Electric power

Electricity prices for SMEs capped

After capping electricity and gas prices for the benefit of households, protected consumers and public institutions, the government has now imposed a price cap on electricity supplied to micro, small and medium-sized companies.

Under a regulation adopted by the government on 30 December, the cap will be in force for six months starting from 1 January.

Northvolt could postpone building new gigafactory in Germany

Swedish electric car battery specialist Northvolt could postpone building a factory in northern Germany due to the energy crisis and enticing subsidies in the United States, its boss said Saturday.    

The project "could be postponed", Peter Carlsson told German daily Frankfurter Allgemeinen Zeitung.    

Vienna ready for blackout: List of what to prepare, which radio station to listen to

Namely, the Austrian media have been writing about the increased danger of prolonged power outages for months.
The municipality he heads was recently affected by a brief interruption of electricity supply, which affected several thousand households, as well as the stadium where the Austrian football team was supposed to play.

Power distribution companies invest 15 bln Turkish Liras

Electricity distribution companies collectively invested 14.7 billion Turkish Liras in 2021, up 57 percent from a year ago, according to a report by the Association of Electricity Distribution System Operators (ELDER).

Investments made by 21 distribution companies in power grids amounted to 11.45 billion liras, capturing the largest share.

From Today: Bulgaria to begin Receiving Full Quantities of Gas under the Contract with Azerbaijan

Starting today, Bulgaria will start receiving the entire quantities of natural gas under the contract with Azerbaijan, the Ministry of Energy informed BNR. However, this will not happen through the Bulgarian-Greek gas connection, but at the temporary delivery point Nea Mesimvria. The interconnector is expected to be ready in the fall, according to the ministry's response.