Energy NEWS November-2 2021

Edition November-2 2021 with 99 pages and 94 energy news articles

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Table of content, edition November-2 2021

TRADING OVERVIEW
 
ENERGY NEWS

Region
22.11. – Postponement of the CORE FB MC projects go-live
22.11. – Curtailment on IT-ME border for 25 November
23.11. – CO2 taxation to be introduced in Western Balkan countries by 2025
30.11. – Energy Community adopts Clean Energy Package

Albania
24.11. – Albania produced 2,371 GWh of electricity in Q3 2021

Bosnia and Herzegovina
18.11. – EBRD to support Sarajevo’s district heating transition to geothermal energy
19.11. – RiTE Ugljevik to establish a joint venture with Chinese BNBM
19.11. – State guarantee for TPP Tuzla unit 7 does not comply with EU state aid rules
25.11. – Gross electricity production reached 1,198 GWh in September
25.11. – Miners’ strike could halt electricity generation at TPP Tuzla
26.11. – Miners submitted their demands to Federal Government
29.11. – 828 GWh of electricity produced in FBiH in October
30.11. – ERS to issue bonds on Vienna Stock Exchange in January

Bulgaria
17.11. – Electricity generation increased by 15.6 % in 2021
18.11. – IBEX broke day-ahead price record two days in a row
19.11. – TPP Maritsa East 2 paid 209 million euros for CO2 emission rights in the first nine months of 2021
26.11. – Renalfa and Eurowind Energy established EURA Energy joint venture
29.11. – Electricity generation reached 4,010 GWh in September
30.11. – NPP Kozloduy posted record 367 million euros profit in the first nine months of 2021

Croatia
19.11. – 846 GWh of electricity produced in September
23.11. – Results of September/October guarantees of origin auctions
23.11. – Auction for the purchase of electricity to cover 2022 transmission losses scheduled for 26 November
23.11. – Senj wind farm enters trial operation
26.11. – EQTEC secured financing for its two waste-to-energy projects
30.11. – The highest hourly volume on CROPEX day-ahead market achieved
30.11. – INA to launch its 266 million euros bond issue on 1 December

Greece
18.11. – Gas trading platform to launch in January
19.11. – Electricity prices could increase by 13 % in December
24.11. – EC approved Greek 2.27 billion euros RES support mechanism
24.11. – Next mixed RES auction scheduled for March 2022
26.11. – Total Eren commissioned 40 MW solar project in Kozani
26.11. – EDPR commissioned its first wind farm in Greece
29.11. – EC approved the acquisition of stakes in Alexandroupoli LNG terminal project
30.11. – Greece to postpone coal phase-out deadline

Hungary
19.11. – Application for the production of rector vessels for NPP Paks expansion submitted
19.11. – Photon Energy recorded lower loss in Q3 2021
22.11. – Small businesses provided with cheap electricity

Macedonia
18.11. – Mitsubishi is considering the construction of gas-fired power plant in North Macedonia
22.11. – ESM bought electricity at unspecified price
23.11. – Coal from Albania for TPP Bitola, coal supply tender to remain open throughout the winter season
25.11. – 434 GWh of electricity produced in September
25.11. – Akuo Energy to build 400 MW solar power plant in North Macedonia
26.11. – Government decided to put oil-fired TPP Negotino back in operation

Montenegro
18.11. – Delays in Briska Gora solar project implementation
26.11. – Public call for preliminary design of Pljevlja district heating system

Romania
17.11. – Engie waives the status of the supplier of last resort
17.11. – Rompetrol Rafinare’s loss narrows further in the first nine months of 2021
18.11. – EC Oltenia expects the EC to approve its decarbonization plan in January
18.11. – Romgaz to complete the acquisition of 50 % stake in Neptun Deep project in Q1 2022
19.11. – Nuclearelectrica acquired uranium processing plant from CNU
19.11. – Photon Energy has 218 MW solar portfolio in development
19.11. – Hidroelectrica has over 2 GW of solar and wind projects under review
22.11. – EC includes second stage of BRHA gas pipeline into PCI list
23.11. – Hidroelectrica to receive Norwegian grants for RES projects
24.11. – Fitch awards investment grade rating to Nuclearelectrica
24.11. – Cross-border smart grid project included in PCI list
25.11. – Norwegian company to invest 800 million euros in coal replacement plants
25.11. – Enel to scale down investments in Romania with the introcudion of price capping
25.11. – Econergy acquired 87 MW solar project in Romania
26.11. – Energonuclear signed first contract with Candu Energy
26.11. – Transgaz secured 45 million euros loan from BCR
29.11. – Grasshopper Energy to develop 1 GW in solar projects in Romania
30.11. – PKN Orlen in talks on the acquisition of stake in Rompetrol

Serbia
17.11. – Serbia plans to increase gas imports from Russia
18.11. – 250 million euros for energy efficiency projects
19.11. – Fintel Energija turns to profit in the first nine months of 2021
19.11. – PEPO Energy to acquire BPP Biogas
23.11. – Serbia prepared to cooperate with Rosatom on NPP project
25.11. – AERS set the ceiling price for future wind auctions
25.11. – Serbia secured favorable gas price from Gazprom
26.11. – Unit B1 of TENT B back in operation
26.11. – Serbian Government adopted a Decree on market premium
26.11. – EPS launched public call for the analysis of locations for construction of solar power plants in Serbia
30.11. – Government freezes electricity prices for commercial consumers for another month
30.11. – Serbia has no human resources for NPP project

Slovenia
17.11. – Slovenian energy sector to decarbonize by 2033 by using nuclear energy
19.11. – Petrol’s profit more than doubled in the first nine months of 2021
22.11. – HSE launched the reconstruction of HPP Hubelj
25.11. – Electricity production decreased by 33 % in October

Turkey
17.11. – Nordex to supply turbines for 68.4 MW Erciyes wind farm
17.11. – Russian Sberbank to provide 800 million dollars loan for NPP Akkuyu project
18.11. – Valeura Energy to resume drilling activities in 2022
19.11. – BDY Group acquired Glencore’s Black Sea LPG terminal
19.11. – Turkey expands its fleet with the fourth drillship
23.11. – Construction of Sakarya field undersea pipeline to start in spring 2022
24.11. – TUPRAS earmarks 10 billion dollars for achieving carbon neutrality
26.11. – LPG imports rose by 19.4 % in September
26.11. – Electricity generation rose by 0.7 % in September
26.11. – TPAO selected Wood as project management partner for Sakarya gas field
26.11. – Subsea 7 plans first gas delivery from Sakarya field in Q1 2023
29.11. – Crude oil imports dropped by 16.6 % in September
29.11. – Natural gas imports rose by 15 % in September
29.11. – Wind power tops daily electricity generation for the first time
30.11. – Energy imports bill rose by 159.3 % in October

 

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