Business » Energy

Western Investor 'Eyes Belene Nuclear Plant' - ex-Energy Min

A Western company is interested in the abandoned Belene nuclear power plant (NPP) project in Bulgaria, former Energy Minister Rumen Ovcharov has argued.

Business » Energy | November 27, 2016, Sunday // 16:49 | Viewed: 2257

European Commissioner Shevchovich To Lay Groundwork for Gas Talks in Moscow

It is expected that the meeting of European Commissioner Marosh Shevchovich in Moscow will open the way for tri-lateral negotiations among the EU, Ukraine and Russia on the transit of Russian gas to Europe.

Business » Energy | November 25, 2016, Friday // 13:41 | Viewed: 4772

Bulgaria's Goranov: There Will Be No Problem With Payment of Belene Debt

There will be no problem with the payment of the debt for the Belene NPP, stated outgoing Finance Minister Vladislav Goranov after the approval of the budget by Parliament at first reading.

Business » Energy | November 18, 2016, Friday // 15:13 | Viewed: 5657

Another Bulgarian Energy Min Indicted over Belene Nuclear Plant

Former Energy Minister Delyan Dobrev has become the third minister to be indicted over the abandoned Belene nuclear power plant (NPP) project.

Business » Energy | November 18, 2016, Friday // 10:24 | Viewed: 6269

Bulgaria's Belene NPP Investigation Continues

The Belene NPP investigation is ongoing.

Business » Energy | November 17, 2016, Thursday // 16:06 | Viewed: 2340

Bulgaria Ex-Energy Min Indicted over Belene N-Plant

Rumen Ovcharov, a former Energy Minister and Bulgarian representative in the Lukoil refinery's supervisory board, may be facing abeyance charges, private NOVA TV reports.

Business » Energy | November 17, 2016, Thursday // 14:10 | Viewed: 7167

Kremlin 'Sees Little Prospect' for Resuming Bulgarian Energy Projects

Presidential election results in Bulgaria are unlikely renew talks on Belene nuclear power plant (NPP) and South Stream projects, Kremlin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov said earlier this week.

Business » Energy | November 16, 2016, Wednesday // 07:18 | Viewed: 3403

Belene Debt Must Be Paid by December 15 for Interest To Be Waived

The money for the Belene Nuclear Power Plant, which Bulgaria owes to Russia, must be secured in spite of the resignation of the government.

Business » Energy | November 15, 2016, Tuesday // 19:00 | Viewed: 8278

Bulgaria-Romania Intersystem Gas Link Launched

Gas transmission operators Bulgartransgas EAD and Transgas C.

Business » Energy | November 11, 2016, Friday // 09:36 | Viewed: 6408

Kozloduy Nuclear Plant's Unit 6 Becomes Operational Again

Unit 6 of Kozloduy Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) in Bulgaria has been switched on again on Thursday with new Russian fuel, a nuclear watchdog official has said.

Business » Energy | November 10, 2016, Thursday // 14:15 | Viewed: 2270

TANAP Construction to Be Halfway Through by End-2016

Fifty-five percent of The Trans-Anatolian Pipeline (TANAP) will have been constructed by the end of the year, Turkey's Energy Minister Berat AlbayrakDaily Sabah quotes him as saying that Turkey is successfully moving toward the creation of an energy hub a

Business » Energy | November 9, 2016, Wednesday // 13:33 | Viewed: 4858

Two Investors Interested in Bulgaria's Belene NPP

Two companies are interested in the reactors of the Belene NPP, announced Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova, reported BNR.

Business » Energy | November 8, 2016, Tuesday // 21:02 | Viewed: 2403

Turkey-Russia Nuclear Project Akkuyu To Become Operational in 2023

Turkey expects the first reactor of the nuclear power plant project Akkuyu (estimated at USD 20 B) to become operational by the end of 2023, stated Turkish Energy Minister Berat Albayrak, cited by Reuters.

Business » Energy | November 8, 2016, Tuesday // 20:12 | Viewed: 5074

Bulgaria-Romania To Launch Gas Link on November 11

The gas interconnector to Romania will become operational on November 11, stated PM Boyko Borisov at a meeting with his counterpart Aleksandar Vu?i?.

Business » Energy | November 5, 2016, Saturday // 15:50 | Viewed: 6298

Bulgartransgas, Eustream To Cooperate on Balkan Gas Hub

Bulgartransgas EAD and eustream a.

Business » Energy | November 4, 2016, Friday // 13:33 | Viewed: 2945

Bulgaria Govt OKs Oil, Gas Exploration Tender for Northwest

The cabinet has approved plans to launch a tender for oil and gas exploration in Northwestern Bulgaria, the country's poorest region.

Business » Energy | November 2, 2016, Wednesday // 12:42 | Viewed: 2772

Bulgaria-Greece Gas Link Extends Market Test's 2nd Phase

The deadline for binding offers to book capacity of the Interconnector Greece-Bulgaria (IGB) project has been extended to the end of November, the project company has said.

Business » Energy | November 1, 2016, Tuesday // 10:09 | Viewed: 2827

Bulgaria Could Use Reactors for Belene Project in Kozloduy N-Plant

Bulgaria could incorporate the reactors built for the abandoned Belene nuclear power plant (NPP) project into its existing plant, Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova has said.

Business » Energy | November 1, 2016, Tuesday // 07:22 | Viewed: 5780

Will State Funding in Bulgaria Be Enough to Win Energy Freedom?

There is a need to encourage energy liberalization in Bulgaria, particularly in the electricity market, a paper on energy reform in the country says.

Business » Energy | October 31, 2016, Monday // 12:00 | Viewed: 3333

Bulgarian PM: We Will Find Investor for Belene or Construct 7th Kozloduy Reactor

“The government will find an investor for the Belene NPP or we will find an option to construct a 7th reactor at the Kozloduy NPP,” stated in Plovdiv Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov, cited by Focus agency.

Business » Energy | October 30, 2016, Sunday // 16:29 | Viewed: 2616

Oil Found in Bulgarian Black Sea Offshore Drilling

Bulgaria's Deputy Prime Minister Tomislav Donchev has announced that oil was found in the Khan Asparuh block during offshore drilling earlier this year.

Business » Energy | October 28, 2016, Friday // 17:36 | Viewed: 29821
Bulgaria news (Sofia News Agency - is unique with being a real time news provider in English that informs its readers about the latest Bulgarian news. The editorial staff also publishes a daily online newspaper "Sofia Morning News." (Sofia News Agency - and Sofia Morning News publish the latest economic, political and cultural news that take place in Bulgaria. Foreign media analysis on Bulgaria and World News in Brief are also part of the web site and the online newspaper. News Bulgaria