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Bulgaria's State-Owned Mines Stop Work for Hour in Protest

A one-hour warning rally was staged Tuesday morning at the state-owned coal mining company Maritsa Iztok Mines AD with workers saying the actual strike will start on Sunday.

Business » Energy | January 10, 2012, Tuesday // 10:06 | Viewed: 2141

Bulgarian Court to Rule on Legality of State Mines Strikes

The management of Maritsa Iztok Mines AD will address the Stara Zagora District Court, seeking that the looming strike at the state-owned coal mining company be declared illegal.

Business » Energy | January 9, 2012, Monday // 18:07 | Viewed: 2057

Bulgaria's State Mines Want to Declare Strike Illegal

The management of the Bulgarian Maritza Iztok mining company has come out with a legal claim demanding that the upcoming strike of its workers be declared illegal.

Business » Energy | January 7, 2012, Saturday // 19:05 | Viewed: 2403

Strike at Bulgaria's Maritza Iztok Mines Postponed to Jan 14

The strike of the workers at the Maritsa East Mines AD has been postponed by seven days to January 14.

Business » Energy | January 6, 2012, Friday // 17:30 | Viewed: 2293

Sofia to Launch Solar-Powered Electric Car Charging Stations

Bulgaria's capital Sofia plans to use solar energy to charge electric vehicles, it was revealed on Friday.

Business » Energy | January 6, 2012, Friday // 15:48 | Viewed: 3027

Bulgaria Doesn't Need More Nuclear Units - Rightists

No more nuclear power units are currently necessary to be constructed in Bulgaria, the rightist Union of Democratic Forces party has stated in a declaration.

Business » Energy | January 6, 2012, Friday // 15:06 | Viewed: 2669

Bulgaria's Lukoil Neftochim Refinery Gets License Back

Bulgarian Customs Agency head Vanyo Tanov has said that it will be clear by January 15 if the Burgas-based Lukoil Neftochim has fulfilled the legal requirements for the installation of measuring devices at the refinery and at its oil terminal Rosenetz.

Business » Energy | January 6, 2012, Friday // 12:27 | Viewed: 3053

Bulgarian Miners Are Better Paid than Finance Minister - PM

Asked to comment on the looming strike at Maritsa Iztok Mines AD, Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has said that miners should actually be grateful.

Business » Energy | January 5, 2012, Thursday // 19:08 | Viewed: 2718

Bulgarian Tax Agency Denies Extension for Gas Station Gauges

Filling station owners will get no postponement for the installation of level gauges connected to the database of the National Revenue Agency (NRA).

Business » Energy | January 5, 2012, Thursday // 17:54 | Viewed: 2329

Bulgarian Nuclear Plant among Safest in Europe - Stress Test

The management of the Nuclear Regulatory Agency presented 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 // 15:23 | Viewed: 2879

Bulgarian Energy Minister: 7th Unit at Kozloduy NPP Is Better than Belene NPP

The construction of a seventh unit at the Kozloduy nuclear power plant may start before the end of the GERB government's term in office, according to Traicho Traikov, Minister of Economy, Energy and Tourism.

Business » Energy | January 5, 2012, Thursday // 14:08 | Viewed: 2417

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: 2625

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: 2279

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: 2772

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: 2913

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: 2460

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: 4153

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: 2674

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: 2410

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: 2382

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: 1628
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