EnergyNEWS September-1 2016

September-1 2016 edition of Balkan Energy NEWS publication, with 96 pages and 92 energy news articles.

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Table of content, EnergyNEWS September-1 2016:


ANALYSIS – page 9

  • Expiriences with large generation projects in Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Weekly Carbon Trading Market update

ENERGY NEWS – page 15


03.09 – Russia does not consider re-launch of South Stream project

05.09 – IGB expects bids by the end of October

06.09 – Ukraine will increase the transit of Russian gas

08.09 – Italy joined WB6 day-ahead market integration

12.09 – MoU on reverse flows on Trans-Balkan gas pipeline signed

12.09 – Gazprom to decide on the construction of Nord Stream II in the following months



02.09 – Bankers Petroleum signed domestic crude oil sales contract with IRTC

05.09 – Electricity exports increased by 53.3 %

09.09 – TransAtlantic completed Delvina Gas joint venture

12.09 – Chinese SAFE approved the acquisition of Bankers Petroleum


Bosnia and Herzegovina

02.09 – Construction of HPP Dabar started

06.09 – INA announced a takeover bid for Energopetrol

09.09 – Construction of HPP Vranduk officially launched

09.09 – Reconstruction of electrostatic filters at RiTE Ugljevik

09.09 – Elektroprijenos BiH to invest 3.1 million euros in Bijeljina substation

12.09 – HPP Visegrad produced 42.99 GWh of electricity in August

13.09 – FBiH not satisfied with INA’s offer for Energopetrol

14.09 – TPP Stanari will be officially put into operation on 20 September

14.09 – Investments in energy sector in RS exceeded 2 billion euros



03.09 – Bulgaria should pay NPP Belene compensation immediately

06.09 – EC is ready for negotiations on Balkan gas hub project

07.09 – Balkan gas hub project does not involve the sale of gas infrastructure

08.09 – IBEX opened registration for bilateral electricity trading

09.09 – No changes in prices of heating and hot water expected

10.09 – Russia demands a deadline for NPP Belene debt repayment

12.09 – Bulgargaz proposed 3.27 % gas price hike for Q4

13.09 – Bulgaria disputes interest rates in NPP Belene arbitration ruling



02.09 – JANAF allocated 17.87 million euros for dividend payout

05.09 – CROPEX amended its Trading Rules

06.09 – RWE started to supply gas to households

09.09 – Installed RES capacity reached 637.48 MW

12.09 – Construction of 63 MW Korlat wind farm should start soon



05.09 – SOCAR wants lower price for DESFA

06.09 – NOME auctions postponed to October

10.09 – Gazprom interested in additional energy projects in Greece

13.09 – PPC and CMEC to sign MoU on TPP Meliti II

15.09 – PPC plans expansion to Macedonian, Kosovar markets



05.09 – PannErgy recorded losses in the first half of 2016

14.09 – Hungary close to deal with the EU on NPP Paks expansion project



02.09 – Electricity generation in August

07.09 – ELEM completed testing of two potential coal deposits

13.09 – Installed capacity in RES reached 117.8 MW



03.09 – HPP Perucica back online on 7 September

08.09 – 20 turbines already set up at Krnovo wind farm

09.09 – EPCG’s shareholders approved the construction of second unit at TPP Pljevlja

13.09 – Average August electricity bill at 35.7 euros

14.09 – Concession agreement for hydrocarbons exploitation signed



02.09 – Hidroelectrica estimates gross profit of 224 million euros in the first 8 months

02.09 – First steps on setting up Kazakh-Romanian energy fund

05.09 – 40 % of Romanian gas consumption to be traded on the exchange

05.09 – Amendments to renewables law delayed

07.09 – Gas transit capacity to Bulgaria awarded to three companies

07.09 – Romgaz and ANRM continue investments in eight gas fields

08.09 – Romanian state to abandon HPP Tarnita-Lapustesti project

08.09 – Competition Council to inspect Repower’s takeover

09.09 – ELCEN’s bank accounts frozen on Distrigaz’ order

10.09 – Transgaz signed an agreement on grant for BRHA project

12.09 – Electricity consumption increased by 9.2 % in the first seven months

14.09 – Natural gas reserves to last 9 years, crude oil reserves 12 years

14.09 – KMG could claim damages up to 2 billion dollars in Rompetrol arbitration

15.09 – 45 companies interested in HPP Vidraru rehabilitation



02.09 – EPS to launch SHPP tenders

02.09 – Energy Community approved conditional participation of AERS in ACER

06.09 – SEEPEX reached new maximum trading volumes

06.09 – Serbia may get 60 million euros for gas interconnection with Bulgaria

06.09 – Gas production in Elemir increased by 10 %

08.09 – EPS recorded a profit of 106.1 million euros in H1

07.09 – Vucic and Warlick discussed energy issues

12.09 – New MoU on Serbia-Bulgaria gas interconnection to be signed soon

14.09 – Cooperation in energy sector discussed between Serbia and Azerbaijan

14.09 – Gazprom to continue preparations of Banatski Dvor gas storage for winter season

15.09 – Serbia producing 21 % of its electricity from RES


02.09 – Energy imports fell by 31 % in July

03.09 – Gazprom interested in natural gas cycle investments in Turkey

08.09 – Gazprom obtained first permits for TurkStream

09.09 – Statkraft to remain in Turkey
10.09 –
Russia to sign TurkStream agreement in October

13.09 – 40 million tons of coal reserves under the Black Sea

14.09 – Indian-Turkish joint venture to build TANAP section


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