Energo Top Story archive

03 November 2016, Week 43 Issue 834

Nearly all of Tajikistan was hit by a blackout on October 28, following an unexpected outage at the former Soviet republic’s largest power producer, the Nurek hydroelectric...

27 October 2016, Week 42 Issue 833

Romania’s Employers Organisation of Renewable Energy Manufacturers (PATRES) has slammed Bucharest for overlooking the concerns of private clean energy vendors when amending the national...

20 October 2016, Week 41 Issue 832

Russian nuclear corporation Rosatom has secured new subsidies from the state over the next three years to complete the construction of new plants and refurbish existing...

18 August 2016, Week 32 Issue 823

Sofia wants to recruit private investors to help it resurrect plans to build the Belene nuclear power plant (NPP) in the north of the country.

11 August 2016, Week 31 Issue 822

The Turkish ambassador to Russia last week reaffirmed Ankara’s commitment to Rosatom's 4,800-MW Akkuyu nuclear power plant (NPP) development, ahead of a conciliatory meeting between the presidents...

21 July 2016, Week 28 Issue 819

State energy holdings Rosneftegaz and Inter RAO will invest up to 100 billion rubles (US$1.56 billion) in the construction of four thermal power plants (TPPs) in the Russian exclave of Kaliningrad...

14 July 2016, Week 27 Issue 818

Montenegro has struck a deal to receive a 25 million euro (US$27.6 million) grant from the European Union to fund construction of its section of the Trans-Balkan Electricity Corridor (TBEC).

30 June 2016, Week 25 Issue 816

RusHydro faces a fine of 2.5 billion rubles (US$39 million) after admitting it was unable to finish construction of the Yakutskaya TPP-2 in Russia’s Far East on schedule.

16 June 2016, Week 23, Issue 814

Russia’s Rosatom has completed an upgrade at one of the two operational 1,000-MW reactors at Bulgaria’s Kozlodui nuclear power plant (NPP).

09 June 2016, Week 22 Issue 813

The price tag for the long-delayed expansion of Slovakia’s Mochovce nuclear power plant (NPP) continues to balloon beyond government projections.

26 May 2016, Week 20 Issue 811

The Bulgarian competition regulator has accused power distribution company Energo Pro of abusing its dominant position on the local electricity market.

19 May 2016, Week 19 Issue 810

The Poland government could buy up shares in the country’s state-run power generators in order to finance cleaner power plants and to upgrade existing coal-fired thermal power plants (TPPs), the...

05 May 2016, Week 17 Issue 808

After months of tense negotiations, a deal has been struck aimed at rescuing Poland’s beleaguered coal industry.

28 April 2016, Week 16 Issue 807

Police in Montenegro issued international arrest warrants last week for the former CEO and CFO of power utility EPCG in connection with alleged abuse of office.

21 April 2016, Week 15 Issue 806

Ukraine’s DTEK is mulling selling its Russian assets, DTEK CEO Maksym Tymchenko told local weekly Zerkalo Nedeli on April 15.