Energo Top Story archive

01 February 2018, Week 04, Issue 895

 A court in Paris has ordered Italy’s Becchetti Energy Group (BEG) to pay 172 million euros (US$212 million) in damages to Albania over a botched project to build a...

25 January 2018, Week 03, Issue 894

Inter RAO, one of Russia’s biggest energy firms, has recently struck contracts with Gazprom for back-up supplies of gas for two of its thermal power plants (TPPs).

18 January 2018, Week 02, Issue 893

Greece’s Public Power Corp. (PPC) has revealed it is nearing a deal to buy one of Macedonia’s largest electricity suppliers.

11 January 2018, Week 01, Issue 892

A project to tie together the electricity grids of Moldova and Romania has secured 270 million euros (US$326 million) in funding from international financiers.

21 December 2017, Week 50, Issue 891

German manufacturing giant Siemens has bagged a turnkey contract to build a 495-MW combined cycle power plant (CCPP) in Russia’s southern region of Tatarstan. The deal, struck with Russian...

14 December 2017, Week 49, Issue 890

Greater transmission capacity at the Austro-Hungarian border would have helped ease record power price spikes in Hungary over the summer, according to the country’s energy regulator, MEKH.

07 December 2017, Week 48, Issue 889

Dutch turbine developer Lagerwey has set up a joint venture with a subsidiary of Russian nuclear group Rosatom to supply 388 turbines to Russian wind farms by 2022.

30 November 2017, Week 47, Issue 888

Finnish energy group Fortum has launched a third combined-cycle gas turbine (CCGT) at Chelyabinsk GRES, a combined heat and power (CHP) plant in Russia’s Urals region.

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.