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Bulgaria Secures German Investor for Belene Nuclear Plant

Bulgarian will for sure build its second nuclear power plant at Belene, Parliament Chair Tsetska Tsacheva has declared.

Business » Energy | October 24, 2010, Sunday // 15:51 | Viewed: 2333

Russia's Mechel Acquires 100% in Bulgaria's Russe Heating Utility

Bulgaria's competition watchdog said it would allow Russian mining and steel conglomerate Mechel to buy out 51% of the shares it does not own yet in the heating and power plant in the town of Russe from Slovenia's Holding Slovenske Elektrarne.

Business » Energy | October 24, 2010, Sunday // 15:42 | Viewed: 1684

Bulgaria's Nuclear Plant Back in Business by November 6

The spare parts needed by Bulgaria's Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) Kozloduy arrived in Bulgaria overnight with an IL-16 aircraft of the "Volga-Dnepr" airline, the Bulgarian National Radio, BNR, reports Saturday.

Business » Energy | October 23, 2010, Saturday // 13:31 | Viewed: 1727

Gazprom, Bulgaria Sign 'South Stream' Agreement

The Russian Gazprom and the Bulgarian Energy Holding (BEH) have signed an agreement for the execution of the technology and economy validation of the Bulgarian segment of the South Stream gas pipe line.

Business » Energy | October 23, 2010, Saturday // 12:36 | Viewed: 1908

Bulgaria's Energy Minister Optimistic on Nuclear Plant Investor

Bulgaria's Economy and Energy Minister, Traicho Traikov, voices strong optimism that the government would find another investor for the project to build a second Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) in the Danube town of Belene.

Business » Energy | October 23, 2010, Saturday // 12:09 | Viewed: 1552

Enel to Sell Bulgarian TPP by 2010 End - Report

Russia's state energy company Inter RAO will most likely pay EUR 600 M to Italy's Enel SpA for a majority stake in Bulgaria's Maritsa East 3 coal-fired power plan, according to reports.

Business » Energy | October 22, 2010, Friday // 19:52 | Viewed: 1844

Russia Writes Off Nabucco Pipeline

The US and EU-sponsored gas transit pipeline project Nabucco has no future, according to Russian Deputy Prime Minister Igor Sechin.

Business » Energy | October 22, 2010, Friday // 19:23 | Viewed: 2330

Bulgaria, Alpine Bau Stike Deal on Problematic Hydro-Power Plant

Bulgaria's National Electric Company NEK and Austrian construction company Alpine Bau sealed a deal under which the latter agreed to knock EUR 10 M off the price of the project.

Business » Energy | October 22, 2010, Friday // 19:07 | Viewed: 2054

Bulgarian Tycoon Treated Leniently by Govt over Energy Plant

Bulgaria's government has agreed to cut energy tycoon Hristo Kovachki some slack by allowing his plant Brikel to keep working.

Business » Energy | October 22, 2010, Friday // 15:07 | Viewed: 1641

Bulgaria PM, Austria Envoy to Monitor Notoriously Costly Hydro Plant

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov will make on Friday his third visit to the site of the much problematic hydro power plant "Tsankov Kamak", together with Bulgarian Economy Minister Traicho Traikov and Austria's Ambassador to Sofia Gerhard Reiweger.

Business » Energy | October 22, 2010, Friday // 08:20 | Viewed: 1493

Putin Commits to Emergency Supply of Parts for Bulgarian NPP

Russian PM Vladimir Putin has vowed that Rosatom will deliver spare parts for Bulgarian Kozloduy NPP at great haste, after the initial shipment proved defective.

Business » Energy | October 21, 2010, Thursday // 18:48 | Viewed: 1611

Bulgaria's Delinquent Power Facilities Start Closing Down

Supplies of coal to the Brikel power plant that is in breach of eco-requirements have been halted by an order of Bulgarian Minister of Environment Nona Karadzhova.

Business » Energy | October 21, 2010, Thursday // 18:40 | Viewed: 1338

Russia, Bulgaria Consider Inviting 3rd Parties to Belene NPP

Russia and Bulgaria are now considering inviting a third country in the construction of the Belene NPP in Bulgaria.

Business » Energy | October 21, 2010, Thursday // 14:41 | Viewed: 1347

Bulgaria, Russia to Set up South Stream JV by Nov 15

The Bulgarian and Russian governments have formally agreed to set up the South Stream pipeline joint venture by November 15, according to information from the Russian cabinet.

Business » Energy | October 21, 2010, Thursday // 14:16 | Viewed: 1213

Bulgarian Power Utility CEZ: Network Load Up in October

The Czech-owned electric power utility CEZ, servicing western Bulgaria, has announced a registered 18% increase of the network load in the beginning of October, compared to last year.

Business » Energy | October 21, 2010, Thursday // 11:50 | Viewed: 1356

Sofia Utility Turns On Heat

The heating utility in Bulgaria's capital Sofia "Toplofikatsiya" announces they will turn on the heat to customers on Thursday, October 21, over the forecast for colder weather.

Business » Energy | October 20, 2010, Wednesday // 19:05 | Viewed: 1316

Russia Rushes with Emergency Supplies for Bulgarian Nuclear Plant

Russian state company Rosatom has announced it will make an emergency delivery of equipment to help Bulgaria's nuclear power plant Kozloduy tackle issues with defective supplies for Unit 6.

Business » Energy | October 20, 2010, Wednesday // 17:12 | Viewed: 1852

Bulgaria to Lose Only BGN 15 M from Extended NPP Repairs

Bulgaria is going to suffer losses of about BGN 15 M from having to extend the repairs of Unit 6 of the Kozloduy Nuclear Power Plant by 10 days.

Business » Energy | October 20, 2010, Wednesday // 13:36 | Viewed: 1084

Bulgaria Might Cut Electicity Export by 2/3 Due to NPP Trouble

The unexpected technical problems with repairing and switching back on the Unit 6 reactor of Bulgarian Kozloduy NPP might mean drastically cutting exports of electricity, according to energy minister Traicho Traikov.

Business » Energy | October 19, 2010, Tuesday // 15:28 | Viewed: 1344

Safety Damage Delays Bulgarian Nuclear Plant Repairs

A problem with one of the two functioning reactors of Bulgaria's Kozloduy Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) - Unit 6, can trigger serious delays in its switching back to the country's electric network, the Bulgarian Ministry of Energy and Economy announced..

Business » Energy | October 19, 2010, Tuesday // 13:48 | Viewed: 1717

UK JKX Oil & Gas Spuds Shkorpilovtci Well in Bulgaria

Britain's JKX Oil & Gas said the Shkorpilovtci South West R-01 exploration well in east Bulgaria spudded successfully on October 17.

Business » Energy | October 19, 2010, Tuesday // 10:53 | Viewed: 1333
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