Energy NEWS November-1 2021

Edition November-1 2021 with 101 pages and 97 energy news articles

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Table of content, edition November-1 2021

TRADING OVERVIEW
 
ENERGY NEWS

Region
05.11. – Increase of NTC values on Montenegro-Kosovo border direction between 8 and 14 November
05.11. – Cooperation between EPS and ERS to continue
12.11. – Increase of NTC values on Montenegro-Kosovo border direction between 15 and 21 November
12.11. – Increase of NTC values on Turkey-Greece border direction between 15 and 16 November
15.11. – Modest reform gains in energy transition in Western Balkans
15.11. – Increase of NTC values on Turkey-Greece border direction between 17 and 21 November

Albania
12.11. – FTL bought 38 million euros worth of electricity in the first half of November

Bosnia and Herzegovina
03.11. – RiTE Ugljevik records higher losses in the first nine months of 2021
08.11. – HPP Visegrad produced 29.2 GWh of electricity in October
09.11. – Western Herzegovina Canton launched tender for 25 MW solar power plant

Bulgaria
04.11. – Electricity generation increased by 15 % in the first ten months of 2021
03.11. – TPP Bobov Dol loss increased in the first nine months of 2021
03.11. – TPP Maritsa 3 recorded profit in the first nine months of 2021
04.11. – 35-year gas transmission license granted to ICGB
06.11. – Government revised support for non-household electricity consumers
09.11. – CPC addresses alleged abuse of dominant position by Lukoil Bulgaria
10.11. – 1,876 GWh traded on IBEX in October
12.11. – Bulgargaz proposes 3.2 % wholesale gas price hike for December
12.11. – CPC ruled that Lukoil has abused dominant position in the fuel market
12.11. – Eurohold’s buyout bids partially successful
15.11. – EC approved Bulgaria’s support measures for commercial electricity consumers
16.11. – Bulgargaz recorded higher profit in the first nine months of 2021

Croatia
03.11. – 512,479 MWh traded on CROPEX in October
04.11. – Crodux Derivati Dva withdraws from hydrocarbon exploration
11.11. – INA’s domestic bond issue approved
11.11. – Government extends fuel price cap for another 30 days
16.11. – CROPEX announced September/October guarantees of origin auctions
16.11. – MOL claims that Croatia failed to prove corruption charges in arbitration proceedings

Greece
06.11. – PPC capital increase was oversubscribed three times
10.11. – Government announced new subsidies to support electricity consumers
11.11. – PPC Renewables commissioned Kefalonia wind farm
12.11. – ELPE recorded profit in Q3 2021
12.11. – ELPE and Energean withdrew from Gulf of Patras license
16.11. – Technical committee for Greek-Egyptian electricity interconnection established

Hungary
05.11. – MOL continues with good financial results in Q3 2021
08.11. – 2.71 TWh traded on HUPX in October
08.11. – Fitch rates MVM’s planned Eurobonds at BBB
11.11. – Government to cap retail fuel prices

Macedonia
04.11. – ESM received nine offers at TPP Bitola coal supply tender
04.11. – North Macedonia to declare state of emergency in the energy sector
06.11. – ESM bought 26,000 MWh of electricity for 5.5 million euros
07.11. – Fire at unit 3 of TPP Bitola
09.11. – Government declared 30-day state of emergency in the energy sector
10.11. – ESM continues to buy electricity at high prices
10.11. – 130,000 tons of coal secured for TPP Oslomej

Montenegro
04.11. – CGES recorded higher profit in the first nine months of 2021
04.11. – Pljevlja coalmine recorded significantly lower profit in the first nine months of 2021
05.11. – Jugopetrol’s profit doubled in the first nine months of 2021
08.11. – Average October electricity bill at 27.4 euros
09.11. – HPPs Piva and Perucica produced 1,438 GWh of electricity in the first nine months of 2021
16.11. – EPCG recorded significantly lower profit in the first nine months of 2021

Romania
04.11. – Electrica secured 150 million euros loan for RES investments
04.11. – Norwegian company to replace coal with pellets at CET Paroseni
05.11. – Average day-ahead OPCOM price rose significantly in October
05.11. – Nuclearelectrica and NuScale Power signed agreement on SMR deployment
05.11. – ANRE postponed the increase of electricity distribution, transmission fees for spring 2022
05.11. – Bucharest Mayor seeks extra funds to finance ELCEN takeover
08.11. – Coal production rose by 23 % in the first eight months of 2021
09.11. – Final investment decision on Neptun Deep gas project expected within a year
09.11. – Another wind operator sues Romania over abolished subsidies
10.11. – Chimcomplex to build combined cycle power plant in Valcea
10.11. – ANRE imposed fines on electricity, gas distributors totaling 500,000 euros
10.11. – More than 500,000 applications for energy subsidies submitted since 1 November
11.11. – Portland Trust completed the sale of 153 MW solar project
12.11. – Electricity consumption rose by 5.6 % in the first nine months of 2021
12.11. – Dacian Petroleum takes over 40 onshore oil and gas fields from OMV Petrom
12.11. – United States interested in cooperation on offshore wind projects in Romania
12.11. – Romgaz recorded 23 % higher profit in the first nine months of 2021
12.11. – Nuclearelectrica recorded 34 % higher profit in the first nine months of 2021
12.11. – RES producers worried about windfall tax
15.11. – Natural gas producer Amromco Energy files for bankruptcy
15.11. – Transelectrica’s profit dropped by 47 % in the first nine months of 2021
15.11. – Transgaz recorded 45 % lower profit in the first nine months of 2021
15.11. – Austrian Core Value Capital to build 1 GW in solar power plants in Romania
15.11. – Electrica recorded significantly lower profit in the first nine months of 2021
16.11. – Hidroelectrica doubled its profit in the first nine months of 2021

Serbia
03.11. – NIS turns to profit in the first nine months of 2021
04.11. – Serbia needs expanded gas storage and strategic reserves
05.11. – EPS to supply electricity to commercial consumers at unchanged prices for another month
08.11. – Government to allow coal-fired TPPs to operate without environmental permits for three more years
10.11. – Chinese Sinomach interested in RES investments in Serbia
11.11. – Government sets 400 MW quota for 2021 wind auction
12.11. – Serbia to consider installation of small modular reactors
12.11. – Overhaul of unit B1 at TENT B to be completed by 25 November
16.11. – Electricity prices for households will not be increased by mid-2022

Slovenia
05.11. – Court decision delays HPP Mokrice project again
12.11. – Resalta completed rooftop PV plant at Ljubljana airport
15.11. – NPP Krsko production in October

Turkey
04.11. – Gas volumes in new supply agreement with Russia could be increased
05.11. – BTC exported 19.6 million tons of crude oil in the first nine months of 2021
08.11. – Turkey to remove some fixed electricity fees to mitigate rising prices
09.11. – Turkey to build two additional nuclear power plants
10.11. – 992 MW of solar capacity deployed in the first ten months of 2021
11.11. – Turkey and Algeria to extend existing LNG agreement
11.11. – Another daily wind electricity generation record
15.11. – UK to finance the biggest solar power plant in Turkey
16.11. – Saipem to install undersea pipeline for Sakarya gas field

 

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