Solar projects in Romania – New perspectives and old issues

Solar power installed capacity in Romania is currently of almost 1400 MW, representing 6.8 % of the total installed capacity of the country[1]. This capacity was largely installed in the period 2012 – 2016, during the first boom of renewable… Read moreSolar projects in Romania – New perspectives and old issues

The Romanian saga of directly negotiated PPAs

Brief history Between around 2001-2011, certain private electricity suppliers (the “smart guys”, as they were called by the press) entered into long-term (10-15 years) bilateral power purchase agreements (“PPAs”) with state-owned producers (amongst which, notably Hidroelectrica) under quite unfavorable conditions… Read moreThe Romanian saga of directly negotiated PPAs