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Bulgarian PM 'Informs' Putin on Same-Old Belene NPP Stance

Bulgaria's Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, has already notified his Russian counterpart and President-elect, Vladimir Putin, about the cabinet's decision on the project to build a second Nuclear Power Plant in the Danube town of Belene.

Business » Energy | March 26, 2012, Monday // 14:25 | Viewed: 816

PM Borisov: Putin Will Learn Bulgaria's Position on Belene NPP Monday

Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov will have a phone call Monday with Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin to finalize the fate of long-delayed joint energy project Belene NPP.

Business » Energy | March 25, 2012, Sunday // 19:05 | Viewed: 1159

New Minister Replaces Bulgarian Energy Holding Head

Bulgarian Energy Holding head Yordan Georgiev has been dismissed and replaced by Mihail Andonov, announced the Bulgarian Ministry of Energy and Economy Sunday.

Business » Energy | March 25, 2012, Sunday // 13:32 | Viewed: 1232

Bulgarian Watchdog Caps Gas Price Increase at 13%

Bulgaria's natural gas price is to go up by 12.73% as of April 1, 2012, the State Commission for Energy and Water Regulation (DKEVR) has decided at a closed doors meeting late Friday evening.

Business » Energy | March 24, 2012, Saturday // 13:42 | Viewed: 721

9% of Bulgarian Firms Use Renewable Energy, Report Says

Only 9% of the "non-financial" companies in Bulgaria use energy from renewable sources, a survey of the Economic Research Institute of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences has found.

Business » Energy | March 23, 2012, Friday // 19:38 | Viewed: 1191

Rosatom Offers Bulgaria Yet Another Extension of Belene NPP Contract

Russia's state-owned nuclear corporation Rosatom has made it clear it is ready to agree on yet another extension of the contract with the Bulgarian government for the construction of the Belene nuclear power plant.

Business » Energy | March 23, 2012, Friday // 16:19 | Viewed: 1215

Bulgaria PM Slams Ex EconMin for 'Talking Rubbish', Laying Traps

Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has accused Traicho Traikov, former Minister of Economy, Energy and Tourism, of setting traps for the GERB government, of deliberately obstructing projects and of "talking plain rubbish".

Business » Energy | March 23, 2012, Friday // 14:27 | Viewed: 903

Bulgaria Refuses to Pay Russia Damages over Belene N-Plant

Bulgaria's government has made it clear it is not daunted by the risk of being taken to arbitration by the Russian contractor in Belene nuclear project, should it decide to abandon it.

Business » Energy | March 22, 2012, Thursday // 11:11 | Viewed: 1103

Bulgarian Regulator to Go for 13% Natural Gas Price Hike

Bulgaria's natural gas price is to go up by 12.73% as of April 1, 2012, the State Commission for Energy and Water Regulation (DKEVR) has stated in a report that is yet to be adopted.

Business » Energy | March 21, 2012, Wednesday // 19:58 | Viewed: 687

Russia Grows Tired of Bulgaria's Belene NPP Uncertainty

Russia's state-owned energy company Rosatom has urged Bulgaria to quickly make up its mind about the Belene nuclear power plant project.

Business » Energy | March 21, 2012, Wednesday // 16:57 | Viewed: 1018

New Bulgarian EconMin Parrots PM Stance on Belene NPP

Bulgaria's Belene nuclear power plant will not be a solely Bulgarian-Russian project if it is built at all, the country's newly appointed Economy and Energy Minister has declared, echoing PM Boyko Borisov's stance on the issue.

Business » Energy | March 21, 2012, Wednesday // 14:23 | Viewed: 772

Bulgaria Should Sell Belene Nuclear Reactor - Right-Wing Leader

Bulgaria should sell its new Russian nuclear reactor, according to Ivan Kostov, co-chair of the right-wing Blue Coalition.

Business » Energy | March 21, 2012, Wednesday // 12:24 | Viewed: 727

Suzlon, Volkswind to Build 74 Wind Turbines in Bulgaria

Wind turbine giant Suzlon, which formed two years ago a joint venture with Volkswind Bulgaria called DIV Wind OOD, is planning to build about 74 wind turbines in the Balkan country.

Business » Energy | March 21, 2012, Wednesday // 12:20 | Viewed: 1212

Diesel Prices Climb to Record BGN 2.73 per Liter

Fuel prices in Bulgaria have hit a new record after Lukoil increased wholesale prices by close to 2%.

Business » Energy | March 21, 2012, Wednesday // 10:58 | Viewed: 1340

Bulgaria Set to Build Gas Link with Turkey

Bulgaria will build a cross-border gas interconnector with its neighbor Turkey, Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has announced.

Business » Energy | March 20, 2012, Tuesday // 20:37 | Viewed: 1307

Bulgaria's Belene NPP Unit Is No Carry-Around Plastic Barrel - Ex Energy Minister

Petar Dimitrov, left-wing MP and former Economy and Energy Minister, has suggested that the idea to move the almost-completed reactor at the Belene NPP to the Kozloduy NPP will take years to implement and will obviously not happen.

Business » Energy | March 20, 2012, Tuesday // 14:33 | Viewed: 791

CEO: Belene Reactor Can Be Used at Bulgaria's Kozloduy NPP

The first of the Russian-made nuclear reactors slated for the future Bulgarian Belene nuclear power plant can be installed at the existing Kozloduy NPP.

Business » Energy | March 20, 2012, Tuesday // 10:34 | Viewed: 720

Gazprom to Make Final Decision on Bulgarian South Stream Section by Nov

Russian energy giant Gazprom expects to take a final investment decision on the Bulgarian section of the South Stream gas pipeline by November 2012, the company said in a statement Monday.

Business » Energy | March 19, 2012, Monday // 19:18 | Viewed: 900

Bulgaria's Energy Watchdog Proposes 12.73% Gas Price Hike from April

A working group at the State Commission for Energy and Water Regulation (DKEVR) has come up with a proposal for a 12.73% increase in prices of natural gas and an increase of 7-12.5% in prices of central heating, depending on the heating utility.

Business » Energy | March 19, 2012, Monday // 17:56 | Viewed: 945

Bulgaria Hasn't Told Russia It Quits Belene NPP

Bulgaria's government has not informed Russia's state-owned Rosatom that it wants to quit the two countries' Belene nuclear power plant project.

Business » Energy | March 19, 2012, Monday // 11:38 | Viewed: 939

US Envoy Believes Bulgaria Scrapped Belene NPP

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has already declared that the Belene nuclear power plant will not be constructed, US Ambassador James Warlick pointed out Monday.

Business » Energy | March 19, 2012, Monday // 09:09 | Viewed: 935
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