Lawyers say the US shell company may not easily become owner of the plots under the steelworks.
But critics fear it’s cover for political interference, and EC hints law may break European rules.
Ukrainian gas companies signed memorandum of understanding with Slovak Eustream and Italian Snam.
“Imagine a situation when the ÚRSO head is seriously ill or hit by a car. It would be the end of the regulatory office.”
The Bratislava-based oil refinery plans an investment, citing a general overhaul of production technologies as the main goal.
The amendment boosting the position of the government in the activities and control of the regulatory authority, with good prospects of being passed soon in parliament.
Also the new deadlines for the third and fourth block of Mochovce were re-set, to 2018 and 2019, respectively.
EC says commitments by Gazprom would improve trade in Russian gas in Europe.
The ministries will be able to comment on new proposals for prices, but there is a risk it would be opposed by the European Commission.
Parliament to consider proposed reform of the regulator later in March.
Ombudswoman discovered frequent violations of rules in the construction of small hydropower plants.
The National Criminal Agency (NAKA) is conducting a raid at several companies involved in the completion of the nuclear power plant in Mochovce (EMO).
Last week’s general assembly of Slovenské Elektrárne did not deal with the matter.
Citizens of Horná Nitra complained about worsened air pollution; HBP mine denies accusations.
The regulatory authority is setting new prices for utilities.
Two new cross-border links of electricity networks between Slovakia and Hungary will be introduced soon, with a total investment exceeding €80 million.
Slovak gas projects will receive finances from the European Union.