Energy NEWS November-2 2022

Edition November-2 2022 with 110 pages and 122 energy news articles

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Table of content, edition November-2 2022

16.11. – Druzhba oil flows resumed
17.11. – Western Balkan countries to form joint energy market
19.11. – Increase of NTC values on Montenegro – Kosovo border direction between 21 and 27 November
23.11. – EC proposes new EU instrument to limit excessive gas price spikes
23.11. – Romania and Bulgaria to resume talks on 840 MW HPP on the Danube
25.11. – EU delays talks on Russian oil price cap
25.11. – TAP delivered 18 billion cubic meters of gas to Europe since commissioning
26.11. – Increase of NTC values on Montenegro – Kosovo border direction between 28 November and 4 December
26.11. – Curtailment on IT-ME border for 30 November and 7 December
28.11. – All NEMOs to increase trigger threshold for second auction as of 7 December
29.11. – Increase of NTC values on BA-HR border for 1 December
30.11. – Successful SIDC fourth wave go-live
01.12. – Energy crisis could be solved with more renewables
01.12. – Vertical Gas Corridor to connect networks of Greece, Bulgaria, Romania and Hungary

18.11. – Electricity imports in 2022 should exceed 550 million euros
24.11. – Albania produced 1,371 GWh of electricity in Q3 2022

Bosnia and Herzegovina
18.11. – HET recorded six times higher profit in the first nine months of 2022
21.11. – EP HZHB to loan 7 million euros from two local banks
21.11. – Herzeg-Bosnia Canton seeks concessionaire for 80 MW wind farm project
25.11. – Electricity price for business consumers in RS to increase in 2023
28.11. – Gross electricity production reached 974 GWh in September
29.11. – 557 GWh of electricity produced in FBiH in October
30.11. – ERS subsidiary cancels loan tender

16.11. – NEK’s profit tripled in the first nine months of 2022
16.11. – ESO recorded doubled profit in the first nine months of 2022
17.11. – Bulgaria is not importing Russian LNG
18.11. – BEH to pay 102 million euros to the Electricity System Security Fund
18.11. – HPP Tsankov Kamak to resume operation following repairs
18.11. – TPP Maritsa East 2 turns to profit in the first nine months of 2022
18.11. – Bulgargaz recorded losses in the first nine months of 2022
21.11. – Electricity generation rose by 8.1 % in 2022
21.11. – Lukoil to move its entire business to Bulgaria as of 1 January
22.11. – Gemcorp has terminated MoU with Bulgaria
23.11. – Bulgartransgaz seeks 49 million euros loan for gas interconnection with Serbia
23.11. – Court overturned the ban of CWP Global’s wind project near Varna
24.11. – Nationalization of Lukoil refinery is not planned
24.11. – Net profit of Bulgaria’s RES sector rose by 60 % in 2021
25.11. – Bulgartransgaz’ profit more than tripled in the first nine months of 2022
28.11. – Bulgargaz proposes 18.6 % wholesale gas price hike for December
29.11. – Electricity generation reached 3,708 GWh in September
29.11. – Six companies fined for manipulations in the wholesale electricity market
01.12. – KEVR approved 19 % wholesale gas price hike for December

16.11. – MOL initiated another arbitration against Croatia
23.11. – CROPEX introduces second auction for day-ahead market
24.11. – 937 GWh of electricity produced in September
29.11. – Croatia third to last in EU in solar capacity per capita
01.12. – Koncar selected to rehabilitate HPP Messochora in Greece

16.11. – DEPA Trade to develop 840 MW in renewables
17.11. – Revised NECP to rise RES, energy storage targets
17.11. – Greece to reopen Achlada lignite mine
18.11. – Greece ranked 16th in the latest edition of EY’s renewable attractiveness index
18.11. – Solar network connections reached record high in 2022
22.11. – Number of consumer supplier switches dropped by 20 % in October
25.11. – Electricity subsidies for December to reach 435 million euros
25.11. – Electricity consumption drops again in October
28.11. – Iberdola to commission 50 MW Askio III wind farm
01.12. – PPC Renewables selected GEK Terna to build 550 MW solar power plant
01.12. – Electricity producers to pay over 370 million euros in windfall taxes

16.11. – Hungary to establish Ministry of Energy
18.11. – Helexia launches first of its 25 MW rooftop solar projects in Hungary
18.11. – MOL to stop fuel deliveries to smaller petrol stations
22.11. – MOL discovered oil near Budapest
23.11. – Internal nominations deadline changes on intraday timeframe
24.11. – Third monthly pan-European GO auction successfully completed
24.11. – Ukraine demands higher oil transit fees
25.11. – Hungary could be exempted from Russian oil price caps
29.11. – Fossil fuels still dominate Hungary’s energy mix
29.11. – MVM commissioned 28.8 MW solar power plant near Debrecen
30.11. – MOL to invest 100 million euros in hydrocarbon exploration in Hungary in 2023
01.12. – EU Court ruled against Austria in case over NPP Paks expansion

24.11. – Gross electricity production reached 454 GWh in September

18.11. – Unit 1 of TPP Bitola taken offline for the weekend
25.11. – 432 GWh of electricity produced in September

18.11. – EPCG recorded 88 million euros loss in the first nine months of 2022
22.11. – EPCG to reduce its capital by cancelling 8.2 million shares
23.11. – EPCG plans to cover losses by increased electricity exports
28.11. – EPCG will not increase electricity price for 2023

16.11. – Electrica turns to profit in the first nine months of 2022
16.11. – Rompetrol Rafinare remains profitable in the first nine months of 2022
16.11. – Fitch reaffirms Nuclearelectrica’s BBB- rating with negative outlook
17.11. – EBRD loaned 30 million euros to Premier Energy
18.11. – FP values Hidroelectrica at 12 billion euros
21.11. – Romania provided emergency energy aid to Ukraine in August, September
22.11. – Italian Enel plans to sell its Romanian assets in 2023
22.11. – Romanian President urged OMV Petrom to reach FID on Neptun Deep project
24.11. – Enery completed the acquisition of Jade Power Trust’s Romanian assets
24.11. – Chamber of Deputies approved changes to “cap and subsidy” support scheme
25.11. – RES producers oppose the new price regulations
25.11. – EC Oltenia and Tinmar Energy to resume talks on joint investments
25.11. – Conpet recorded 26 % increase in profit in the first nine months of 2022
25.11. – Oil Terminal recorded 51 % higher profit in the first nine months of 2022
29.11. – Enel sale expected to be completed in early 2023
29.11. – Transelectrica to invest 10.5 million euros in network upgrades
29.11. – Romgaz and ELCEN signed 68 million euros gas supply deal
30.11. – Sunnerg to commission 53 MW solar power plant in January
30.11. – E.ON Energie delivered 68 small-scale solar power plants in 2022

16.11. – Serbia started to extract gas from storage
16.11. – Russia supports the construction of oil pipeline
17.11. – Gas price to increase by 11 % as of 1 January
18.11. – Serbia will have to invest up to 33 billion euros in the energy sector in the next 15-20 years
18.11. – US-Turkish company to build 180 MW wind farm in eastern Serbia
21.11. – Electricity price to increase by up to 10 % as of 1 January
22.11. – Enlight to build 220 MW wind farm near Kovacica
23.11. – Court ordered EPS to reduce SO2 emissions
26.11. – All equipment for unit B3 of TPP Kostolac delivered
26.11. – Serbia to start importing electricity from Azerbaijan in January
28.11. – AERS approved electricity, natural gas price increases

16.11. – Slovenia signed three-year gas supply deal with Algerian Sonatrach
24.11. – Slovenia to tax extra profits of energy companies
25.11. – Slovenia recorded the lowest monthly electricity production in the last 19 years
29.11. – Geoplin is considering filing a lawsuit against Gazprom
29.11. – TPP Sostanj to be back online in early December

21.11. – Turkey in talks with Russia on the construction of its second NPP
22.11. – Daily wind-based electricity generation hits record high on 21 November
22.11. – First unit of NPP Akkuyu to receive nuclear fuel in May 2023
28.11. – Turkey completed the dam for 558 MW HPP Yusufeli
29.11. – Record applications for wind and solar storage projects
30.11. – Energy imports rose by 37 % in October
30.11. – Crude oil imports rose by 5 % in September
30.11. – LPG imports dropped by 15.8 % in September
30.11. – Natural gas imports dropped by 20.5 % in September
30.11. – Electricity generation dropped by 3.5 % in September

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