Tag: EC

Negotiations with EC over PPC’s lignite units closure started – Greece, 20 August 2019

Negotiations between Greek Ministry of Energy and the European Commission (EC) over the closure of ageing lignite-fired units still operated by Public Power Corporation (PPC) have started in Brussels. A plan by the previous Greek Government to sell PPC’s lignite-fired thermal power plants Meliti Full article available for subscribers of Energy NEWS service (PDF publications, […]

EC to sue Bulgaria over sulfur dioxide emissions – Bulgaria, 26 July 2019

The European Commission (EC) decided to file a lawsuit against Bulgaria for exceeding the sulfur dioxide standards in the Galabovo region. The problem with high levels of sulfur dioxide in Bulgaria has existed for a long time, mainly in connection with the use of coal with high sulfur content from s Full article available for […]

EC calls on Romania to remove natural gas export barriers – Romania, 26 July 2019

The European Commission (EC) decided to send an additional reasoned opinion to Romania for failing to eliminate restrictions on trade in natural gas between EU member states as required under EU rules for the internal market in natural gas. In July 2014, the Commission sent a reasoned opinion to Full article available for subscribers of […]