Tag: TPP

TPP Maritsa East 2 seeks 155 million euros compensation from obligation to society fee – Bulgaria, 9 May 2017

State-owned thermal power plant Maritsa East 2, the largest power generation facility in Bulgaria, has requested that the Commission for Energy and Water Regulation (KEVR) approves a new component in the “obligation to society” part of the regulated electricity price. With this request, TPP Maritsa East 2 will secure a compensation of some 155 million […]

EPS to invest 600 million euros in thermal and hydropower plants – Serbia, 8 May 2017

Director of Strategy at Serbian state-owned power utility EPS Aleksandar Jakovljevic said at the energy conference in Belgrade that the company plans to invest 600 million euros to increase the capacity of its thermal and hydropower plants. However, he did not provide a timeframe for this investment. Jakovljevic said that EPS is aware of Serbia’s […]

One third of EU’s coal-fired TPPs face closure – Region, 8 May 2017

According to the analysis published by the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA), more than 1,000 thermal power plants, or about one third of the Europe’s coal-fired capacity, face costly air quality upgrades or even closure as a result of new EU emission limits. To comply with the new rules by 2021, utilities […]