After 25 Years of Restructuring, the Romanian Power Sector Is at a Crossroad

In November 2016, the Romanian Ministry of Economy posted a preliminary draft of the energy sector 2016-2030 for public consultation, with a year 2050 perspective. It tackles all energy resources such as crude oil, natural gas, coal, biomass and energetic waste, and includes special sections for electricity.  This is, therefore, the occasion for a review of the Romanian power sector and its evolution over the past 25 years. Continue reading After 25 Years of Restructuring, the Romanian Power Sector Is at a Crossroad

The first Polish nuclear plant will eventually be built

Development of nuclear energy in many countries has overcome the temporary slowdown following the Fukushima accident that was caused by the largest seismic and tsunami events in Japanese history. China, India, Korea, and Russia now have intensive nuclear power programmes, in the USA four new nuclear units are being built, and in Japan restarts of nuclear power plants are under way.

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Romania’s long-term energy winning card

Romania has strongly entered a new phase of economic growth, supported by a significant growth in GDP and rising expectations of capital market development since the initial public offerings of its strategic energy companies. This strongly-emerging statute has managed to capture considerable attention and Romania is keen to transform it into its long-term engine for development.

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