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Rosatom Denies Holding Price Talks with Bulgaria over Belene NPP

Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom has refuted a Bulgarian minister's statements that it is currently negotiating with Bulgaria over the price for the construction of the second Bulgarian nuclear power plant in Belene.

Business » Energy | March 13, 2011, Sunday // 19:58 | Viewed: 1945

Rosatom Mad at Bulgarian Minister for 'Downgrading' Their Reactors

Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom has slammed Bulgarian Minister of Economy, Energy and Tourism Traicho Traikov over a statement he made about the troubled project for Bulgaria's second NPP in Belene.

Business » Energy | March 13, 2011, Sunday // 18:09 | Viewed: 1597

Bulgarian Nuclear Experts Assuage Fears of Japan Scenario

The events at Japanese Nuclear Power Plants, NPP, are highly unlikely to be repeated at the Bulgarian "Kozloduy" NPP, according to Bulgarian nuclear experts.

Business » Energy | March 13, 2011, Sunday // 11:40 | Viewed: 2084

Bulgaria's Bulgargaz Demands 6.6% Gas Price Hike for Q2

Bulgaria's state-owned company Bulgargaz has announced its request for a 6.6% increase of natural gas prices for the second quarter of 2011.

Business » Energy | March 11, 2011, Friday // 14:23 | Viewed: 1674

Bulgaria Can't Afford to Dismantle Shut Nuclear Reactors

Bulgaria cannot afford at present to fund the dismantling of reactors 1-4 of the Kozloduy NPP, according to the management of State Company "Radioactive Waste".

Business » Energy | March 10, 2011, Thursday // 20:07 | Viewed: 1975

Bulgaria May Build LNG Terminal as Russia Wants to Skip South Stream's Underwater Section

The Russian leadership is considering the construction of terminal for liquefied natural gas (LNG) as part of the South Stream gas transit pipeline instead of laying 900 km of pipes through the Black Sea.

Business » Energy | March 9, 2011, Wednesday // 18:32 | Viewed: 3438

Bulgaria Set to Cut Carbon Emissions by 6% by 2020, Stimulate Biofuels

Bulgaria's government has approved a draft amendment to the Environmental Protection Act providing for reducing the country's greenhouse gas emissions by 6% by 2020.

Business » Energy | March 9, 2011, Wednesday // 17:41 | Viewed: 2331

Bulgarian Company Winslow Group to Build Wind Energy Plant

The Bulgarian investment company with UK capital, Winslow Group, is planning to build a wind power plant in Northeastern Bulgaria.

Business » Energy | March 9, 2011, Wednesday // 16:07 | Viewed: 2395

Japan Ambassador Thumbs Up for Bulgaria Sun Potential

Japan's Ambassador to Bulgaria will pay a visit to the town of Yambol on Wednesday to discuss the planned investment of a Japanese company in the construction of a solar power plant there.

Business » Energy | March 9, 2011, Wednesday // 08:59 | Viewed: 2416

Bulgaria Starts Plan to Extend Life of Kozloduy Nuclear Reactors

Bulgaria's government has initiated a formal plan to extend the life of the only two operational nuclear reactors in the country located in the Kozloduy NPP.

Business » Energy | March 8, 2011, Tuesday // 18:17 | Viewed: 2191

Lukoil Eyes Wind, Solar Energy Plants in Bulgaria, Romania

Russian oil company Lukoil wants to build wind and solar energy plants in Bulgaria and Romania, according to company representative Vasily Zoubakine.

Business » Energy | March 8, 2011, Tuesday // 14:49 | Viewed: 2303

Bulgarian Govt Mulls 'Reshuffle' of Nuclear Power Plants in Belene, Kozloduy

Bulgaria could use the equipment for its intended second nuclear power plant in Belene in order to build a new reactor in its only operation NPP in Kozloduy.

Business » Energy | March 7, 2011, Monday // 19:54 | Viewed: 1909

Overgas to Persist in Expanding Bulgaria's Gas Network

The Overgas company has announced plans to continue in 2011 its investment in Bulgaria's infrastructure for delivery of natural gas to homes.

Business » Energy | March 6, 2011, Sunday // 18:27 | Viewed: 6116

Putin Reappoints Miller as Gazprom CEO for 5 More Years

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has reappointed Alexei Miller as CEO of Gazprom, the single most important foreign energy supplier for the Bulgarian economy.

Business » Energy | March 5, 2011, Saturday // 19:38 | Viewed: 2204

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: 1791