first_img FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailPrint分享S&P Global Market Intelligence ($):Romania’s Complexul Energetic Oltenia SA plans to shut all its coal-fired power plants and coal mines by 2025, Balkan Green Energy News reported Jan. 29, citing local media.The country’s second largest power producer intends to build gas-fired and renewable energy units to compensate for the lost capacity.Its 3.24-GW fleet of thermal power plants — Craiova 2, Isalnita, Rovinari and Turceni — will be replaced with 1.4 GW of gas-fired facilities, a series of 300-MW solar parks and small 12-MW hydropower plants.The move is aimed at solving the company’s financial difficulties that have been ongoing for several years, Balkan Green Energy News said, and are also part of a restructuring and decarbonization program that the Romanian government approved in a memorandum at the end of 2019.Romanian Prime Minister Ludovic Orban warned that the EU’s goal to reduce carbon emissions by 55% as part of its Green Deal could lead to the phaseout of 40% of the country’s installed power capacity, according to Balkan Green Energy News.[Maryam Adeeb]More ($): Romanian state utility to shut all coal power plants, mines by 2025 Romanian utility to close all its coal-fired power plants, coal mines by 2025last_img

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