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Atomic Experts to Check Bulgaria's Kozloduy Power Plant

The World Association of Nuclear Operators (WANO) begins an audit on Bulgaria's Kozloduy nuclear power plant on Monday.

Business » Energy | February 7, 2011, Monday // 13:23 | Viewed: 1650

Bulgaria PM: EU Rules Out Repeat of Gas Crisis

The European Union has vowed not to allow a repeat of the situation two years ago when gas supplies were suspended to European countries, Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov told reporters Friday in Brussels.

Business » Energy | February 4, 2011, Friday // 21:39 | Viewed: 2461

Western Bulgaria's Utility CEZ to Invest BGN 59 M in 2011

The Czech-owned electricity provider of Sofia and Western Bulgaria CEZ plans to invest a total of BGN 59 M in its network and capacities in 2011.

Business » Energy | February 3, 2011, Thursday // 18:05 | Viewed: 1889

Greece: Bulgaria's Balking at Oil Pipeline Is 'Madness'

Bulgaria's evolution towards a negative position with respect to the construction of the Burgas-Alexandroupolis oil pipeline in unjust and unjustified, according to a Greek Deputy Minister.

Business » Energy | January 31, 2011, Monday // 15:57 | Viewed: 4066

CEZ Shocked, Outraged by Growth of Cable Thefts in Bulgaria

Bulgaria's Czech-owned power utility CEZ has announced that the damages the company suffered from thefts of cables from its network almost doubled in 2010 compared to 2009.

Business » Energy | January 30, 2011, Sunday // 17:12 | Viewed: 2205

Turkish Minister 'Delays' Nabucco till 2017

A statement of Turkish Energy Minister Taner Yildiz has delayed by two years the entering into operation of the EU-sponsored gas transit pipeline Nabucco.

Business » Energy | January 28, 2011, Friday // 17:22 | Viewed: 2227

Bulgarian Lederbel Wins Black Sea Oil Bid

The Bulgarian Lederbel BG has won the tender to explore for oil in the Black Sea, region of Silistar, overcoming two other Bulgarian and one US company.

Business » Energy | January 28, 2011, Friday // 14:07 | Viewed: 1864

Russian Inter RAO Mulls Borrowing EUR 300 M to Buy Bulgarian TPP

Russian state-owned energy company Inter RAO considers to borrow EUR 300 M in order to buy the Bulgarian Maritsa East 3 Thermal Power Plant from the Italian Enel.

Business » Energy | January 28, 2011, Friday // 10:21 | Viewed: 2371

Rosneft, Exxon Mobil Sign Black Sea Oil Exploration Deal

Russian energy company Rosneft and US group Exxon Mobil have signed a USD 1 B deal for creating a joint venture to explore for oil under the Black Sea.

Business » Energy | January 27, 2011, Thursday // 14:10 | Viewed: 2630

Bulgaria Tangled in New Gas Price Talks with Gazprom

Bulgaria's state natural gas company Bulgargaz has started a new round of talks with Russian energy giant Gazprom on the price of natural gas supplies.

Business » Energy | January 26, 2011, Wednesday // 16:15 | Viewed: 2252

New Jersey-Based Company Acquires Land for Solar Plants in Bulgaria

Euro Solar Parks, Inc., a company based in New Jersey, USA, has announced the completion of its acquisition of two land properties for solar parks in Bulgaria.

Business » Energy | January 26, 2011, Wednesday // 14:56 | Viewed: 2375

Enel in Talks with US, Russian Bidders for Bulgaria Plant - Report

Italian energy giant Enel is holding talks with US investment fund Contour Global and Russia's InterRAO for its majority stake in Maritsa East 3, a Bulgarian coal-fired plant, local media reports.

Business » Energy | January 25, 2011, Tuesday // 19:21 | Viewed: 2382

Swiss Alpiq Boosts Capacity of Wind Farm in Bulgaria

Vetrocom Limited, a subsidiary of the Swiss energy group Alpiq Holding Ltd, is set to expand up to 72.5 megawatts the capacity of its wind farm in Bulgaria, the company announced.

Business » Energy | January 25, 2011, Tuesday // 17:27 | Viewed: 1968

Toshiba Offers Bulgaria Massive Renewable Energy, Smart Grids Project

Japan's Toshiba Corporation has offered Bulgaria a large-scale project in the field of renewable energy, "smart electricity grids" and electric cars.

Business » Energy | January 24, 2011, Monday // 19:14 | Viewed: 4095

Critics Fear Finnish Company Can Be Russia's 'Trojan Horse' in Bulgarian NPP

Finnish company "Fortum" could be the "Trojan horse" of Russian state company Rosatom in the project for the second Bulgarian nuclear power plant Belene, according to the rightist Blue Coalition.

Business » Energy | January 21, 2011, Friday // 20:54 | Viewed: 2647

French Technip Inks EUR 70 M Contract For Bulgarian Refinery

French oil services company Technip has been awarded a lump sum services contract for the phase 1 of a heavy residue hydrocracking complex to be built at their refinery located in the Bulgarian city of Burgas.

Business » Energy | January 21, 2011, Friday // 11:46 | Viewed: 1474

BNK Petroleum Eyes Bulgarian Shale Gas Resources

BNK Petroleum has became the third US company with interest in extracting Bulgaria's shale gas, according to the Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov.

Business » Energy | January 21, 2011, Friday // 11:26 | Viewed: 2311

Japan JV to Build Huge Solar Plant in Bulgaria - Nikkei

Toshiba and Tokyo Electric Power will set up a local joint venture with the Japanese government to build one of the world's largest solar power stations in Bulgaria, according to a report.

Business » Energy | January 21, 2011, Friday // 09:36 | Viewed: 2408

Romania NPP Expansion Threatened by Major Companies Quitting

Major companies RWE, GDF Suez and Iberdrola have decided to quit the project for the building of additional Units 3 and 4 of the Romanian Cernavoda NPP.

Business » Energy | January 20, 2011, Thursday // 18:14 | Viewed: 2105

Bulgaria's Energy Minister Oscillates between Belene NPP and Kozloduy Expansion

The construction of two new reactors at the Kozloduy Nuclear Power Plant is on the table if Bulgaria decides against the construction of what should be its second NPP at Belene, according to Economy Minister Traikov.

Business » Energy | January 18, 2011, Tuesday // 15:33 | Viewed: 1916

Bulgaria to Start Exporting Electricity to Turkey in March

Bulgaria is expected to resume its electricity exports to Turkey at the end of March 2010, according to the head of the Bulgarian National Electric Company NEK, Krasimir Parvanov.

Business » Energy | January 18, 2011, Tuesday // 13:06 | Viewed: 1975