Tag: state aid

5,000 Jiu Valley miners will be retrained as wind farm technicians – Romania, 12 July 2019

Romanian Government has launched the mining redevelopment project in the Jiu Valley, with 5,000 miners retrained to become employed in the production of wind energy and electricity distribution. The project aims to create training centers, where around 500 technicians per year will be trained in Full article available for subscribers of Energy NEWS service (PDF […]

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 […]