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Bulgarian Environmentalists to Stage New Anti-Fracking Rally

Bulgarian environmentalists are to protest on Saturday in downtown Sofia against potential shale gas research and exploration in the country.

Business » Energy | March 9, 2012, Friday // 18:34 | Viewed: 1383

Calls in Bulgaria for Suspension of Shale Gas Moratorium

Members of the newly established Movement for Energy Independence (DEN) have called for a cancellation of the moratorium on shale gas development in Bulgaria.

Business » Energy | March 9, 2012, Friday // 16:55 | Viewed: 1886

Bulgarians Protest Nuclear Power Ahead of Fukushima Anniversary

Members of several environmental organizations gathered in Bulgaria's capital Sofia for a silent protest to mark the upcoming first anniversary of the Fukushima nuclear disaster.

Business » Energy | March 9, 2012, Friday // 15:20 | Viewed: 1560

Bulgaria Paid Off Debt on Bourgas-Alexandroupolis Oil Pipeline

Bulgaria has settled its debt on the project for the construction of the Burgas-Alexandroupolis oil pipeline and is now legally entitled to withdraw , according to Finance Minister Simeon Djankov.

Business » Energy | March 9, 2012, Friday // 15:18 | Viewed: 2122

Iran Ready to Build Oil Refinery in Bulgaria, Support Nabucco - Ambassador

Iran is ready to invest in the construction of an oil refinery in Port Varna on the Bulgarian Black Sea coast, Iranian Ambassador to Bulgaria Golamreza Bageri Mogadam told (Sofia News Agency) and in an interview.

Business » Energy | March 9, 2012, Friday // 14:16 | Viewed: 1604

Bulgaria Launches Largest Photovoltaic Park on Balkans

Bulgaria launched with an official commissioning ceremony the largest photovoltaic park in the Balkans.

Business » Energy | March 9, 2012, Friday // 12:47 | Viewed: 2334

Bulgaria to Unveil 2 Photovoltaic Parks Built by South Korean Investors

South Korea's Ambassador to Bulgaria Chun Bi-ho will attend Thursday the inauguration ceremony of two photovoltaic parks, "Samovodene" and "Zlataritsa", located near the city of Veliko Tarnovo in central northern Bulgaria.

Business » Energy | March 8, 2012, Thursday // 10:28 | Viewed: 1790

Privatization of Bulgarian Energy Companies Assists Foreign Debt Payments

There is an option to use the proceeds from the privatization of energy companies for financing foreign debt payments, according to Traicho Traikov, Minister of Economy, Energy and Tourism.

Business » Energy | March 8, 2012, Thursday // 09:47 | Viewed: 1643

Bulgaria to Launch Building Gas Link with Romania

Bulgarian gas transmission system operator Bulgartransgaz is to start the construction of a cross-border gas link with the country's northern neighbor Romania.

Business » Energy | March 7, 2012, Wednesday // 19:07 | Viewed: 1376

Only War in Middle East Can Drive Oil Prices Higher - Bulgaria's Energy Minister

Traicho Traikov, Minister of Economy, Energy and Tourism, has said that low fuel prices can be achieved through free competition in distribution, import, tax warehouses.

Business » Energy | March 7, 2012, Wednesday // 18:02 | Viewed: 1140

Premier Power Starts Building Solar Plant in Bulgaria's Dimitrovgrad

US solar power developer Premier Power Renewable Energy Inc. has announced it has started construction on a new 16.2-megawatt plant in the Southern Bulgarian town of Dimitrovgrad.

Business » Energy | March 7, 2012, Wednesday // 15:57 | Viewed: 1589

Pavegen Renewable Energy Installation Unveiled in Sofia

An innovative installation featuring Pavegen tiles, which capture kinetic energy from footsteps and convert it to electricity, was inaugurated Monday evening by Economy Minister Traicho Traikov.

Business » Energy | March 6, 2012, Tuesday // 18:03 | Viewed: 2210

Austria's EVN Moves to Delist Bulgaria Units

Austria's EVN AG plans to delist its two units in Bulgaria just two months after the trade with their shares started on the local stock exchange.

Business » Energy | March 6, 2012, Tuesday // 17:25 | Viewed: 1719

Electricity Prices in Bulgaria to Rise by up to 10% from July

Gas prices and central heating tariffs will increase by an estimated 7-8% from April, according to Angel Semerdzhiev, Chair of the State Energy and Water Regulatory Commission (DKEVR).

Business » Energy | March 6, 2012, Tuesday // 16:05 | Viewed: 1340

Bulgarian Scientists Come Up with New Way to Turn Garbage into Fuel

Researchers from the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS) have created a method that transforms municipal solid waste into fuel, it has been reported.

Business » Energy | March 6, 2012, Tuesday // 12:09 | Viewed: 1830

Bulgarian NGO Reports Huge Number of Complaints against Heating Utilities

As many as 437 anti-monopoly trials were initiated in 2011 in Bulgaria, while the total number of complaints and tip-offs about monopoly abuse was 21 000, according to representatives of the non-governmental Movement for National Unity and Salvation (DNES

Business » Energy | March 5, 2012, Monday // 19:47 | Viewed: 1478

Bulgarian Rightist Party Seeks Money Laundering Probe at Lukoil

Bulgaria's right-wing Democrats for Strong Bulgaria (DSB) have demanded that the State Agency for National Security (DANS) should check the money flows of the Lukoil company and investigate the business it for alleged money laundering.

Business » Energy | March 5, 2012, Monday // 16:08 | Viewed: 1331

Bulgarian Protesters Rise against High Fuel Prices

Protests took place in a number of Bulgarian cities on Sunday against high fuel prices in the country.

Business » Energy | March 4, 2012, Sunday // 19:38 | Viewed: 4144

Bulgaria, Israel to Join Forces on Mediterranean Gas Deposits

Bulgaria and Israel are considering a new field of cooperation – gas supplies from the newly-found natural gas deposits in the Eastern Mediterranean, Bulgaria's Foreign Minister Nikolay Mladenov indicated after meeting with his Israeli counterpart Avigdor

Business » Energy | March 2, 2012, Friday // 15:17 | Viewed: 2323

Lukoil Strikes Back at Bulgarian Rightist Leader

Fuel distributor Lukoil Bulgaria has risen against accusations of monopoly abuse voiced by former Prime Minister and rightist leader Ivan Kostov.

Business » Energy | March 1, 2012, Thursday // 16:42 | Viewed: 1673

Lukoil Reduces Retail, Wholesale Fuel Prices in Bulgaria

Starting Thursday, diesel prices at filling stations of Lukoil Bulgaria are down by an average BGN 0.05 to BGN 2.65 per liter, the company said in a statement.

Business » Energy | March 1, 2012, Thursday // 14:43 | Viewed: 1476
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