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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: 2089

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: 7158

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: 5968

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: 2480

Bulgaria Ready to Transport 15 BCM of Gas via Balkan Hub Project - PM

There is "a clear view" in the region that the Balkan Gas Hub can be carried through, Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has said.

Business » Energy | September 18, 2016, Sunday // 14:20 | Viewed: 54327

Bulgaria To Pay EUR 400 M to Russia for Belene By End of 2016

Bulgaria will pay EUR 400 M, or the main part of the debt ruled by the Paris Arbitration Court for the manufactured equipment for Belene by the end of the year, announced Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova, cited by BTA.

Business » Energy | September 17, 2016, Saturday // 16:09 | Viewed: 6956

Bulgaria May Have To Bid South Stream Dream Goodbye

Bulgaria may have to bid its dreams about the South stream pipeline goodbye.

Business » Energy | September 14, 2016, Wednesday // 15:40 | Viewed: 7111

Bulgaria Disputes Interest Rate in Belene N-Plant Ruling

Bulgarian Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova has announced the country deems "miscalculated" an interest rate on payments ordered by an international arbitration to Bulgaria over an abandoned nuclear plant.

Business » Energy | September 13, 2016, Tuesday // 14:22 | Viewed: 6696

Russia Demands Clear Deadline for Belene Debt Repayment

Russia insists that the decision of the international arbitrage be fulfilled as soon as possible and that Bulgaria pay its debt of Euro 620 M for Belene.

Business » Energy | September 10, 2016, Saturday // 17:12 | Viewed: 8117

Donchev: Bulgaria Must Pay for Russian Reactors Immediately

“Before we talk about the fate of the Russian reactors intended for Belene, Bulgaria has to pay,” stated Vice Prime Minister Tomislav Donchev.

Business » Energy | September 10, 2016, Saturday // 12:30 | Viewed: 2520

No Changes Expected in Prices of Heating, Hot Water

“There will not be an increase in the prices of heating and hot water, even if a proposal for a slight increase in the price of natural gas is received by October, 1,” stated the Chairman of the Energy and Water Regulatory Commission, Ivan Ivanov.

Business » Energy | September 8, 2016, Thursday // 20:20 | Viewed: 2380

Bulgaria's Former President Calls for Direct Gas Talks with Russia

President (2002-2012) ABV leader Georgi Parvanov has urged the government to begin talks with Russia about possible gas deliveries to the future Balkan Gas Hub.

Business » Energy | September 7, 2016, Wednesday // 13:59 | Viewed: 2049

Balkan Gas Hub: Bulgaria Plans to Keep Ownership of Grid

Bulgarian Deputy Prime Minister Tomislav Donchev has said the state intends on retaining the ownership of the existing gas infrastructure despite offering a joint venture for the so-called Balkan Gas Hub project.

Business » Energy | September 7, 2016, Wednesday // 07:53 | Viewed: 2612

EU Commission Ready to Attend Balkan Gas Hub Talks

A EU Commission official has said Brussels stands ready to get involved in any kind of negotiations over Sofia's gas hub project.

Business » Energy | September 6, 2016, Tuesday // 12:56 | Viewed: 9180

Russia, Turkey 'in Talks' over Turkish Stream Extension to Greece

Turkey is to issue exploration permits for the Turkish Stream gas pipeline within days, Gazprom CEO Alexey Miller has said.

Business » Energy | September 6, 2016, Tuesday // 11:21 | Viewed: 3203

Bulgaria's PM Urges EU, Russia to Cooperate on Gas Hub Project

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov on Monday called on Brussels and Moscow to sit at the table with Sofia officials and discuss the prospects ot carry out a gas hub project on Bulgarian territory.

Business » Energy | September 6, 2016, Tuesday // 08:58 | Viewed: 2957

Russia Does Not Consider Revival of South Stream At Present

Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Saturday that the revival of the cancelled South Stream natural gas pipeline is not on Moscow’s agenda at present.

Business » Energy | September 4, 2016, Sunday // 12:05 | Viewed: 8525

Prime Minister Borisov States Bulgaria Should Pay for Belene Immediately

Prime Minister Boyko Borisov stated at a summer university meeting of the youth organisation of GERB that Bulgaria should pay the money due for Belene immediately.

Business » Energy | September 3, 2016, Saturday // 15:19 | Viewed: 9762

Nuclear Decommissioning Conference to Take Place in Sofia in December

Bulgarian Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova will be among the speakers at a key nuclear decommissioning and waste management conference in Sofia this year, organizers from SZ&W Group have said.

Business » Energy | September 1, 2016, Thursday // 14:59 | Viewed: 171307

Bulgaria to Present Balkan Gas Hub Options Next Week

Potential investors are to be made familiar with four options drafted by Bulgaria as it aims to launch a "gas hub" project, gas grid operator Bulgartransgaz has said.

Business » Energy | August 30, 2016, Tuesday // 11:44 | Viewed: 9633

CGN shows interest in Bulgaria's Belene Project

Bulgarian energy minister Temenuzhka Petkova has met with representatives of the China General Nuclear power Group (CGN).

Business » Energy | August 24, 2016, Wednesday // 19:33 | Viewed: 3157
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