Tag: state aid

2 billion euros burnt in coal subsidies in 2015-2019 – Region, 02 December 2020

According to a study published by the Energy Community (EnC) Secretariat, contracting parties channeled more than 900 million euros in direct subsidies to electricity generation from coal and lignite during 2018 and 2019 alone. Subsidies were the highest in Ukraine, Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina Full article available for subscribers of Energy NEWS service (PDF […]

Kosovo’s regulator renders its first decision on incompliant state support to renewables – Kosovo, 26 November 2020

On 24 November, the State Aid Commission of Kosovo rendered its first-ever decision concerning state aid in the energy sectors. It found that an administratively set feed-in-tariff for 20 MW of solar projects does not comply with the state aid acquis because it has not been notified to the competent Full article available for subscribers […]

Romania abandons construction of new coal-fired power plants – Romania, 20 November 2020

According to CCE Bankwatch Network, Romanian Minister of Economy and Energy Virgil Popescu said in an interview that no new coal-fired power plant will be built in the country. Since only one such facility was planned – the new 600 MW unit at TPP Rovinari, it looks like the Government decided to Full article available […]