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Bulgaria’s Varna power plant to install new 550 MW gas capacity

Bulgarian Varna thermal power plant announced to build two new steam-gas combined cycle units of 275 MW each to replace decommissioned units, which would raise the plant’s operational capacity and reduce harmful emissions.

Lithuania launches largest smart metering project in the Baltics

ESO has concluded a procurement agreement for smart metering infrastructure, an important step that marks the progress and digitisation of the entire Lithuanian energy sector.

Power generation in Ukraine expected to decline due to a combination of factors

The annual power generation in Ukraine is estimated to fall by more than 22.8 TWh in the next decade due to a combination of macroeconomic factors such as political instability and lack of a coherent national energy policy, according to GlobalData.

PSE and Litgrid approve the investment decisions for the Harmony Link

TSOs PSE and Litgrid made the final investment decisions on the implementation phase of the Harmony Link interconnector project, a submarine power cable line between Poland and Lithuania.

ELES begins start-up and functional testing of the news 400 kV switchyard in Cirkovce

ELES began the start-up and functional testing of the new 400 kV switchyard in the Cirkovce substation, which will connect the Slovenian electricity transmission network with that of Hungary.

Electricity prosumers in Lithuania already more than 10,000

There are already more than 10,000 electricity prosumers in Lithuania, according to the country’s Ministry of Energy and in the first four months of this year alone, they produced more electricity than in the whole of 2019.

Single Day-Ahead Coupling extended to Bulgaria

The market coupling operations of the Bulgarian bidding zone in SDAC were successfully launched: IBEX, the designated single NEMO in Bulgaria is now included in the market coupling operational processes, along with ESO, the Bulgarian TSO.

Ukraine’s President signs law on certification of the TSO in accordance with EU requirements

Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky signed the Law regarding certification of the TSO which will contribute to the implementation of Ukraine's international obligations on the implementation of the EU's Third Energy Package.

Lithuania urges trilateral agreement of Baltic States on electricity trading from third countries

As long as there is no trilateral agreement between the Baltic States on the rules for trading electricity from third countries, not only our security suffers, but also the EU electricity market, said Minister of Energy Dainius Kreivys.

Battery Energy Storage System is the best way for the Baltics to produce 100% renewable electricity, a study shows

A study shows that the development of the Battery Energy Storage System is the best way for the Baltics to ensure smooth and reliable operation of their power systems when up to 100% electricity is generated from RES.

Lithuania recognises electricity storage facilities as critical to ensuring national security

The Government’s resolutions were just approved by the Cabinet of Ministers of Lithuania: electricity storages will be used to ensure uninterrupted operation of the power system.

New cogeneration power plant to save energy for more than 1,000 households in Hungary

The Hungarian Energy and Public Regulatory Authority granted Greenergy-Power a license for a small gas-fired cogeneration power plant in the Hungarian city of Kiskunfélegyháza to reduce energy use and air pollution.

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