As soon as governments change, the newcomers usually do everything possible to shed the so-called inherited burdens, Nine o’Clock portal said, adding that however this time there is progress in Romania.
Reportedly, the new Energy Minister will not annul what his predecessor Răzvan Nicolescu did in 2013. Victor Grigorescu assumed the portfolio and included the former minister as consultant for the finalization of the Energy Strategy. The responsible council consists of 22 specialists from the energy industry, regulatory bodies, consultancies, the financial sector as well as scholars.
Romania’s Energy Strategy 2016–2035 was started in 2014 with preliminary analysis and the outline of obligations. They are in the process of updating. New data are put in and legislative, political and technological solutions are taken into account. The revisions should be published by February 15, while the estimated deadline for the strategy is September 15. The document should go through parliamentary debate and be adopted as a legislative act.