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Westinghouse Shows Renewed Interest in Bulgaria's Nuclear Plant

US company Westinghouse has showed renewed interested in investments in Bulgaria's only operational nuclear power plant Kozloduy, according to Minister of Economy, Energy, and Tourism Traicho Traikov.

Business » Energy | March 5, 2011, Saturday // 04:00 | Viewed: 3041

Bulgaria's Minority Stake in E.ON Utility May Shrink - Minister

Bulgaria's stake in the subsidiary of German utility group E.ON may shrink if the state declines to participate in the company capital hike, the economy minister has said.

Business » Energy | March 2, 2011, Wednesday // 14:56 | Viewed: 1704

Fuel Prices in Bulgaria Break All-time Records

Fuel prices in Bulgaria have reached their highest levels ever registered on the market, the Chair of the Bulgarian Petroleum and Gas Association, Andrey Delchev, reported Tuesday.

Business » Energy | March 1, 2011, Tuesday // 14:54 | Viewed: 3011

Western Bulgaria Faces 13% Electricity Price Hike

The Czech-owned power utility CEZ, providing electric power to western Bulgaria, is requesting a 13% price increase after July 1, 2011.

Business » Energy | February 28, 2011, Monday // 13:26 | Viewed: 2007

Electricity Price Hike Looms for SE Bulgaria

The price of electric power used by households in southeastern Bulgaria is very likely to go up by 5% beginning July 1, 2011.

Business » Energy | February 27, 2011, Sunday // 13:48 | Viewed: 2088

Russia Reiterates Warnings for Bulgaria over Burgas-Alexandroupolis

Russia is reiterating talk of suing Bulgaria over foiling the project to build the Burgas-Alexandroupolis oil pipeline, according to Russian Energy Minister, Sergey Shmatko.

Business » Energy | February 25, 2011, Friday // 12:14 | Viewed: 2161

Saudi Arabia Reassures Bulgaria over Oil Prices, Arab World Unrest

Saudi Arabia has assured Bulgaria that the unrest in the Arab world, and especially in Libya, will not affect negatively in the long run the world oil prices and supplies.

Business » Energy | February 22, 2011, Tuesday // 20:23 | Viewed: 1776

Hungary's Elmib to Build EUR 30 M Solar Park in Bulgaria

Hungarian company Elmib is investing EUR 30 M in a photovoltaic park in Eastern Bulgaria.

Business » Energy | February 22, 2011, Tuesday // 15:58 | Viewed: 2334

Bulgaria's Energy Watchdog: 5% Natural Gas Price Hike Possible

The price of natural gas in Bulgaria might go up by 5% from April, according to the country's State Commission for Energy and Water Regulation (DKEVR).

Business » Energy | February 22, 2011, Tuesday // 13:41 | Viewed: 1838

TransAtlantic Petroleum Buys Direct Petroleum Bulgaria

Texas-based company TransAtlantic Petroleum has closed deals on the acquisition of 100% of Direct Petroleum Bulgaria EOOD, Direct Petroleum Morocco Inc.

Business » Energy | February 21, 2011, Monday // 20:41 | Viewed: 3358

Serbia Confirms Interest in Investing in Bulgaria's Belene Nuclear Plant

Serbian Prime Minister Mirko Cvetkovic has confirmed his country's continued interest in acquiring a share of Bulgaria's future second nuclear power plant "Belene".

Business » Energy | February 21, 2011, Monday // 20:02 | Viewed: 2436

Rosatom: Bulgaria Will Not Pay for Belene Nuclear Plant

Russian state company Rosatom has urged Bulgaria to sign another agreement for the construction of the Belene nuclear power plant.

Business » Energy | February 20, 2011, Sunday // 13:18 | Viewed: 2261

Bulgaria Expected to Pay All BA Oil Pipeline Dues by March 20

The Bulgarian government has been given March 20 as a deadline to settle all of its dues for the Burgas-Alexandroupolis oil pipeline, a long-delayed Bulgarian-Greek-Russian project.

Business » Energy | February 18, 2011, Friday // 15:19 | Viewed: 2382

EU Goes for Merging Nabucco, ITGI Gas Pipelines - Report

The European Union is moving to secure a merger of two future gas transit pipeline projects – Nabucco and ITGI (Interconnector Turkey-Greece-Italy) – in order to guarantee the natural gas supplies from Azerbaijan to Europe.

Business » Energy | February 18, 2011, Friday // 14:47 | Viewed: 10132

Russian Transneft Rebuts Scrapping Burgas-Alexandroupolis Oil Line

Shareholders in the project to build the Burgas-Alexandroupolis oil pipeline have no intentions of giving up on it, the CEO of the Russian oil giant Transneft, Igor Demin, says.

Business » Energy | February 16, 2011, Wednesday // 15:07 | Viewed: 2333

Bulgaria Unaware of Russia's Oil Pipe Cancelation Plans

Bulgaria has not received any official notification Russia plans to withdraw from the project to build the Burgas-Alexandroupolis oil pipeline, Finance Minister, Simeon Djankov, says.

Business » Energy | February 16, 2011, Wednesday // 14:40 | Viewed: 1605

Russia Scraps Burgas-Alexandroupolis Oil Pipe - Report

Russia plans to withdraw from the project to build the Burgas-Alexandroupolis oil pipeline, the Russian news agency ITAR-TASS announced Wednesday, citing the daily "Vedomosti.

Business » Energy | February 16, 2011, Wednesday // 08:57 | Viewed: 2548

Bulgarian PM Woos Areva for Belene Nuclear Plant

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has met with Anne Lauvergeon, the CEO of French public multinational conglomerate Areva, over nuclear energy cooperation prospects.

Business » Energy | February 15, 2011, Tuesday // 19:29 | Viewed: 2967

Hungary Lured into AGRI Natural Gas Pipeline Project

Hungary has joined the Azerbaijan-Georgia-Romania-Interconnection (AGRI) liquefied natural gas project, which is to build a pipeline to Central Europe.

Business » Energy | February 14, 2011, Monday // 20:13 | Viewed: 4442

Bulgaria Drives Russia to Despair over Belene NPP - Report

Russia is perplexed as to whether to keep its efforts for the construction of the second Bulgarian nuclear power plant "Belene" or to renounce the deal and seek penalty payments from Bulgaria, according to the Rossiyskaya Gazeta daily.

Business » Energy | February 14, 2011, Monday // 18:19 | Viewed: 2033

Bulgarian Company to Build EV Charging Stations in Sofia, Top Resorts

Bulgarian company REnergY has announced plans to construct 15-20 charging stations for electric vehicles in the capital Sofia.

Business » Energy | February 11, 2011, Friday // 17:38 | Viewed: 2280