipem

[Region, 10.07.] Russian gas transport via Ukraine has no alternative

[Region, 14.07.] 50 % of electricity produced from RES by 2030

[Region, 14.07.] Ukraine to get natural gas from United States

[Region, 16.07.] Cancelling the gas transit through Ukraine is not acceptable for the EU

 

[Albania, 03.07.] Concessions for HPPs failed

[Albania, 10.07.] Electricity bills in June reached 32.4 million euros

 

 

[Bosnia and Herzegovina, 01.07.] EP BiH approved the payment of dividends for 2014

[Bosnia and Herzegovina, 01.07.] TPP Gacko achieved 96 % of planned production in June

[Bosnia and Herzegovina, 04.07.] Project for unit 7 at TPP Tuzla is running late

[Bosnia and Herzegovina, 09.07.] HPP Trebinje 1 overhaul will be completed in few days

[Bosnia and Herzegovina, 10.07.] Modrica oil refinery opens new blending center

[Bosnia and Herzegovina, 16.07.] Edison interested in renewable energy projects

 
[Bulgaria, 01.07.] Price of heating to drop in the next winter

[Bulgaria, 01.07.] Government to establish energy security council

[Bulgaria, 02.07.] Bulgaria expects gas deliveries from Azerbaijan

[Bulgaria, 02.07.] Lukoil Neftochim again tops Bulgarian highest earners

[Bulgaria, 03.07.] Gas interconnection with Serbia should be Bulgaria’s priority

[Bulgaria, 06.07.] Tariff deficit will be reduced by 205 million euros

[Bulgaria, 06.07.] Bulgaria interested in TurkStream pipeline project

[Bulgaria, 06.07.] KEVR to go on with proposed electricity price hike

[Bulgaria, 07.07.] Fuel diversification project in Bulgaria

[Bulgaria, 08.07.] Ukraine is key partner for Bulgarian energy security

[Bulgaria, 09.07.] No threats for the construction of Greece-Bulgaria gas interconnection

[Bulgaria, 09.07.] Bulgarian RES producers warn about planned fees

[Bulgaria, 10.07.] Bulgaria and Montenegro for regional energy market

[Bulgaria, 13.07.] Operation of NPP Kozloduy is not questionable

[Bulgaria, 13.07.] NPP Kozloduy lost long-term contracts due to electricity price hike postponement

[Bulgaria, 14.07.] EU will allocate funds for two Bulgarian energy projects

[Bulgaria, 14.07.] NGOs complained to EC about small hydropower plants

[Bulgaria, 15.07.] Amendments to the Energy Act pass first reading in the Parliament

[Bulgaria, 15.07.] Reduction of availability price approved

[Bulgaria, 15.07.] Three ambassadors oppose Energy Act amendments

 

[Croatia, 01.07.] LNG FSRU would be much cheaper option

[Croatia, 02.07.] HEP and RWE established a renewable energy joint venture

[Croatia, 07.07.] INA hired consultant for the coking plant in Rijeka

[Croatia, 07.07.] Construction of Sinerot solar power plant started

[Croatia, 08.07.] Four bidders for CHPP Osijek

[Croatia, 08.07.] LNG terminal on Krk island is important for SEE

[Croatia, 11.07.] The construction of LNG terminal would bring lower energy prices

[Croatia, 14.07.] General Electric enters TPP Plomin C project

[Croatia, 16.07.] EU allocated funds for FSRU feasibility study

[Croatia, 16.07.] Revitalized third unit of HPP Zakucac commissioned

 

[Greece, 03.07.] Cancellation of unimplemented RES projects

[Greece, 07.07.] PPC has problems with cash flow due to unpaid bills

[Greece, 09.07.] DEPA also has problems with cash flow

[Greece, 11.07.] Crisis chased away investors in the energy sector

 

[Hungary, 02.07.] Slovakia-Hungary gas interconnection launched commercial operation

[Hungary, 02.07.] Fogaz to take over Tigaz’ customers

[Hungary, 03.07.] NPP Paks under EC investigation

[Hungary, 03.07.] Fitch affirms MOL’s BBB- rating

[Hungary, 06.07.] MOL drilles exploration well in Hungary

[Hungary, 09.07.] MOL completes its acquisition in Norway

[Hungary, 10.07.] Increased oil production at MOL’s Shaikan field in Kurdistan

[Hungary, 11.07.] Croatia did not respond to Hungarian assistance offers

[Hungary, 14.07.] Fuel consumption in Hungary risen by 8.7 %

[Hungary, 14.07.] Fogaz is taking over customers, but not their debts

[Hungary, 16.07.] Veolia purchased heating plant from GDF Suez

 

[Macedonia, 01.07.] Concession for three SHPPs on Markova Reka granted

[Macedonia, 02.07.] Transmission line from Stip to Serbian border 75 % completed

[Macedonia, 03.07.] Concession for two SHPPs on Zerovnica river

[Macedonia, 07.07.] Electricity generation in June

[Macedonia, 10.07.] Two Macedonian gas projects at CESEC

[Macedonia, 16.07.] HPP Spilje produced 187 million kWh of electricity

 

[Montenegro, 01.07.] Price of electricity remains unchanged

[Montenegro, 01.07.] EPCG’s shareholders to discuss the construction of second unit at TPP Pljevlja

[Montenegro, 03.07.] Preparatory works on the construction of transmission line
[Montenegro, 08.07.]
Jugopetrol pays out dividends

[Montenegro, 08.07.] EBRD loan for Krnovo wind farm

[Montenegro, 11.07.] Average June electricity bill at 29.7 euros

[Montenegro, 15.07.] Submarine cable will reach Montenegrin coast in the second half of 2016

 

[Romania, 01.07.] 3,000 miners in EC Oltenia temporarily unemployed

[Romania, 01.07.] CEZ reported a loss of 195 million euros in 2014

[Romania, 02.07.] New schedule for natural gas price liberalization adopted

[Romania, 02.07.] Electric power transmission tariffs decreased

[Romania, 02.07.] MOL Romania lost lawsuit against Competition Council

[Romania, 02.07.] Romanian-Chinese talks on the construction of new unit in EC Rovinari

[Romania, 04.07.] Photovoltaic power plant commissioned in Braila county

[Romania, 06.07.] Local chemicals producer commissions cogeneration plant

[Romania, 06.07.] Romania covers most of its gas consumption from domestic sources

[Romania, 07.07.] Rompetrol to invest 18 million dollars in new gas stations

[Romania, 07.07.] Nuclearelectrica estimates 12 million euros profit in 2015

[Romania, 08.07.] MOL Romania achieved its goal for 2015

[Romania, 09.07.] Prosecutors seized Lukoil’s bank accounts abroad

[Romania, 09.07.] Strategic petroleum reserves amount to 1.2 million toe

[Romania, 09.07.] Hidroelectrica posted 162 million euros profit in H1

[Romania, 10.07.] Enel completes 3.28 million euros investment in its network

[Romania, 10.07.] Lukoil denies charges of tax evasion and money laundering

[Romania, 10.07.] Competition Council won another two lawsuits

[Romania, 13.07.] 30 billion euros should be invested in energy  sector

[Romania, 13.07.] Electrica’s investment plan approved

[Romania, 13.07.] Oil imports increased by 3.8 % in the first five months

[Romania, 14.07.] Romania has reduced greenhouse gas emissions by half

[Romania, 15.07.] OMV Petrom invested 365 million euros in gas projects

[Romania, 15.07.] Lukoil is not leaving Romania

[Romania, 16.07.] General Manager of Hunedoara Energy Complex resigned

[Romania, 16.07.] New hydrocarbons royalties system should be completed in August

 

[Serbia, 02.07.] Serbia has stable supply of natural gas

[Serbia, 03.07.] MOA for biomass power plant in Krusevac signed

[Serbia, 06.07.] TPP Kostolac production according to plan

[Serbia, 06.07.] NIS performed better than its competitors in the region

[Serbia, 08.07.] Unit 2 of TPP Nikola Tesla A under scheduled maintenance

[Serbia, 09.07.] High temperatures have risen electricity consumption by 15 %

[Serbia, 09.07.] USA to offer alternative for Russian natural gas
[Serbia, 12.07.]
Installed wind capacity could rise to 542 MW by 2025

[Serbia, 12.07.] Serbia to find new gas supply sources

[Serbia, 13.07.] Elektromorava’s HPPs exceed production plan

[Serbia, 14.07.] EBRD considers 200 million euros loan to EPS

[Serbia, 14.07.] Gas interconnection with Bulgaria is not an alternative to TurkStream

[Serbia, 15.07.] SEEPEX officially registered

 

[Slovenia, 08.07.] HEP signed electricity supply contract with Cimos Group

[Slovenia, 16.07.] NPP Krsko taken offline during weekend

 

[Turkey, 02.07.] Turkey to strike gas price deal with Gazprom in two weeks

[Turkey, 03.07.] Mazut import negotiations with Iran

[Turkey, 08.07.] No agreement reached with Russia on TurkStream construction

[Turkey, 13.07.] Dogan Holding submitted offer to purchase Total’s network

[Turkey, 13.07.] CMEC backs out of OEDAS acquisition

[Turkey, 14.07.] New coalition Government will not affect current energy projects

[Turkey, 16.07.] Turkey won arbitration against Greek DEPA

[Turkey, 16.07.] Privatization tenders for two power plants opened

 

 

Power data  – Page 70

  • Commercial flows per interconnection
  • Production / consumption / export / flow for each border in SEE

Power exchanges  – Page 90

  • Spot market
  • Futures market

ATC auctions – Page 101

  • Monthly ATC Auctions for August 2015

 

Tenders – Page 103

 

Upcoming events – Page 107

 



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