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Bulgaria Submits Nuclear Plant Stress Test Report

The management of the Nuclear Regulatory Agency is submitting Thursday Bulgaria's national report on stress tests at the Nuclear Power Plant, NPP, "Kozloduy" and for the NPP "Belene" project.

Business » Energy | January 5, 2012, Thursday // 10:05 | Viewed: 2557

Bulgaria's Maritsa Iztok Mines to Go on Strike on Jan 07

The syndicates at Maritsa Iztok Mines AD have confirmed their preparedness to go on strike on January 07.

Business » Energy | January 4, 2012, Wednesday // 15:12 | Viewed: 2212

CEZ Distribution Bulgaria Power Utility with New CEO

Stefan Apostolov is the new CEO of the Czech-owned Bulgarian Electric Power Utility, CEZ Bulgaria.

Business » Energy | January 4, 2012, Wednesday // 12:43 | Viewed: 2609

Bulgaria 12th in EU Renewable Energy Share of Gross Consumption

The renewable energy share of Bulgaria's gross final energy consumption was 12.9% in 2010, ranking the country 12th among the EU member states, according to estimates published by EurObserv'ER.

Business » Energy | January 4, 2012, Wednesday // 09:29 | Viewed: 2858

Bulgaria's Kozloduy NPP Boasts Record Output in 2011

The Kozloduy Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) has produced a record-breaking total of 16 314 271 МWh of electricity in 2011.

Business » Energy | January 3, 2012, Tuesday // 17:54 | Viewed: 2370

Bulgarian PM: Belene Nuclear Project - Getting Married with No Sex

The fate of the project for a second Bulgarian nuclear power plant in the Danube town of Belene remains largely unclear, according to the latest statement of Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov on the issue.

Business » Energy | January 3, 2012, Tuesday // 12:49 | Viewed: 4081

Tycoon Sentenced to Pay Bulgaria BGN 400 000 in Coal Mine Fees

The Pernik District Court has sentenced the Otkrit Vagledobiv Mines EAD, the biggest coal mining company in the region controlled by energy tycoon Hristo Kovachki, to pay close to half a million leva in outstanding concession fees.

Business » Energy | January 3, 2012, Tuesday // 12:46 | Viewed: 2618

Bulgaria's Maritsa Iztok Mines to Go On Strike over Pay Rise

The syndicates at Maritsa Iztok Mines have declared their readiness to start a strike over demands for higher wages for miners.

Business » Energy | January 2, 2012, Monday // 13:08 | Viewed: 2374

No Postponement for Mandatory Level Gauges at Bulgarian Filling Stations

Filling station owners will get no postponement for installing the mandatory level gauges, said Rosen Bachvarov, spokesperson of the National Revenue Agency (NRA) on Monday.

Business » Energy | January 2, 2012, Monday // 12:22 | Viewed: 2341

Putin Orders Fast-Track Launch of South Stream Construction

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has recommended that the construction of the South Stream gas pipeline should start in end-2012.

Business » Energy | December 30, 2011, Friday // 16:03 | Viewed: 1552

Natural Gas Prices in Bulgaria Up by 4.34% from January

The Q1 2012 price of natural gas will go up by 4.34%, the State Commission for Energy and Water Regulation (DKEVR) announced after a closed session on Thursday

Business » Energy | December 29, 2011, Thursday // 18:02 | Viewed: 1449

Bulgaria with Steady Growth of Electricity, Fuels Production

Production of solid fuels in Bulgaria in September 2011, compared to August 2011, increased by 5.

Business » Energy | December 29, 2011, Thursday // 12:13 | Viewed: 1696

Bulgaria PM: Not a Lev for Russia over Scrapped BA Pipe

Bulgaria has ruled out paying damages for terminating its participation in the Burgas-Alexandroupolis oil pipeline project, which dealt a killer blow to the Bosporus bypass link.

Business » Energy | December 27, 2011, Tuesday // 16:55 | Viewed: 1826

Russia Admits to Plans to Axe South Stream

Russia's monopoly Gazprom admitted for the very first time that the fate of the gas pipeline, a mega-project, estimated at USD 30 B, actually depends on the Ukraine.

Business » Energy | December 27, 2011, Tuesday // 13:31 | Viewed: 2863

Shmatko 'Sad' for Bulgaria's 'Stagnant' Belene NPP Project

There for the time being are no perspectives for activization on Bulgaria's Belene NPP project, commented Russian Energy Minister Sergey Shmatko Monday.

Business » Energy | December 26, 2011, Monday // 18:49 | Viewed: 1817

Russia Will Ask Bulgaria to Cover Cost of Scrapped BA Pipe

Russia will take all legal measures available to make Bulgaria pay indemnities over the Burgas-Alexandroupolis oil pipeline project, said Russian Energy Minister Sergey Shmatko.

Business » Energy | December 26, 2011, Monday // 17:09 | Viewed: 1669

Bulgaria to Start Building Gas Links to Greece, Romania in 2012

Bulgaria is about to start construction a natural gas interconnection with Romania in a few weeks, according to Bulgarian Economy, Energy, and Tourism Minister Traicho Traikov.

Business » Energy | December 25, 2011, Sunday // 15:45 | Viewed: 2000

Bulgaria Thinks Failed Oil Pipeline Won't Hurt Gas Talks with Russia

Bulgaria's "killing" of the Burgas-Alexandroupolis oil pipeline, a joint project with Russia and Greece, will not affect the current Bulgarian-Russian natural gas supplies talks, according to Economy Minister Traicho Traikov.

Business » Energy | December 25, 2011, Sunday // 15:02 | Viewed: 2152

EVN Snaps Up Bulgaria Units on Bourse, Govt under Fire

Austria's EVN AG have acquired more than 97% in the capital of its two units in Bulgaria right after the trade with their shares started on the local stock exchange. The company is expected to increase even further its stake.

Business » Energy | December 23, 2011, Friday // 15:58 | Viewed: 1397

Up to 15% of Bulgarian Energy Holding May Be Sold on Stock Market

Traicho Traikov, Minister of Economy, Energy and Tourism, has said that the state may float a10-15% share of the Bulgarian Energy Holding (BEH), on the stock market.

Business » Energy | December 22, 2011, Thursday // 18:22 | Viewed: 1481

Ex Deputy Energy Minister Appointed Head of Nabucco Bulgaria

Mariy Kosev, former Deputy Minister of Economy, Energy and Tourism, has been appointed Managing Director of Nabucco Bulgaria, Nabucco Gas Pipeline International GmbH said in a statement.

Business » Energy | December 22, 2011, Thursday // 14:04 | Viewed: 1503
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