Energy NEWS December-2 2022

Edition December-2 2022 with 104 pages and 103 energy news articles

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Table of content, edition December-2 2022

16.12. – Croatian, Slovenian and Austrian gas TSOs to cooperate on green agenda
16.12. – ADEX exchange to launch by the end of 2022
17.12. – Increase of NTC values on Montenegro-Kosovo border direction between 19 and 25 December
17.12. – Azerbaijan, Georgia, Romania and Hungary agreed on Black Sea electricity project
19.12. – Curtailment on IT-ME border between 21 and 25 December
19.12. – EU Parliament announced new plan to reduce carbon emissions
19.12. – EU member states agree to cap gas price at 180 euros/MWh
20.12. – Romania and Bulgaria had the largest increase in final energy consumption in the EU in 2021
20.12. – Hungary seeks lower fees for JANAF transit
22.12. – Cancellation of curtailment on IT-ME border for 24,25 December
24.12. – Increase of NTC values on Montenegro-Kosovo border direction between 26 December and 1 January
27.12. – Launch of ADEX regional power exchange

21.12. – KESH earned 12 million euros from electricity exports in the past month

Bosnia and Herzegovina
16.12. – ERS to loan 2 million euros from NLB Banka
16.12. – EPBiH launched tender for the construction of HPP Janjici
16.12. – EP HZHB to offer green electricity supply with guarantees of origin
19.12. – ASA Group obtained building permit for two solar power plants in Bosanski Petrovac
26.12. – Gross electricity production reached 1,108 GWh in October
27.12. – 667 GWh of electricity produced in FBiH in November
30.12. – EPBiH to export less electricity in 2023
01.01. – RS introduced block tariffs for electricity

17.12. – Unit 6 of NPP Kozloduy back online
17.12. – Bulgaria can export petroleum products from Russian oil only to Ukraine
19.12. – Electricity generation rose by 6.5 % in 2022
19.12. – TPP Galabovo almost tripled electricity generation in November
20.12. – Lukoil paid 46 million euros in advance tax for 2023
20.12. – Profine Energy plans to invest 1 billion euros in floating solar power plant
22.12. – NPP Kozloduy and Westinghouse Sweden signed agreement on nuclear fuel supply
23.12. – Bulgaria plans to book 1 billion cubic meters of LNG capacity in Turkey
23.12. – Bulgartransgaz passed financial audit of its gas transmission network expansion project
23.12. – Ultimate Energy’s purchase of minority stakes in TPPs Bobov Dol and Brikel needs no approval from the CPC
29.12. – NPP Kozloduy to sign nuclear fuel supply deal with Framatome
29.12. – Aurubis to invest 20 million euros in the expansion of its solar power plant
30.12. – Electricity generation reached 3,200 GWh in October
01.01. – KEVR approved 20 % wholesale gas price hike for January

16.12. – JANAF to continue investing in solar projects
22.12. – 1,052 GWh of electricity produced in October
22.12. – 48 % of works on the modernization of Rijeka refinery completed
23.12. – Vestas to supply turbines from Mazin 2 wind farm
27.12. – Krk LNG terminal delivered more than 4 billion cubic meters of gas
28.12. – JANAF to store Croatia’s mandatory oil products reserve
28.12. – Petrol plans to sue Croatia over fuel price caps
29.12. – HZU launched geothermal exploration tender

16.12. – Motor Oil completed the acquisition of Ellaktor’s RES business
16.12. – Operation of three coal-fired units extended by the end of 2025
16.12. – Valorem secured financing for its wind project in Greece
19.12. – Additional funds transferred to RES special account to avoid surcharge increase
22.12. – Non-binding interest exceed planned capacity of Volos FSRU
22.12. – ExxonMobil could start drilling off Crete a year earlier
23.12. – Energy subsidies doubled to 840 million euros in January
23.12. – PPC, DEPA and Damco Energy signed deal on the construction of Alexandroupoli gas-fired plant
23.12. – ETMEAR surcharge remains the same in 2023
26.12. – PPC Renewables to acquire Piraeus Equity Partners RES portfolio
29.12. – Electricity consumption dropped by 9.87 % in November
29.12. – PPC still controls Greek electricity market
30.12. – First energy storage auction to be announced at the end of Q1 2023

21.12. – Results of fourth pan-European GO auction
23.12. – Greencells connected its 65 MW solar power plant to the network
27.12. – MEKH again extended completion deadline for RES projects within support scheme
30.12. – 60 % of Hungarian households paid more for energy in 2022

23.12. – EU, KfW provided grants for project using solar energy in district heating
28.12. – Gross electricity production reached 530 GWh in October

19.12. – ESM launched natural gas purchase tender
23.12. – Government allocated additional 25 million euros for ESM
26.12. – 371 GWh of electricity produced in October
28.12. – Electricity prices for residential consumers to drop as of 1 January

23.12. – EPCG already covered this year’s losses by electricity exports in the past two months
31.12. – EPCG is the sole owner of Zeljezara Niksic

16.12. – New energy price regulations reduced Hidroelectrica’s valuation by 5.3 %
16.12. – Romgaz and SOCAR signed gas supply deal
20.12. – Rezolv and Low Carbon to build 600 MW of wind capacity in Romania
20.12. – Government to support NPP Cernavoda expansion project
21.12. – Crude oil imports rose by 31 % in the first ten months of 2022
21.12. – Romgaz to buy 0.3 billion cubic meters of gas from SOCAR
21.12. – Electrica aims to enter FTSE Russell indices
22.12. – Transelectrica purchased 177.5 million euros worth of electricity from OPCOM
23.12. – Romania received 1.4 billion euros from EU funds for clean energy transition
27.12. – Restart Energy achieved 55 million euros in revenues in 2022
28.12. – Mass Global Energy completed the takeover of TPP Mintia
29.12. – Nuclearelectrica to supply electricity to Moldova in January
29.12. – Romania imposes solidarity tax on oil, gas companies
29.12. – Closure of two coal-fired units postponed to October 2023

17.12. – City of Vranje launched tender for private partner for the construction of heating plant
19.12. – EU boosts green agenda in Serbia
20.12. – HPP Zvornik achieved new daily production record
21.12. – JANAF and NIS signed two-year oil transportation deal
21.12. – Serbia can cover up to a third of its gas demand from Azerbaijan
23.12. – Serbia expects more electricity, gas price hikes in 2023
23.12. – ProTent and Polish SBB Energy signed agreement on cooperation
23.12. – Government adopted Energy Support roadmap
27.12. – Kostolac wind farm to be completed by September 2024
27.12. – Environmental permit for the expansion of Kovin coalmine obtained

26.12. – Electricity and natural gas prices increased in Q3 2022
27.12. – Electricity generation dropped by 38 % in November
28.12. – Petrol to lose 248 million euros in 2023 due to fuel price caps
28.12. – Slightly lower production of NPP Krsko in 2022

16.12. – Silivri underground gas storage operates at full capacity
21.12. – Turkey in talks for the purchase of small modular reactors
23.12. – LPG imports rose by 1 % in October
26.12. – Turkey discovered additional 58 billion cubic meters of natural gas in Black Sea
27.12. – Crude oil imports dropped slightly in October
27.12. – Natural gas imports dropped by 30.5 % in October
30.12. – Energy imports rose by 17.9 % in November

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