Energo Top Story archive

23 June 2017, Week 24 Issue 865

The Danish and German energy ministries appear to have finally resolved a long-running dispute over cross-border electricity trading.

22 June 2017, Week 24 Issue 865

General Electric (GE) and regional conglomerate TAIF have held a ceremony to mark the launch of a new, ultra-modern turbine at the Kazan gas-fired power plant in Russia’s central region of...

15 June 2017, Week 23 Issue 864

The 450-MW Huadian-Teninskaya combined heat and power (CHP) plant in Yaroslavl Oblast will be brought online on June 20, according to one of the station’s owners, Russia’s TGK-2.

8 June 2017, Week 22 Issue 863

CEZ has entered the French renewable sector after picking up nine wind farms for an undisclosed sum from German manufacturer ABO Wind.

1 June 2017, Week 21 Issue 862

Czech transmission system operator (TSO) CEPS has complained that German and Austrian proposals to limit cross-border power trade between two states do not go far enough....

25 May 2017, Week 20 Issue 861

Russian coal miner SUEK has secured a US$1 billion pre-export financing agreement with a group of international lenders as the firm looks to continue its ongoing expansion...

18 May 2017, Week 19 Issue 860

Two organisations representing national electricity regulators across Europe have urged the European Commission to adjust the way renewable power is prioritised on national...

11 May 2017, Week 18 Issue 859

Poland’s largest coal miner PGG expects to generate a profit of 400 million zlotys (US$103 million) this year, reversing a 300 million zloty (US$77.5 million) loss it booked in 2016.

27 April 2017, Week 16 Issue 857

Tajikistan’s government has secured legislative approval for the revised version of a plan to use a bank recapitalisation programme as a means of raising funds for work on...

20 April 2017, Week 15 Issue 856

Romanian citizens will soon respond to an environmental impact assessment (EIA) report on a proposed 400-kV transmission line between Gadalin and Suceava which could help bolster export capacity...

13 April 2017, Week 14 Issue 855

Coal-dependent Poland has rejected a commitment made by fellow EU members to refrain from constructing new coal-fired power plants on the continent after 2020.

06 April 2017, Week 13 Issue 854

Moldovan electricity provider Energocom has struck a deal with Geneva-based DTEK Trading to receive Ukrainian electricity over a 12-month period.

30 March 2017, Week 12 Issue 853

Lithuanian government officials have expressed gratitude to Warsaw for joining Vilnius in its refusal to buy electricity from the Astravets nuclear power plant (NPP) now under construction in...

23 March 2017, Week 11 Issue 852

German conglomerate Siemens has successfully shipped four gas turbines to Russian power plant builder Technopromexport for use at a new facility on Russia’s southern Taman Peninsula.

16 March 2017, Week 10 Issue 851

Ukraine, which has suffered from coal shortages this year because of a trade blockade in the Donbass region, risks exacerbating the crisis by halting imports of Russian...