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Strike at Bulgaria's Maritza Iztok Mines Postponed to Jan 14

The strike of the workers at the Maritsa East Mines AD has been postponed by seven days to January 14.

Business » Energy | January 6, 2012, Friday // 17:30 | Viewed: 2216

Sofia to Launch Solar-Powered Electric Car Charging Stations

Bulgaria's capital Sofia plans to use solar energy to charge electric vehicles, it was revealed on Friday.

Business » Energy | January 6, 2012, Friday // 15:48 | Viewed: 2915

Bulgaria Doesn't Need More Nuclear Units - Rightists

No more nuclear power units are currently necessary to be constructed in Bulgaria, the rightist Union of Democratic Forces party has stated in a declaration.

Business » Energy | January 6, 2012, Friday // 15:06 | Viewed: 2527

Bulgaria's Lukoil Neftochim Refinery Gets License Back

Bulgarian Customs Agency head Vanyo Tanov has said that it will be clear by January 15 if the Burgas-based Lukoil Neftochim has fulfilled the legal requirements for the installation of measuring devices at the refinery and at its oil terminal Rosenetz.

Business » Energy | January 6, 2012, Friday // 12:27 | Viewed: 2960

Bulgarian Miners Are Better Paid than Finance Minister - PM

Asked to comment on the looming strike at Maritsa Iztok Mines AD, Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has said that miners should actually be grateful.

Business » Energy | January 5, 2012, Thursday // 19:08 | Viewed: 2658

Bulgarian Tax Agency Denies Extension for Gas Station Gauges

Filling station owners will get no postponement for the installation of level gauges connected to the database of the National Revenue Agency (NRA).

Business » Energy | January 5, 2012, Thursday // 17:54 | Viewed: 2297

Bulgarian Nuclear Plant among Safest in Europe - Stress Test

The management of the Nuclear Regulatory Agency presented Thursday Bulgaria's national report on stress tests at the Nuclear Power Plant, NPP, "Kozloduy" and for the NPP "Belene" project.

Business » Energy | January 5, 2012, Thursday // 15:23 | Viewed: 2765

Bulgarian Energy Minister: 7th Unit at Kozloduy NPP Is Better than Belene NPP

The construction of a seventh unit at the Kozloduy nuclear power plant may start before the end of the GERB government's term in office, according to Traicho Traikov, Minister of Economy, Energy and Tourism.

Business » Energy | January 5, 2012, Thursday // 14:08 | Viewed: 2354

Bulgaria Submits Nuclear Plant Stress Test Report

The management of the Nuclear Regulatory Agency is submitting Thursday Bulgaria's national report on stress tests at the Nuclear Power Plant, NPP, "Kozloduy" and for the NPP "Belene" project.

Business » Energy | January 5, 2012, Thursday // 10:05 | Viewed: 2537

Bulgaria's Maritsa Iztok Mines to Go on Strike on Jan 07

The syndicates at Maritsa Iztok Mines AD have confirmed their preparedness to go on strike on January 07.

Business » Energy | January 4, 2012, Wednesday // 15:12 | Viewed: 2199

CEZ Distribution Bulgaria Power Utility with New CEO

Stefan Apostolov is the new CEO of the Czech-owned Bulgarian Electric Power Utility, CEZ Bulgaria.

Business » Energy | January 4, 2012, Wednesday // 12:43 | Viewed: 2515

Bulgaria 12th in EU Renewable Energy Share of Gross Consumption

The renewable energy share of Bulgaria's gross final energy consumption was 12.9% in 2010, ranking the country 12th among the EU member states, according to estimates published by EurObserv'ER.

Business » Energy | January 4, 2012, Wednesday // 09:29 | Viewed: 2838

Bulgaria's Kozloduy NPP Boasts Record Output in 2011

The Kozloduy Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) has produced a record-breaking total of 16 314 271 МWh of electricity in 2011.

Business » Energy | January 3, 2012, Tuesday // 17:54 | Viewed: 2343

Bulgarian PM: Belene Nuclear Project - Getting Married with No Sex

The fate of the project for a second Bulgarian nuclear power plant in the Danube town of Belene remains largely unclear, according to the latest statement of Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov on the issue.

Business » Energy | January 3, 2012, Tuesday // 12:49 | Viewed: 4048

Tycoon Sentenced to Pay Bulgaria BGN 400 000 in Coal Mine Fees

The Pernik District Court has sentenced the Otkrit Vagledobiv Mines EAD, the biggest coal mining company in the region controlled by energy tycoon Hristo Kovachki, to pay close to half a million leva in outstanding concession fees.

Business » Energy | January 3, 2012, Tuesday // 12:46 | Viewed: 2605

Bulgaria's Maritsa Iztok Mines to Go On Strike over Pay Rise

The syndicates at Maritsa Iztok Mines have declared their readiness to start a strike over demands for higher wages for miners.

Business » Energy | January 2, 2012, Monday // 13:08 | Viewed: 2361

No Postponement for Mandatory Level Gauges at Bulgarian Filling Stations

Filling station owners will get no postponement for installing the mandatory level gauges, said Rosen Bachvarov, spokesperson of the National Revenue Agency (NRA) on Monday.

Business » Energy | January 2, 2012, Monday // 12:22 | Viewed: 2329

Putin Orders Fast-Track Launch of South Stream Construction

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has recommended that the construction of the South Stream gas pipeline should start in end-2012.

Business » Energy | December 30, 2011, Friday // 16:03 | Viewed: 1531

Natural Gas Prices in Bulgaria Up by 4.34% from January

The Q1 2012 price of natural gas will go up by 4.34%, the State Commission for Energy and Water Regulation (DKEVR) announced after a closed session on Thursday

Business » Energy | December 29, 2011, Thursday // 18:02 | Viewed: 1440

Bulgaria with Steady Growth of Electricity, Fuels Production

Production of solid fuels in Bulgaria in September 2011, compared to August 2011, increased by 5.

Business » Energy | December 29, 2011, Thursday // 12:13 | Viewed: 1681

Bulgaria PM: Not a Lev for Russia over Scrapped BA Pipe

Bulgaria has ruled out paying damages for terminating its participation in the Burgas-Alexandroupolis oil pipeline project, which dealt a killer blow to the Bosporus bypass link.

Business » Energy | December 27, 2011, Tuesday // 16:55 | Viewed: 1811