Tag Archives: Romania

Romania towards energy independence and resilience

The Romanian Parliament adopts the country’s first Offshore Wind Energy Law. This bill comes at a time when the country needs to assert its energy independence and resilience. The deployment of its offshore wind energy resources can play a big role in achieving these goals. Romania aims to develop its first offshore wind farm by … Continue reading Romania towards energy independence and resilience

Continue reading

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) finances a wind farm with Goldwind wind turbines

In recent times, the Wind Power Action Plan has been on everyone’s lips in the industry as a way to ensure that European wind projects continue to be built with wind turbines made and designed in Europe. However, the reality is that the Wind Power Action Plan has not yet materialized and, for the time … Continue reading The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) finances a wind farm with Goldwind wind turbines

Continue reading

Nordex receives an order from Romania for 30 MW of wind power

Nordex has received an order from Romania for the supply and installation of five N149/5.X wind turbines. The contract also includes a premium service contract for the maintenance of the wind turbines for 20 years. The client name and project name have been withheld at the client’s request. The wind farm is being built in … Continue reading Nordex receives an order from Romania for 30 MW of wind power

Continue reading

Enel Green Power gets permission for wind farms of 513 MW in eastern Romania

Renewable electricity division Enel Green Power Romania, in the process of being taken over by the Greek PPC, has obtained the permit to connect to the national grid a number of 4 wind farms in Potoc commune, Caras Severin County, with a cumulative installed power of 513 MW. The estimated deadline for completion and commissioning … Continue reading Enel Green Power gets permission for wind farms of 513 MW in eastern Romania

Continue reading

First Offshore Wind Energy Tenders in Romania

The Ministry of Development, Public Works and Administration has launched the tender for the preparation of the appropriate assessment study and the environmental report for the ‘Maritime Spatial Planning’ (MSP). Maritime spatial planning aims to organise human activities in these areas to meet various environmental, economic, and social objectives and is regulated by Directive 2014/89/EU. … Continue reading First Offshore Wind Energy Tenders in Romania

Continue reading

Vestas wins an order for 60 MW of wind power in Romania

Vestas has received a 60 MW order from DTEK Renewable International & Moldova Eolian to power the Ruginoasa wind farm in Romania. The order includes a total of ten V162-6.2 MW wind turbines in 6.0 MW operating mode at a hub height of 125 m. The order includes the supply, installation and commissioning of the … Continue reading Vestas wins an order for 60 MW of wind power in Romania

Continue reading

Siemens Gamesa opens a new stage for the wind energy in Romania with the first wind farm in ten years

Siemens Gamesa collaborates once again with the promoter Eurowind Energy and will build a 48 MW wind farm. The project will be equipped with 8 SG 6.6-170 wind turbines, one of the most powerful in the onshore wind segment, and will begin installation in 2024. This is the first order for a wind order in … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa opens a new stage for the wind energy in Romania with the first wind farm in ten years

Continue reading

Romanian price measures undermine the wind energy market

The Romanian Government introduced a set of three measures to tackle high energy prices. The underlying thought behind these new rules is to support consumers who would struggle otherwise. But they are simultaneously putting excessive pressure on power generators and distributors. First, domestic and corporate consumers receive financial compensation for their elevated power bills. This … Continue reading Romanian price measures undermine the wind energy market

Continue reading

Romania’s first offshore wind power projects

wpd offshore has applied for the development of offshore wind energy projects in the Romanian sector of the Black Sea. The Black Sea 1 and Black Sea 2 projects (respectively 500 MW and 1.4 GW) will be developed and built offshore Romania. Currently the company is in dialogue with governmental authorities to support the drafting … Continue reading Romania’s first offshore wind power projects

Continue reading

Romania: new measures on electricity prices put wind energy expansion at risk

Today Romania adopted a set of measures, including a new tax on electricity producers, as a response to the current high electricity prices.  These measures will significantly harm the future of wind energy in Romania, says WindEurope CEO Giles Dickson. Romania is considering a second phase of wind energy expansion.  That could be seriously undermined now. … Continue reading Romania: new measures on electricity prices put wind energy expansion at risk

Continue reading

Romania launches Code of Good Practice to support further wind energy build-out

On 26 May the Romanian Wind Energy Association launched a Code of Good Practice for Renewable Energy in Romania. WindEurope CEO Giles Dickson spoke at the launch event alongside Romania’s Energy State Secretary, George Niculescu, the Energy and Competition Regulators, the TSO and the Chair of the Energy Committee of the Romanian Parliament. The EU … Continue reading Romania launches Code of Good Practice to support further wind energy build-out

Continue reading

Romania’s Hidroelectrica wants 300 MW offshore wind power

Hidroelectrica, one of the largest energy producers in Romania, wants to add 300 MW of offshore wind power and 300 MW of onshore wind power in the coming years, as well as green hydrogen production capacity on the Danube – said Bogdan Badea, president of Hidroelectrica, speaking on the occasion of completing the integration of … Continue reading Romania’s Hidroelectrica wants 300 MW offshore wind power

Continue reading

Romanian coal miners skill centre to fully take off

It is crucial to take coal regions along in the European energy transition – we need a just transition. In practice this means that new jobs need to be created for fossil fuel workers – and they need to be trained to fill these jobs. This is the only way for coal regions to go … Continue reading Romanian coal miners skill centre to fully take off

Continue reading

Coal miners visit Europe’s largest onshore wind farm in Romania

For the energy transition to succeed, it must be just. This means making sure that coal regions are not left behind. It means training fossil fuel workers so they can work in renewables. And it means showing that wind energy delivers jobs, prospects and a promising future for coal workers. It’s in this spirit that … Continue reading Coal miners visit Europe’s largest onshore wind farm in Romania

Continue reading

Vestas sells majority stake in three wind power plants in Romania

Vestas has entered into an agreement to sell 80 percent of its shares in the subsidiaries owning the Romanian wind power plants Pantelimon, Pegasus, and Apollo to a non-disclosed buyer for a selling price of EUR 136m. Closing of the transaction is expected to take place within eight to ten weeks. The transaction is subject … Continue reading Vestas sells majority stake in three wind power plants in Romania

Continue reading

Wind power ensured 20% of the electricity consumption in Romania

The wind energy ensured on Friday 20% of the electricity consumption, which places Romania on the fourth place in Europe, after Denmark (81% of consumption), Germany (37%) and Austria (23% of the consumption). According to the data provided by the association Wind Europe, the wind energy ensured 19% of the consumption of Portugal (fifth), followed … Continue reading Wind power ensured 20% of the electricity consumption in Romania

Continue reading

Romania should opt for wind energy, which is cheapest

Romania should opt for the installation of new wind turbines in the future as additional power plants are needed and the wind source is cheaper than coal, natural gas or nuclear sources, Giles Dickson, CEO of Wind Europe told on Tuesday a profile conference organized in Bucharest.There is enough space in Romania for the installation … Continue reading Romania should opt for wind energy, which is cheapest

Continue reading

Romania could reap the rewards of wind power

Romania should harness onshore wind to meet growing demand for electricity instead of investing in conventional power – this was the message WindEurope CEO Giles Dickson told the annual meeting of the Romanian Wind Energy Association in Bucharest today. Wind energy provided 12.2% of Romania’s electricity last year. With a more flexible grid and interconnectors … Continue reading Romania could reap the rewards of wind power

Continue reading

Transeastern Power Trust announces acquisition of 45 MW operating wind farm

Transeastern Power Trust (“Transeastern” or the “Trust”) is pleased to announce that it has signed a binding agreement with OMV Petrom for the acquisition of OMV Petrom Wind Power SRL operating a 45 MW wind farm located in the Dobrogea Region, Romania (the “Dorobantu Wind Project”). The Dorobantu Wind Project is equipped with 15 Vestas-V90 … Continue reading Transeastern Power Trust announces acquisition of 45 MW operating wind farm

Continue reading

Wind energy reaches a quarter of Romania’s power production

The wind energy accounted for 23% of Romania’s electricity production on Friday afternoon (April 15). It was the second most important power source, after hydropower, according to the state-controlled electricity transporter Transelectrica. The wind energy production amounted to 1,941 MW on Friday at 2pm whereas the hydropower reached 2,192 MW, representing 26% of the total, … Continue reading Wind energy reaches a quarter of Romania’s power production

Continue reading