Sofia's heating company announced it has decided to start shutting down the central heating in the capital as of April 23, Monday.
Bulgaria's Privatization Agency will table to the Financial Supervision Commission (FSC) the paperwork for the sale of the government's 33% minority stake in the CEZ Bulgaria power utility within 1-2 weeks.
The construction of the South Stream gas pipeline will begin in December 2012, Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has announced.
Speaking after a Thursday meeting with Moldovan Prime Minister Vladimir Filat, Boyko Borisov yet again emphasized the importance of gas grid interconnection projects for energy security.
The abandoned Belene Nuclear Power Plant project is not irreversibly dead and a referendum on its fate should be called, according to Sergey Stanishev, leader of the left-wing oppositional Bulgarian Socialist Party.
Four pro-nuclear organizations have come up with a declaration against the suspension of the Belene NPP project and the transfer of the assembled Russian reactor to the Kozloduy NPP.
Italy's Urmet Group will invest EUR 6.5 M in the first major solar park near the southern Bulgarian village of Shishmantsi, Plovdiv municipality.
Russia has fulfilled all its engagements concerning the Belene Nuclear Power Plant project that Bulgaria scrapped in March, according to Kirill Komarov, deputy head of Russian state-owned Rosatom's international business.
Electricity prices will increase by around 10% from July 1, 2012, when the next regulatory period starts, according to Angel Semerdzhiev, Chair of the State Commission for Energy and Water Regulation (DKEVR).
The four Bulgarian fuel retailers accused of entering into a cartel agreement have not filed written objections with the Commission on Protection of Competition (KZK) within the statutory 30-day period.
Bulgaria's only natural gas storage facility in Chiren will be expanded to reach its maximum capacity, announced Kiril Temelkov, head of the state-owned company Bulgartransgaz.
Valentin Nikolov, Deputy Minister of Economy, Energy and Tourism, has highlighted the importance of building reverse-flow gas grid interconnections between Bulgaria and neighbor countries for the energy security of the region.
Nabucco Gas Pipeline International GmbH has submitted the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) report for the 733-km stretch Sivas-Silopi to Turkey's Ministry of Environment and Urbanization, according to a media statement of the project company.
The Bulgarian government gave green light in a sitting Wednesday the decision to build a new, 7th unit at the Kozloduy NPP.
Bulgaria is launching a public procurement tender for the study and exploration of possible gas deposits in the Black Sea continental shelf.
Bulgaria's Council of Ministers will vote Wednesday on the decision for the construction of a seventh unit at the Kozloduy NPP.
Bulgaria's parliamentary speaker Tsetska Tsacheva has invited Japanese company Toshiba to invest in building a new energy facility on the site of the scrapped Belene nuclear power plant.
Delyan Dobrev, Minister of Economy, Energy and Tourism, has suggested that the new gas contract between Bulgaria and Russia should be signed by the end of the summer.
Valentin Kanev, Chair of the Balkan and Black Sea Petroleum and Gas Association, has termed forecasts about growing gasoline prices as exaggerated.
Bulgaria is to start building a natural gas supply pipeline to the northeastern city of Silistra in the fall of 2012, Kiril Temelkov, CEO of state company Bulgartransgaz, announced Monday.
Exploration, research and surveys in Bulgaria have shown that the country has sufficient reserves and deposits of what it needs to solve the issue with skyrocketing gasoline prices, and it is not shale gas.
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