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Bulgaria to Have New Renewable Energy Act

Bulgaria's new Renewable Energy source act will be ready in two weeks, the country's Energy Minister has stated.

Business » Energy | December 14, 2010, Tuesday // 19:17 | Viewed: 2776

South Korean SDN Builds EUR 150 M Solar Park in Bulgaria

Bulgaria's economy minister will launch officially on Tuesday the construction works of a EUR 150 M, 45-megawatt solar park in central Bulgaria, near the city of Veliko Tarnovo.

Business » Energy | December 14, 2010, Tuesday // 11:23 | Viewed: 2206

Greece: Bulgaria Serves American Interests by Blocking Oil Pipeline

Bulgaria has been slammed by senior Greek government officials over its stalling of the construction of Burgas-Alexandroupolis oil pipeline.

Business » Energy | December 13, 2010, Monday // 20:35 | Viewed: 2460

Mild Technical Failure Occurs at Bulgaria's Kozloduy NPP

A short circuit has occurred in a transformer located in the the Bulgarian Kozloduy NPP's so called "Special Corpus 3" – a non-nuclear unit – on Sunday.

Business » Energy | December 13, 2010, Monday // 15:27 | Viewed: 1114

Bulgaria Doubles Electricity Export in 2010

Bulgaria has marked a record high of sales of electricity abroad in 2010, doubling the amount sold for the previous year.

Business » Energy | December 11, 2010, Saturday // 18:29 | Viewed: 2157

Bulgaria, Russia to Hold New Belene NPP Talks

Russian company Atomstroyexport representatives will visit Bulgaria coming week to effect further negotiations on the Belene NPP.

Business » Energy | December 11, 2010, Saturday // 13:33 | Viewed: 1499

Fortum Share Not Equal to Finland Having Part in Belene NPP - Ambassador

The Fortum energy company makes its own decisions and does not represent the Finnish energy interests in Bulgaria, the Finnish Ambassador in Sofia Tarja Laitiainen said in an exclusive interview for Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency)

Business » Energy | December 10, 2010, Friday // 17:56 | Viewed: 1769

Bulgargaz to Offer 2% Cheaper Natural Gas in 2011 Q1

Bulgaria's state-owned monopoly Bulgargaz has asked the state regulator to decrease the consumer price for natural gas in the first quarter of 2011 by close to 2%

Business » Energy | December 10, 2010, Friday // 15:57 | Viewed: 1669

Economic Analyst Firm Speaks up Against Bulgaria's Belene NPP

The economic consultancy firm Candole has published a study debunking five alleged "myths" about Bulgaria's potential second NPP, arguing that the country should abandon the project.

Business » Energy | December 8, 2010, Wednesday // 12:48 | Viewed: 1498

EVN to Sign Contract for Bulgarian Hydro Power Plant in 2011 Q1

Austrian company EVN is expected to purchase a 70% stake in the Bulgarian hydro power plant project "Gorna Arda" from Turkish company Ceylan in the first quarter of 2011.

Business » Energy | December 8, 2010, Wednesday // 08:11 | Viewed: 2303

Bulgaria's Largest Thermal Power Plant under Investigation

The second biggest energy company in Bulgaria, the Maritsa East 2 Thermal Power Plant, is under investigation for law violations, according to Plovdiv's Regional Prosecutor's Office.

Business » Energy | December 6, 2010, Monday // 17:47 | Viewed: 1743

Bulgaria's FinMin: Belene Price Is Great Success

The agreement between Bulgaria and Russia for the EUR 6.3 B price of the future Nuclear Power Plant in the Danube town of Belene can be seen as great success.

Business » Energy | December 6, 2010, Monday // 08:53 | Viewed: 1613

Bulgaria's President Hints Costly Belene NPP Deal Fault of Ex Cabinet

Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov has suggested that the former Cabinet of PM Sergey Stanishev yielded to Russian pressure on determining escalation costs for the construction of the Belene NPP back in 2008.

Business » Energy | December 2, 2010, Thursday // 12:22 | Viewed: 2262

Bulgarian Govt Proceeds with Shutdown of Tycoon's Thermal Plant

The Bulgarian authorities closed down two more units of the troubled thermal power plant Brikel owned by controversial energy tycoon Hristo Kovachki.

Business » Energy | December 1, 2010, Wednesday // 15:54 | Viewed: 1532

Bulgarian PM Threatens International Scandal over RWE Rumors

The project to build a second Nuclear Power Plant in Bulgaria's Danube town of Belene was not delayed one bit by the cabinet of the Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria (GERB) party.

Business » Energy | December 1, 2010, Wednesday // 13:02 | Viewed: 1894

Finnish Fortum Committed to Just 1% of Bulgarian Belene NPP

At the time being Finnish energy company Fortum is only committed to 1% of the project company for Bulgarian Belene NPP, Fortum Executive Vice President Anne Brunila told Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency).

Business » Energy | November 30, 2010, Tuesday // 21:07 | Viewed: 1549

Bulgaria, Russia, Third Parties Strike Crucial Deal on Belene NPP

Bulgaria, Russia and third parties signed crucial memorandums on the creation of a company to construct the Belene NPP, committing to the project whose fate was not clear up to now.

Business » Energy | November 30, 2010, Tuesday // 20:25 | Viewed: 2274

Bulgaria, Greece to Have Full Gas Interconnection 2013

Bulgaria and Greece have signed Tuesday a contract for interconnection of their natural gas networks that must be built by 2013, announced Bulgarian Minister of Energy Traicho Traikov.

Business » Energy | November 30, 2010, Tuesday // 19:10 | Viewed: 1936

Bulgarian Right Wing Leader Firm against NPP Project

The project to build a second Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) in Bulgaria's Danube town of Belene does not have a life on its own, the right-wing leader Ivan Kostov declared

Business » Energy | November 30, 2010, Tuesday // 17:06 | Viewed: 1362

Bulgaria, Romania to Build Natural Gas Link

Bulgaria and Romania have planned the project for the construction of an inter-system link for the transfer of natural gas in the section Ruse-Giurgiu.

Business » Energy | November 30, 2010, Tuesday // 14:27 | Viewed: 1355

Finnish, French Companies Interested in Belene NPP

Finnish state-owned Fortum and French consulting firm Altran Technologies are the two companies which are willing to participate in the building of the Belene Nuclear Power Plant in Bulgaria.

Business » Energy | November 30, 2010, Tuesday // 13:41 | Viewed: 1376