More renewable power plants of over EUR 100 million investments and with 60 MW installed capacity will be put into service in the coming period in Romania.
“In the forthcoming period, 40 MW of wind projects (CEE Babadag 3-30 MW and CEE Casimcea 1-10 MW), 18 MW of photovoltaic power plant (CEF Onesti ), 15 MW biomass power plants (CEB Reci) are going to be connected to Transelectrica’s Electric Transportation Network (TEN), the national carrier informs, at the request of Mediafax, wall-street.ro informs.
At April 1, the overall installed power totaled 22.308 MW, out of which: hydro 6.376 MW (28,5 percent), coal 5.718 MW (25,6 percent), hydrocarbons 4.539 MW (20,3 percent), wind 2.953 MW (13,2 percent), nuclear 1.413 MW (6,3 percent), solar 1.208 MW (5,4 percent), biomass 100 MW (0,45 percent) and geothermal 0,05 MW.
The electric power production in 2014 was estimated at 60.6 TWh, 11.3 percent more compared to previous year, when it achieved 54.4 TWh.
According to the Development Plan of Electricity Transmission Network for 2014-2023, made by Transelectrica, the production could reach 68 TWh in 2018 and 77.4 TWh in 2023.
Around 10 percent of the greenhouse gases emitted worldwide in 2012 come from the European Union. For 2020, the EU has made a unilateral commitment to reduce overall greenhouse gas emissions from its 28 Member States by 20 percent compared to 1990 levels which is one of the headline targets of the EU 2020 strategy.