Energy NEWS October-1 2022

Edition October-1 2022 with 103 pages and 100 energy news articles

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Table of content, edition October-1 2022

03.10. – Montenegro has the lowest retail fuel prices in the region
04.10. – Energy Community DSOs recommend measures for stable operation during crisis
07.10. – Curtailment of NTC values on Italy – Montenegro border between 11 and 20 October
07.10. – Additional 20 billion euros for achieving REPowerEU objectives
07.10. – EU adopted eight package of sanctions against Russia, introducing oil price caps
11.10. – Ukraine has suspended electricity exports
14.10. – Photon Energy’s revenues rose by 130 % in Q3 2022

06.10. – Spanish Enagas considering acquiring stake in Albgaz
10.10. – Albania postponed electricity price hike for a month

Bosnia and Herzegovina
03.10. – HPP Visegrad produced 29 GWh of electricity in August
03.10. – EPBiH launched tender for desulfurization system for TPP Tuzla unit 6
07.10. – FBiH Government to seek EBRD, kfW loans for Poklecani wind farm
07.10. – Environmental permits for five solar power plants near Stolac
10.10. – RiTE Gacko looking to obtain 1.28 million euros loan
12.10. – 120 contracts for the purchase of green electricity between June and September
13.10. – FBiH Government approved the construction of wind farm near Glamoc

03.10. – Electricity generation rose by 12.25 % in 2022
04.10. – St. – Nikola wind farm increased electricity generation by 7 % in 2022
04.10. – Bulgargaz applied for gas trading licenses in Slovakia and Romania
05.10. – LSG-STEAG joint venture to develop 116 MW of solar power in Bulgaria
06.10. – BEH to pay additional 332 million euros to the Electricity System Security Fund
06.10. – Overgas booked 10 % capacity of newly commissioned IGB gas pipeline
07.10. – 2.12 TWh traded on IBEX in September
07.10. – Further wholesale gas price drops expected in November
10.10. – TPP Galabovo produced 2,830 GWh of electricity in the first nine months of 2022
11.10. – Bulgargaz proposes 28.8 % wholesale gas price drop for November
11.10. – Two Greek companies selected to supply LNG for November
12.10. – BCCI proposes changes in the process of obtaining permits for RES projects
14.10. – No need for compensations for natural gas prices

03.10. – 472,398 MWh traded on CROPEX in September
04.10. – HEP recorded 151 million euros loss in H1 2022
10.10. – EC could reprimand Croatia over gas export ban
12.10. – Swiss court rejects Croatia’s request to review UNCITRAL ruling in INA-MOL case
12.10. – Koncar to build 1.5 MW small hydropower plant
13.10. – Nordex to supply turbines for 50 MW wind project in Croatia
14.10. – CROPEX announced July/August/September guarantees of origin auctions
14.10. – Vermillion Energy to start gas production at two wells in 2024
14.10. – 60 MW solar power plant to be built near Vodice

04.10. – Mixed progress of gas-fired projects in Greece
05.10. – DEPA Infrastructure secured bond loan from Eurobank
06.10. – New Ptolemaida V to start trial operation in late October
10.10. – RES covered 100 % of Greek electricity consumption for the first time
13.10. – Motor Oil’s renewables subsidiary looking for new RES projects
14.10. – 17 GW of RES applications so far in 2022
14.10. – Extra profits of 2.3 billion euros transferred to energy subsidies

03.10. – MVM’s payments to Gazprom to be deferred
04.10. – 2.07 TWh traded on HUPX day-ahead market in September
05.10. – MVM launched the construction of 24 MW solar power plant
07.10. – Greenergy commissioned 10 MW solar power plant
14.10. – MVM Group signed corporate financing agreement with ICBC Austria

10.10. – Mytilineos’ cogeneration project in Skopje received status of strategic investment
11.10. – GEN-I commissioned the largest solar power plant in North Macedonia
14.10. – EBRD to provide 16 million euros for North Macedonia-Greece gas interconnection project
15.10. – TPP Bitola unit 1 back online

07.10. – Gvozd wind project delayed due to pandemic
10.10. – Electricity price to increase by 10 to 20 % in 2023
11.10. – Average electricity bill at 26.6 euros
14.10. – The state bought its own shares in CGES

03.10. – Moldovan Energocom obtained gas trading license in Romania
03.10. – EC Oltenia and OMV Petrom to build four solar power plants
04.10. – NIS Petrol investigated for alleged data leaks to Russia
04.10. – Allocation of interconnection capacities on Moldova-Romania border starts from 15 October
05.10. – Rompetrol Rafinare to invest 40 million dollars in oil storage capacities
05.10. – FP considering selling Hidroelectrica’s shares in private placement
07.10. – European Energy reached almost 1 GW in RES projects in Romania
07.10. – OMV Petrom to invest 70 million euros in Petrobrazi refinery modernization
07.10. – EDPR plans 226.5 MW wind project in Romania
07.10. – Average OPCOM day-ahead price dropped in September
10.10. – Transelectrica to invest 424 million euros from the Modernization Fund in nine projects
10.10. – OMV Petrom’s hydrocarbon output dropped in Q3 2022
10.10. – INVL fund acquired 174 MW solar project in Romania
11.10. – Government insists on Hidroelectrica’s IPO only on the Bucharest Stock Exchange
12.10. – OMV Petrom to invest 130 million euros in new aromatic products unit at Petrobrazi refinery
13.10. – EC Oltenia and ALRO to jointly build gas-fired power plant at Isalnita
13.10. – FP to sell just 10 % stake in Hidroelectrica unless Government agrees to dual listing
14.10. – BSOG allegedly looking for partners for its Midia gas project
14.10. – Hidroelectrica signed electricity supply contract with Moldovan Energocom
14.10. – Electricity consumption dropped by 5.3 % in the first eight months of 2022

03.10. – EU will allow Serbia to import Russian crude oil via JANAF pipeline
03.10. – 234,684 MWh traded on SEEPEX in September
05.10. – No derogation from Russian oil sanctions for Western Balkans due to Serbia
05.10. – Serbia preparing documentation for two HPP projects
08.10. – Serbia is planning to connect to Druzhba oil pipeline
10.10. – Serbia to invest 12 billion euros in diversifying oil and gas supply
12.10. – Two wind farms to be built near Vranje
13.10. – Prosumers add 5 MW in solar capacity in six months
14.10. – Serbia signed confidential advisory agreement with Rystad Energy
14.10. – TPP Kostolac B3 to be commissioned in September 2023

03.10. – NPP Krsko offline for regular maintenance
14.10. – NPP Krsko production in September

03.10. – BOTAS changes gas price calculation methodology for industrial consumers
05.10. – RES investments could half Turkey’s energy import dependence
06.10. – Natural gas imports dropped by 15.7 % in July
06.10. – LPG imports dropped by 9.3 % in July
07.10. – Electricity generation dropped by 8.3 % in July
07.10. – Turkey and Azerbaijan to double TANAP’s capacity
11.10. – Gas imports from Iran resumed
12.10. – Enercom and Enerjisa Uretim to cooperate on 1 GW wind project
13.10. – Russia to consider building additional TurkStream lines

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