Energo Top Story archive

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.

31 May 2018, Week 21, Issue 912

Enefit Green, the clean energy arm of Estonia’s state-owned Eesti Energia, has unveiled plans to buy Nelja Energia, the biggest renewable power producer in the Baltics. As the transaction awaits...

24 May 2018, Week 20, Issue 911

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has pledged funding for a new solar project in Kazakhstan, marking its fifth investment in the country’s clean energy sector.

17 May 2018, Week 19, Issue 910

Denmark’s Vestas is set to break ground next month on a plant for the manufacture of wind turbine blades in Russia’s Volga region of Ulyanovsk,...

03 May 2018, Week 17, Issue 908

Russia’s first floating nuclear power plant (FNPP) Akademik Lomonsov has set sail for the Far East, after nearly a decade of construction work.

26 April 2018, Week 16, Issue 907

Alfa-Bank, one of Russia’s largest commercial lenders, has agreed to provide up to US$537 million in credit to a pair of state-owned power companies.

19 April 2018, Week 15, Issue 906

The state-owned Oltenia Energy Complex (OEC) in southern Romania, the country’s second biggest source of electricity, is due to wind down operations at its coal-fired power units over the next...

12 April 2018, Week 14, Issue 905

Albania has hailed the successful unbundling of its state-owned distribution system operator (DSO) OSHEE, after setting up three separate companies to manage the utility’s...

05 April 2018, Week 13, Issue 904

Russian engineering group Technopromexport is poised to land a contract to build a 465-MW thermal power plant (TPP) in the Taman peninsula of Krasnodar.

29 March 2018, Week 12, Issue 903

The capacity of a planned subsea power link between Italy and Montenegro has been halved to 600 MW, dashing the latter’s hopes of becoming a major energy hub for the region.

22 March 2018, Week 11, Issue 902

Germany’s Siemens has signed a contract with Russia’s Gazprom to provide gas turbines for a thermal power plant (TPP) under construction in the Caucasus republic of Chechnya.

15 March 2018, Week 10, Issue 901

Russia is looking to award a further 1,250 MW of renewable energy capacity at auction later this year, as part of efforts to diversify its fossil fuel-based economy.