Draft MoU on Eastring project approved – Bulgaria, 13 July 2016

At the regular meeting on Wednesday, the Bulgarian Government has approved a draft Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Slovakia regarding the Eastring gas pipeline project. The draft Memorandum was signed in early June between the Bulgarian natural gas transmission system operator Bulgartransgaz and its Slovak counterpart Eustream. According to the signed memorandum, both operators will […]

Concession for SHPP Jabuka awarded – Bosnia and Herzegovina, 13 July 2016

The Prime Minister of Bosnian-Podrinje Canton (BPK) Gorazde Emir Okovic and the Director of the local company EKO-REM Mensur Pekmez have signed an agreement to award a concession for the construction small hydropower plant (SHPP) Jabuka on Kolina river near Ustikolina. The concession agreement envisages the construction of 700 kW facility with annual generation of […]

Electricity consumption increased by 11.1 % in the first five months – Romania, 12 July 2016

According to the data by National Institute for Statistics (INS), electricity consumption in Romania in the first five months of 2016 amounted to 23.48 TWh, which is 11.1 % more compared to the same period in 2015. The data show that industrial electricity consumption increased by 14.7 % to 18.09 TWh. On the other hand, […]