Energy NEWS June-1 2022

Edition June-1 2022 with 100 pages and 93 energy news articles

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Table of content, edition June-1 2022

TRADING OVERVIEW
 
ENERGY NEWS

Region
03.06. – Bulgaria and Croatia to be exempted from Russian oil embargo
03.06. – Increase of NTC values on Montenegro – Kosovo border direction between 6 and 12 June
08.06. – Successful launch of Flow-Based Market Coupling
08.06. – 1.4 billion euros for green investments in Croatia
08.06. – EnC welcomes opening of electricity trade between EU and Ukraine
08.06. – EU Parliament rejected reforms of the carbon market
10.06. – Increase of NTC values on Montenegro – Kosovo border direction between 13 and 19 June
15.06. – Egypt, Israel to boost EU’s natural gas supply

Albania
08.06. – Albania produced 2,016 GWh of electricity in Q1 2022
10.06. – Government approved the construction of two solar power plants in Korca region

Bosnia and Herzegovina
07.06. – FBiH House of Representatives adopted SHPP concessions ban
09.06. – RS seeking foreign experts for HPP Vrbas arbitration
10.06. – Local company to build solar power plant and wind farm near Bileca

Bulgaria
03.06. – TPP AES Galabovo recorded all-time highest electricity generation for May
06.06. – Electricity generation increased by 16.8 % in 2022
06.06. – NEK completed the rehabilitation of unit 1 of HPP Belmeken
07.06. – 2.07 TWh traded on IBEX in May
07.06. – First LNG tanker with US gas for Bulgaria has arrived
07.06. – KEVR made final decision on electricity, heating prices as of 1 July
09.06. – Supreme Court allowed TPP Maritsa 3 to resume operation
10.06. – KEVR approved 13 % wholesale gas price cut for June
10.06. – Green transition in Bulgaria must be done carefully and gradually
13.06. – Bulgarian Minister of Energy resigned
13.06. – Bulgaria has not signed a contract for the supply of US LNG yet
14.06. – Bulgaria-Greece gas interconnection could be launched in July
15.06. – TPP Maritsa East 3 enters planned annual overhaul

Croatia
03.06. – Croatia at the bottom in terms of RES licenses issuance speed
03.06. – Government allowed HEP to take loans up to 1 billion euros
04.06. – There is no gas leak at INA’s sunk Ivana D platform
06.06. – Government further reduced fuel excise, sales margins
08.06. – INA to invest 266 million euros in new wells, platforms
10.06. – JANAF to distribute lower dividend for 2021
10.06. – Biogas producers seek higher feed-in tariffs
15.06. – EEX and CROPEX to introduce Croatian Power Derivatives Market in Q1 2023
15.06. – INA to distribute 13 euros/share dividend for 2021

Greece
03.06. – Trend of rising fuel sales ended in May
03.06. – Next RES auction expected before August
03.06. – Tender for 20 % stake in Ariadne Interconnector approved
08.06. – Iberdola commissioned 33.6 MW wind farm in Greece
09.06. – Government to launch online platform for applications for electricity subsidies
09.06. – PPC Renewables to acquire Volterra’s RES projects
10.06. – PPC looking for offshore wind partnerships
10.06. – Israel discussed EuroAsia Interconnector project
10.06. – Government sets energy saving targets for public sector
14.06. – Terna plans to increase Greece-Italy cable capacity to 1 GW
14.06. – Seven non-binding offers at smart meters tender

Hungary
03.06. – Hungarian household energy bills remain the lowest in Europe
07.06. – OMV denies reports that it is closing its petrol stations in Hungary
09.06. – Government to allocate 1.7 billion euros in support for price caps
10.06. – 2.39 TWh traded on HUPX day-ahead market in May
10.06. – Number of prosumers exceeded 140,000 at the end of March
13.06. – Hungary cannot connect new RES capacities to transmission network
14.06. – Hungarian guarantees of origin market launched
15.06. – Government allocated 25.8 million euros for electricity network development
15.06. – Fire at MOL’s Danube refinery

Macedonia
06.06. – ESM will not allow significant rise in residential electricity prices
06.06. – RKE to introduce block tariffs as of 1 July

Montenegro
06.06. – EnC Director discussed energy and climate reforms in Montenegro
10.06. – Average May electricity bill at 25.6 euros
10.06. – Pljevlja coalmine started exporting coal to Serbian EPS

Romania
03.06. – Romania to accelerate coal phase-out
03.06. – Romgaz launched production at three more onshore wells
03.06. – Romania in talks with Azerbaijan over gas supply diversification
06.06. – INVL Fund to invest 120 million euros in solar projects in Romania
07.06. – ANRE expects the number of prosumers to double in 2022
09.06. – Hidroelectrica plans to build 300 MW solar power plant
08.06. – Serinus Energy plans to drill new wells
09.06. – Average OPCOM day-ahead price rose in May
10.06. – Petromidia refinery resumed operation of HPM unit damaged in last year’s explosion
14.06. – EC Oltenia could double its electricity generation during winter
15.06. – Electricity consumption dropped by 4.2 % in the first four months of 2022
16.06. – BSOG started gas production at Midia project
16.06. – Romania can add 10-12 GW of new capacity by 2030
16.06. – OMV Petrom to distribute additional dividend

Serbia
03.06. – Government sets the price of electricity for July and August
04.06. – EU sanctions will block crude oil supply to NIS via JANAF
06.06. – Filling of gas storage in Hungary to start in 20 days at latest
07.06. – Energy shortages not expected this winter
08.06. – Serbia seeks coal from Kosovo in exchange for electricity
10.06. – Kosovo rejected Serbia’s electricity/coal swap proposal
11.06. – Another wind farm planned near Bor
13.06. – Nordex received first order from Serbia for 105 MW Krivaca wind farm
14.06. – Serbia prepares for difficult winter
14.06. – 294,352 MWh traded on SEEPEX in May
15.06. – UGT Renewables potential strategic partner for EPS
16.06. – Second phase of Trans-Balkan Corridor successfully completed

Slovenia
08.06. – Fuel price caps incurred over 100 million euros in losses for fuel retailers
14.06. – NPP Krsko production in May
14.06. – Electricity generation at historical minimum
16.06. – Government considering regulation of gas, electricity prices

Turkey
13.06. – BDY Group signed 10-year LPG supply agreement with Vitol
15.06. – BBVA to finance Tosyali’s solar rooftop project
15.06. – TPI Composites to invest 100 million dollars in offshore wind blades factory in Turkey

 

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