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Bulgaria Capital Ups Security for Energy Summit Guests

Most of Sofia city center will be blocked off over the arrival of VIP guests for the two-day energy forum starting Friday.

Business » Energy | April 23, 2009, Thursday // 09:22 | Viewed: 1458

Bulgaria's Pomorie to Hold Referendum on Oil Pipeline

The coastal town of Pomorie will hold on May 16 a referendum asking its residents to vote in favour or against plans for an oil pipeline passing through the municipality.

Business » Energy | April 22, 2009, Wednesday // 16:16 | Viewed: 1236

Bulgaria Opposition Urges Ban on Russian Funding for Nuclear Project

Bulgaria's rightist opposition urged parliament to impose a moratorium on the contract for Russian funding for the country's second nuclear power plant of Belene,

Business » Energy | April 22, 2009, Wednesday // 13:36 | Viewed: 1559

President Parvanov: Bulgaria Key for EU Gas Projects

Bulgaria President Georgi Parvanov has stressed that Bulgaria will be a key figure in allowing large scale European natural gas projects to be realized.

Business » Energy | April 22, 2009, Wednesday // 12:55 | Viewed: 1567

Bulgaria Energy Conference "Damp Squib" to Push Pro-Russian South Stream

The Czech EU presidency is to invite five leaders to a summit promoting the non-Russian Nabucco gas pipeline project.

Business » Energy | April 22, 2009, Wednesday // 12:54 | Viewed: 1641

Energy Minister: Varna Likely to Become Bulgaria Gas Center

Varna is likely to become the natural gas hub of Bulgaria, Petar Dimitrov, Minister for Economy and Energy announced while in the coastal city.

Business » Energy | April 22, 2009, Wednesday // 08:32 | Viewed: 1611

Russia Gazprombank to Support Bulgaria Belene Nuclear Plant

Russian Gazprombank is named to extend an export credit to Bulgaria's national power grid operator (NEK) for the construction of the Belene nuclear power plant.

Business » Energy | April 21, 2009, Tuesday // 15:10 | Viewed: 2952

Gazprom to Contract Bulgaria for South Stream in 2009

Gazprom will sign agreements with Bulgaria, Serbia and Greece for its new South Stream gas pipeline to Europe this year, the deputy director of the Russian energy giant told Vesti TV channel.

Business » Energy | April 21, 2009, Tuesday // 12:15 | Viewed: 1334

Bulgarian Nuclear Plant Belene to Cost EUR 10 B

The second Bulgarian Nuclear plant Belene may cost up to EUR 10 B if the price is calculated in reference to the inflation rate in Russia.

Business » Energy | April 17, 2009, Friday // 09:12 | Viewed: 2278

Bulgaria to Get Natural Gas from Egypt in 2011

Bulgaria's is going to receive 1 billion cubic meters of natural gas from Egypt annually starting 2011-2012.

Business » Energy | April 16, 2009, Thursday // 15:19 | Viewed: 1824

Turkey CCG Sells Stake in Bulgaria Hydro Project

Turkey's CCG, part of the Ceylan conglomerate, has wrapped up talks for the sale of its 30.1% stake in the joint venture set up to implement the long-delayed hydropower project at Gorna Arda river in Bulgaria, a government official said.

Business » Energy | April 15, 2009, Wednesday // 18:33 | Viewed: 2141

CEZ Challenges Fine over Power Bills in Bulgaria

Czech power utility CEZ has appealed the BGN 500 000 fine that Bulgaria's energy watchdog imposed on it for not introducing monthly power bills.

Business » Energy | April 14, 2009, Tuesday // 14:50 | Viewed: 1312

Austrian Tie-in Eyes Bulgaria's Gorna Arda Hydropower Station

An Austrian consortium between energy firm EVN and construction company Alpine Bau is interested in the long-delayed hydropower project at Gorna Arda river in Bulgaria,

Business » Energy | April 14, 2009, Tuesday // 14:07 | Viewed: 2595

Bulgaria to Have 40% Alternative Gas Supplies in 2020

Until 2020, around 40% of the natural gas that Bulgaria uses will be provided though the Greek TGI pipe, Nabucco gas pipeline, and liquefied gas terminal.

Business » Energy | April 10, 2009, Friday // 16:43 | Viewed: 1704

Turkmenistan Pipeline Blast Halts Gas Exports to Russia

The Russian gas monopoly Gazprom has confirmed the news that Turkmenistan gas supplies to Russia had been stopped over pipeline explosion.

Business » Energy | April 9, 2009, Thursday // 14:25 | Viewed: 2256

Bulgaria Right Wing Seeks End of Dependence on Russia

Bulgaria's two biggest opposition right-wing parties have called for a moratorium on moves that would secure the country's dependence on Russia after the current government steps down.

Business » Energy | April 8, 2009, Wednesday // 14:46 | Viewed: 1380

Bulgaria Watchdog Says Consumers Should Solve Power Bills Controversy

Bulgarian consumers should have the final say in introducing monthly or quarterly power bill, the head of the country's energy watchdog has proposed.

Business » Energy | April 7, 2009, Tuesday // 13:03 | Viewed: 1387

Contract Awarded for New Bulgaria Nuclear Waste Facility

The contract to manage the design of a new national nuclear waste disposal facility in Bulgaria has been awarded to an experienced consortium Monday.

Business » Energy | April 6, 2009, Monday // 14:23 | Viewed: 1859

Bulgaria Requests New Russia Pipeline for South Stream Transit

The Bulgarian government has asked Russia to avoid using Bulgaria's gas pipeline network for transit purposes in its South Stream project.

Business » Energy | April 6, 2009, Monday // 09:39 | Viewed: 5952

Russian Gas Supplies to Bulgaria Restored to 80%

Russian gas supplies to Bulgaria have been restored to 80% of normal volumes two days after an explosion on a Moldovan section of a major pipeline,

Business » Energy | April 3, 2009, Friday // 18:40 | Viewed: 1437

German Company N-Vision Invests EUR 300 in Bulgaria Wind Power Parks

The German company N-Vision Energy is going to invest about EUR 300 M in the construction of two wind power parks in Bulgaria.

Business » Energy | April 3, 2009, Friday // 17:52 | Viewed: 3556
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