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Romania’s power generation in figures

With the expected decommissioning of the country’s coal plants, gas-fired generation seems likely to make gains in the Romanian energy mix in the coming years With the expected decommissioning of the country’s coal plants, gas-fired generation seems likely to make gains in the Romanian energy mix in the coming years.
By Staff reporter 9 December 2019 Europe & Russia / Supply & Demand 0 34859
Chart showing Romania's power mix in 2018

Higher prices for EU carbon allowances are squeezing the profitability of coal-fired power generation across Europe, and Romania is no exception. In last week’s issue of Natural Gas Insight, our Europe Specialist Christian Ernhede analysed how the expected decommissioning of coal plants brings new opportunities for investment in new combined-cycle gas turbine (CCGT) facilities in Romania.

Romgaz is scheduled to complete its 430 MW Iernut CCGT plant in June next year and is also carrying out...