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Bulgaria's Ex-President Pledges to Revive Killed N-Plant Project

Former Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov has revealed his plans to revive the Belene Nuclear Power Plant project if his left-wing Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) regains power.

Business » Energy | March 30, 2012, Friday // 11:19 | Viewed: 649

Bulgarian EconMin Faces Tough 'Belene' Talk in Moscow

Atomstroyexport, the Russian contractor selected to build the Belene NPP, will not give up on the lawsuit for EUR 58 M against Bulgaria's National Electric Company (NEK) at the International Court of Arbitration in Paris.

Business » Energy | March 30, 2012, Friday // 09:14 | Viewed: 1299

Bulgarian Ex-President Pines for Belene NPP Project

Bulgaria's former President Georgi Parvanov (2002-2012) has expressed his deep disappointment with the fact that his country abandoned the Belene Nuclear Power Plant project.

Business » Energy | March 29, 2012, Thursday // 19:49 | Viewed: 575

Russia to Insist on Building Bulgaria's Killed Belene NPP

Russia is set to insist that the Bulgarian state honor the contract for the construction of the Belene Nuclear Power Plant, according to the Russian energy minister, even though Bulgaria's Borisov Cabinet killed the project.

Business » Energy | March 29, 2012, Thursday // 18:07 | Viewed: 951

Bulgaria Officially Tells Russia It Scrapped Belene NPP

Bulgaria has sent a note to Russia asking it to launch negotiations on the cancellation of the two countries' Belene nuclear power plant project that was to be built in Bulgaria, according to a report.

Business » Energy | March 29, 2012, Thursday // 17:18 | Viewed: 932

Bulgarian Parliament Seals Death of Belene NPP Project

Bulgaria's Parliament has adopted a decision to terminate the construction of the 2000 MW Belene nuclear power plant, a project conceived back in the 1980s.

Business » Energy | March 29, 2012, Thursday // 14:48 | Viewed: 1235

Bulgaria to Face Penalties Exceeding USD 58 M over Belene NPP Suspension

Bulgaria faces penalties amounting to way over USD 58 M over the cancellation of the Belene NPP project, Russian media warn.

Business » Energy | March 29, 2012, Thursday // 14:26 | Viewed: 701

Romania Gives Green Light to Chevron Shale Gas Exploration

Romania has granted US energy giant Chevron permission to to explore and exploit shale gas in three coastal perimeters - Vama Veche, Adamclisi and Costinesti.

Business » Energy | March 29, 2012, Thursday // 14:26 | Viewed: 1482

Most Bulgarians Want Abandoned NPP - Poll

More than half of the people in Bulgaria support the construction of the Belene nuclear power plant, which has just been abandoned by the Borisov Cabinet, a poll shows.

Business » Energy | March 29, 2012, Thursday // 13:00 | Viewed: 804

Bulgarian PM: Thank Three-Way Coalition Govt for Belene NPP Cancellation!

Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has attributed the collapse of the Belene NPP project to the previous three-way coalition government.

Business » Energy | March 29, 2012, Thursday // 12:16 | Viewed: 563

Socialist: US Forced Bulgaria Govt to Quit Second N-Plant

The decision to scrap plans to build Belene nuclear power plant is a catastrophic mistake, taken under US pressure, and dooms Bulgaria's only technology sector to slow death, a socialist has fumed.

Business » Energy | March 29, 2012, Thursday // 12:05 | Viewed: 719

Bulgaria Fired Minister: Bravo for Belene, Too Early to Party

Bulgaria's decision to abandon plans to build Belene nuclear power plant is the best one, the former energy and economy minister has said, adding also a word of caution.

Business » Energy | March 29, 2012, Thursday // 10:20 | Viewed: 736

Bulgaria Sends Minister to Russia after Scrapping Belene NPP

Bulgaria's economy and energy minister will travel to Moscow on Thursday, a day after the government decided to abandon plans to build Belene nuclear power plant on the Danube River.

Business » Energy | March 29, 2012, Thursday // 08:52 | Viewed: 653

Gas Power Plant on Belene Site Just Option - Bulgarian Deputy Minister

The idea to build a natural gas power plant on the site of the Belene NPP is just one option but the fate of the terrain is yet to be decided, according to Valentin Nikolov, Deputy Energy and Economy Minister.

Business » Energy | March 28, 2012, Wednesday // 20:42 | Viewed: 737

Cancellation of Belene NPP Project Should be Revoked – Mayor

Petar Dulev, Mayor of the northern town of Belene, has expressed optimism that the decision for the suspension of the nuclear power plant project will be revoked.

Business » Energy | March 28, 2012, Wednesday // 20:22 | Viewed: 696

Belene NPP Cannot Spoil Bulgaria-Russia Relations – PM Borisov

Commenting on the decision to quit the Belene NPP project, Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has voiced hopes that Bulgaria and Russia will retain friendly relations.

Business » Energy | March 28, 2012, Wednesday // 19:48 | Viewed: 934

Propane Tank Explosion, Fire near Sofia

A propane butane tank truck has exploded in a warehouse near the Chelopechene residential district in Sofia and another one is burning, according to a statement of the Interior Ministry.

Business » Energy | March 28, 2012, Wednesday // 18:17 | Viewed: 1518

Rosatom Head: Belene NPP Cancellation by Bulgaria Is Negligible Loss

Sergey Kirienko has said that a potential decision of the Bulgarian authorities to quit the construction of the Belene NPP will not lead to significant losses for Rosatom.

Business » Energy | March 28, 2012, Wednesday // 17:47 | Viewed: 961

Bulgaria Seeks Investors for Gas Turbine Power Plant

Bulgaria is looking for potential investors in its gas turbine power plant that is to be constructed in the Danube town of Belene, the country's Deputy Economy and Energy Minister Valentin Nikolov has revealed.

Business » Energy | March 28, 2012, Wednesday // 17:44 | Viewed: 992

Bulgarian President Praises Govt Decision to Quit Belene NPP

Bulgaria's President Rosen Plevneliev has backed the government's decision to scrap the Belene Nuclear Power Plant project.

Business » Energy | March 28, 2012, Wednesday // 16:09 | Viewed: 587

Bulgarian Ex Energy Minister: Common Sense Prevailed on Belene NPP

Traicho Traikov, former Minister of Economy, Energy and Tourism, has sided with the reactions of approval for the government's decision to quit Belene NPP project.

Business » Energy | March 28, 2012, Wednesday // 16:00 | Viewed: 736
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