Energy NEWS July-1 2023

Edition July-1 2023 with 99 pages and 88 energy news articles

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Table of content, edition July-1 2023

03.07. – ENTSO-E increased transmission capacity of interconnections for exports to Ukraine and Moldova
03.07. – EC launched additional 2.1 billion euros package for Western Balkans
03.07. – Testing of the second Greece-Bulgaria electricity interconnection started
05.07. – BiH-Montenegro working group on HPP Buk Bijela project established
07.07. – Curtailment on ME-XK border between 10 and 16 July
07.07. – EnC published CMAB Readiness Tracker

Bosnia and Herzegovina
07.07. – HPP Visegrad produced 136 GWh of electricity in June
11.07. – Local company to build 100 MW solar power plant near Livno
13.07. – Gas-Res to acquire majority stake in Comsar Energy

03.07. – Electricity generation dropped by 22.2 % in 2023
04.07. – ICGB starts the assessment of market demand for IGB pipeline capacity increase
05.07. – 2.02 TWh traded on IBEX in June
06.07. – NPP Belene equipment could be sold to Ukraine
07.07. – IGB pipeline’s free capacity 70 % booked
07.07. – Bulgarian, Ukrainian Energy Ministers launch working group to increase cooperation
10.07. – Khan Asparuh block could yield 13 billion cubic meters of gas per year
11.07. – Bulgargaz proposes 3 % wholesale gas price hike for August
11.07. – State to become third partner in Khan Asparuh consortium
12.07. – Electrohold to build 100 MW solar power plant in Stara Zagora
13.07. – CWP downscales wind project in Bulgaria
14.07. – BEH to contribute 409 million euros in dividends to the state budget

03.07. – 638,790 MWh traded on CROPEX in June
06.07. – Government abolished INA’s obligation to sell entire domestic gas production to HEP
06.07. – Croatia’s electricity production was predominantly green in H1 2023
07.07. – Auction for purchase of electricity to cover transmission system losses for 2024
10.07. – Launch of 15-minute products on intraday market in January 2024
12.07. – Investigation at HEP over surplus gas sales
12.07. – Czech company to build 10 MW solar power plant in Brdovec
12.07. – 200th reloading from FSRU vessel to LNG transport trucks
14.07. – 1,522 GWh of electricity produced in May
15.07. – Record hourly volume on CROPEX day-ahead market

04.07. – 27 GW RES target will need 8 GW in storage capacity
06.07. – Faria and Omnes to develop 5 GW RES portfolio
06.07. – BayWa obtained environmental permit for 54 MW project in Greece
07.07. – Retail market shares largely unchanged in June
11.07. – Greek military approved the country’s offshore wind strategy
11.07. – Helleniq Energy completed first stage of seismic surveys at two offshore blocks
14.07. – Wind installed capacity increased by 252 MW in H1 2023

03.07. – 2.12 TWh traded on HUPX day-ahead market in June
03.07. – Over 1 GW of solar capacity added in H1 2023
03.07. – Hungary to request extension of MOL’s exemption from oil sanctions against Russia
06.07. – New units at NPP Paks to be completed in 2030-31
10.07. – DCP clearing introduced on HUPX spot markets
11.07. – Russia approved 10 billion euros loan package for NPP Paks expansion
14.07. – Hungary could start receiving Qatari natural gas from 2027
14.07. – NPP Paks output reduced due to Danube’s rising temperatures

10.07. – ProCredit Bank commissioned its solar power plant in Kosovo

04.07. – 1.5 million euros grant for ESM’s solar project

04.07. – Jugopetrol to distribute gross dividend of 1.4 euros/share
07.07. – Lignite production reached 1.72 million tons in 2022
07.07. – Chinese Norinco want to invest in Montenegro
11.07. – Average June electricity bill at 27.3 euros
14.07. – Government approved the construction of two more solar power plants

03.07. – Hidroelectrica may pay dividend next year yielding 6.5-7.8 %
03.07. – Brasov looking for contractor for 20 MW solar power plant
03.07. – DEER attracted another 6.25 million euros financing through Modernization Fund
04.07. – PNE sold 208 MW in solar projects to TotalEnergies
04.07. – BSOG seeks permit for the first energy corridor in the Black Sea
05.07. – Hidroelectrica valued at 9.4 billion euros after IPO
05.07. – BSOG to increase gas production by 25 % in Q4
05.07. – Restart Energy plans to build 410 MW solar power plant in western Romania
06.07. – DSPE to invest 75 million euros in RoPower for SMR development
07.07. – Amendments to GEO 153/2022 are against energy market fundamentals
07.07. – Average OPCOM day-ahead price dropped in June
10.07. – First hybrid power plant in Romania commissioned
12.07. – Hidroelectrica starts trading on BVB 7 % above IPO price
13.07. – OMV Petrom’s hydrocarbon output dropped in Q2 2023
13.07. – E.ON Romania refers energy regulation system to Constitutional Court
14.07. – Electrica seeks contractor for 12 MW solar power plant
14.07. – Hidroelectrica enters FTSE Emerging Markets and MSCI Frontier Markets indices
14.07. – Renovatio to install 242 e-charging stations in Romania

03.07. – State to expand oil products storage capacities in Prahovo
06.07. – Tender for technical examination of Serbian section of gas interconnection with Bulgaria
06.07. – Plandiste wind farm to be commissioned in 2025
07.07. – DRP for Vetropark-1 wind farm near Pancevo completed
07.07. – Solar power plant to be built in Veliko Gradiste
10.07. – Serbia interested in supply from future LNG terminal in Bar
11.07. – Nordex to supply turbines for 95 MW wind project in Serbia
13.07. – Japanese company interested in participating in pump-storage HPP Bistrica project
13.07. – Another electricity price increase is not likely
13.07. – Danish company interested in the construction of 100 MW solar power plant near Leskovac
14.07. – EPS seeks FIDIC engineer for the construction of desulfurization facility at TENT B

07.07. – Geoplin recorded 28.4 million euros loss in 2022
10.07. – Electricity generation dropped by 17.4 % in 2022
12.07. – ELES launched call for the best project proposal for reducing network losses
14.07. – NPP Krsko exceeded planned production in June

07.07. – Record electricity consumption on 6 July
15.07. – New record daily electricity consumption achieved on 14 July

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