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EU grants €40m for Moldova-Romania power link

The interconnector, scheduled to be completed by 2024, is expected to considerably enhance the stability and reliability of Moldova’s electricity supply

EU seeks views on Transgaz offering to increase gas exports from Romania

The Commission has concerns the state-owned gas pipeline operator may have breached EU competition rules by restricting exports of natural gas from the country

ENGIE gets smart with new investment in IoT company

It aims to strengthen its position on the smart public lighting market

EU investigates Romanian aid for uranium company

State-owned National Uranium Company has been in financial difficulty since the loss of its main client Nuclearelectrica

EU investigates restructuring support for Romanian energy firm

Complexul Energetic (CE) Hunedoara, a state-owned electricity and heat producer, has been in financial difficulty since 2013

Malta, Romania referred to court over alternative fuels infrastructure

The European Commission has referred Malta and Romania to the Court of Justice for failing to notify their national policy frameworks on alternative fuels infrastructure. Member States were required to notify their frameworks to the Commission by 18th November 2016 but the two nations have failed to do so. The frameworks are the main instrument […]

Romania lent €50m for new gas pipeline

A new project aimed at increasing security of gas supply and reducing energy dependence in Europe has been granted €50 million (£44m). Transgaz, the national gas transmission firm in Romania, will use the funds from the European Investment Bank (EIB) to build a 478km pipeline between Podisor and Recas and three compressor stations located in […]

EU investigates gas exports restrictions from Romania

The European Commission has launched a formal investigation on gas exports restrictions from Romania. It will look into whether Romania’s gas transmission system operator Transgaz has been hindering gas exports to other EU Member States and if it has abused a dominant market position. The investigation will focus on allegations that Transgaz has devised a […]

Romanian residential energy efficiency gets €40m boost

Two banks are joining forces to improve the energy efficiency of Romania’s residential building stock. A €40 million (£34.6m) loan from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) to Banca Transilvania will enable households, housing associations and service providers to make a range of energy saving investments. It comes as part of the EBRD’s newly […]

Argentina and Romania join nuclear group

Argentina and Romania are to become full members of the Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA). Both nations are active players in the nuclear sector, have well established relationships with the NEA and have significant research capacities. The agency, which is part of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), expects the deal to be mutually beneficial in a number […]