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Bulgarian Coastal Power Outage to Be Fully Fixed by Weekend

Crews of the Bulgarian National Electric Company (NEK) are continuing round-the-clock work to fix the two serious breakdowns of its electric posts, which left some Black Sea coast resorts without electricity.

Business » Energy | July 24, 2010, Saturday // 09:59 | Viewed: 2200

'Political' Appointment Said to Stall Further Burgas-Alexandroupolis Pipeline

The acting Director of the Bulgarian branch of the Trans-Balkan Pipeline company Plamen Rusev has told Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency) his expected replacement will stall and possibly alter substantially the Burgas-Alexandroupolis oil pipeline project.

Business » Energy | July 23, 2010, Friday // 18:14 | Viewed: 2277

Greece Envoy to Bulgaria: Oil Pipeline Good for Market, Safe for Nature

Burgas-Alexandroupolis oil pipeline project will secure supplies to major energy markets and set an example of responsible attitude to nature, believes the Greek envoy to Bulgaria.

Business » Energy | July 23, 2010, Friday // 15:08 | Viewed: 2020

Breakdown Leaves Bulgarian Black Sea Resorts Powerless

A serious breakdown of a 110-KW line, owned by the National Electric Company (NEK), has left some Black Sea coast resorts without electricity.

Business » Energy | July 23, 2010, Friday // 13:17 | Viewed: 3106

TBB CEO Upbeat about Bulgaria's Participation in Burgas-Alexanroupolis Project

The Bulgarian government has expressed good will and understanding with respect to the future of the Burgas-Alexandoupolis oil pipeline, according to Vladislav Emelyanov, CEO of Trans-Balkan Pipeline.

Business » Energy | July 22, 2010, Thursday // 21:48 | Viewed: 2265

Bulgarian Govt Puts Forth New Manager of Trans-Balkan Pipeline

Bulgaria's Finance Ministry wants to appoint a new manager in charge of the Bulgarian branch of the Trans-Balkan Pipeline company set up for the construction of the Burgas-Alexandroupolis oil pipeline.

Business » Energy | July 22, 2010, Thursday // 21:25 | Viewed: 2030

Sofia Municipality Gets Back Debt-Ridden Heating Utility

Heating utility Toplofikatsiya Sofia will be transferred back to the municipality along with its debts, exceeding BGN 510 M, the municipality council decided on Thursday following a long debate.

Business » Energy | July 22, 2010, Thursday // 14:15 | Viewed: 1522

Romanian EconMin: Romania, Bulgaria Not Competing for South Stream

Romania is not in vying with Bulgaria to secure a place in the Russian gas pipeline project South Stream, declared Romanian Minister of Economy Adriean Videanu Thursday in an interview for Romanian daily Adev?rul.

Business » Energy | July 22, 2010, Thursday // 13:14 | Viewed: 1748

EVN Confirms Talks for Majority Stake in Bulgaria Thermal Plant

Austria's utility EVN has confirmed it is holding talks for the acquisition of a majority stake in Bulgaria's Maritsa East 3 coal-fired power plant.

Business » Energy | July 22, 2010, Thursday // 12:04 | Viewed: 1530

Romania Set to Attract French Company for 2nd NPP - Report

Romania has invited French nuclear power company Areva in the project for its second nuclear power plant, according to an interview of minister of economy Adreian Videanu published Thursday by Romanian daily Adev?rul.

Business » Energy | July 22, 2010, Thursday // 11:52 | Viewed: 1575

Bulgarian PM Phones Putin over Russian Energy Projects

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin have had a telephone conversation over the large-scale joint energy projects.

Business » Energy | July 21, 2010, Wednesday // 22:44 | Viewed: 1562

Bulgaria Confirms Much Expected Greece PM Visit

George Papandreou, the Greek prime minister, will pay a visit to the Bulgarian capital Sofia on July 27, which is expected to be crucial for the future of the stalled Burgas-Alexandroupolis oil pipeline project, the foreign ministry has announced.

Business » Energy | July 21, 2010, Wednesday // 13:34 | Viewed: 1540

EVN, NEK Mull Reducing Bulgarian Hydropower Project Cost

The Austrian energy company EVN and the Bulgaria's National Electric Company (NEK) are considering several scenarios in the development of the Gorna Arda hydropower station, the companies announced.

Business » Energy | July 20, 2010, Tuesday // 18:30 | Viewed: 1741

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: 2129

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: 1686

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
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