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Bulgaria Wants to Be 1st Operational Link in Nabucco Pipeline

The establishing of the Bulgaria-Turkey natural gas pipeline should become the first functioning part of the EU project for the Nabucco pipeline, believes Bulgaria's Economy Minister Traikov.

Business » Energy | July 20, 2010, Tuesday // 17:24 | Viewed: 2124

Bulgaria's Energy Watchdog Forecasts Drop of Natural Gas Prices

The chair of the Bulgarian State Commission for Energy Regulation (DKEVR), Angel Semerdzhiev, has forecasted a decrease by minimum 10% for the price for natural gas from October.

Business » Energy | July 20, 2010, Tuesday // 14:03 | Viewed: 1378

EVN to Own Majority Share of New Bulgarian Hydropower Plant

Austrian energy company EVN is going to own 70% of the Gorna Arda hydropower station to be constructed in south-eastern Bulgaria, the other 30% remaining in Bulgaria's National Electric Company.

Business » Energy | July 19, 2010, Monday // 20:08 | Viewed: 1736

Bulgaria's PM: New Hydropower Station Project to Start 2012

The Gorna Arda hydropower plant project is extremely important for the development of the region of south-eastern Bulgaria, said Bulgarian PM upon the joining of Austrian energy giant EVN in the venture Monday evening in Vienna.

Business » Energy | July 19, 2010, Monday // 18:40 | Viewed: 1450

Bulgaria Strikes Deal with EVN over Hydropower Project

The Bulgarian National Electrical Company and Austrian energy giant EVN stroke a deal Monday over the construction and exploitation of stalled Gorna Arda hydropower project in south-eastern Bulgaria.

Business » Energy | July 19, 2010, Monday // 18:22 | Viewed: 1488

Environmentalists Oppose Extracting Shale Gas in Bulgaria

Environmental activists offered constructive criticism for Bulgaria's official Energy Strategy at a public discussion held at Bulgaria's Parliament Monday.

Business » Energy | July 19, 2010, Monday // 14:54 | Viewed: 1681

Greece PM Set to Talk Bulgaria's Borisov into Oil Pipeline Project

Greece’s prime minister is planning a diplomatic initiative in order to “revive” the stalled Burgas-Alexandroupolis oil pipeline project in which his country is a partner together with Bulgaria and Russia, media reports say.

Business » Energy | July 19, 2010, Monday // 14:40 | Viewed: 1728

Democrats Demand Clarity over Bulgaria, Russia Energy Talks

The Bulgarian Democrats for Strong Bulgaria (DSB) have requested a meeting with the Energy Minister Traicho Traikov in order to discuss the energy negotiations between Bulgaria and Russia.

Business » Energy | July 19, 2010, Monday // 14:35 | Viewed: 1672

Bulgaria Rightists Rise up against South Stream Timetable

Two days after Bulgaria and Russia agreed on a road map for the South Stream gas pipe, the leader of Bulgaria's biggest right-wing party has warned of the project huge funding problems and what these could mean for the country.

Business » Energy | July 19, 2010, Monday // 13:33 | Viewed: 1485

Energy Minister: Bulgaria's Gas Supply Is Russia's Hostage

Bulgaria's Economy and Energy Minister, Traicho Traikov, says the Bulgarian energy marker is entirely depending on Russia's as far as natural gas deliveries are concerned.

Business » Energy | July 19, 2010, Monday // 11:17 | Viewed: 1670

Bulgaria's Delayed Hydropower Project to Resume in Sept - Report

The construction of Gorna Arda hydropower project in southern Bulgaria is likely to be resumed in the autumn, a local daily reported, citing insiders.

Business » Energy | July 19, 2010, Monday // 09:55 | Viewed: 1214

Gazprom Denies Courting German RWE for South Stream

Russia's Gazprom has denied reports that it has invited German utility RWE to join its South Stream gas pipeline project, it emerged over the weekend.

Business » Energy | July 19, 2010, Monday // 08:35 | Viewed: 1474

Bulgaria Hopes for Deal with Austria over Troubled Hydropower Project

An agreement over the construction of Gorna Arda hydropower project in southern Bulgaria, between Austria's energy firm EVN and Bulgaria's dominant state power utility NEK will be on the agenda during the visit of the prime minister in Vienna.

Business » Energy | July 19, 2010, Monday // 08:12 | Viewed: 1740

EU to Set New Rules for Emission Trading

The European Commission has proposed that from 2013 the European industry should buy approximately half of the quotas for greenhouse gas emission, which currently receives for free.

Business » Energy | July 18, 2010, Sunday // 17:04 | Viewed: 1914

Energy Minister: Bulgaria Still Not Energy Independent from Russia

Recent success in gaining favorable conditions for the import of Russian gas are important, but in no way eliminate energy dependence from Russia, Bulgarian minister of economy and energy Traicho Traikov.

Business » Energy | July 18, 2010, Sunday // 11:13 | Viewed: 1437

Bulgaria Manages to Obtain Lower Gas Prices from Russia

The negotiations with Russia to lower the prices of natural gas for Bulgaria have been successful, Bulgaria's Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, informs.

Business » Energy | July 17, 2010, Saturday // 11:38 | Viewed: 1895

Bulgaria, Russia Sign South Stream Road Map

Bulgaria and Russia have signed the so-called road map for the Russian gas line "South Stream" in Bulgaria, the Bulgarian news agency BTA reported Saturday.

Business » Energy | July 17, 2010, Saturday // 10:55 | Viewed: 2655

'Tough' Bulgaria-Russia Gas Talks Continue in Varna

Talks on the prices of Russian gas to Bulgaria and the future joint South Stream gas pipeline project continue Saturday in the Euxinograd state residence near Bulgaria's Black Sea capital of Varna.

Business » Energy | July 17, 2010, Saturday // 10:40 | Viewed: 1262

Russia, Bulgaria to Create Joint Company for South Stream Project

Russia and Bulgaria will create a joint company for the execution of the South Stream gas pipeline project, announced Bulgarian energy minister Traikov Friday after negotiations with a Russian delegation headed by his Russian counterpart Shmatko.

Business » Energy | July 16, 2010, Friday // 17:57 | Viewed: 1220

Bulgarian President Backs Government on Gas Talks With Russia

Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov expressed support Friday for the government's recent steps in fleshing out agreements on joint energy projects with Russia.

Business » Energy | July 16, 2010, Friday // 16:51 | Viewed: 1206

Brussels Police Chases Away Protesting Bulgarian Physicist

The Brussels police has forced the Bulgarian nuclear physicist Georgi Kotev, who has announced a hunger-strike, to leave the park in which he has positioned his tent.

Business » Energy | July 16, 2010, Friday // 15:09 | Viewed: 2117
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