Energo Top Story archive

23 November 2017, Week 46, Issue 887

Serbia has formally begun construction work on a controversial expansion project at the lignite-fired Kostolac-B thermal power plant (TPP) in the northeast of the country...

17 November 2017, Week 45, Issue 886

Dutch investment group NERO Renewables has suggested that its planned construction of a trio of wind parks in southeastern Romania could help the Netherlands meet its clean...

09 November 2017, Week 44, Issue 885

The European Commission remains committed to funding the decommissioning of Lithuania's Ignalina nuclear power plant (NPP), the speaker for the Lithuanian parliament has...

02 November 2017, Week 43, Issue 884

China’s Shanghai Electric Group has bagged a contract to build a thermal power plant (TPP) in Pancevo, northern Serbia, that will serve a nearby Russian-controlled oil...

27 October 2017, Week 42, Issue 883

Bucharest is in talks with Israel Electric Corp. (IEC) to adapt four generation units at a thermal power plant (TPP) in central Romania to run on natural gas instead of coal.

19 October 2017, Week 41, Issue 882

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has teamed up with International Finance Corp. (IFC) to provide 215 million euros (US$254 million) in syndicated loans to Serbia’s...

13 October 2017, Week 40, Issue 479

The European Forum for Renewable Energy Sources (EUFORES) has stepped up its lobbying of the Baltic States’ governments to expedite their development of offshore wind.

05 October 2017, Week 39, Issue 880

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has announced that a new funding allocation of up to US$110 million has been made available to help pay for the construction and...

29 September 2017, Week 38, Issue 879


22 September 2017, Week 37, Issue 878

State-owned China Energy Engineering Group (CEEF) is mulling a US$1.2 billion investment in the biggest coal project in the Balkans.

14 September 2017, Week 36, Issue 877

Japanese investors are lining up to assess wind power opportunities in the frontier market of Russia’s Far East.

08 September 2017, Week 35, Issue 876

The US Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), a Washington-run development finance agency, is close to finalising a deal to invest US$400 million in a wind farm project in Zaporizhia in...

1 September 2017, Week 34, Issue 875

Russian utility Inter RAO's net income for the first six months of 2017 has more than halved following its sale of regional subsidiary Irkutskenergo last year.

25 August 2017, Week 33, Issue 874

 Czech energy group CEZ announced last week it had received binding offers from several investors for its troubled Bulgarian assets.

“The bids are being evaluated,” the Prague-based firm...

18 August 2017, Week 32, Issue 873

Bulgaria’s representative of power traders has warned that a World Bank proposal to make the IBEX exchange the only way to buy and sell physical electricity would reduce...