Energy NEWS February-2 2023

Edition February-2 2023 with 96 pages and 64 energy news articles

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Table of content, edition February-2 2023

17.02. – EC referred Hungary and Portugal to court for failing to transpose renewable energy directive
17.02. – Romania had the largest drop in carbon emissions in Q3 2022 among SEE EU member states
18.02. – Increase of NTC value on ME-XK border direction between 20 and 26 February
22.02 Photon Energy recorded 150 % higher EBITDA in 2022
25.02. – Increase of NTC values on ME-XK border direction between 27 February and 5 March

27.02. – GEK Terna to build 170 MW TPP in Fier

Bosnia and Herzegovina
17.02. – Crude oil from Obudovac will be exported to Serbia
17.02. – Concession agreement for HPP Bileca signed
20.02. – Small-scale solar boom in FBiH
21.02. – Solar power plant near Bosanski Petrovac entered trial operation
22.02 ERS to build EV charging stations network
27.02. – Gross electricity production reached 1,519 GWh in December
28.02. – 767 GWh of electricity produced in FBiH in January

17.02. – Lukoil fined for the abuse of dominant market position
17.02. – IGB pipeline contractor to pay full penalties for delays
20.02. – Bulgaria to transpose EU rules on renewable energy
20.02. – Electricity generation dropped by 11 % in 2023
20.02. – Alexandroupoli port will give access to global market to Bulgaria’s refinery
22.02 Bulgaria to provide 102 million euros in grants for solar-plus-storage projects
24.02. – Bulgaria’s domestic fuel consumption is secured
24.02. – Bulgargaz launched first tender for the supply of LNG via Turkey
27.02. – Bulgaria should use REPowerEU to achieve long-term, sustainable results
27.02. – EPPO investigates EU ETS fraud in Bulgaria

21.02. – HEP investing in advanced electricity network project
22.02 INA to process Hungarian gas at Molve plant
23.02 Neoen to develop first agrosolar project in Croatia
24.02. – 1,537 GWh of electricity produced in December
28.02. – JANAF posted record financial results in 2022

17.02. – DEDDIE’s smart meters tender could be delayed
20.02. – 2D seismic surveys completed off the coast of Crete
22.02 Motor Oil and EIB signed loan on clean fuel
24.02. – ExxonMobil could start drillings off Crete in 2024-2025
24.02. – Electricity consumption continues to decrease in January
28.02. – Small-scale RES subsidies to be directly awarded in 2023 as well

17.02. – MOL recorded 21 % higher EBITDA in 2022
17.02. – MEKH approved MAVIR’s electricity transmission network upgrade plan
17.02. – MET Group to install 30 MW e-boiler at Dunamenti gas-fired plant
17.02. – Government to freeze utilities prices for another year
28.02. – MOL starts production at three shallow gas wells in Hungary

23.02 Gross electricity production reached 802 GWh in December

24.02. – 500 GWh of electricity produced in December
28.02. – OKTA refinery recorded 36 % higher net profit in 2022

17.02. – EnC sent reasoned opinion on TPP Pljevlja’s operation
21.02. – CGES to build Lastva-Brezna transmission line
22.02 Applications for Solari 5000+ project extended until 10 March
24.02. – EPCG CEO claims TPP Pljevlja will continue operation

20.02. – Romania became Ukraine’s main fuel supplier
21.02. – RES Associations call for removal of legislative barriers
21.02. – OMV Petrom risks losing Neptun Deep concession
21.02. – BSOG in talks with the Government over solidarity tax
22.02 Enel X installed 26 MW in solar capacity in 2022
22.02 BSOG urges authorities to amend solidarity contribution regulations
23.02 Photon Energy commissioned 5.7 MW solar power plant in Romania
23.02 Romgaz is ready to launch Neptun Deep project
23.02 1 GW solar project to add 500 MW in storage capacity
24.02. – Christina Verchere received another OMV Petrom CEO 4-year mandate
24.02. – Hidroelectrica’s IPO expected in May or June
24.02. – Oil Terminal’s net profit doubled in 2022
24.02. – Nuclearelectrica recorded 163 % higher net profit in 2022
24.02. – US company interested in the construction of transmission line along Tuzla-Podisor pipeline route
27.02. – Transelectrica’s profit significantly increased in 2022
28.02. – Hidroelectrica recorded net profit exceeding 810 million euros in 2022

20.02. – 10 MW solar power plant to be commissioned in March
21.02. – NIS recorded profit of 790 million euros in 2022
22.02 Local company to build 10 MW solar power plant near Subotica
24.02. – Excavator at Kolubara mining basin back in operation after fire in January last year
24.02. – Local company to build wind farm Jasikovo in eastern Serbia
27.02. – SEEPEX organizes workshop ahead of intraday market launch in June
27.02. – EPS to shut down ten coal-fired units by 2035

20.02. – Total traded volume on BSP rose by 10.4 % in 2022
20.02. – GEN-I appointed new CEO
27.02. – Electricity generation dropped by 1 % in January

17.02. – 21 wind farms in earthquake struck regions continue to generate electricity
24.02. – Enerjisa to invest 800 million dollars in the earthquake-struck region
28.02. – Natural gas imports dropped by 6 % in December
28.02. – Crude oil imports dropped by 24 % in December
28.02. – LPG imports rose by 48.6 % in December
28.02. – Huawei partners with five Turkish companies to develop energy storage systems

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