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EU threatens Romania and nine other member states with sanctions for failing to transpose EU rules on quality of fuels

Green & Renewables March 08, 2018 16:27 0 comments

The European Commission, EU's executive arm, announced on Thursday that it decided to issue a reasoned opinion to Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Finland, Greece, Latvia, Romania, Spain and the United Kingdom for failing…more »

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Hidroelectrica posts record RON 1.6 billion profit for 2017

Green & Renewables March 07, 2018 15:48 0 comments

Hidroelectrica, a state-owned hydropower company, posted a record profit for 2017, due mainly to controlling costs, company's CEO Bogdan Badea said on Wednesday, quoted by The company recorded a gross profit of RON 1.6…more »

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Monthly subscription for charging electric vehicles will be available starting March 19

Auto March 06, 2018 14:59 0 comments

Owners of electric vehicles in Romania will be able to charge them using a fixed subscription, adding the charging fee based on the power the car can access at the station and the time it…more »

Environment Ministry’s budget for 2018 covers state aid scheme for recycling industry

Green & Renewables February 23, 2018 15:47 0 comments

The Environment Ministry’s budget for 2018 comprises a state aid scheme for recycling industry in Romania, said on Thursday the Environment minister Gratiela Gavrilescu. “Because the waste recycling percent is extremely small in Romania and…more »

MOL Romania opens its first electric car charging station in Bucharest

Auto February 15, 2018 17:31 0 comments

MOL Romania has opened its first charging station for electric vehicles, in the Nicolae Caramfil area in Bucharest. Charging will be done through alternating and direct current at 50 kW, meaning that the station is…more »

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Investments in wind energy down 19 pct in EU in 2017

Green & Renewables February 13, 2018 11:31 0 comments

Expenditure for new production capacity for wind energy in Europe has decreased by a fifth in 2017, down to the lowest level in the past three years, according to WindEurope. This is viewed as a…more »

Valeriu Binig, Partner EY Romania

EY: Europe will reach parity in the use of traditional and renewable energy by 2025, 20 years ahead of US

Green & Renewables January 22, 2018 14:14 0 comments

According to research by EY, the amounts of traditional and renewable energy used in Europe will be similar by 2025, which will be two decades earlier than in the United States. Electric vehicles will become…more »


Electrica Group launches its first sustainability report

Green & Renewables December 14, 2017 09:48 0 comments

Electrica Group, leader in the distribution and supply of electric energy in Romania, is launching a sustainability report for 2016, which serves as the first non-financial report of the company, a year before the legal…more »

BCR launches electric car-sharing service in Bucharest – what’s the cost

Auto November 22, 2017 16:05 0 comments

BCR, the biggest lender in Romania by assets controlled by Austrian Erste, has launched in Bucharest its first electric car-sharing service called eGo. In the initial phase, the program will include a fleet 20 electric…more »

Raul Pop (EY Romania): Circular economy can become a “gold mine” for Romania

Green & Renewables November 01, 2017 17:38 0 comments BR Exclusive

Romania’s natural capital, as well as circular economy, can become a competitive advantage for the country at a larger scale, says Raul Pop, senior manager, climate change and sustainability services at EY Romania, the professional,…more »