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Bulgarian Experts to Set Up Movement for Energy Independence

A Movement for Energy Independence (DEN) will be established next week, the organizers of the initiative announced Tuesday at a press conference.

Business » Energy | February 14, 2012, Tuesday // 15:42 | Viewed: 2023

Bulgarian Energy Watchdog Announces Heating Price Hike

Heating prices in Bulgaria will go up on April 1 over the increase of fuel prices on global markets, the Head of the State Commission for Energy and Water Regulation, DKEVR, Angel Semerdzhiev, announced Tuesday.

Business » Energy | February 14, 2012, Tuesday // 14:20 | Viewed: 1039

China Ming Yang Group to Supply Turbines for Bulgarian Wind Parks

China Ming Yang Wind Power Group Ltd., a Guangdong-based wind turbine manufacturer, has agreed to supply machines on 125 MW of projects in Bulgaria.

Business » Energy | February 13, 2012, Monday // 15:00 | Viewed: 2698

France's Dalkia Eyes Sofia Ailing Heating Utility

France's Dalkia International has confirmed its interest in acquiring Sofia heating utility, which is in tatters after being drained to the brink of bankruptcy.

Business » Energy | February 12, 2012, Sunday // 15:29 | Viewed: 1362

Govt: Bulgaria's Electricity Balance Stabilizes as Exports Stop

Bulgaria's electricity balance has stabilized since the country stopped exporting electricity as of midnight on February 10, announced Bulgarian Minister of Economy, Energy, and Tourism Traicho Traikov.

Business » Energy | February 11, 2012, Saturday // 16:27 | Viewed: 1148

US Energy Envoy in Bulgaria Admits to Shale Gas Concerns

Prices of gas in the US are 20% from those in Bulgaria, says US Energy Envoy for Eurasia Richard Morningstar, who was on an official visit to Sofia Thursday and Friday.

Business » Energy | February 11, 2012, Saturday // 12:42 | Viewed: 2008

Bulgaria's State Gas Supplier Wants Almost 30% Price Hike

Bulgaria's state-owned gas supplier Bulgargaz has demanded that natural gas prices in the country go up by almost 27% as of April 1, 2012.

Business » Energy | February 10, 2012, Friday // 19:34 | Viewed: 1447

Bulgarian Minister Assuages Fears of Power Blackouts

Bulgaria's Economy and Energy Minister, Traicho Traikov and the Ministry assure that there would be no power outages and planned blackouts in the country over the shortage of electric power.

Business » Energy | February 10, 2012, Friday // 09:47 | Viewed: 1079

Morningstar: US Is Bulgaria's Strategic Partner in Energy

The main issues that Bulgaria needs to stress on in its energy policy are diversification and transparency, stated US Energy Envoy for Eurasia Richard Morningstar, who is on an official visit to Sofia.

Business » Energy | February 9, 2012, Thursday // 18:57 | Viewed: 2455

Bulgaria Stops Electricity Export Due to Harsh Winter

Starting 1 am Friday Bulgaria is stopping the export of electricity due to higher domestic consumption in exceptionally cold winter conditions.

Business » Energy | February 9, 2012, Thursday // 18:26 | Viewed: 1550

US Energy Envoy Already in Bulgaria

US Special Envoy for Eurasian Energy Richard Morningstar has arrived in Bulgaria and met Thursday with President, Rosen Plevneliev.

Business » Energy | February 9, 2012, Thursday // 17:38 | Viewed: 1212

Bulgaria FinMin: South Stream Is Great, Belene NPP Dubious

Bulgaria is fully committed to implementing the South Stream natural gas pipeline jointly with Russia, said Bulgarian Minister of Finance Simeon Djankov following his trip to Moscow.

Business » Energy | February 9, 2012, Thursday // 11:18 | Viewed: 1295

Bulgarian Nationalists Seek Ban on Sale of State Power Utilty Stakes

Pavel Shopov, MP from nationalist party Ataka, has called for a moratorium on the sale of state-owned minority stakes in power distribution companies, arguing that their privatization would hurt public interests.

Business » Energy | February 8, 2012, Wednesday // 19:33 | Viewed: 948

Bulgaria Needs Extra EUR 579 M for Nuclear Decommissioning - ECA

Bulgaria, Slovakia and Lithuania need an additional EUR 2.5 B for the decommissioning of eight non-upgradeable nuclear reactors, according to a report of the European Court of Auditors (ECA).

Business » Energy | February 8, 2012, Wednesday // 17:52 | Viewed: 2029

Russia Guarantees Gas Deliveries to Europe during Bulgarian Visit

Russia fully guarantees adequate delivery of natural gas to Europe, stated Russian Energy Minister Sergei Shmatko upon meeting Bulgarian counterpart Traicho Traikov in Moscow Tuesday.

Business » Energy | February 7, 2012, Tuesday // 15:37 | Viewed: 1429

Bulgaria's Maritza Iztok Resume Coal Mining after Flood

The miners at Bulgaria's largest State-owned coal mines Maritsa Iztok have resumed coal extraction at all three open-pit mines.

Business » Energy | February 7, 2012, Tuesday // 15:26 | Viewed: 1265

Key Bulgarian Mins Hold Energy Talks in Moscow after Clinton Visit

Bulgarian vice-PM and Minister of Finance Simeon Djankov and Minister of Economy and Energy Traicho Traikov discussed joint energy projects with Russia with Russian Energy Minister Sergey Shmatko Tuesday.

Business » Energy | February 7, 2012, Tuesday // 15:23 | Viewed: 1490

Floods in Southern Bulgaria Hit Coal, Briquette Production

Briquette production at the Brikel plant in the southern Bulgarian town of Galabovo has stopped due to halted coal supplies from the state-owned Maritsa Iztok Mines.

Business » Energy | February 6, 2012, Monday // 16:26 | Viewed: 1935

US Respects Bulgaria's Stance on Shale Gas - Envoy

US Secretary of State Hillary Cinton has agreed with Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov that environmental safety should be the highest priority as far as shale gas research and exploration are concerned, US Ambassador to Bulgaria James Warlick said.

Business » Energy | February 6, 2012, Monday // 10:24 | Viewed: 1291

During Clinton Visit, Bulgarian Rightists Liken Gazprom to Red Army

Bulgaria should lift its recently imposed moratorium for exploration and production of shale gas, argued rightist Union of Democratic Forces at a press conference Sunday.

Business » Energy | February 5, 2012, Sunday // 18:43 | Viewed: 1637

Bulgarian PM: Clinton Agreed to Put Environment before Energy

Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov and US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton have agreed to protect the environment in pursuing their energy policies at a meeting in Sofia Sunday.

Business » Energy | February 5, 2012, Sunday // 17:28 | Viewed: 1791
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