Romania revises legal provisions for social protection of energy consumers

In response to the rising cost of international electricity and gas markets and their effects, the Romanian government issued Emergency Ordinance 3/2022  (GEO 3), published in the Official Gazette no. 79 on January 26, and amending and supplementing Government Emergency… Read moreRomania revises legal provisions for social protection of energy consumers

Overview of the Romanian Energy Law, recently reformed by Government Emergency Ordinance no. 143 from 28 december 2021

The project of updating the national legal framework in the electricity sector, to transpose the provisions of Directive (EU) 2019/944 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 5 June 2019 on common rules for the internal market for… Read moreOverview of the Romanian Energy Law, recently reformed by Government Emergency Ordinance no. 143 from 28 december 2021

Romania allocates EUR 1.6 bn to green energy under the EU Recovery and Resilience Plan

On May 31, Romania sent the European Commission the National Recovery and Resilience Plan (NRRP) for approval, a proposal that includes all seven EU policy flagship areas and sets out the reforms and public investment projects that Romania intends to implement with the support… Read moreRomania allocates EUR 1.6 bn to green energy under the EU Recovery and Resilience Plan

Romania introduces new balancing rules for the electricity market

On 1 September 2020, Romania enacted ANRE Order 61/2020 (Order 61), which approves three regulations – the Regulation on the scheduling of dispatchable production units, dispatchable consumers and dispatchable storage facilities; the Regulation on the operation and settlement of the… Read moreRomania introduces new balancing rules for the electricity market

Romania introduces restrictions on sale and purchase of agricultural land

On 14 August, Romanian lawmakers passed an amendment to Law 17/2014 on the sale and purchase of agricultural land, imposing significant restrictions on the sale and purchase of extra muros agricultural land for foreign nationals. A key amendment to the legislation is… Read moreRomania introduces restrictions on sale and purchase of agricultural land

Romania takes first steps towards energy market liberalisation

Early this January, the government has decided to void some measures adopted almost a year ago regarding the energy market (please see our Law-Now article on this topic). Government Emergency Ordinance 1/2020 (GEO) provides for amendments applicable to previous fiscal-budgetary measures targeting… Read moreRomania takes first steps towards energy market liberalisation