News on Slovakia's energy sector

Economy Minister Richard Sulík
The state will earn €35 million for not exercising its preemptive right to acquire VSE Holding shares. 30. júl30. Jul 2020, at 17:39
The compressor station in Veľké Zlievce
Ministers want to increase transport capacity between the two countries. 13. máj13. May 2020, at 13:39
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Private gas suppliers see discrimination. 19. dec19. Dec 2019, at 13:57
Gas storage facility in Gajary.
Slovakia will probably have to use all measures possible to secure supplies. 12. dec12. Dec 2019, at 12:55
Find out how much more the households will pay for electricity and gas. 9. dec9. Dec 2019, at 13:47
UPDATED November 4, 2019 at 21:00

Eusteram continues to work on Eastring pipeline

Gas transmitter Eustream
Slovak pipeline operator expects the importance of this bi-directional interconnection to grow over time. 4. nov4. Nov 2019, at 22:17
The third and fourth nuclear blocks in Mochovce.
After numerous delays, the third block in Mochovce is expected to be put into operation during the upcoming winter, and the fourth one a year later. 12. júl12. Jul 2019, at 11:20
PM Robert Fico recommended people tear invoices for electricity after the price increase.
The government changed the law on energy in 2017, making Slovakia's regulatory body less independent. 2. júl2. Jul 2019, at 13:36
The nuclear power station in Mochovce
They were invited by the energy generator, Slovenské Elektrárne. 29. máj29. May 2019, at 22:47
Laws passed in 2018 should serve as a new framework for green energy support.
The revision leads to more market-oriented support for green energy 27. máj27. May 2019, at 15:00
Maroš Šefčovič (left) and Donald Trump (right).
Slovakia is to import US gas only if it is cheaper than Russian gas. 15. máj15. May 2019, at 13:42
Austrian PM Sebastian Kurz (left) meeting with Slovak PM Peter Pellegrini (right).
The construction of the nuclear plant in Mochovce is our autonomous right, Slovak PM Pellegrini responded. 7. máj7. May 2019, at 13:21
Bratislava airport
The case is linked to Slovakia’s dominant energy generator, Slovenské Elektrárne. 15. apr15. Apr 2019, at 22:44
Mochovce nuclear power plant
But both the operator of the nuclear power plant and the Slovak regulator consider it scaremongering. 8. apr8. Apr 2019, at 13:12
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Nafta is a key natural gas storage company in Slovakia. 7. jan7. Jan 2019, at 21:26
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This is due to the current price development on the global markets. 4. dec4. Dec 2018, at 22:22
Slovenský Plynárenský Priemysel company
But the draft law might be problematic in relation to the constitution. 29. nov29. Nov 2018, at 13:35
One of few wind turbines in Slovakia,
The state will no longer automatically pay a lump-sum premium for renewable energy. 18. okt18. Oct 2018, at 23:15
Presidents of V4 countries, L-R: Polish President Andrzej Duda, Hungarian President János Áder, Slovak President Andrej Kiska, and Czech President Miloš Zeman at a summit, October 11-12, 2018.
Presidents of the Visegrad Group countries discussed, among other things, the rise of xenophobia, extremism and nationalism in Europe. 15. okt15. Oct 2018, at 15:07
Mochovce nuclear power plant
The reasons for this development are several, both domestic and foreign. 10. okt10. Oct 2018, at 13:34