Romania's prosumers are stuck - government doesn’t know how to tax the

March 30, 2018

Romania’s prosumers are stuck – government doesn’t know how to tax them

Even though Romania introduced the prosumers into legislation 10 years ago, there is still no fiscal regime that would address them. According to energy minister Anton Anton, the Ministry of…

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Romania opts for state aid for recycling industry

February 27, 2018

Romania opts for state aid for recycling industry

The Romanian Environment Ministry has included in its 2018 budget an amount intended to support the country’s recycling industry through a state aid scheme, the authorities have announced without specifying…

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Network of fast charging stations for electric vehicles in Romania and Croatia

February 21, 2018

Network of fast charging stations for electric vehicles in Romania and Croatia

The Romanian renewable energy company Renovatio and Croatia’s Telekom telecommunications services provider said that they will install the first 23 fast charging stations for electric vehicles in Romania by the…

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Hidroelectrica launches tender for retrofitting of HPP Vidraru

February 20, 2018

Hidroelectrica launches tender for retrofitting of HPP Vidraru

Romania’s Hidroelectrica has launched the international public tender for the refurbishment of the hydro-power plant Vidraru. The estimated value of the project is EUR 78.98 million (without VAT), to which can…

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Romania eyeing security payment for recyclable packaging materials

February 14, 2018

Romania eyeing security payment for recyclable packaging materials

Romania could introduce a RON 2 (EUR 0.43) security payment for products packaged in recyclable materials if the project of the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change gets the green light….

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February 8, 2018

Electrica to invest EUR 190 million in energy efficiency and quality of services

Electrica Group, leader in electricity distribution and supply in Romania, has announced its plan to invest over EUR 190 million (RON 900 million) this year in rehabilitation and upgrade of the…

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Conference on financing energy efficiency on February 1, in Bucharest

January 17, 2018

Conference on financing energy efficiency on February 1, in Bucharest

Financing energy efficiency in Romania, Hungary and Bulgaria is the title of the conference to be held in Bucharest, Romania, on February 1, 2018, that will serve as a platform…

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Romania's electricity market is now fully liberalized

January 12, 2018

Romania’s electricity market is now fully liberalized

Since the beginning of this year, the electricity market in Romania is fully liberalized – there will be no longer regulated tariffs that household consumers paid until December 31, 2017….

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January 4, 2018

Transeastern Power Trust acquires a wind farm in Romania to power up bitcoin mining

Transeastern Power Trust, a Toronto-based investor, has completed the acquisition of a 45 MW wind farm located in the Romanian Dobrogea Region. The wind farm was operated by OMV Petrom…

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New EUR 45 million loan for energy efficiency in Romania’s residential sector

December 26, 2017

New EUR 45 million loan for energy efficiency in Romania’s residential sector

Romanian households owners will be provided with additional EUR 45 million to invest in energy efficiency improvements, such as heating, water, and electricity, as well as additional building enclosures such…

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