Energo Top Story archive

10 January 2019, Week 01, Issue 942

Poland’s government has drawn up plans to protect household consumers from rising electricity prices. But its approach to the issue has put Warsaw at odds with the European Commission, as well as...

20 December 2018, Week 50, Issue 941

Turboden, an Italian-based subsidiary of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, revealed last week that it had brought a new geothermal power plant on line in Croatia.

13 December 2018, Week 49, Issue 940

Germany’s EEX and Bulgaria’s IBEX power exchanges have entered into a co-operation deal, paving the way for the launch of Bulgarian futures trading next year.

06 December 2018, Week 48, Issue 939

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has pledged funding for a new 100-MW solar project in Kazakhstan – its latest in a series of investments in the country’s clean energy...

29 November 2018, Week 47, Issue 938

The Bulgarian government has signed off on the construction of a new combined heat and power plant (CHPP) near Sofia that will run on refused-derived fuel (RDF).

22 November 2018, Week 46, Issue 937

Poland has selected 31 bids from 23 investors in an auction for onshore wind and solar plants.

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.