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Bulgaria's Energy Regulator Expected to Lower Natural Gas Price

Bulgaria's Energy and Water Regulatory Commission (KEVR) will decide on Tuesday whether to decrease the price of natural gas by 2.

Business » Energy | December 22, 2015, Tuesday // 08:50 | Viewed: 2080

Bulgarian PM Retorts to Putin's Remarks on South Stream

Russian President Vladimir Putin has it clear that Bulgaria is adhering to its EU commitments and it complying with the Third Energy Package, Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has said.

Business » Energy | December 17, 2015, Thursday // 20:04 | Viewed: 3350

Putin Perplexed by Bulgaria's 'Gutless' Position on South Stream

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday told journalists he was amazed to witness the "gutless" position of the Bulgarian government which in his words "ignored national interest".

Business » Energy | December 17, 2015, Thursday // 18:05 | Viewed: 4783

Bulgaria Presents Investment Opportunities in Kozloduy NPP to Chinese Firm

Bulgaria has presented to a potential Chinese investor the opportunities for possible cooperation in the construction of a new unit at Kozloduy nuclear power plant, the Energy Ministry in Sofia said on Tuesday.

Business » Energy | December 15, 2015, Tuesday // 18:00 | Viewed: 3364

Bulgaria Needs to Change Energy Laws over Liberalization - Watchdog Head

Bulgaria's energy legislation needs urgent amendments early next year amid steps to liberalize the energy market, the chief of the energy watchdog has said.

Business » Energy | December 12, 2015, Saturday // 12:18 | Viewed: 2380

Bulgaria's Energy Min Calls for Patience as Energy Exchange Opens for Test

It will take seven to eight months before Bulgarian household consumers are able to purchase electricity from the free market, Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova has told public TV.

Business » Energy | December 11, 2015, Friday // 18:03 | Viewed: 1880

Bulgaria Launches Trial of Energy Exchange on Friday

A trial launch of the Independent Bulgarian Energy Exchange (IBEX) is expected to take place on Friday.

Business » Energy | December 11, 2015, Friday // 10:56 | Viewed: 1847

Bulgargaz Proposes to Cut Gas Price by 2.1% for Q1’2016

Bulgargaz proposed on Thursday to cut natural gas price for consumers by 2.1% for the first quarter of next year.

Business » Energy | December 10, 2015, Thursday // 19:17 | Viewed: 1675

EU Accepts Bulgaria's Commitment to Liberalize Wholesale Power Market

The European Commission has decided to render legally binding the commitments offered by the Bulgarian Energy Holding (BEH) to end competition restrictions on the country’s wholesale electricity market.

Business » Energy | December 10, 2015, Thursday // 17:18 | Viewed: 2242

Slovakia's President, Bulgaria's PM Discuss Gas Projects, Migration Crisis

Diversification of gas routes and supply sources in Europe as well as the migration crisis have been in the focus of Thursday’s meeting of Bulgaria’s Prime Minister Boyko Borisov with Slovakia’s President Andrej Kiska in Sofia on Thursday.

Business » Energy | December 10, 2015, Thursday // 16:38 | Viewed: 2033

Bulgaria-Greece Gas Link to Start Work in Mid-2018

Construction of the Interconnector Greece-Bulgaria (IGB) is to begin next October, and the link is to become operational by mid-2018, officials from the two countries confirmed on Thursday.

Business » Energy | December 10, 2015, Thursday // 14:38 | Viewed: 2419

Bulgaria Gives Name 'Balkan' to Its Gas Hub Project

Bulgaria's government on Thursday announced the gas hub Bulgaria was intending to build near Varna, at the Black Sea, would bear the name "Balkan".

Business » Energy | December 10, 2015, Thursday // 12:40 | Viewed: 2363

Bulgaria, Greece to Sign Investment on Gas Interconnector

Bulgaria and Greece's Energy Ministers are to sign on Thursday the investment agreement to build a gas interconnector that will help bring supplies from Azerbaijan to Bulgaria and further north.

Business » Energy | December 10, 2015, Thursday // 08:46 | Viewed: 2093

Nine Banks Show Interest in Lending up to EUR 650 M to Bulgaria’s BEH

Nine banks have confirmed interest in lending up to EUR 650 BGN to the state-owned Bulgarian Energy Holding (BEH) company, Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova has said.

Business » Energy | December 7, 2015, Monday // 16:06 | Viewed: 4220

Turkish Stream Pipeline Suspended, Russia Confirms

Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak has announced the Turkish Stream gas pipeline project between Moscow and Ankara has been abandoned.

Business » Energy | December 3, 2015, Thursday // 13:17 | Viewed: 3146

Turkish Stream, Akkuyu NPP Talks 'Frozen' over Russia-Turkey Tensions

Russia has suspended talks with Turkey over the Turkish Stream pipeline and the Akkuyu nuclear plant amid rising tensions between Ankara and Moscow over the downing of a Turkish plane.

Business » Energy | December 1, 2015, Tuesday // 20:28 | Viewed: 2674

Bulgaria Backs Nord Stream-2, Standing Up for Own Gas Hub Project

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov said on Sunday Sofia is not intending to take action against the Nord Stream-2 gas pipeline project.

Business » Energy | November 30, 2015, Monday // 09:15 | Viewed: 4672

Liberalization of Energy Market in Bulgaria Likely to Lead to Power Price Hike

The forthcoming liberalization of the energy market in Bulgaria is likely to lead to an increase in the prices of the electricity in the country.

Business » Energy | November 29, 2015, Sunday // 14:57 | Viewed: 3321

Bulgaria Opens Tender for Oil/Gas Exploration in Varna Region

Bulgaria has opened a tender for prospecting for oil and gas in Block 1-24 Kitka in Varna Region.

Business » Energy | November 27, 2015, Friday // 17:38 | Viewed: 3374

Bulgaria Reports No Change in Russian Gas Supply, Transit Volumes

Bulgaria said on Wednesday that supplies of Russian natural gas to the country and the volumes for transit to its neighbours are flowing normally - several hours after Russia said it has stopped supplying gas to Ukraine.

Business » Energy | November 25, 2015, Wednesday // 18:13 | Viewed: 2573

Gazprom Suspends Gas Deliveries to Ukraine

Russian energy concern Gazprom has stopped supplying UKriane with gas, with CEO Alexey Miller saying Kiev is failing to make the payments needed.

Business » Energy | November 25, 2015, Wednesday // 09:57 | Viewed: 2009