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Project to Promote Sustainable Household Heating Systems in Bulgaria

Bulgaria suffers from air pollution caused by domestic heating and transport.

New Electric Charging Station for EVs in Romania

In line with the company’s plans to open 19 charging stations for electric vehicles by 2020, E.ON Romania opened a new station in a MOL Romania gas station in Iasi.

Romania’s Energy Output Falls 1.6% in 2018

According to the Romanian statistical office’s provisional data, Romania’s energy production fell by an annual 1.6% to 20.96 million TOE in 2018.

Romania: Transelectrica to Invest in Transformer Power Station Upgrade

The Romanian power grid operator, Transelectrica, plans to upgrade its Domnesti transformer power station in 2020.

EU Financing for Cross-Border Power Lines in Slovenia and Bulgaria

EUR 48.2 million under the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) were recently approved in order to help the Slovenian transmission system operator ELES to construct power lines between Slovenia and Hungary.

Solar Tender Canceled in Turkey

A tender for a total of 1 GW of solar power capacity, which was initially supposed to open at the end of January, has been postponed at a later month in 2019. The tender was supposed to be divided into three tenders for three separate locations (500 MW at Sanliurfa-Virasehir, 200 MW at the Hatay-Erzin site and 300 MW at the Nigde-Bor location). Local content requirements – 60% modules from domestic manufacturers – were included in the tender. The re-issued procurement may include storage options. Source:

Romania: New Benefits for Prosumers

As of January 1, 2019, households in Romania are now allowed to sell the surplus electricity from renewable energy production in their households to the grid. The amendment of the Renewable Energy Law in July 2018 helped remove obstacles to end-consumers to feed extra electricity to the grid, while also introducing the concept of prosumers. As a result of this amendment, prosumers do not have to obtain any authorization or pay taxes on the energy they supply to the grid. Source:

Lietuvos Energija finalizes acquisition of 34-MW wind portfolio in Lithuania

Lietuvos Energija has completed the acquisition of a 34-MW wind portfolio from the wind farm operator Stemma Group

EU4Energy to support Ukraine in transposing EU Regulation on Guidelines for Trans-European Energy Infrastructure

On 11 October, EU4Energy launched a technical assistance project to assist Ukraine in the transposition of Regulation (EU) 347/2013, which aims to facilitate investments in energy infrastructure and achieve the Energy Community’s energy and environment policy objectives.

EBRD approved new strategy for Ukraine

The strategy provides for priorities in the Bank's activity in the country in the forthcoming five year.
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