Petrom diversifies its power mix in Romania

19/04/2010 10:28 Renewable


Romanian oil and gas company, Petrom, plans to build a wind farm in Dobrogea, in south-eastern Romania. Starting with this project, the company wants to develop renewable energy and turn from a pure oil and gas company into an energy player in the Romanian energy market.

The total capacity projected for the new farm is 45 MW, likely to expand to 54 MW in the future. Wind project is expected to be operational in the middle of 2011. It will be equipped with 90 turbines Vestas-V. The green certificates to be allocated for power production in this wind park will be used to cover the demand ensuing from the internal electricity consumption of the company, while the remaining certificates will be sold on the Romanian market. At present, there are 22 wind turbines projects in Romania.

Russia blocks coal supplies to Ukraine through Belarus

11/10/2019 09:43:00

Ukrainian MP Mykhailo Volynets, who serves as the chairman of the Independent Trade Union of Miners of Ukraine, has said that Russia has begun blocking coal exports to Ukraine via Belarus, Kosatka Media has reported.


Statkraft scores 660MW Brazil double

11/10/2019 09:38:00

Norwegian energy company Statkraft has acquired two wind farms at an advanced stage of development in Brazil with a combined capacity of about 660MW.


Total wins new deep offshore block in Brazil

11/10/2019 09:36:00

French Total and its co-venturers Qatar Petroleum and Petronas have won the C-M-541 deep offshore block in the 16th Bidding Round held by Brazil’s National Petroleum Agency (ANP).