Energy NEWS October-2 2021

Edition October-2 2021 with 110 pages and 114 energy news articles

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Table of content, edition October-2 2021

TRADING OVERVIEW
 
ENERGY NEWS

Region
22.10. – Increase of NTC values on Montenegro-Kosovo border direction between 25 and 31 October
25.10. – Bulgaria-Romanian day-ahead market coupling ready for go-live on 27 October
27.10. – Inclusion of the Bulgarian-Romanian border into SDAC
27.10. – EU member states split over joint response to energy crisis
29.10. – Increase of NTC values on Montenegro-Kosovo border direction between 1 and 7 November
01.11. – EPS and EPCG to jointly work on HPP Komarnica project
01.11. – Pipeline rupture in Bulgaria disrupted gas supply to southeastern Europe

Albania
29.10. – OSHEE imported 65 million euros worth of electricity in October

Bosnia and Herzegovina
22.10. – Modrica oil refinery 9-month accumulated loss reaches 50 million euros
22.10. – ERS is against the introduction of carbon tax
25.10. – Construction of Ivovik wind farm to start in 2022
26.10. – Krajinapetrol recorded losses in the first nine months of 2021
27.10. – 758 GWh of electricity produced in FBiH in September
27.10. – EP HZHB launched tender for Poklecani wind farm design
28.10. – BiH Concessions Commission delays decision on HPP Buk Bijela
29.10. – Gross electricity production reached 1,288 GWh in August
29.10. – KfW seeks consultant for solar power plant Podvelezje
29.10. – TPP Stanari back online after 2-month overhaul
01.11. – Construction of Trebinje solar power plant to start in spring 2022

Bulgaria
18.10. – Electricity generation rose by 14.75 % in 2021
18.10. – Round table on energy related issues
19.10. – CWP and Mercuria to invest over 500 million euros in Bulgaria’s RES sector
19.10. – Protests against high energy prices
20.10. – Bulgartransgaz applied for EU funding for Chiren underground gas storage expansion project
22.10. – Government adopts measures to help non-household electricity consumers
22.10. – MET Group’s acquisition of Eolica Bulgaria approved
27.10. – Malex Management requests approval for the acquisition of solar operator
29.10. – Electricity production reached 3,861 GWh in August
29.10. – EVN Bulgaria commissioned 5.9 million euros substation in Plovdiv
01.11. – Unit 6 of NPP Kozloduy back online after annual maintenance
01.11. – Fluor and BEH signed MoU on cooperation in the field of nuclear energy
02.11. – KEVR approved 1.4 % wholesale gas price drop for November
02.11. – CEZ Distribution Bulgaria recorded lower profit in the first nine months of 2021
02.11. – CEZ Electro recorded lower profit in the first nine months of 2021

Croatia
18.10. – Energia Gas and Power is no longer a member of CROPEX
18.10. – The realization of SINCRO.GRID project in Croatia is almost completed
22.10. – JANAF appointed new CEO
23.10. – Government considering several options to combat high energy prices
25.10. – Supreme Court upholds Sanader and Hernadi verdicts
28.10. – JANAF recorded lower profit in the first nine months of 2021
29.10. – Temporary shutdown of Rijeka refinery
29.10. – INA recorded 146 million euros profit in the first nine months of 2021
02.11. – Coal-fired TPP Plomin could be closed ahead of schedule

Greece
21.10. – LSG-STEAG joint venture to develop 480 MW of solar capacity in Greece
20.10. – PPC agreed to sell 49 % stake in DEDDIE to Macquarie
21.10. – Energy suppliers owe over 350 million euros to market operators
22.10. – Greece is heavily reliant on natural gas imports
26.10. – Increased interest in unexplored offshore hydrocarbon reserves
28.10. – Selath Holding to acquire 10 % stake in PPC
29.10. – PPC announced share offering terms
02.11. – PPC’s book building process oversubscribed in an hour

Hungary
22.10. – NAP shares listed on the Budapest Stock Exchange
02.11. – FGSZ plans to start the construction of gas interconnection with Slovenia in 2023

Kosovo
20.10. – Supreme Court orders shutdown of three Kelag’s SHPPs
22.10. – Construction of Bajgora wind project completed
29.10. – Biomass heating plant commissioned in Gjakova

Macedonia
21.10. – ESM received 13 offers at coal supply tender
25.10. – 492 GWh of electricity produced in August
25.10. – ESM launched another tender for TPP Bitola coal supply
29.10. – Makpetrol’s profit significantly increased in the first nine months of 2021

Montenegro
20.10. – Day-ahead segment of MEPX to launch in H2 2022
22.10. – TPP Pljevlja should be operational at least until 2035
26.10. – CGES to distribute 7.48 million euros in dividends for 2020
29.10. – EPCG to own 100 % capital in Gvozd wind farm project company

Romania
18.10. – Electrica to acquire five solar power plants with 31 MW installed capacity
19.10. – Energy suppliers will be compensated for selling electricity, gas at capped prices
19.10. – Minister Popescu promises low energy prices during winter
19.10. – BSOG to start gas production in Q1 2022
19.10. – Romgaz and ExxonMobil to reach agreement by the end of 2021
20.10. – Romania to help Moldova balance its gas market
21.10. – Moody’s upgrades Transelectrica’s rating
22.10. – Petro Welt closes its operations in Romania due to pandemic-related problems
22.10. – Transelectrica to publish available connection capacities for RES projects
25.10. – Romgaz got concession extensions for eight onshore blocks
25.10. – Gas imports increased by 56 % in the first eight months of 2021
26.10. – European Energy takes over 90 MW wind project
26.10. – Romgaz’ nine-month hydrocarbon output increased by 16 %
27.10. – Romgaz and ExxonMobil reached an agreement over Neptun Deep gas project
27.10. – EBRD to help EC Oltenia finance its decarbonization plan
28.10. – Simtel Team plans to build 40-60 MW solar power plant
28.10. – Problems with natural gas supply in Timisoara
28.10. – Price cap mechanism approved
29.10. – SOCAR increased the number of petrol stations in Romania
29.10. – OMV Petrom doubles its net profit in the first nine months of 2021
29.10. – PKN Orlen is not taking over OMV’s stake in Petrom
01.11. – ANRE approved heating price increase of up to 96 %
02.11. – NuScale Power to build modular nuclear reactors in Romania
02.11. – Romgaz will pay 1.06 billion dollars for 50 % stake in Neptun Deep project

Serbia
18.10. – Energy prices will not be capped
19.10. – Construction of gas interconnection with Bulgaria to start in late November
19.10. – EPS Supervisory Board proposed the establishment of strategic reserve
20.10. – EPS plans to build solar power plant at TPP Kolubara B
21.10. – CHPP Pancevo to enter trial operation by the end of 2021
21.10. – Start of negotiations over Petrohemija privatization
22.10. – Serbia wants minority stake in Hungarian NPP Paks expansion project
25.10. – Tender for preparation of documentation for new 350 MW unit at TPP Kostolac
26.10. – Swedish companies interested in investing in biomass/biogas projects
27.10. – Tender for the procurement of spare parts for steam turbine at TENT B
29.10. – Biomass heating plants in Priboj, Mali Zvornik commissioned
01.11. – 222,312 MWh traded on SEEPEX in October
01.11. – Serbia to rebuild oil storage facility in Smederevo

Slovenia
20.10. – Most suppliers do not plan to increase electricity prices for households
25.10. – Electricity production decreased by 28 % in September

Turkey
18.10. – Russian gas supply rose by 125 % y-o-y
22.10. – Turkey became leading global wind market
22.10. – Turkey has taken precautionary measures to avoid gas shortages
26.10. – Natural gas imports rose by 24.3 % in August
26.10. – Daily wind electricity generation hits record high
27.10. – Crude oil imports rose by 52 % in August
27.10. – Electricity generation rose by 12.5 % in August
28.10. – LPG imports rose by 0.4 % in August
29.10. – Energy imports bill rose by 65.7 % in September
01.11. – Natural gas price for industrial consumers increased by up to 48 %
02.11. – Turkey discovered reserves of 60 million barrels of oil equivalent in 2021

 

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