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Bulgaria, Russia to Hold New Belene NPP Talks

Russian company Atomstroyexport representatives will visit Bulgaria coming week to effect further negotiations on the Belene NPP.

Business » Energy | December 11, 2010, Saturday // 13:33 | Viewed: 1505

Fortum Share Not Equal to Finland Having Part in Belene NPP - Ambassador

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)

Business » Energy | December 10, 2010, Friday // 17:56 | Viewed: 1779

Bulgargaz to Offer 2% Cheaper Natural Gas in 2011 Q1

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%

Business » Energy | December 10, 2010, Friday // 15:57 | Viewed: 1679

Economic Analyst Firm Speaks up Against Bulgaria's Belene NPP

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.

Business » Energy | December 8, 2010, Wednesday // 12:48 | Viewed: 1505

EVN to Sign Contract for Bulgarian Hydro Power Plant in 2011 Q1

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.

Business » Energy | December 8, 2010, Wednesday // 08:11 | Viewed: 2335

Bulgaria's Largest Thermal Power Plant under Investigation

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.

Business » Energy | December 6, 2010, Monday // 17:47 | Viewed: 1783

Bulgaria's FinMin: Belene Price Is Great Success

The agreement between Bulgaria and Russia for the EUR 6.3 B price of the future Nuclear Power Plant in the Danube town of Belene can be seen as great success.

Business » Energy | December 6, 2010, Monday // 08:53 | Viewed: 1621

Bulgaria's President Hints Costly Belene NPP Deal Fault of Ex Cabinet

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.

Business » Energy | December 2, 2010, Thursday // 12:22 | Viewed: 2333

Bulgarian Govt Proceeds with Shutdown of Tycoon's Thermal Plant

The Bulgarian authorities closed down two more units of the troubled thermal power plant Brikel owned by controversial energy tycoon Hristo Kovachki.

Business » Energy | December 1, 2010, Wednesday // 15:54 | Viewed: 1550

Bulgarian PM Threatens International Scandal over RWE Rumors

The project to build a second Nuclear Power Plant in Bulgaria's Danube town of Belene was not delayed one bit by the cabinet of the Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria (GERB) party.

Business » Energy | December 1, 2010, Wednesday // 13:02 | Viewed: 1901

Finnish Fortum Committed to Just 1% of Bulgarian Belene NPP

At the time being Finnish energy company Fortum is only committed to 1% of the project company for Bulgarian Belene NPP, Fortum Executive Vice President Anne Brunila told Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency).

Business » Energy | November 30, 2010, Tuesday // 21:07 | Viewed: 1573

Bulgaria, Russia, Third Parties Strike Crucial Deal on Belene NPP

Bulgaria, Russia and third parties signed crucial memorandums on the creation of a company to construct the Belene NPP, committing to the project whose fate was not clear up to now.

Business » Energy | November 30, 2010, Tuesday // 20:25 | Viewed: 2344

Bulgaria, Greece to Have Full Gas Interconnection 2013

Bulgaria and Greece have signed Tuesday a contract for interconnection of their natural gas networks that must be built by 2013, announced Bulgarian Minister of Energy Traicho Traikov.

Business » Energy | November 30, 2010, Tuesday // 19:10 | Viewed: 1956

Bulgarian Right Wing Leader Firm against NPP Project

The project to build a second Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) in Bulgaria's Danube town of Belene does not have a life on its own, the right-wing leader Ivan Kostov declared

Business » Energy | November 30, 2010, Tuesday // 17:06 | Viewed: 1363

Bulgaria, Romania to Build Natural Gas Link

Bulgaria and Romania have planned the project for the construction of an inter-system link for the transfer of natural gas in the section Ruse-Giurgiu.

Business » Energy | November 30, 2010, Tuesday // 14:27 | Viewed: 1355

Finnish, French Companies Interested in Belene NPP

Finnish state-owned Fortum and French consulting firm Altran Technologies are the two companies which are willing to participate in the building of the Belene Nuclear Power Plant in Bulgaria.

Business » Energy | November 30, 2010, Tuesday // 13:41 | Viewed: 1379

Bulgarian PM 'Doubtful' about European 'Nabucco' Gas Line

A bank guarantee for Bulgaria in order to participate in the project to build the "Nabucco" gas pipeline would lead to over deficit, Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, says.

Business » Energy | November 30, 2010, Tuesday // 13:32 | Viewed: 1448

Rosatom CEO Admits Mistake on Bulgaria's Belene NPP

Bulgaria and Russia have made a mistake by not specifying the exact raise of cost for the construction of the Belene nuclear power plant, the CEO of the Russian state nuclear energy company Rosatom has announced.

Business » Energy | November 30, 2010, Tuesday // 13:28 | Viewed: 1249

Rosatom Spokesman: Kiriyenko Refuses Comment on Bulgarian PM Words

The CEO of the Russian state nuclear energy company Rosatom, Sergey Kiriyenko, will not comment on anybody's statements, the company spokesperson, Sergey Novikov, said.

Business » Energy | November 30, 2010, Tuesday // 12:46 | Viewed: 1149

Rosatom Claims Ready to Provide Fuel for Bulgaria's Belene NPP

Russian state nuclear energy company Rosatom has announced it was ready to provide nuclear fuel for Bulgaria's Belene nuclear power plant for the whole period of its exploitation, which is 60 years.

Business » Energy | November 30, 2010, Tuesday // 11:20 | Viewed: 1454

Bulgaria's PM Urges Rosatom CEO to Admit Misleading on Belene NPP Price

Bulgaria will not give any more money for the Belene nuclear power plant, Bulgaria's PM Boyko Borisov has announced.

Business » Energy | November 30, 2010, Tuesday // 10:40 | Viewed: 1132