Representatives of the Ministry of Economy and Finance (MEF), the majority shareholder in Termoelectrica, did not wish to comment this information and those of Termoelectrica and of the private investors could not be contacted for declarations, stressed the source.
The new units are to be built by joint companies formed by Termoelectrica and private companies.
They will function as independent energy producers and the private investor will hold the majority share package.
According to the newspaper for the project in Doicesti – even though an offer is yet to be selected – Russian Mechel group has the biggest chance in a competition against Electrabel.
Mechel holds in Romania the special steel plant in Targoviste (south), Mechel steel plant in Campia Turzii (center) and semi-fabricated steel products Ductil Steel from Buzau (east).