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Bulgaria's Energy Watchdog Ups Gas Prices by 4.5% for Q2

Bulgaria's State Commission for Energy and Water Regulation (DKEVR) has decided to increase the natural gas price for the second quarter of 2011 by 4.47%.

Business » Energy | March 31, 2011, Thursday // 12:21 | Viewed: 1211

Bulgarian Govt Delays BA Oil Pipeline Decision by 2 More Months

Bulgaria's Environment Ministry has given the Trans-Balkan Pipeline company two more months to complete its report on the environmental impact of the Burgas-Alexandroupolis oil pipeline.

Business » Energy | March 30, 2011, Wednesday // 18:10 | Viewed: 1659

Info Blackout in Bulgaria over Belene as Time Ticks Away

A day ahead of the deadline for Sofia and Moscow to agree on whether to build two 1,000 megawatt nuclear reactors at Belene, in the north, officials refuse to provide any information about how the project will develop.

Business » Energy | March 30, 2011, Wednesday // 12:11 | Viewed: 1881

EU Energy Commissioner Asks Russia to Let Nabucco Live

EU Energy Commissioner Gunther Oettinger has called upon Russia not to exert pressure in order to block the Nabucco gas pipeline project, a competitor of its own project South Stream.

Business » Energy | March 28, 2011, Monday // 17:07 | Viewed: 2384

Bulgaria, Russia Strike Moratorium Deal on on Belene Nuclear Project

Bulgaria and Russia have reached an agreement to sign next week a 3-month moratorium on the project to build a second Nuclear Power Plant in Bulgaria's Danube town of Belene.

Business » Energy | March 27, 2011, Sunday // 10:47 | Viewed: 2290

Bulgaria Ahead of the Game in Stress-Testing Kozloduy NPP

Bulgaria has already started stress tests of its nuclear power plant in Kozloduy – and has been commended by the European Council for that, Prime Minister Boyko Borisov announced in Brussels Friday.

Business » Energy | March 25, 2011, Friday // 19:33 | Viewed: 1483

Bulgarian Officials Baffled by Rosatom Comment on Belene NPP Price

Bulgarian government officials and MPs were thrown in an awkward confusion over the mention of a new, higher price for the construction of the Belene nuclear power plant by a senior official of Russian state corporation Rosatom.

Business » Energy | March 25, 2011, Friday // 18:01 | Viewed: 1756

Bulgarian Energy Watchdog: Up to 4.5% Gas Price Hike for Q2

Bulgaria's State Commission for Energy and Water Regulation (DKEVR) has annoucned it will not allow an increase of natural gas prices from Q2 of 2011 by more than 4.

Business » Energy | March 25, 2011, Friday // 14:11 | Viewed: 1482

Bulgaria's 'Blue' Rightists Demand Referendum on Belene NPP

The Bulgarian rightist Blue Coalition has insisted that the future of the country's Belene nuclear power plant should be decided through a referendum.

Business » Energy | March 25, 2011, Friday // 12:37 | Viewed: 1483

Rosatom: Bulgaria's Belene NPP to Cost EUR 8 B, Let's Get It Started

The project for the construction of Bulgaria's second nuclear power plant "Belene" is completely ready, according to Kiril Komarov, CEO of the nuclear energy complex of Rosatom and director of Atomenergoproekt.

Business » Energy | March 24, 2011, Thursday // 20:17 | Viewed: 1989

Bulgaria's Competition Watchdog Slaps Major Fine on E.ON

Bulgaria's Competition Protection Commission has imposed on its largest fines ever on German-owned power utility E.ON Bulgaria for abusing a dominant market position.

Business » Energy | March 23, 2011, Wednesday // 21:34 | Viewed: 2127

Bulgarian Govt Strikes Deal with Lukoil, Transport Companies over Fuel Prices

Bulgaria's Cabinet made an agreement with Lukoil Bulgaria, the largest Bulgarian fuel producer, that the company will place a one-month moratorium on the increase of its gas and diesel prices.

Business » Energy | March 23, 2011, Wednesday // 19:21 | Viewed: 1795

PVB Power Bulgaria to Invest EUR 250 M in Romanian Hydro Plants

PVB Power Bulgaria AD, an Italian-owned company registered in Bulgaria, has acquired permits to build 7 micro hydro-power plants in Romania.

Business » Energy | March 23, 2011, Wednesday // 18:36 | Viewed: 2451

Bulgarian Natural Gas Fields Boost Revenue of Melrose Resources

UK oil and gas group Melrose Resources Plc has reported an increase of its 2010 revenues as a result of its development of Bulgarian natural gas fields.

Business » Energy | March 23, 2011, Wednesday // 14:08 | Viewed: 1964

2 Key Ministers Out of Bulgaria's Fuel Talks

The Minister of Economy and Energy, TraichoTtraikov, did not take part in the Wednesday meeting between the cabinet, the freight careers, merchants and manufacturers of fuels, as it was announced initially.

Business » Energy | March 23, 2011, Wednesday // 13:50 | Viewed: 1932

Bulgarian Experts Predict Staggering Cost for Belene Nuclear Plant

The cost of the second Bulgarian Nuclear Power Plant in the Danube town of Belene, if the project is realized, will end up being over EUR 11.5 B, according to a report of the Institute for Market Economy.

Business » Energy | March 23, 2011, Wednesday // 13:13 | Viewed: 1640

Bulgaria Cabinet with New Attempt to Tame Fuel Prices

Bulgarian freight careers, merchants and manufacturers of fuels are meeting Wednesday with the Economy and Energy Minister, Transports and Finance Ministers, to discuss measures to lower the skyrocketing fuel prices in the country.

Business » Energy | March 23, 2011, Wednesday // 09:54 | Viewed: 2031

Bulgaria Prepares to Stress Test Kozloduy Nuclear Plant

Bulgaria is beginning preparations for a stress test of its Kozloduy Nuclear Power Plant, NPP, the cabinet's press center announced Tuesday.

Business » Energy | March 22, 2011, Tuesday // 16:03 | Viewed: 2418

Bulgarians Increasingly Reluctant On Belene NPP - Poll

The Fukushima Daiichi nuclear crisis has made many Bulgarians reconsider their views on the country's Belene Nuclear Power Plant project, according to a poll conducted by the Alpha Research agency.

Business » Energy | March 22, 2011, Tuesday // 15:04 | Viewed: 1642

Bulgarian Energy Watchdog: Gas Prices to Go Up Q2

Price of natural gas in Bulgaria is going up by 4.5% in the second quarter of the year, according to Angel Semerdzhiev, Head of the country's energy watchdog.

Business » Energy | March 22, 2011, Tuesday // 13:23 | Viewed: 1645

German Wintershall Enters South Stream Pipeline

German company Wintershall has signed with Gazprom a preliminary agreement to acquire 15% of the South Stream pipeline.

Business » Energy | March 22, 2011, Tuesday // 09:45 | Viewed: 1482