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Romania’s first module factory

Romanian manufacturer Karpat Solar has acquired a 100 MW panel production line from Spanish provider Mondragon. The manufacturing facility will be located in Transylvania.


Giant solar project under development in Romania

A group of international investors is planning to build a 700 MW solar plant in Arad, in western Romania.


Romania improves rebate scheme to speed up rooftop PV development

The Romanian government has changed the rules of the Casa Verde Fotovoltaice (green PV home) scheme to support residential solar installations under the country’s net metering regime. The new provisions improve the installation process and settlement of rebate payments.


Romania allocates $59 million for solar rebates

The government will grant rebates to residential PV projects and may cover up to 90% of the costs of purchasing and deploying a rooftop array.

Another Romanian oil company unveils solar plans

Romanian petroleum transport services provider Conpet announced plans to install PV plants across five of its facilities. Initial investment will be limited to 3 million ROL ($680,000), but the group aims to create a renewable energy business unit under its 2020-2025 strategy.

Romanian oil provider goes solar

OMV Petrom has installed rooftop PV arrays on 40 of its gas stations across Romania.


Big solar going back to Romania

Complexul Energetic Oltenia, a Romanian coal-fired power producer, plans to build 310 MW of PV capacity across four sites at one of its facilities. The projects are part of the company’s restructuring efforts and decarbonization plan.


Romania’s solar rooftop rebate scheme ready to kick off

From Friday, Romanian homeowners and businesses may file applications for rebates that could cover up to 90% of the cost of rooftop arrays, provided the grant does not exceed $4,830. Applications will be accepted until March 1.


Romania launches rebate scheme to support solar under net metering

The rebate mechanism may cover up to 90% of the costs for buying and installing a rooftop PV system, but grants may not exceed 20,000 RON (around US$4,800). The scheme is intended to support the development of net metered residential solar projects.


Romanian Parliament approves net metering scheme for solar

The new rules may help the Eastern European country resume its solar development after two years of very limited growth. Only PV and renewable energy systems not exceeding 100 kW in size will be allowed to enter the scheme.


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