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5 Dirty Bulgarian Power Plants Face Closure, Trade Unions Indignant

Five power plants in Bulgaria that do not meet EU eco-requirements must close down by end of October, raising concern about environmental responsibility, energy supplies and unemployment.

Business » Energy | September 27, 2010, Monday // 14:37 | Viewed: 2128

Russia Anticipates Re-launch of Bulgaria Nuclear Plant

Russia has expectations that Bulgaria will renew the construction of its second Nuclear Power Plant in the Danube town of Belene, the Russian news agency ITAR-TASS informs Monday.

Business » Energy | September 27, 2010, Monday // 10:18 | Viewed: 1645

Serbia Ready to Start Building South Stream

Serbia is about ready to start the construction of the South Stream gas transit pipeline, announced the head of the Srbijagas company Dusan Bajatovic.

Business » Energy | September 25, 2010, Saturday // 10:56 | Viewed: 1920

Bulgarian, Greek Energy Heads Talk Gas Pipeline Link

The Bulgarian and Greek ministers in charge of energy are meeting in Thessaloniki Wednesday in order to coordinate the project for connecting the natural gas pipeline networks of the two countries.

Business » Energy | September 22, 2010, Wednesday // 16:49 | Viewed: 3903

CEZ Moves to Quit Romania's Cernavoda Nuclear Plant

Czech energy giant CEZ has started a procedure to exit the project for the expansion of Romania's nuclear power plant Cernavoda.

Business » Energy | September 22, 2010, Wednesday // 15:49 | Viewed: 2554

Bulgarian Energy Watchdog: NEK Should Shift Investments

Bulgaria's dominant state power utility NEK has not invested enough money in the maintenance of the transmission network in the country, a check by the state energy watchdog has showed.

Business » Energy | September 21, 2010, Tuesday // 13:06 | Viewed: 1810

Bulgarian Energy Watchdog Claims Unchanged Heating Prices

The price of central heating in all Bulgarian cities will remain unchanged throughout the whole heating season, the head of the State Commission on Energy and Water Regulation (DKEVR) announced.

Business » Energy | September 21, 2010, Tuesday // 12:09 | Viewed: 1299

Neighbors Gulp on LNG as Bulgaria Slumbers

Hungary, Romania, Georgia and Azerbaijan joined forces in a project to deliver liquified natural gas from Azerbaijan to Romania and on to Hungary through Georgia.

Business » Energy | September 21, 2010, Tuesday // 10:38 | Viewed: 1961

Bulgarian PM Enthuisastic about Belene NPP in the US

Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov said that Bulgaria is eager to start building its new Belene NPP during talks with US energy envoy for Eurasia Richard Morningstar.

Business » Energy | September 21, 2010, Tuesday // 10:06 | Viewed: 1524

Bulgaria Shuts Unit 6 of Kozloduy NPP for Repairs

One of the two functioning reactors of Bulgaria's Kozloduy nuclear plant, Unit 6, has been turned off for its scheduled annual repairs and refueling.

Business » Energy | September 18, 2010, Saturday // 12:41 | Viewed: 1354

Charles Street: No Decision Yet on Bulgarian Deal

Charles Street Capital has announced that no firm decisions have been made on a deal to acquire uranium assets in Bulgaria.

Business » Energy | September 18, 2010, Saturday // 10:35 | Viewed: 1290

Turkmenistan Boost for Nabucco Poses Threat to South Stream

Turkmenistan will be supplying natural gas for the EU-sponsored Nabucco transit pipeline, the country's President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov has promised.

Business » Energy | September 17, 2010, Friday // 18:19 | Viewed: 2382

Bulgarian Economy Minister Woos Investors in Canada

Bulgarian Minister of Economy and Energy Traicho Traikov is on official visit to Canada, where he took part in the 21st World Energy Congress in Montreal.

Business » Energy | September 16, 2010, Thursday // 16:17 | Viewed: 1760

Sofia Seeks Chinese Partner for Debt-Ridden Heating Utility

Sofia deputy mayor has briefed the Governor of the Chinese province of Guangdong Wang Yang about the opportunities for Chinese investments in a cogeneration facility in the heating utility Toplofikatsiya Sofia.

Business » Energy | September 15, 2010, Wednesday // 19:42 | Viewed: 1652

Bulgarian President Woos Chinese Nuclear Energy Funding

Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov and the Governor of the Chinese province of Guangdong Wang Yang discussed opportunities for Chinese investment in Bulgarian nuclear energy.

Business » Energy | September 15, 2010, Wednesday // 10:03 | Viewed: 2892

EVN Starts Construction of New Electric, Heating Plant in Bulgaria

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borissov and Lower Austria Chancellor Erwin Proell broke ground Monday for a new co-generation facility in Plovdiv, Southern Bulgaria.

Business » Energy | September 13, 2010, Monday // 18:52 | Viewed: 2626

CEZ Power Utility Pleas Bulgarian Institutions to Counter Theft

Bulgarian institutions must get involved in the serious problem of cable theft from electric posts, according to Yan Vavera, Regional Manager for Bulgaria of the Czech-owned power utility, CEZ.

Business » Energy | September 13, 2010, Monday // 14:06 | Viewed: 1570

Bulgaria PM Breaks Ground for New Cogeneration Plant

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borissov and Lower Austria Governor Erwin Proell will break ground for a new co-generation facility in Plovdiv, Southern Bulgaria.

Business » Energy | September 13, 2010, Monday // 10:00 | Viewed: 1442

Bulgarian Economy Minister Heads for World Energy Congress in Montreal

Bulgaria's Minister of Economy, Energy, and Tourism, Traicho Traikov, is taking part in the 21st World Energy Congress in Montreal, Canada.

Business » Energy | September 12, 2010, Sunday // 12:38 | Viewed: 1628

Macedonia Wants to Become Gas Transit Center, Eyes Nabucco

Authorities in Macedonia are seriously looking into opportunities for the country to join Nabucco, according to Minister of Economy Fatmir Besimi, quoted by Macedonian daily Vecer.

Business » Energy | September 11, 2010, Saturday // 12:12 | Viewed: 1937

Bulgaria's Bulgargaz Offers Lower Gas Price for Q4

The Bulgarian state owned company "Bulgargaz" has offered a 1,36% decrease pf the price for natural gas for the fourth quarter of 2010.

Business » Energy | September 9, 2010, Thursday // 19:20 | Viewed: 1706