Tag: renewables

Rompetrol inaugurated first petrol station powered by renewable energy – Romania, 20 July 2018

Rompetrol Downstream, fuel retailer which operates within KMG International Group, has completed the fitting of its first petrol station with high-capacity solar panels, which is the first facility of such kind entirely powered by renewable energy in Romania and the Black Sea region. General Manager of Rompetrol Downstream Vlad Rusnac said that this is an […]

Croatia to switch from feed-in tariffs to premiums RES supporting model – Croatia, 6 July 2018

Croatian Minister of Environmental Protection and Energy Tomislav Coric said in an interview that Croatia will eventually switch to premiums to support renewable energy projects in the country. According to Minister Coric, the current feed-in tariff model has reached its end in Croatia and the state will no longer use it to subsidize electricity production […]

Greece launched its first renewable energy auction – Greece, 3 July 2018

On 2 July, Greece has held its first regular competitive auction for awarding renewable energy capacities, after significantly reducing the amount of offered capacities due to a number of rejected applications. The descending-price renewable energy auctions, representing a shift from the standard feed-in tariff model, resulted in considerably lower rates to be paid to investors […]