July 8, 2021
This briefing is the third in our series of updates on the Territorial Just Transition Plan (TJTP) preparation process in seven central and eastern European (CEE) countries: Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Poland, Romania and Slovakia.
June 17, 2021
If official communication about the coal phaseout is any indication about how proper the process will be, we have reason to worry. Over the past weeks, the Romanian government first said they would phase out coal, then came back to say they don’t actually mean all of it.
June 16, 2021
This report analyses the EBRD’s energy-related operations across the first two years of the Bank’s new Energy Sector Strategy (ESS) (2019-2020). This initial period of the ESS’s implementation is also compared to the previous ESS implementation period
April 8, 2021
This report assesses the development of the Romanian renewable energy sector, identifies the main public policies needed to support this sector and offers recommendations to ensure the sustainable growth of the sector until 2030. The European Green Dea
March 10, 2021
National Recovery and Resilience Plans have to be submitted to the European Commission by 30 April, 2021. Yet less than two months before the deadline, the latest updates from the Romanian and Latvian recovery plans raise alarm on public participation and on unambitious climate and energy targets.
November 27, 2020
The strategy is one of the pillars of the European Green Deal and an additional strategic support for the green recovery following the COVID-19 pandemic.
November 20, 2020
Ministar privrede, energetike i poslovnog okruženja Virgil Popescu tvrdi da Rumunija neće dobiti više nijednu termoelektranu na ugalj, dok formulacija poziva nagoveštava akcionarima CE Oltenia da kompanija namerava da odustane od poslednjeg takvog projekta.
November 19, 2020
Romania’s Minister of Economy, Energy and the Business Environment finally confirmed that no new coal unit will be built in the country.
October 29, 2020
Two weeks ago, the European Commission published its first report on the State of the Energy Union after the adoption of the European Green Deal.
April 14, 2020
An assessment report by Bankwatch Romania in Gorj County, the largest carbon-intensive region in Romania, shows that coal mining and energy production from coal is already inefficient for the local economy.