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Bulgaria Pays Off Belene Nuclear Plant Debt

Bugaria's state-owned electricity utility company has transferred the entire sum of its debt to Russia's Atomstroyexport owned over the Belene nuclear project, officials say.

Business » Energy | December 9, 2016, Friday // 15:10 | Viewed: 1261

Bulgaria, Slovakia, Lithuania 'Can Be Centers of Excellence for Nuclear Decommissioning'

Bulgaria, Slovakia and Lithuania have the chance to become centers of excellence and nuclear decommissioning experience if they manage to decommission their closed nuclear units in a timely manner and complying with the envisaged costs, a European Bank fo

Business » Energy | December 8, 2016, Thursday // 16:15 | Viewed: 3727

Three Companies Interested in Bulgaria's Belene Nuclear Plant

There are three potential investors in abandoned Belene nuclear power plant (NPP) project, outgoing Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova said on Wednesday.

Business » Energy | December 7, 2016, Wednesday // 10:28 | Viewed: 1930

Bulgarian Energy Minister Confident about Belene Privatization

If a procedure to privatize the Belene nuclear power plant (NPP) project takes place, it will certainly be successful, Bulgarian Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova has said.

Business » Energy | December 6, 2016, Tuesday // 09:23 | Viewed: 1938

China 'Interested in Bulgaria's Belene Nuclear Plant'

China's state-owned nuclear company is eyeing the Belene nuclear power plant project in Bulgaria, the government in Sofia has said.

Business » Energy | December 5, 2016, Monday // 13:54 | Viewed: 2116

EU Energy Ministers Seeking New Rules on Gas Supplies

Energy Ministers from across the European Union are meeting in Brussels on Monday to discuss a possible change in rules on gas supplies from third countries.

Business » Energy | December 5, 2016, Monday // 11:57 | Viewed: 1722

Nuclear Decommissioning Conference in Sofia Due This Week

The Central and Eastern Europe Nuclear Decommissioning and Waste Management Conference 2016 is due on Thursday and Friday in Bulgaria's capital Sofia, organizers say.

Business » Energy | December 5, 2016, Monday // 10:21 | Viewed: 10882

Bulgaria’s Govt Approves EUR 600 M for Belene

The government has approved EUR 601,617,133 from the budget surplus to be allocated as state assistance to the National Electric Company (NEK).

Business » Energy | November 30, 2016, Wednesday // 21:33 | Viewed: 1512

OPEC Agrees on Oil Output Reduction

The Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) has reached an agreement among its members on a reduction of oil output for the first time since 2008, reported Reuters, cited by Dnevnik daily.

Business » Energy | November 30, 2016, Wednesday // 15:58 | Viewed: 1988

EDF 'Made Offer to Invest in Bulgaria's Belene Plant'- Nuclear Group

There have been two offers from private investors interested in the construction of the Belene nuclear power plant (NPP), Bulatom, a non-profit representing nuclear energy businesses and experts, has said.

Business » Energy | November 28, 2016, Monday // 10:25 | Viewed: 4161

Ten Days to Go Before Nuclear Decommissioning Conference in Sofia

The Central and Eastern Europe Nuclear Decommissoning and Waste Management Conference 2016 is due at the beginning of December in Bulgaria's capital Sofia, organizers say.

Business » Energy | November 27, 2016, Sunday // 17:38 | Viewed: 30060

Western Investor 'Eyes Belene Nuclear Plant' - ex-Energy Min

A Western company is interested in the abandoned Belene nuclear power plant (NPP) project in Bulgaria, former Energy Minister Rumen Ovcharov has argued.

Business » Energy | November 27, 2016, Sunday // 16:49 | Viewed: 1474

European Commissioner Shevchovich To Lay Groundwork for Gas Talks in Moscow

It is expected that the meeting of European Commissioner Marosh Shevchovich in Moscow will open the way for tri-lateral negotiations among the EU, Ukraine and Russia on the transit of Russian gas to Europe.

Business » Energy | November 25, 2016, Friday // 13:41 | Viewed: 2576

Bulgaria's Goranov: There Will Be No Problem With Payment of Belene Debt

There will be no problem with the payment of the debt for the Belene NPP, stated outgoing Finance Minister Vladislav Goranov after the approval of the budget by Parliament at first reading.

Business » Energy | November 18, 2016, Friday // 15:13 | Viewed: 2242

Another Bulgarian Energy Min Indicted over Belene Nuclear Plant

Former Energy Minister Delyan Dobrev has become the third minister to be indicted over the abandoned Belene nuclear power plant (NPP) project.

Business » Energy | November 18, 2016, Friday // 10:24 | Viewed: 4155

Bulgaria's Belene NPP Investigation Continues

The Belene NPP investigation is ongoing.

Business » Energy | November 17, 2016, Thursday // 16:06 | Viewed: 1693

Bulgaria Ex-Energy Min Indicted over Belene N-Plant

Rumen Ovcharov, a former Energy Minister and Bulgarian representative in the Lukoil refinery's supervisory board, may be facing abeyance charges, private NOVA TV reports.

Business » Energy | November 17, 2016, Thursday // 14:10 | Viewed: 4046

Kremlin 'Sees Little Prospect' for Resuming Bulgarian Energy Projects

Presidential election results in Bulgaria are unlikely renew talks on Belene nuclear power plant (NPP) and South Stream projects, Kremlin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov said earlier this week.

Business » Energy | November 16, 2016, Wednesday // 07:18 | Viewed: 2129

Belene Debt Must Be Paid by December 15 for Interest To Be Waived

The money for the Belene Nuclear Power Plant, which Bulgaria owes to Russia, must be secured in spite of the resignation of the government.

Business » Energy | November 15, 2016, Tuesday // 19:00 | Viewed: 3989

Bulgaria-Romania Intersystem Gas Link Launched

Gas transmission operators Bulgartransgas EAD and Transgas C.

Business » Energy | November 11, 2016, Friday // 09:36 | Viewed: 4521

Kozloduy Nuclear Plant's Unit 6 Becomes Operational Again

Unit 6 of Kozloduy Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) in Bulgaria has been switched on again on Thursday with new Russian fuel, a nuclear watchdog official has said.

Business » Energy | November 10, 2016, Thursday // 14:15 | Viewed: 1810
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