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Electricity Price Might Rise in April or July – Energy Watchdog

The price of electricity in Bulgaria is not going to rise on 1 January 2015, but an increase might take place in April or July next year.

Business » Energy | December 29, 2014, Monday // 10:56 | Viewed: 1549

GERB MP Warns EDCs On Electric Meters Readings

GERB MP Delyan Dobrev - former energy minister and current head of the energy committee in Parliament - warned the EDCs not to extend the periods of electric meters readings.

Business » Energy | December 24, 2014, Wednesday // 10:29 | Viewed: 1221

Natural Gas Price Drops As Of New Year

The price of 1000 cubic metres of natural gas in Bulgaria will be by BGN 0.

Business » Energy | December 22, 2014, Monday // 18:16 | Viewed: 1078

Russia EconMin: Forfeit Demand on Bulgaria over South Stream 'Unlikely'

Russia does not expect South Stream's demise to trigger any financial demands from energy concern Gazprom against Bulgaria, the country's Economy Minister Alexander Novak has argued.

Business » Energy | December 22, 2014, Monday // 10:01 | Viewed: 1536

Die Presse: 'New Signs of Life' for South Stream from Bulgaria

The abandoned South Stream gas pipeline project could be renewed, after Bulgarian and Russian media reports that construction permits will now be issued, Austrian daily Die Presse wrote on Saturday.

Business » Energy | December 21, 2014, Sunday // 14:12 | Viewed: 2374

Too Early for EU Response on Bulgaria's 'Gas Hub' Idea - Commission VP Georgieva

EU will have a stance on Bulgaria's idea to build a gas hub at the Black Sea after a formal proposal has been prepared, EU Commission Vice President Kristalina Georgieva has said.

Business » Energy | December 21, 2014, Sunday // 10:55 | Viewed: 1389

Russia Asks Bulgaria to Issue South Stream Construction Permits

Russia’s Energy Minister Alexander Novak on Friday urged Bulgaria to issue in timely manner all permits relating to the construction of the seabed section of the South Stream gas pipeline project.

Business » Energy | December 19, 2014, Friday // 15:00 | Viewed: 3086

South Stream Transport Terminates Production, Deliveries of Pipes

The company South Stream Transportation notified all companies producing and delivering pipes for the halted South Stream gas pipeline project to terminate those activities, reports the Russian daily Vedomosti.

Business » Energy | December 19, 2014, Friday // 13:35 | Viewed: 1454

No Talks Yet On Gas Hub At Border with Bulgaria, Turkey’s Ambassador Says   

No discussions have been held with Turkey about the potential construction of a gas distribution hub on its border with Bulgaria, Turkey’s Ambassador in Sofia Suleyman Gokce said on Thursday.

Business » Energy | December 18, 2014, Thursday // 22:33 | Viewed: 1412

Bulgaria Is Blameless For South Stream – MP

Bulgaria is not guilty for what happened to the South Stream project, Delyan Dobrev – former energy minister and current GERB MP told the BNT public broadcaster breakfast show.

Business » Energy | December 18, 2014, Thursday // 11:33 | Viewed: 1465

Energy Ministers of Bulgaria, Russia to Discuss South Stream over Phone

Bulgaria and Russia's energy ministers are to discuss South Stream over the telephone on Friday, Bulgarian officials say.

Business » Energy | December 17, 2014, Wednesday // 15:47 | Viewed: 1912

Minimum Wage in Bulgaria Increases to BGN 380 by Mid-2015

The Bulgarian government approved the two-step increase of the minimum wage in 2015 at its meeting on Wednesday.

Business » Energy | December 17, 2014, Wednesday // 13:56 | Viewed: 1841

Bulgaria, Serbia to Speed Up Work on Gas Interconnection Grid

Sofia and Belgrade will step up efforts to build the interconnector pipeline linking the two gas grids, ministers from the two countries have announced.

Business » Energy | December 17, 2014, Wednesday // 11:22 | Viewed: 978

Bulgaria to Send Delegation to Russia on South Stream – Minister

A Bulgarian delegation will visit Moscow end of this week to discuss the South Stream gas pipeline project, Bulgaria's Economy Minister Bozhidar Lukarski told journalists in Belgrade.

Business » Energy | December 17, 2014, Wednesday // 07:28 | Viewed: 1392

Drilling at Bulgaria’s Khan Asparuh Block Delayed Until 2016

Hydrocarbon drilling at Bulgaria’s Khan Asparuh  Black Sea block will be delayed by up to a year due to the slump in global oil prices, the international consortium holding the exploration licence has decided.

Business » Energy | December 16, 2014, Tuesday // 08:02 | Viewed: 1422

Bulgaria Sends Gas Hub Proposal to European Commission

Bulgaria has sent to the European Commission an official proposal for the construction of a gas hub on the territory of the country.

Business » Energy | December 12, 2014, Friday // 17:13 | Viewed: 1467

Bulgaria’s Energy Watchdog Serves Corporate Interests – Ex Minister

Dragomir Stoynev, MP from the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) and former Energy Minister, has accused the Chair of the State Commission for Energy and Water Regulation (DKEVR) of protecting the interests of power distributors.

Business » Energy | December 12, 2014, Friday // 16:02 | Viewed: 716

EU Receives Russian Confirmation of South Stream Demise

Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak has told EU official Maros Sefcovic that Moscow will no longer pursue the South Stream project, the Commission says.

Business » Energy | December 11, 2014, Thursday // 22:10 | Viewed: 1592

Interconnectors 'Could Cover Bulgaria's Gas Needs,' BEH Says

Bulgaria's interconnections with neighboring countries could entirely meet the need of natural gas if the regular flow is disrupted, according to the Bulgarian Energy Holding (BEH).

Business » Energy | December 11, 2014, Thursday // 21:56 | Viewed: 949

Russian Duma Chairman: West Treated Bulgaria Like Colony

The Chairman of the Russian State Duma Sergey Naryshkin said that the West had treated Bulgaria as a colony in case of the South Stream pipeline, not respecting the country's economic interests.

Business » Energy | December 11, 2014, Thursday // 17:28 | Viewed: 1138

Westinghouse Advertises Project for Kozloduy NPP Unit 7 to Bulgarian MEPs

US-based Westinghouse Electric Company has presented a project for the expansion of the Kozloduy nuclear power plant to the Bulgarian representatives at the European Parliament and to EU policy specialists.

Business » Energy | December 11, 2014, Thursday // 13:53 | Viewed: 1185