Energo Top Story archive

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.

02 August 2018, Week 30, Issue 921

China’s Norinco International has been cleared to build a 156-MW wind farm in Croatia’s southern Lika-Senj County.

26 July 2018, Week 29, Issue 920

Bulgaria’s antitrust watchdog has blocked the sale of assets belonging to Czech energy giant CEZ to a Sofia-based minnow called Inercom.

19 July 2018, Week 28, Issue 919

GE Power, a subsidiary of US-based General Electric, has signed a contract for the construction of a new coal-fired thermal power plant (TPP) in northeastern Poland.

12 July 2018, Week 27, Issue 918

Greece has completed its debut auction for wind and solar projects, awarding 277.3 MW of capacity to local and international developers.

05 July 2018, Week 26, Issue 917

Azerbaijan was plunged into darkness on July 3, following the country’s worst power outage since the 1991 collapse of the Soviet Union.

28 June 2018, Week 25, Issue 916

Greece’s biggest electricity supplier, Public Power Corp. (PPC), has received six expressions of interest (EoIs) for its coal-fired power stations in Florina and Megalopolis.

14 June 2018, Week 23, Issue 914

Swiss-based energy trader MET Group has struck a deal to buy RWE Energy (RWEE), a Romanian gas and power business controlled by Germany’s Innogy.

07 June 2018, Week 22, Issue 913

Kazakhstan has held another round of tenders for renewable energy projects, under plans to auction off a total of 1 GW of clean energy capacity this year.

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