New centralized purchasing mechanism introduced in the energy sector

On 11 November 2022 the Government approved a series of amendments to Emergency Government Ordinance no. 27/2022 regarding the measures applicable to final customers on the electricity and natural gas markets between 1 April 2022 – 31 March 2023 (“EGO 27/2022“) and to Emergency Government Ordinance no. 119/2022 amending and supplementing EGO 27/2022. The amendments …

Changes concerning establishment and operation of industrial parks

Law No. 168/2022 amending and supplementing Law No. 186/2013 on the establishment and operation of industrial parks was published in the Official Gazette, on 2 June 2022, concluding a long-awaited legislative process initiated back in 2013. Following numerous interventions from the relevant public authorities, the amendments to the previous legal framework have been finalized, as …

REPowerEU Package adopted by the European Commission

On 18 May 2022, the European Commission made public the REPowerEU Package, a cross-disciplinary effort meant to ensure the EU’s independence from Russian fossil fuels. However, the measures put forward by the European Commission also offer an in-depth look into the Union’s ambitions to accelerate the energy transition in the following decade(s). We extracted below …