Energo Top Story archive

15 November 2018, Week 45, Issue 936

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has agreed to lend Turkmenistan and Kazakhstan US$580 million for initiatives that will strengthen the energy sector. It intends to disburse the funds within the...

08 November 2018, Week 44, Issue 935

Russia’s top coal miner SUEK has unveiled plans to ramp up production by 18% within the next five years, with an IPO of its stock now back on the agenda.

01 November 2018, Week 43, Issue 934

Belarus is looking to renegotiate its US$10 billion credit line with Russia, intended to cover the cost of its Astravets nuclear power plant (NPP) project.

25 October 2018, Week 42, Issue 933

Russian power major Inter RAO is considering raising its share in a joint venture with US engineering group General Electric (GE). The move is aimed at shielding the company from impending new US...

18 October 2018, Week 41, Issue 932

Moldova is gearing up to hold its first auctions for large-scale clean energy projects within the next two years.

11 October 2018, Week 40, Issue 931

The Baltic states have recorded further spikes in electricity prices, as a result of both micro and macro factors.

04 October 2018, Week 39, Issue 930

Poland’s third biggest power producer Tauron has said it is in talks to buy around 200 MW of wind capacity in northern Poland.

27 September, Week 38, Issue 929

Canadian developer TIU has broken ground on a new solar power system in Ukraine’s southern Mykolaiv region.

20 September, Week 37, Issue 928

The so-called kingmaker of Bulgarian politics has acquired a majority stake in the owner of the idle Varna thermal power plant (TPP) on the Black Sea coast.

13 September, Week 36, Issue 927

Macedonia has announced plans to build its first industrial-scale solar park.

06 September, Week 35, Issue 926

A consortium led by Finnish energy company Fortum has submitted a bid to the Montenegrin Ministry of Economic Affairs for the construction of a new solar power plant in the south of Montenegro....

30 August, Week 34, Issue 925

Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power (KHNP) has teamed up with fellow South Korean firms Daewoo Engineering & Construction and Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction to bid for nuclear power...

23 August, Week 33, Issue 924

Sanctioned Russian billionaire Viktor Vekselberg has reportedly divested some of his share in the country’s biggest solar developer, Hevel.

16 August, Week 32, Issue 923

State-owned energy holdings Lietuvos Energija (LE), from Lithuania, and Eesti Energia (EE), from Estonia, have been acquiring smaller players in the Baltic region in a bid to build up their wind...

09 August, Week 31, Issue 922

Latvia’s government should scale back funding for the renewable energy sector, Economy Minister Arvils Aseradens argued last week.