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Bulgarian Govt Gears Up for Vote on Unit 7 of Kozloduy NPP

The government is to vote next week on the decision to build a seventh unit at the Kozloduy NPP, according to Valentin Nikolov, Deputy Minister of Economy, Energy and Tourism.

Business » Energy | April 4, 2012, Wednesday // 16:45 | Viewed: 849

Bulgaria's Belene Town Wants Its Nuclear Plant Back

The town of Belene on the Danube River has vehemently opposed the government's decision to abandon plans to build a nuclear power plant near it.

Business » Energy | April 4, 2012, Wednesday // 14:31 | Viewed: 711

Bulgarian Govt to Declare Nabucco Pipeline National Priority

The government will vote Wednesday on a proposal to declare the Bulgarian stretch of the Nabucco gas pipeline a national priority.

Business » Energy | April 4, 2012, Wednesday // 12:15 | Viewed: 27328

Chevron to Convince Romania Shale Gas is 'Clean'

US energy giant Chevron has issued a statement saying it will embark on a campaign to convince that exploration and production of shale gas is environmentally safe.

Business » Energy | April 3, 2012, Tuesday // 19:54 | Viewed: 1112

Energy Minister: No EU Court of Justice for Bulgaria Yet

Energy and Economy Minister Delyan Dobrev said in Parliament Tuesday that the European Commission was expected to refer Bulgaria's failure to implement energy liberalization legislation to the Court of Justice.

Business » Energy | April 3, 2012, Tuesday // 18:14 | Viewed: 844

Bulgaria's Socialists Wish to Topple Cabinet by Easter over Belene NPP

The opposition Bulgarian Socialist Party has moved to initiate a no confidence vote for the center-right government of PM Borisov and the GERB party over the giving up of the Belene NPP, a joint project with Russia.

Business » Energy | April 3, 2012, Tuesday // 16:39 | Viewed: 942

Bulgaria-Turkey Gas Pipeline Won't Carry Costlier Fuel - Ambassador

A pipeline carrying Azeri gas to Turkey is expected to reach Bulgaria's Kapitan Andreevo, according to Turkish Ambassador to Bulgaria Ismail Aramaz.

Business » Energy | April 3, 2012, Tuesday // 16:25 | Viewed: 1549

Ex Bulgarian EconMin Denies Stalling Energy Diversification

Rejecting accusations of Prime Minister Borisov about Bulgaria's stalled energy diversification, former Energy Minister Traicho Traikov said Tuesday that work on a gas supply diversification project involving import from Azerbaijan had started in 2009.

Business » Energy | April 3, 2012, Tuesday // 12:59 | Viewed: 838

Bulgarian Ex-President Bashes Belene Gas Plant Idea

Bulgaria's former President Georgi Parvanov has expressed his certainty that no gas power plant will be constructed instead of the abandoned Belene Nuclear Power Plant project.

Business » Energy | April 3, 2012, Tuesday // 08:13 | Viewed: 826

500 Bulgarian Filling Stations Face Closure over Missing Level Gauges

Some 500 filling stations are facing forced closure over their failure to install level gauges, according to Ivaylo Nikolov, Chair of the Association of Traders at Small and Medium Filling Stations.

Business » Energy | April 2, 2012, Monday // 16:49 | Viewed: 893

Bulgarian Right-Wingers Take Credit for Scrapping of Belene N-Plant

The Bulgarian government's recent decision to quit the Belene Nuclear Power Plant project is a political success for the right-wing Democrats for Strong Bulgaria (DSB), according to its leader, Ivan Kostov.

Business » Energy | April 2, 2012, Monday // 15:51 | Viewed: 715

Bulgarian President Declares Energy Efficiency Third National Priority

President Rosen Plevneliev has lauded the emergence of Bulgaria's third national priority, energy efficiency, after highway construction and fiscal stability.

Business » Energy | April 2, 2012, Monday // 13:46 | Viewed: 1190

Chevron Temporarily Quits Romania Shale Gas Plans - Report

US energy giant Chevron has reportedly announced the temporary cassation of its shale gas exploration activities in Romania this year.

Business » Energy | April 2, 2012, Monday // 13:09 | Viewed: 1961

Shale Gas Ban Will Be Reexamined – Bulgarian Energy Minister

The case of shale gas development cannot be considered closed in Bulgaria, according to Energy and Economy Minister Delyan Dobrev.

Business » Energy | April 2, 2012, Monday // 12:21 | Viewed: 1692

Bulgaria PM Pins Hopes on Georgia to Diversify Gas Supplies

Bulgaria's prime minister said in Georgia he has seen for the first time ever a realistic opportunity to diversify his country's gas supplies.

Business » Energy | April 1, 2012, Sunday // 20:20 | Viewed: 1051

Clinton Congratulates Bulgaria on Quitting Belene N-Project

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has congratulated Bulgaria on scrapping plans to build the 2,000 megawatt Belene nuclear power plant on the Danube River.

Business » Energy | April 1, 2012, Sunday // 19:57 | Viewed: 1546

Bulgaria to Rely Less on Russia, Plevneliev Tells Corriere

Bulgaria will aim to diversify its gas supplies and improve the efficiency of its energy sector, Corriere della Sera reported, citing an interview with President Rosen Plevneliev.

Business » Energy | April 1, 2012, Sunday // 18:21 | Viewed: 1033

Bulgarians Face Heating Price Hike

Consumer prices of hot water, heating, and natural gas are going up in Bulgaria effective Sunday April 1.

Business » Energy | April 1, 2012, Sunday // 10:05 | Viewed: 858

Bulgarian Parliament Head: Belene Decision Was Toughest Ever

The decision to scrap the project to build jointly with Russia a second Nuclear Power Plant in Bulgaria's Danube town of Belene was the toughest in my life, says Speaker of the Parliament, Tsetska Tsacheva.

Business » Energy | March 31, 2012, Saturday // 13:38 | Viewed: 869

Bulgarian PM: Belene Nuclear Plant Project Was Crime

Bulgarian Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, reiterated Saturday his firm conviction that scrapping the project to build a second Nuclear Power Plant in the Danube town of Belene, had been the best decision.

Business » Energy | March 31, 2012, Saturday // 12:21 | Viewed: 1161

Borisov: Bulgaria Could Be Buying Shale Gas from Romania

Bulgaria could be buying "cheap shale gas from Romania" if it builds a natural gas thermal power plant in place of the Belene NPP project, Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov declared in a perplexing comment.

Business » Energy | March 31, 2012, Saturday // 00:59 | Viewed: 3680
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