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.
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.
The negotiations with Russia to lower the prices of natural gas for Bulgaria have been successful, Bulgaria's Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, informs.
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.
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.
Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov expressed support Friday for the government's recent steps in fleshing out agreements on joint energy projects with Russia.
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.
The Russian Energy Minister Sergey Shmatko will meet Friday with his Bulgarian counterpart, Traicho Traikov, to discuss the "road map" for the South Stream gas pipeline project.
The leader of the Bulgarian Socialist Party, Sergey Stanishev, has announced that Bulgarian is gaining more than BGN 20 B from its energy contracts with Russia.
The Russian "Transneft" is negotiating Thursday with Bulgaria the Burgas-Alexandroupolis oil line project, according to the Russian news agency RIA Novosti, cited by the Bulgarian Dnevnik.
Two US companies have expressed interest in drilling for shale gas in Bulgaria, the Ministry of Economy, Energy and Tourism announced.
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries has transferred carbon credit from its Kaliakra Wind Farm in Bulgaria to Japan.
The gas distribution holdings in Bulgaria work with a surcharge by 6,5% to 6,7% , while the surcharge by the Bulgarian state company "Bulgargaz" is only 1,5%, the company's executive director has announced.
Bulgaria's Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, announced Wednesday the report of the country's energy watchdog about the three foreign-owned electric power utilities will be sent to the Chief Prosecutor.
Bulgaria's economy minister has invited Canadian companies to apply for deep drilling a day after Chevron Corp said it is interested in extracting shale gas in the country.
Тhe Bulgarian State Commission for Energy Regulation's chair Angel Semerdzhiev announced Tuesday that no violations are present in the way prices for natural gas are formed in the country.
The Bulgarian state energy regulator will impose fines on electrical energy power utilities based on results from the regulatory audit it conducted.
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