The Czech-owned power utility CEZ, servicing southwestern Bulgaria, is temporarily putting on hold the planned repairs which involve interruptions in electric power supply.
Bulgaria's State Commission for Energy and Water Regulation will further increase the planned drop in the price of the natural gas by more than 5% starting January 2011.
Bulgaria's two key ministers with economic portfolios have expressed somewhat differing views on the future of the project for the country's second nuclear power plant at Belene.
The Bulgarian private natural gas supplier Overgas is disputing a tender to award exploration rights for a Bulgarian plot to Park Place Energy Corp, a North American oil and gas exploration company.
The Bulgarian government announced Thursday three new bids for exploration for oil and gas in the northern parts of the country.
Bulgaria has failed to pay the EUR 6 M that it owes as its contribution to the joint project company with Greece and Russia, which is supposed to construct the Burgas-Alexandroupolis oil pipeline.
Bulgaria's economy minister will launch officially on Tuesday the construction works of a EUR 150 M, 45-megawatt solar park in central Bulgaria, near the city of Veliko Tarnovo.
Bulgaria has been slammed by senior Greek government officials over its stalling of the construction of Burgas-Alexandroupolis oil pipeline.
A short circuit has occurred in a transformer located in the the Bulgarian Kozloduy NPP's so called "Special Corpus 3" – a non-nuclear unit – on Sunday.
The Fortum energy company makes its own decisions and does not represent the Finnish energy interests in Bulgaria, the Finnish Ambassador in Sofia Tarja Laitiainen said in an exclusive interview for Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency)
Bulgaria's state-owned monopoly Bulgargaz has asked the state regulator to decrease the consumer price for natural gas in the first quarter of 2011 by close to 2%
The economic consultancy firm Candole has published a study debunking five alleged "myths" about Bulgaria's potential second NPP, arguing that the country should abandon the project.
Austrian company EVN is expected to purchase a 70% stake in the Bulgarian hydro power plant project "Gorna Arda" from Turkish company Ceylan in the first quarter of 2011.
The second biggest energy company in Bulgaria, the Maritsa East 2 Thermal Power Plant, is under investigation for law violations, according to Plovdiv's Regional Prosecutor's Office.
Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov has suggested that the former Cabinet of PM Sergey Stanishev yielded to Russian pressure on determining escalation costs for the construction of the Belene NPP back in 2008.
The Bulgarian authorities closed down two more units of the troubled thermal power plant Brikel owned by controversial energy tycoon Hristo Kovachki.
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