Energy policy

New energy technologies / Bodea (CRE): Energy will become an increasingly expensive product

Energy in general will continue to become an increasingly expensive product because we must begin to own its unsustainable use in the last 50-60 years, Corneliu Bodea, chairman of the Romanian Energy Centre (CRE) and CEO of Adrem, tells AGERPRES for its "New energy technologies" project.

Vrtovec tells EU Parliament Europe should be more ambitious climate-wise

Ljubljana – Presenting Slovenia’s EU presidency priorities in energy to the European Parliament’s Committee on Industry, Research and Energy, Infrastructure Minister Jernej Vrtovec said Thursday that when it comes to Fit for 55 energy proposals, the Slovenian presidency will start with the revision of directives on renewables and energy efficiency.

Turkey breaks power consumption record on stifling hot day

Turkey's daily electricity consumption increased by 16.1 percent on June 28 compared to the previous day, reaching 988,379 megawatt hours, according to official figures released by the Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEİAŞ) yesterday.

The hourly power consumption peaked at 48,954 megawatt hours at 3 p.m. local time, data from TEİAŞ showed.

Turkey to launch its first floating LNG storage and gasification vessel

The inauguration ceremony of Turkey's first publicly-owned floating LNG storage and gasification vessel (FSRU) "Ertuğrul Gazi" will be held on June 25, presided over by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, the Energy and Natural Resources Minister Fatih Dönmez announced on June 23.

Hellenic-German Chamber: Digital business mission to Greece of 8 German energy companies

Renewable energy technologies, their interconnection to the grid as well as the new investment landscape, as it will be formed in the context of the energy transition, will be at the focus of the digital conference entitled: "Energy Solutions Made in Germany - Renewable Energy Sources, Storage and Integration in Network ", organized on Tuesday, June 29, by the Hellenic-German Chamber of Commerc

Turkey’s energy map becomes greener as renewables expand countrywide

Turkey's renewables expansion, driven by hydro, wind and solar energies, places the province of İzmir as a leader in wind power and Konya as a pioneer in solar energy, data compiled by the state-run Anadolu Agency reveals.

Of the country's total renewables capacity of 50,990 megawatts (MW), hydropower stood at 31,280 MW, wind power reached 9,543 MW and solar totaled 7,070 MW.

Environment Min Skrekas meets with Belgian FM Wilmès

Εnvironment and Energy Minister Kostas Skrekas on Thursday met with visiting Alternate Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Belgium Sophie Wilmès. Their discussion focused on the actions for the energy transition, renewable energy sources, energy storage and the introduction of hydrogen to the energy balance.