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Azerbaijan, Bulgaria Agree on Gas Deliveries from 2020

Azerbaijan with supply Bulgaria with gas that will be destined for the "Balkan Gas Hub", according to the Bulgarian Energy Ministry.

Business » Energy | 7 hours ago | Viewed: 549

Bulgaria to Study Options for Azerbaijani Gas Supplies - Energy Min

Bulgarian and Azerbaijani officials are set to discuss the prospects for gas deliveries at an intergovernmental session on Thursday and Friday, Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova has said.

Business » Energy | September 29, 2016, Thursday // 10:53 | Viewed: 611

Bulgaria Doesn't Appeal Arbitration Ruling over Atomstroyexport Debt

The Bulgarian government announced it didn't appeal the arbitration ruling that obliged it to pay nearly EUR 630 M to Russian company Atomstroyexport for equipment made for an abandoned nuclear plant project.

Business » Energy | September 29, 2016, Thursday // 07:53 | Viewed: 732

IAEA, EBRD Officials among Speakers at Nuclear Decommissioning Conference in Sofia

Names of Bulgarian and EU officials and representatives of regulators and operators to attend the Central & Eastern Europe Nuclear Decommissioning and Waste Management Conference 2016 have already been announced.

Business » Energy | September 28, 2016, Wednesday // 17:50 | Viewed: 1778

Bulgarian Parliament Approves Financial Aid Bill for Payment of NEC's Debt

The Bulgarian Parliament approved at second reading the draft bill for granting financial aid for the payment of the debt of the National Electric Company (NEC).

Business » Energy | September 28, 2016, Wednesday // 11:03 | Viewed: 893

Bulgarian Parliament To Vote On State Loan To NEC

The Bulgarian Parliament will vote at second reading on Wednesday for the approval of the loan which the state will grant for the equipment for the Belene nuclear power plant, ordered from Russia 8 years ago.

Business » Energy | September 28, 2016, Wednesday // 07:56 | Viewed: 1319

Bulgarian PM Borisov Talks With Russian President Putin

Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov has discussed several bi-lateral issues, including those in the energy field, in a telephone conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin requested by the Bulgarian side.

Business » Energy | September 27, 2016, Tuesday // 15:22 | Viewed: 2487

CEZ Calls For Creation of Vulneravble Consumers Fund Via Stricter Sanctions For Electricity Theft

The Energy Distribution Company CEZ has called for the creation of a fund for investments and support of vulnerable consumers via an increase in the sanctions for electricity theft.

Business » Energy | September 27, 2016, Tuesday // 11:08 | Viewed: 1690

Bulgarian Energy, Water Regulator Proposes 2% Increase in Natural Gas Price

The Energy and Water Regulatory Commission (KEVR) will decide in an open session on Tuesday whether to raise the price of natural gas as of October 1.

Business » Energy | September 27, 2016, Tuesday // 10:36 | Viewed: 1164

Cyprus Eyes Bulgaria as Part of Plans to Transit Gas to Europe

Bulgaria is among the countries that Cyprus could work with to deliver gas to Europe, Cyprus' Energy Minister Georgios Lakkotrypis has said.

Business » Energy | September 26, 2016, Monday // 14:44 | Viewed: 2149

Bulgarian Energy Commission Chairman: No Problems Expected Concerning EC Approval of NEC Loan

The Chairman of the Energy Commission in Parliament Delyan Dobrev does not expect any problems to arise concerning the necessary approval of the European Commission for the granting of state aid to the National Electric Company (NEC)

Business » Energy | September 25, 2016, Sunday // 13:37 | Viewed: 1620

Bulgaria Should Prioritize Gas Links with Greece, Romania - EU Official

Bulgaria should work to complete the interconnectors linking its gas transportation networks with Greece and Romania, the EU Commission spokesperson for Specific Energy Union Projects has said.

Business » Energy | September 24, 2016, Saturday // 15:55 | Viewed: 2078

No EU Guarantees for Russian Gas for Balkan Hub To Be Given Soon

The ironclad guarantees demanded by Russian President Vladimir Putin from the EU for the delivery of Russian gas along the bottom of the Black Sea for the Balkan gas hub will not be given soon.

Business » Energy | September 21, 2016, Wednesday // 16:39 | Viewed: 3567

Heating, Hot Water Prices To Remain Unchanged After October 1

As of October 1, 2016, the price of natural gas will increase by less than 3.

Business » Energy | September 21, 2016, Wednesday // 15:17 | Viewed: 1299

Azerbaijan's SOCAR Eyes Entering Bulgarian Oil Products Market

SOCAR is interested in entering the Bulgarian oil products market, the head of the Azerbaijani state-owned oil company has said.

Business » Energy | September 21, 2016, Wednesday // 13:22 | Viewed: 1591

Bulgaria May Use Belene N-Reactor to Complete 2nd Plant as Private Project

Bulgarian Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova has said the state is yet to consider its options to use the nuclear reactor and equipment procured for the ditched Belene nuclear plant (NPP) project which it now has to pay.

Business » Energy | September 21, 2016, Wednesday // 11:52 | Viewed: 3585

Bulgarian Parliament To Vote on Repayment of Belene Debt on Wednesday

At an extraordinary meeting, the Budget and Finance Commission and the Energy Commission approved the Draft Law for Providing Aid for Repayment of the Debt of the National Electric Company submitted by the council of Ministers.

Business » Energy | September 20, 2016, Tuesday // 18:20 | Viewed: 3722

EBRD Backs Bulgaria's Plans for Gas Hub in Varna

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is prepared to back Bulgaria's plans for a regional natural gas hub and will support the project financially if it proves viable, the bank's president Chakrabarti said on Monday.

Business » Energy | September 20, 2016, Tuesday // 16:10 | Viewed: 1695

Bulgaria to Pay for Russian N-Reactors with Budget Funding

Bulgaria will use budget funding to pay nearly EUR 629 M to Russian company Atomstroyexport, Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova has said.

Business » Energy | September 20, 2016, Tuesday // 14:41 | Viewed: 3669

EU Audit Office to Unveil Report on Kozloduy N-Plant Funding

The European Court of Auditors is set to publish its report on the use of EU funding by Kozloduy Nuclear power plant (NPP) in northern Bulgaria.

Business » Energy | September 20, 2016, Tuesday // 08:13 | Viewed: 3788

Bulgaria-Romania Gas Link 'Hopefully Ready' by End of Year

Bulgarian Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova has voiced her hope that the construction of an interconnector with Romania will be complete by the end of 2016, becoming the country's first gas link with a neighboring state.

Business » Energy | September 19, 2016, Monday // 14:58 | Viewed: 1812