NET4GAS launched the operation of a new 150-kilometre high-pressure gas pipeline built within the Capacity4Gas project which strengthens the connection of the Czech Republic and the whole CEE region with the Western European gas hubs.
OMV Petrom signed the transaction for the sale of its 100% shareholding in Kom-Munai (KOM) and Tasbulat Oil Corporation (TOC) in Kazakhstan to MAGNETIC OIL. The decision will allow the company to focus on the Black Sea region.
Daiva Garbaliauskaitė has joined the political team of Lithuania’s Minister of Energy Dainius Kreivis as Deputy Minister and she will be responsible for the development of renewable energy.
In order to accelerate the use of hydrogen in the energy sector, the Lithuanian gas transmission system operator Amber Grid has joined the Lithuanian Hydrogen Energy Association.
At the end of December, gas started to flow from Azerbaijan through the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP). The first gas has reached Greece, Bulgaria and Italy.
Eesti Energia is testing a solution together with Tallinn University that would enable connecting commercial and office buildings as part of the energy system, increasing their energy efficiency.
Considering a long-overdue step, MET Group has completed the acquisition of a gas storage business from Gas-Union which will support the build-up of sales activities to end consumers in Germany.
Innogy has signed an agreement with the Ministry of Industry and Trade to improve the country’s energy efficiency and introduce energy-saving measures. Thus, the country is aligning with the EU Directive that obliges countries to save 0.8% of their yearly energy consumption by 2030.
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In spite of an expected gradual recovery in 2021, the COVID-19 crisis will have long-lasting impacts on natural gas markets. Market players have to adjust their strategies to a highly volatile environment and the repercussions of the pandemic could trigger fundamental changes.
Poland has adopted the Offshore Wind Act. A historic day for a country that as of today has no offshore wind capacity installed. The first wind farms will appear in 2024 and in 20 years from 8 to 11 GW of offshore wind power capacity will be installed.