ALPHA METAL S.A.
ALPHA METAL S.A. is a Romanian company, founded in 1994, having the registered office located in Romania, 54 Jean Monet street,
district 1, Bucharest,
having the no. J40/27290/1994 opened
with the Romanian National Trade Register and the fiscal code no. RO6812864.
The company is organized as a joint-stock company.
Trade of gaseous
fuels through mains (NACE code 3523) is the principal activity of the company.
The company's founder is Mr. Fonea Jacob who owns 99,85% of the company's shares. He is also the General Manager
of the company.
Mr. Fonea has
more than 15 years of experience in managing
gas and electricity supplying
companies being also an important
investor in solar energy production companies located in Italy, Germany, Greece
and before in Spain.
company is involved in gas supplier market and its activity is licensed and monitored
by Romanian Energy Regulatory Authority, a public and independent body of national interest
whose mission is to create and implement the appropriate regulatory
system to ensure the proper functioning of the electricity, heat and
gas markets, in terms of efficiency, competition, transparency and
Natural gas market in Romania was opened gradually
starting in 2001. In 2005 the openness of the natural gas market was
established at 50% of the total consumption. Beginning on 1st of
January 2006 the openness of the natural gas market was 65% of the total
consumption but from 1st of July 2006 it was 75% and then from 1st
of January 2007 the natural gas market is fully open.
As we mentioned above, the principal activity of the
company consists in trading of gaseous fuels through
mains. In fact the company is an important supplier of natural gas for the
The most important clients of the company are the
heat supply enterprises that deliver heat and hot water to domestic and
industrial customers. Our commercial activity is based on long-term contracts of
purchasing of natural gas from our
suppliers and selling of natural gas
to our clients.
The natural gas is purchased from domestic suppliers and from
Alpha Metal company's market share of natural gas import
market was 0,23% in 2009 and 0,26% in 2010.
In 2009, Alpha Metal company supplied to its clients a total
amount of natural gas expressed in energy of 705600 MWh.
In 2010, Alpha Metal supplied to its clients a total amount
of natural gas expressed in energy of 453600 MWh.
From 2010 Alpha Metal S.A. began to be involved in developing green energy projects. It intends to become an
electrical energy producer acting as
a renewable electricity producer.
In Romania, Alpha Metal S.A. develops a high efficiency
cogeneration system of 9,6 MW that will be put into
operation till the end of 2011. This new activity will increase the annual income
of Alpha Metal with 9.500.000 EUR.
The company is interested in developing
photovoltaic projects in Italy.
There are plenty
of opportunities within the market ofgreen energy producers since European
Union regulations have required the using
of green energy.
The European Union energy policy focuses on developing renewable energy sources for reducing the negative effects of energy use on the
environment and, in the same time, to cut the dependence on imported fuels. The growth of
renewable energy sources also stimulates employment in Europe,
the creation of new technologies and improves the trade balance.
Italy represents one
of the Europe's most attractive energy markets
where demand continues to rise ahead of the European average.
Italy has been the fastest growing
market in the photovoltaic industry in recent years. In September 2011, the
Italian network agency, GSE, reports that photovoltaic installations in Italy
have reached over 10 gigawatts (GW). Already this year, says the agency, 6.5 GW
have been installed.
data, there are over 270,000 photovoltaic systems currently in operation in Italy.
under the fourth Conto Energia, 26,134 photovoltaic systems have come into
operation, worth 1.7 GW. Meanwhile, under the third Conto Energia, 38,122
systems totaling 1.59 GW were installed. The second Conto Energia, on the other
hand, saw 200,963 systems worth 6.56 GW installed, and the first Conto Energia
saw 5,734 systems installed amounting to 163 megawatts (MW).
Puglia is said to be the region with the highest level of installed
capacity: currently, there are 1.68 GW worth of photovoltaics installed there,
spread across 17,812 systems. The Lombardy
region, however, takes the crown for the most number
of installed systems (38,810 systems worth 993 MW). This is followed by Veneto, with 36,066
systems and 894 MW.
GSE adds that,
in the first half of this year, an estimated 6.5 GW of photovoltaics has been
installed. It says that by the end of the year, 12 GW, or 350,000 systems could
be reached. If this is achieved, Italy
would overtake Germany
to become the leading country in
terms of installed photovoltaic capacity.
intends to develop in Italy
four photovoltaic projects.
ALPHA METAL company will implement its projects in locations approved by
the local authorities and the activity will function under legal certificates