October 20, 2017

Romania to re-introduce environmental tax for old vehicles

With a growing interest in buying old cars after Romanian authorities abolished environmental tax earlier this year, the Environment Ministry has announced this week a new pollution tax for cars…

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October 16, 2017

Stericyle Romania opens biggest medical waste processing facility in Europe

The Stericycle Romania company announced the start of operation of the biggest medical waste sterilization facility in that country in the town of Jilava outside the capital Bucharest. The Challenger…

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October 11, 2017

New panel to look into grid, operators’ investments

The National Energy Regulatory Authority (ANRE) and Ministry of Energy of Romania are delegating representatives to a commission established by the government in order to analyze the state of the…

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October 5, 2017

Bulgarian and Romanian transmission system operators signed emergency power supply agreement

Bulgarian and Romanian electricity transmission system operators have signed an agreement for emergency power supply in case of accidents that can threaten their supply systems, Bulgarian Ministry of Energy announced….

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September 8, 2017

Romania and Bulgaria discuss emergency assistance plan for power supply

Romania and Bulgaria have discussed the possibility of assisting each other in power supply in case of crisis similar to the one that occurred last winter due to the harsh…

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August 8, 2017

Romanian and Croatian governments announce IPO of state power utilities

Romanian and Croatian governments have announced plans to initiate IPOs of their state-owned power utilities, Hidroelectrica and Hrvatska elektroprivreda (HEP) respectively. The Croatian government plans to initiate the sale of…

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July 20, 2017

Car parts maker Continental Romania sets up water treatment plant

The car parts maker Continental Romania is investing EUR 1.8 million in a waste water treatment plant in the north of the country. A company statement said the facility took…

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July 19, 2017

EUR 266 million from Cohesion Fund for water infrastructure projects in Romania

Total of EUR 266 million from the EU Cohesion Fund will be invested in four major water infrastructure projects in Romania, the European Commission announced. EUR 47 million will be…

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July 13, 2017

E.ON and MOL to build 40 charging stations for electric vehicles in Romania

In three years time Romania will have 40 new charging stations for electric vehicles in place thanks to the NEXT-E project, funded by the EU. The stations will be built…

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July 13, 2017

Bogdan Nicolae Badea appointed new general manager of Romanian Hidroelectrica

Former State Secretary at the Romanian Ministry of Energy Bogdan Nicolae Badea has been appointed a director of state-owned power producer Hidroelectrica. Badea was appointed manager of the Management Board…

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