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Bulgaria Faces Up to EUR 2.5 B Cost Escalation for Belene NPP

An escalation of the cost of Belene NPP between EUR 0.5 B and 2.5 B is being negotiated between the Bulgarian government and Russian company Atomstroyexport.

Business » Energy | October 28, 2010, Thursday // 17:25 | Viewed: 1222

Bulgaria Reshuffles State Energy, Water Regulator

Bulgaria's Cabinet has replaced all but two of the members of the State Commission for Energy and Water Regulation (DKEVR).

Business » Energy | October 27, 2010, Wednesday // 19:42 | Viewed: 1372

Bavaria Confirms Interest in Bulgaria's Belene NPP

An investor from the German free province of Bavaria has stated interest in Bulgaria's project to build a second Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) in the Danube town of Belene, a high-ranking official with the Bavarian Economy Ministry confirms.

Business » Energy | October 27, 2010, Wednesday // 14:15 | Viewed: 1601

Russia's Gazprom Refutes Lower Gas Prices 'Talk'

The Russian energy giant "Gazprom" does not plan to lower gas prices for Bulgaria any further, the Head of the company's International Business Department, Stanislav Tsigankov, says.

Business » Energy | October 26, 2010, Tuesday // 15:45 | Viewed: 1726

Ukraine Wants Joint Gas Company with Russia, EU

Ukraine has offered the establishment of a three-way joint company with Russia and the EU to guarantee the trade of natural gas supplies.

Business » Energy | October 25, 2010, Monday // 21:06 | Viewed: 1496

Siemens Likely Strategic Investor in Bulgaria's Belene NPP

German company Siemens is most likely the new strategic investor in Bulgaria's Belene nuclear power plant, sources said.

Business » Energy | October 25, 2010, Monday // 19:27 | Viewed: 2263

German Company to Join Scramble for South Stream Stakes

A senior Gazprom official has declared that a German company will become a shareholder of the South Stream gas transit pipeline together with the Rusisan energy giant, Italy's Eni, and France's EDF.

Business » Energy | October 25, 2010, Monday // 18:54 | Viewed: 1269

Borisov Throws Cold Water on Russia, Greece over Oil Pipe

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Borisov has made it clear that there is hardly anyway that the Burgas-Alexandroupolis oil pipeline will be built, reacting to an initiative for a joint position on part of the other participants, Russia and Greece.

Business » Energy | October 25, 2010, Monday // 17:41 | Viewed: 2129

Borisov Confirms Bulgaria Got German Investor for Belene NPP

Bulgaria has found a strategic foreign investor for the construction of its second nuclear power plant at Belene, Prime Minister Boyko Borisov made it clear Monday.

Business » Energy | October 25, 2010, Monday // 16:22 | Viewed: 1959

Russia 'Respects' Bulgaria's Stand on Burgas-Alexandroupolis

Russia fully respects the position of the Bulgarian cabinet regarding the oil line Burgas-Alexadroupolis, Russian Energy Minister, Sergey Shmatko, stated Monday.

Business » Energy | October 25, 2010, Monday // 13:06 | Viewed: 1321

BGN 7 M Worth of Electricity Stolen in Western Bulgaria

Electricity worth BGN 7 M was stolen in Western Bulgaria in the first 7 months of 2010, power utility CEZ announced.

Business » Energy | October 24, 2010, Sunday // 19:23 | Viewed: 1376

US Ambassador Questions Feasibility of Belene Nuclear Plant

US Ambassador James Warlick has expressed misgivings about the feasibility of Bulgaria's planned second nuclear plant at Belene.

Business » Energy | October 24, 2010, Sunday // 17:42 | Viewed: 2697

Bulgaria Secures German Investor for Belene Nuclear Plant

Bulgarian will for sure build its second nuclear power plant at Belene, Parliament Chair Tsetska Tsacheva has declared.

Business » Energy | October 24, 2010, Sunday // 15:51 | Viewed: 2349

Russia's Mechel Acquires 100% in Bulgaria's Russe Heating Utility

Bulgaria's competition watchdog said it would allow Russian mining and steel conglomerate Mechel to buy out 51% of the shares it does not own yet in the heating and power plant in the town of Russe from Slovenia's Holding Slovenske Elektrarne.

Business » Energy | October 24, 2010, Sunday // 15:42 | Viewed: 1690

Bulgaria's Nuclear Plant Back in Business by November 6

The spare parts needed by Bulgaria's Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) Kozloduy arrived in Bulgaria overnight with an IL-16 aircraft of the "Volga-Dnepr" airline, the Bulgarian National Radio, BNR, reports Saturday.

Business » Energy | October 23, 2010, Saturday // 13:31 | Viewed: 1748

Gazprom, Bulgaria Sign 'South Stream' Agreement

The Russian Gazprom and the Bulgarian Energy Holding (BEH) have signed an agreement for the execution of the technology and economy validation of the Bulgarian segment of the South Stream gas pipe line.

Business » Energy | October 23, 2010, Saturday // 12:36 | Viewed: 1938

Bulgaria's Energy Minister Optimistic on Nuclear Plant Investor

Bulgaria's Economy and Energy Minister, Traicho Traikov, voices strong optimism that the government would find another investor for the project to build a second Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) in the Danube town of Belene.

Business » Energy | October 23, 2010, Saturday // 12:09 | Viewed: 1560

Enel to Sell Bulgarian TPP by 2010 End - Report

Russia's state energy company Inter RAO will most likely pay EUR 600 M to Italy's Enel SpA for a majority stake in Bulgaria's Maritsa East 3 coal-fired power plan, according to reports.

Business » Energy | October 22, 2010, Friday // 19:52 | Viewed: 1861

Russia Writes Off Nabucco Pipeline

The US and EU-sponsored gas transit pipeline project Nabucco has no future, according to Russian Deputy Prime Minister Igor Sechin.

Business » Energy | October 22, 2010, Friday // 19:23 | Viewed: 2393

Bulgaria, Alpine Bau Stike Deal on Problematic Hydro-Power Plant

Bulgaria's National Electric Company NEK and Austrian construction company Alpine Bau sealed a deal under which the latter agreed to knock EUR 10 M off the price of the project.

Business » Energy | October 22, 2010, Friday // 19:07 | Viewed: 2133

Bulgarian Tycoon Treated Leniently by Govt over Energy Plant

Bulgaria's government has agreed to cut energy tycoon Hristo Kovachki some slack by allowing his plant Brikel to keep working.

Business » Energy | October 22, 2010, Friday // 15:07 | Viewed: 1648