Energy policy

Romania's primary energy resources down 2.4pct in Q1 of 2020

The primary primary energy resources in the the first quarter of 2020 dropped by 2.4 percent compared to the same period of 2019, whereas the final electricity consumption decreased by 2.2 percent by comparison, the data published by the National Institute of Statistics (INS) on Tuesday showed.

Romania's primary energy resources, down 2pct, electricity resources, up 2.1pct, Jan.-Feb. 2020

Romania's primary energy resources decreased by 2%, in the first two months of 2020, while electricity resources were up 2.1%, y-o-y, according to data with the National Statistics Institute (INS) released on Monday. The main primary energy resources January 1 - February 29, 2020 totalled 5.746 million tonnes of oil equivalent (toe), down 120,000 toe from January 1 - February 28, 2019.

HELPE acquires 204 MW photovoltaic project in Kozani

Hellenic Petroleum on Monday announced the acquisition of a solar power park in Kozani with a power of 204 MW, the largest project of renewable energy sources in Greece and one of the top 5 photovoltaic farms in Europe.

The project is currently under development by German company juwi and it is expected to be put into operation by the end of 2021.

Bulgaria Has Met 74% of its National Energy Savings Target by 2020.

As a result of the implementation of energy saving measures in all sectors of the economy, as well as the contribution of all debtors, 6,167 GWh of energy were saved in Bulgaria for the period 2014-2018. In doing so, the country has met 74.1% of its national energy savings target by 2020.

ForMin Manescu: Romania can become largest gas producer in Europe, which gives it security, independence

Bucharest, Oct 16 /Agerpres/ - Romania can become the largest gas producer in the European Union, which gives it security and independence, but also positions it as an important negotiation partner at European and global level, the Romanian Foreign Affairs Minister, Ramona Manescu, said on Wednesday, at the third edition of the Aspen Energy Summit 2019.