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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

Bulgaria Trades Off South Stream Progress for Cheaper Russian Gas

Russia has agreed on an 11% natural gas discount for Bulgaria in exchange for a faster construction of the Bulgarian section of the South Stream gas transit pipeline.

Business » Energy | March 31, 2012, Saturday // 00:48 | Viewed: 1408

Russia Wants to Be Heavily Involved in Modifying Bulgaria's NPP Project

The Russian state energy corporations would still like to be heavily involved in Bulgaria's endeavors even after earlier this week the Bulgarian government decided to terminate the joint project for a 2000 MW NPP in Belene.

Business » Energy | March 30, 2012, Friday // 17:51 | Viewed: 865

Russia to Grant Surprising Discount on Natural Gas Prices for Bulgaria

Russia will grant a discount of around 11% on natural gas prices from April 1, according to preliminary reports of Gazprom cited by Energy and Economy Minister Delyan Dobrev.

Business » Energy | March 30, 2012, Friday // 17:04 | Viewed: 1053

Ex Nuclear Plant CEO Backs Building Units 7, 8 at Kozloduy NPP

Yordan Yordanov, former CEO of the Kozloduy NPP, has spoken in favor of the construction of a seventh and eight unit at the plant.

Business » Energy | March 30, 2012, Friday // 16:34 | Viewed: 794

Ex-EU Commissioner: Bulgaria Didn't Need Belene N-Plant

Bulgaia did not need the Belene Nuclear Power Plant project that was canceled on Wednesday, according to the country's former EU Commissioner Meglena Kuneva.

Business » Energy | March 30, 2012, Friday // 16:06 | Viewed: 548

ABB Finalizes First 2 Large-Scale Photovoltaic Projects in Bulgaria

Swiss-based global engineering company ABB in Bulgaria has accomplished two projects in the solar domain – "Zlataritza" and respectively "Samovodene" whose beneficiary is the Korean SDN Company Ltd.

Business » Energy | March 30, 2012, Friday // 14:52 | Viewed: 1250

Bulgaria's Ex Energy Minister Highlights Potential of Gas Grid Interconnections

Former Energy Minister Traicho Traikov has assured that Bulgaria has access to a number of potential gas supply sources, given that the gas grid interconnections with Romania and Greece are about to be launched.

Business » Energy | March 30, 2012, Friday // 11:50 | Viewed: 846

Bulgaria's Ex-President Pledges to Revive Killed N-Plant Project

Former Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov has revealed his plans to revive the Belene Nuclear Power Plant project if his left-wing Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) regains power.

Business » Energy | March 30, 2012, Friday // 11:19 | Viewed: 691

Bulgarian EconMin Faces Tough 'Belene' Talk in Moscow

Atomstroyexport, the Russian contractor selected to build the Belene NPP, will not give up on the lawsuit for EUR 58 M against Bulgaria's National Electric Company (NEK) at the International Court of Arbitration in Paris.

Business » Energy | March 30, 2012, Friday // 09:14 | Viewed: 1349

Bulgarian Ex-President Pines for Belene NPP Project

Bulgaria's former President Georgi Parvanov (2002-2012) has expressed his deep disappointment with the fact that his country abandoned the Belene Nuclear Power Plant project.

Business » Energy | March 29, 2012, Thursday // 19:49 | Viewed: 601

Russia to Insist on Building Bulgaria's Killed Belene NPP

Russia is set to insist that the Bulgarian state honor the contract for the construction of the Belene Nuclear Power Plant, according to the Russian energy minister, even though Bulgaria's Borisov Cabinet killed the project.

Business » Energy | March 29, 2012, Thursday // 18:07 | Viewed: 1006

Bulgaria Officially Tells Russia It Scrapped Belene NPP

Bulgaria has sent a note to Russia asking it to launch negotiations on the cancellation of the two countries' Belene nuclear power plant project that was to be built in Bulgaria, according to a report.

Business » Energy | March 29, 2012, Thursday // 17:18 | Viewed: 981

Bulgarian Parliament Seals Death of Belene NPP Project

Bulgaria's Parliament has adopted a decision to terminate the construction of the 2000 MW Belene nuclear power plant, a project conceived back in the 1980s.

Business » Energy | March 29, 2012, Thursday // 14:48 | Viewed: 1304

Bulgaria to Face Penalties Exceeding USD 58 M over Belene NPP Suspension

Bulgaria faces penalties amounting to way over USD 58 M over the cancellation of the Belene NPP project, Russian media warn.

Business » Energy | March 29, 2012, Thursday // 14:26 | Viewed: 711

Romania Gives Green Light to Chevron Shale Gas Exploration

Romania has granted US energy giant Chevron permission to to explore and exploit shale gas in three coastal perimeters - Vama Veche, Adamclisi and Costinesti.

Business » Energy | March 29, 2012, Thursday // 14:26 | Viewed: 1525
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