Romania, ANRE has approved additional investments for Transelectrica

, SEE Energy News

The National Energy Regulatory Authority (ANRE) has approved additional investments for electricity transmission system operator Transelectrica for 2022 in the amount of 28.2 million euros.

The statement from the regulator said that the allocation shall be made on the basis of the obligations laid down in Article 19 (5) of the Regulation (EU) No. 2019/943, and the transmission system operator shall clearly establish in advance how the revenue from the allocation of cross-border interconnection capacity will be used and will submit to the regulatory authority the proposal to use these revenues for the following year.

The amount of 28.2 million euros will be used in full for the realization of investment projects, which aim to increase the capacity of cross-border transfer and evacuation of electricity produced in renewable production capacities, of which: switching to 400 kV voltage of the axis Iron Gates – Resita – Timisoara – Sacalaz; 400 kVoverhead transmission line double circuit Gutinas-Smardan; Cernavoda-Stalpu 400 kV overhead transmission line and connection to Gura Ialomitei substation (including Cernavoda 400 kV substation extension for new line connection, Gura-Ialomitei 400 kV substation extension with two cells: 400 kV Cernavoda 3 overhead transmission line and 400 kV Stalpu overhead transmission line, new 400 kV Stalpu substation and modernizing 110 kV cells and medium voltage and 400 kV overhead transmission line Gadalin-Suceava, including interconnection with the national electricity system.

The amounts in question are added to the current investment plan for 2022, which will increase to over 140 million euros.