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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

Bulgaria PM, Austria Envoy to Monitor Notoriously Costly Hydro Plant

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov will make on Friday his third visit to the site of the much problematic hydro power plant "Tsankov Kamak", together with Bulgarian Economy Minister Traicho Traikov and Austria's Ambassador to Sofia Gerhard Reiweger.

Business » Energy | October 22, 2010, Friday // 08:20 | Viewed: 1497

Putin Commits to Emergency Supply of Parts for Bulgarian NPP

Russian PM Vladimir Putin has vowed that Rosatom will deliver spare parts for Bulgarian Kozloduy NPP at great haste, after the initial shipment proved defective.

Business » Energy | October 21, 2010, Thursday // 18:48 | Viewed: 1623

Bulgaria's Delinquent Power Facilities Start Closing Down

Supplies of coal to the Brikel power plant that is in breach of eco-requirements have been halted by an order of Bulgarian Minister of Environment Nona Karadzhova.

Business » Energy | October 21, 2010, Thursday // 18:40 | Viewed: 1344

Russia, Bulgaria Consider Inviting 3rd Parties to Belene NPP

Russia and Bulgaria are now considering inviting a third country in the construction of the Belene NPP in Bulgaria.

Business » Energy | October 21, 2010, Thursday // 14:41 | Viewed: 1359

Bulgaria, Russia to Set up South Stream JV by Nov 15

The Bulgarian and Russian governments have formally agreed to set up the South Stream pipeline joint venture by November 15, according to information from the Russian cabinet.

Business » Energy | October 21, 2010, Thursday // 14:16 | Viewed: 1214

Bulgarian Power Utility CEZ: Network Load Up in October

The Czech-owned electric power utility CEZ, servicing western Bulgaria, has announced a registered 18% increase of the network load in the beginning of October, compared to last year.

Business » Energy | October 21, 2010, Thursday // 11:50 | Viewed: 1358

Sofia Utility Turns On Heat

The heating utility in Bulgaria's capital Sofia "Toplofikatsiya" announces they will turn on the heat to customers on Thursday, October 21, over the forecast for colder weather.

Business » Energy | October 20, 2010, Wednesday // 19:05 | Viewed: 1335

Russia Rushes with Emergency Supplies for Bulgarian Nuclear Plant

Russian state company Rosatom has announced it will make an emergency delivery of equipment to help Bulgaria's nuclear power plant Kozloduy tackle issues with defective supplies for Unit 6.

Business » Energy | October 20, 2010, Wednesday // 17:12 | Viewed: 1859

Bulgaria to Lose Only BGN 15 M from Extended NPP Repairs

Bulgaria is going to suffer losses of about BGN 15 M from having to extend the repairs of Unit 6 of the Kozloduy Nuclear Power Plant by 10 days.

Business » Energy | October 20, 2010, Wednesday // 13:36 | Viewed: 1088

Bulgaria Might Cut Electicity Export by 2/3 Due to NPP Trouble

The unexpected technical problems with repairing and switching back on the Unit 6 reactor of Bulgarian Kozloduy NPP might mean drastically cutting exports of electricity, according to energy minister Traicho Traikov.

Business » Energy | October 19, 2010, Tuesday // 15:28 | Viewed: 1344

Safety Damage Delays Bulgarian Nuclear Plant Repairs

A problem with one of the two functioning reactors of Bulgaria's Kozloduy Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) - Unit 6, can trigger serious delays in its switching back to the country's electric network, the Bulgarian Ministry of Energy and Economy announced..

Business » Energy | October 19, 2010, Tuesday // 13:48 | Viewed: 1719

UK JKX Oil & Gas Spuds Shkorpilovtci Well in Bulgaria

Britain's JKX Oil & Gas said the Shkorpilovtci South West R-01 exploration well in east Bulgaria spudded successfully on October 17.

Business » Energy | October 19, 2010, Tuesday // 10:53 | Viewed: 1339

Bulgaria Gets Alpine Bau to Knock EUR 10 M Off Hydro Plant Price

Austrian company Alpine Bau has agreed to knock off EUR 10 M from the money owed to it by the Bulgarian government for the construction of the much problematic hydro power plant "Tsankov Kamak".

Business » Energy | October 18, 2010, Monday // 20:59 | Viewed: 1687

Bulgaria EcoMin: Brikel Plant Lacks Required Permits

Bulgaria's Environment Minister has stated that the workers from the thermal power plant Brikel should demand the resignation of the trade unions, instead of hers.

Business » Energy | October 18, 2010, Monday // 13:22 | Viewed: 1587