Tag: state aid

Romania to close unprofitable coalmines – Romania, 15 April 2019

According to the Romanian Ministry of Energy, the closure of unprofitable coalmines is a program undertaken by the state eight years ago and targets only mines that pose serious environmental problems and lack of economic efficiency. The statement from the Ministry said that the closure of unprfi Full article available for subscribers of Energy NEWS […]

EC urges Romania to recover incompatible state aid from EC Hunedoara – Romania, 18 December 2018

The European Commission (EC) has officially informed the Romanian Government that it has to recover illegally provided state aid to Energy Complex (EC) Hunedoara in the amount of 60 million euros and petrochemical complex Oltchim in the amount of 335 million euros. While this might not generate m Full article available for subscribers of Energy […]

EC Oltenia to receive 0.6 million euros for the enlargement of ash deposit – Romania, 29 November 2018

Romanian Ministry of Energy has put into public debate a decision to grant some 600,000 euros to state-owned electricity producer Energy Complex (EC) Oltenia for the purpose of land expropriation for the enlargement of ash deposit for Craiova thermal power plant. According to EU rules, state aid to Full article available for subscribers of Energy […]