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Residents of Bulgaria’s Smolyan Protest Biomass-Fired Power Plant Project

Residents of the southern Bulgarian city of Smolyan have staged a brief road block to oppose plans to build a biomass-fired thermal power plant.

Business » Energy | September 22, 2014, Monday // 18:40 | Viewed: 571

EU Ready to Discuss South Stream at Trilateral Gas Talks on Sept 26

The European Commission is ready to discuss the South Stream gas pipeline project at the trilateral meeting of the EU, Russia and Ukraine on September 26 in Berlin, according to Marlene Holzner, Spokesperson for the EU Energy Commissioner.

Business » Energy | September 22, 2014, Monday // 17:23 | Viewed: 450

European Underground Gas Depots 91.37% Full by Sept 21

A total of 4.88 billion cubic meters of gas was injected in European underground gas depots in the first three weeks of September, according to data of the Association of the European operators of underground gas storages (GSE).

Business » Energy | September 22, 2014, Monday // 13:32 | Viewed: 421

Former CEO of Kozloduy NPP: Bulgaria Needs Energy Strategy by 2050

Yordan Yordanov, former CEO of Bulgaria’s Kozloduy Nuclear Power Plant, has underscored the need to adopt a national strategy for the development of the energy sector in the period 2030-2050.

Business » Energy | September 21, 2014, Sunday // 14:00 | Viewed: 772

Bulgaria, Azerbaijan Sign 2 Agreements on Gas Projects

Bulgaria and Azerbaijan have signed two gas cooperation agreements, according to a media statement of the Ministry of Economy and Energy.

Business » Energy | September 21, 2014, Sunday // 10:33 | Viewed: 1370

Plevneliev: Southern Gas Corridor Will Boost Europe’s Energy Security

Finding alternative gas suppliers and routes has become a matter of national security and key priority for Europe, Bulgaria’s President Rosen Plevneliev has said in Azerbaijan.

Business » Energy | September 20, 2014, Saturday // 11:54 | Viewed: 1121

Bulgaria Energy Watchdog Proposes 9.8% Rise in Power Prices

Bulgaria’s energy regulator on Friday proposed to raise power prices for households by 9.

Business » Energy | September 19, 2014, Friday // 21:31 | Viewed: 1181

Burgas Miners End Strike

Coal miners’ striking at an underground pit near Burgas over wage arrears have ended their protest action, state-run Bulgarian National Radio reported on Friday.

Business » Energy | September 19, 2014, Friday // 18:39 | Viewed: 758

Bulgaria’s Kozloduy NPP Doubled Profits in 8 Months – Former CEO

Ivan Genov, former CEO of Bulgaria’s Kozloduy Nuclear Power Plant, has insisted that he leaves the N-plant in very good condition.

Business » Energy | September 19, 2014, Friday // 17:49 | Viewed: 775

2 Miners Participating in Underground Strike Taken to Hospital

Two of the miners taking part in an underground strike at the Burgas-based Cherno More Mine (Mina Cherno More Burgas EAD) have been taken to hospital, according to a trade union representative.

Business » Energy | September 19, 2014, Friday // 14:39 | Viewed: 699

Economy Ministry Denies NEK's Blame for Miners' Delayed Salaries

Bulgaria's National Electricity Company (NEK) paid 2.

Business » Energy | September 19, 2014, Friday // 12:54 | Viewed: 755

Bobov Dol Miners Join Strike of Colleagues in Burgas

Workers at the Bobov Dol coal mine have announced they will also hold a strike, the Bulgarian National Radio has reported.

Business » Energy | September 19, 2014, Friday // 11:43 | Viewed: 689

Kozloduy CEO 'Dismissed for Being Expert'

Discharged Kozloduy NPP Chief Executive Ivan Genov has explained the move with lack of political affiliation.

Business » Energy | September 19, 2014, Friday // 09:05 | Viewed: 984

Burgas Miners' Underground Strike Enters Second Day

Workers at Burgas-based Cherno More mine have spent more than 30 hours in the pit in protest over unpaid salaries.

Business » Energy | September 19, 2014, Friday // 08:28 | Viewed: 738

Bulgaria’s President in Azerbaijan for Southern Gas Corridor's First Sod

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev will pay a two-day working visit to Baku.

Business » Energy | September 19, 2014, Friday // 08:19 | Viewed: 1963

CEO of Bulgaria’s Kozloduy Nuclear Power Plant Replaced Overnight

Ivan Genov, Chief Executive of the Kozloduy Nuclear Power Plant has been replaced through a decision of the Bulgarian Energy Holding (BEH).

Business » Energy | September 19, 2014, Friday // 07:39 | Viewed: 1156

EU Parliament Urges Tough Conditions for South Stream

The European Parliament has called on Brussels to attach more strings to the South Stream pipeline project.

Business » Energy | September 18, 2014, Thursday // 16:15 | Viewed: 1172

Striking Bulgarian Miners Refuse to Leave Pit

Workers of the Burgas-based Mina Cherno More Burgas EAD (Cherno More Mine EAD) are staging an underground strike over unpaid salaries for two months.

Business » Energy | September 18, 2014, Thursday // 10:05 | Viewed: 814

EC Threatens Punitive Measures against Bulgaria, Serbia over South Stream

The European Commission has called on Bulgaria to suspend the construction of the South Stream gas pipeline, warning that it may take punitive measures against Sofia and Belgrade over the matter.

Business » Energy | September 17, 2014, Wednesday // 18:04 | Viewed: 1489

Bulgaria Braces for Possible Disruption in Russian Gas Supplies

Fearing a price dispute between Moscow and Kiev may lead to disruptions in Russian gas deliveries via Ukraine, Bulgaria is preparing to avert a gas crisis in winter months.

Business » Energy | September 17, 2014, Wednesday // 16:40 | Viewed: 1188

Power Rates in Bulgaria to Go Up by up to 10% as of October - Watchdog

Power prices will go up by up to 10% as of October 1, according to a media statement of Bulgaria’s State Commission for Energy and Water Regulation (DKEVR).

Business » Energy | September 17, 2014, Wednesday // 13:09 | Viewed: 989