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Bulgaria to Use EU Funding to Implement 5 Energy Projects worth over EUR 4 M

Bulgaria is to implement 5 energy projects worth over EUR 4 M with EU funding.

Business » Energy | October 30, 2014, Thursday // 12:43 | Viewed: 1108

Bulgargaz Cuts Gas Supplies to Bulgarian Heating Utilities by 50%

State-owned gas supplier Bulgargaz has sent letters to all heating utilities to inform about supply cuts necessitated by the reduction in gas deliveries received via the pipeline through Ukraine.

Business » Energy | October 30, 2014, Thursday // 11:53 | Viewed: 1270

Russia, Ukraine, EU Fail to Reach Agreement in Gas Talks

Russia, Ukraine and the European Commission have failed to reach agreement on the issue of winter gas supplies to Kiev.

Business » Energy | October 30, 2014, Thursday // 09:19 | Viewed: 924

EU Invests EUR 647 M in Key Energy Projects

EU Member States agreed Wednesday to allocate EUR 647 to support priority infrastructure projects.

Business » Energy | October 30, 2014, Thursday // 08:46 | Viewed: 1138

France’s Total to Start Drilling at Bulgaria’s Khan Asparuh Block in 2015

France’s Total will start hydrocarbon drilling at the Bulgarian Black Sea block Khan Asparuh in the second half of 2015, according to Paul Sexton, Exploration Manager at Total E&P Bulgaria.

Business » Energy | October 30, 2014, Thursday // 08:21 | Viewed: 1516

Deliveries Of Russian Gas To Bulgaria Decrease

The natural gas deliveries from Russia to Bulgaria have decreased, said caretaker Economy and Energy Minister Vasil Shtonov, quoted by the BNT public broadcaster.

Business » Energy | October 29, 2014, Wednesday // 20:30 | Viewed: 1357

Inspectors Identify Fuel Quality Irregularities at 43% of Filling Stations in Bulgaria

An inspection of Bulgaria’s State Agency for Metrology and Technical Supervision has revealed fuel quality irregularities at 43% of the filling stations.

Business » Energy | October 29, 2014, Wednesday // 13:28 | Viewed: 1128

Bulgaria’s Energy System Is Insufficiently Prepared for Alternative Supply - Expert

Valentin Terziyski, Deputy Chair of the chamber of energy workers at the Bulgarian Industrial Association (BIA), has drawn attention to the fact that the energy system is not fully prepared for alternative supply.

Business » Energy | October 29, 2014, Wednesday // 09:57 | Viewed: 924

Hungary to Start South Stream Construction in 6 Months

Hungary is currently planning to begin the construction of the South Stream gas pipeline in the spring of 2016, media sources say.

Business » Energy | October 28, 2014, Tuesday // 15:27 | Viewed: 995

Gazprom Directors' Board to Discuss Issues of South Stream Bulgaria

Gazprom executives are to meet November 5 to consider the approval of certain transactions with the assets of South Stream Bulgaria, the Russian energy giant announced.

Business » Energy | October 24, 2014, Friday // 21:22 | Viewed: 2134

Economy Ministry Working to Ensure Varna TPP Will Remain Open

Bulgaria's Ministry of Economy is seeking to ensure the Varna Thermal Power Ptation will remain operational despite not having complied with European norms, the institution said in a statement.

Business » Energy | October 24, 2014, Friday // 19:50 | Viewed: 1306

Bulgaria Determined to Keep Varna TPP Functioning – Deputy Minister

Bulgaria is determined to rescue the Varna thermal power plant, according to Anton Pavlov, Deputy Minister of Economy.

Business » Energy | October 24, 2014, Friday // 14:00 | Viewed: 1004

Westinghouse Picks М3 Communications for Its PR Agency in Bulgaria

Leading Bulgarian PR firm М3 Communications Group, Inc. will back US-based Westinghouse Electric’s efforts to move forward with planned expansion of Bulgaria’s Kozloduy nuclear power plant.

Business » Energy | October 22, 2014, Wednesday // 16:24 | Viewed: 1430

Bulgaria's Energy Market 'Needs More Dealers'

There is a lack of competitors in energy trade on the liberalized energy market, the Bulgarian energy watchdog DKEVR warned Tuesday.

Business » Energy | October 21, 2014, Tuesday // 12:58 | Viewed: 941

Incoming EU Energy Commissioner Prefers Southern Gas Corridor over South Stream

EU should back the Southern Gas Corridor, a project rivaling the South Stream gas pipeline, as a means to provide security of energy supplies, Slovakia's EU Commissioner designate Maroš Šefčovič has said.

Business » Energy | October 21, 2014, Tuesday // 11:43 | Viewed: 1692

Kozloduy NPP Completes Planned Annual Overhaul of Unit 6

The planned annual overhaul of unit 6 of Bulgaria’s Kozloduy nuclear power plant has been completed and it has been reconnected to the energy grid.

Business » Energy | October 20, 2014, Monday // 15:54 | Viewed: 794

Kozloduy NPP Transferred BGN 7 M to Westinghouse under Upgrade Program for Units 5, 6

Bulgaria’s Ministry of Economy and Energy specified that US company Westinghouse Energy Systems had been transferred over BGN 7 M under an upgrade program for units 5 and 6 of the Kozloduy NPP.

Business » Energy | October 19, 2014, Sunday // 13:24 | Viewed: 1236

Bulgarian Employers, Trade Unions, Decry Lobby Groups in Energy Board

Representatives of Bulgarian employers’ associations and trade unions have complained of the presence of strong lobby groups in the Energy Board in a letter to caretaker Prime Minister Georgi Bliznashki and caretaker Deputy Prime Minister Ekaterina Zahari

Business » Energy | October 17, 2014, Friday // 21:15 | Viewed: 1456

Varna TPS, CEZ Employees to Hold Protest Rally in Sofia

About 300 employees of power distributor CEZ and the Varna Thermal Power Station (TPS) are to march in Bulgaria's capital Sofia on Thursday.

Business » Energy | October 16, 2014, Thursday // 12:43 | Viewed: 1001

TANAP Pipeline Agreement Signed in Turkey

The agreement to go on with the Trans-Anatolian gas pipeline (TANAP) was signed in Turkey's biggest city Istanbul.

Business » Energy | October 15, 2014, Wednesday // 09:31 | Viewed: 1273

EU Recommends That Bulgaria Deregulates Electricity Prices

Bulgaria must deregulate the electricity market for household consumers and small companies, split the Energy Holding into smaller companies and speed up the construction of gas pipeline connections with the neighbouring countries, recommends the EC in a

Business » Energy | October 14, 2014, Tuesday // 08:04 | Viewed: 1408