Tag: regulation

ANRE decreased regulated profit margins for natural gas distributors – Romania, 21 January 2020

Romanian National Regulatory Authority for Energy (ANRE) has cut the regulated rate of return (RRR) for the natural gas distribution activity by more than 1.2 %. As of 30 April 2020, the regulated rate of return will amount to 5.66 %. The current rate of 6.9 % was set in the spring of 2019, follo […]

Environmental permits for solar power plant up to 1 MW could be abolished – Greece, 16 January 2020

In an effort to simplify procedures for renewable energy (RES) projects licensing, Greek authorities are considering the exemption of solar power plants with installed capacity between 500 kW and 1 MW from environmental permits. This possibility represents the implementation of measures announced Full article available for subscribers of Energy NEWS service (PDF publications, energy news, […]

Fuel prices dropped by 5 % after excise tax corrections – Romania, 06 January 2020

Romania started 2020 with lower fuel prices after the Parliament removed the extra excise on fuel, but the drop was lower than previously estimated because the regular excise on fuel was slightly increased. Minister of Finance Florin Citu explained that the excise duties charged for car fuels wer Full article available for subscribers of Energy […]