Energy NEWS June-1 2021

Edition June-1 2021 with 106 pages and 94 energy news articles

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Table of content, edition June-1 2021

TRADING OVERVIEW
 
ENERGY NEWS

Region
04.06. – Electricity generation in Ukraine expected to decline in the next decade
07.06. – Curtailment on IT-ME border for 10 June and 14-24 June
07.06. – EU carbon border tax on electricity to be introduced
08.06. – Greece-Italy-Slovenia intraday market coupling scheduled for 21 September
09.06. – DE-AT-PL-4M MC project member tests finished
14.06. – Decarbonization more costly without market integration
15.06. – Annual meeting of the Initiative for coal regions in transition in the Western Balkans and Ukraine scheduled for 23-24 June
15.06. – Interim Coupling project: Go-live confirmed for 17 June

Albania
04.06. – Statkraft commissioned Albania’s first floating solar power plant
04.06. – Info-Telecom submitted application for 50 MW solar power plant
11.06. – EIA study for electricity interconnection with North Macedonia completed

Bosnia and Herzegovina
07.06. – GE will not supply equipment for TPP Tuzla unit 7 project
07.06. – Elektroprijenos to invest 22.5 million euros in transmission network
08.06. – EU should be more flexible regarding coal-based electricity generation in RS
09.06. – HPP Visegrad produced 152.37 GWh of electricity in May
10.06. – ERS plans to recapitalize HE Bistrica with 6.5 million euros
11.06. – Comsar Energy to restart HPP Mrsovo project
11.06. – RS Government terminated 22 concession agreements in 2020

Bulgaria
02.06. – Electricity production rose by 11.35 % in 2021
02.06. – ESO to receive 238 million euros for transmission network modernization
03.06. – Inspection of Lukoil Bulgaria’s oil port
04.06. – TPP Varna to build two 275 MW gas-fired units
07.06. – ESO launched 141 million euros tender for construction, overhaul of transmission lines
09.06. – Energy Ministry to propose short-term solution for TPP Maritsa East 2
10.06. – CEZ Distribution Bulgaria to invest in network automation
11.06. – 1,876 GWh traded on IBEX in May
11.06. – Canpipe BG’s offer ranked first on tender for the construction of gas interconnection with Serbia
11.06. – Eurohold considers expanding its electricity supply business to neighboring countries
14.06. – Three Seas investment fund acquired stake in Austrian Enery Development

Croatia
02.06. – Croatia adopted Low-carbon Development Strategy
04.06. – EIA study for Grbe solar project put on public debate
07.06. – Draft Law on Renewable Energy Sources in the public debate
09.06. – HEP continues to invest in RES projects
11.06. – JANAF proposes higher dividend for 2020
14.06. – HEP completed the acquisition of local gas distributor Darkom

Greece
02.06. – PPC to offer solar project-linked bonds to citizens in coal-reliant regions
02.06. – RES special account surplus at the end of 2021 to exceed 170 million euros
02.06. – Claritas secured additional 277 MW of solar capacity
04.06. – Construction of Evia wind project to start in two years
04.06. – Lignite-fired units still in operation despite high costs
11.06. – Greece to offer 700 MW in battery storage at the autumn tender
14.06. – Motor Oil and GEK Terna to jointly build gas-fired power plant
14.06. – Huge interest in RES projects in early June
15.06. – Wholesale electricity prices increased by 20 % in the first five months of 2021

Hungary
03.06. – 2.12 TWh traded on HUPX in May
04.06. – Hungary and Russia to accelerate NPP Paks expansion project
04.06. – Hungary signed 15-year gas supply agreement with Gazprom
04.06. – MVM is ready for listing
07.06. – HUPX introduces 15-minutes lead time on intraday market
10.06. – Photon Energy eyes five-fold EBITDA increase by 2024
14.06. – Hungary and Energy Community to support green transition in the Western Balkans
15.06. – ALTEO to build 5 MW energy storage facility

Macedonia
02.06. – wpd to invest 500 million euros in wind projects
11.06. – ESM plans investments worth 350 million euros
11.06. – Preferential electricity producers received 42 million euros

Montenegro
02.06. – Jugopetrol and INA dominate Montenegrin retail fuel market
04.06. – First municipal SHPP put into operation
10.06. – Average May electricity bill at 24.3 euros
10.06. – EnC Secretariat received Montenegro delegation
11.06. – EPCG management secretly negotiated the company’s sale

Romania
02.06. – EC Oltenia recorded 180 million euros loss in 2020
03.06. – 86 % of electricity consumption on 2 June provided by renewable energy
03.06. – Coal phase-out legislation to be adopted within a year
04.06. – Government will not enforce strict dividend policy for Romgaz and Nuclearelectrica
07.06. – Fifth suspension of the termination of contract for TPP Iernut
08.06. – Alerion Clear Power bought three solar power plants in Romania
08.06. – Almost a million of electricity consumers signed new contract in 2021
08.06. – IFC invests additional 72 million dollars in Raiffeisen green bond issue
09.06. – Electrica invested 850 million euros in distribution network in 2014-2020 period
10.06. – Companies from Israel, South Korea interest in gas conversion of TPP Mintia
10.06. – Average day-ahead OPCOM price fell in May
11.06. – Electricity consumption rose by 5.8 % in the first four months of 2021
11.06. – Swedish OX2 to revive 400 MW wind projects in Romania
14.06. – Additional 185 million euros allocated for miners’ severance payments
14.06. – 400 kV ring in Banat to allow installation of 1 GW in renewables
14.06. – E-Distributie companies to invest 180 million euros in 2021
14.06. – Unit 2 of NPP Cernavoda back online

Serbia
08.06. – NIS invested 120 million euros in environmental projects
09.06. – Government adopted a negotiation position for Chapter 15 – Energy
11.06. – Turkish companies to be more involved in Serbia’s energy sector
15.06. – 700 million euros invested in wind farms in Vojvodina

Slovenia
02.06. – ELES started testing new 400 kV switchyard in Cirkovce
08.06. – MOL Group to acquire OMV’s retail fuel network in Slovenia
09.06. – GEN-I plans to install 20,000 solar power plants by 2030
10.06. – HSE acquired majority stake in Energija Plus
11.06. – HSE’s HPPs production increased by 32 % year-on-year

Turkey
03.06. – Electricity consumption rose by 19 % in April
04.06. – Traded volume on Turkey’s day-ahead market rose by 133 % in May
04.06. – Discovery of additional 135 billion cubic meters of gas at Sakarya field
04.06. – German companies invested 25 billion euros in Turkey’s energy sector
07.06. – Another exploratory well in the Black Sea could be drilled this year
07.06. – Danish companies interested in Turkey’s energy sector
11.06. – First phase of Turkey’s largest solar power plant completed
14.06. – Turkey’s development bank provides 310 million dollars in financing for wind projects

 

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