Bulgaria's National Electric Company NEK and Russia's Atomstroyexport, a subsidiary of Rosatom, have signed an annex extending by 3 months their contract for the construction of the Belene NPP, which should become the second Bulgarian nuclear power plant.
Russian oil pipeline operator Transneft will soon consider if it is still expedient to attempt further cooperation with Bulgaria on the trans-Balkan Burgas-Alexandroupolis oil pipeline project, Transneft President Nikolai Tokarev said on Friday.
France became the first country in the world to ban the production of shale gas through the so-called hydraulic fracturing, lawmakers give the final vote on new piece of legislation.
Bulgarian-German company BCI OOD is going to invest over EUR 200 M in a photovoltaic park in the Kazanlak Municipality in Central Bulgaria.
Bulgaria and Russia have agreed to extend the negotiations over Belene nuclear project by another three months as of July.
France is set to become the first country in the world to ban the production of shale gas, when lawmakers give the final vote on new legislation Thursday, writes Le Monde.
Bulgaria has witnessed a 1.2% monthly increase in the production of solid fuels to 2885 000 tons in March 2011, while the production of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) has gone up by 66.7% to 10 000 tons in the same period.
Italian energy giant Enel has closed the sale of its majority stake in Maritsa East 3, a Bulgarian coal-fired plant, to US investment fund Contour Global, the company announced.
Ten companies, associations and research institutes have been invited to compete for preparing the stress tests at Bulgaria's sole nuclear plant at Kozloduy, it emerged on Tuesday.
Mihail Andonov is the new executive director of Bulgaria's state-owned power utility NEK, Minister of Economy, Energy and Tourism Traicho Traikov announced Tuesday.
Natural gas prices will grow by 4.7% from July and heating rates in Sofia will rise by slightly over 4%, according the the preliminary calculations of Bulgaria's State Commission for Energy and Water Regulation (DKEVR).
There is enough evidence that high-ranking Bulgarian officials have criminally mismanaged the Belene NPP project since its relaunch in 2006, according to Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov.
Bulgaria's Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov and Economy and Energy Minister, Traicho Traikov, are opening Saturday the first stage of the building of a new electric power substation on the Black Sea coast.
The Bulgarian government is no longer trying to make the future gas interconnection between Bulgaria and Turkey a section of the EU-sponsored gas transit pipeline Nabucco, Economy Minister Traikov announced.
Much to the surprise of the government in Sofia, Russia has announced it has not been informed of Bulgaria's decision to freeze Belene nuclear project for another three months as of July.
The Bulgarian Deputy Transport Minister, Kamen Kichev, has decided to no longer represent the State in the Lukoil Neftohim Burgas company.
Kiril Temelkov is replacing Ivan Drenovichki at the post of CEO of the Bulgartransgaz company, the Bulgarian Energy Holding, BEH, announced Thursday.
Azerbaijan is ready to provide Bulgaria with natural gas supplies as of 2014, the Bulgarian Economy Ministry announced after a meeting of the energy ministers of the two countries.
Ivan Drenovichki, executive director of Bulgartransgaz, was removed from the position one year and a half after taking office, the Bulgarian Energy Holding (BEH) said in a statement.
The highly controversial project for the construction of the Burgas-Alexandroupolis oil pipeline has been delayed further as the Bulgarian Environment Ministry has returned the company’s environmental assessment report for the second time.
The first operation of the planned decommissioning of Units 1 and 2 at the Kozloduy NPP has started, the Radioactive Waste State-owned Company has announced.
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