The new strategic framework for the creation of a Energy Union was deemed ''crucial'' to EU future in a Westinghouse report published Wednesday.
Bulgaria’s Chiren underground gas storage contains enough gas to meet the country’s needs for three months with some restrictions, according to a media statement of the Energy Ministry.
Industrial energy consumers call for a reduction in the price of natural gas by at least 22.7% as of April, according to an open letter of the Bulgarian Federation of Industrial Energy Consumers to the ministers of economy and energy.
Russian energy giant Gazprom warned on Tuesday that Europe was running a serious risk of losing access to the flow of gas via Ukraine in the next two days.
Deputy Chair of leftist party ABV, Rumen Petkov said Monday that a new referendum will be proposed in Dobrich regarding shale gas acquisition.
In two years Bulgaria will be able to achieve diversification, Iliyan Vasilev, a former Bulgarian ambassador to Russia and currently an energy expert, has said.
Bulgaria’s energy sector is in a state of financial collapse and in need of urgent and adequate measures, according to Minister Temenuzhka Petkova.
Power distributor EVN, which services southeastern Bulgaria, has been imposed a fine of BGN 1 M.
US-based ContourGlobal said on Friday any change in its long-term contract for electricity sales from its Bulgarian power plant Maritsa East 3 should safeguard the investments it has made.
Bulgarian Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova announced that the long-term contracts between the National Electricity Company (NEK) and the two thermal power plants AES Maritza East 1 and ContourGlobal Maritsa East 3 will be renegotiated.
The Energy Committee with the National Assembly has approved legislative amendments under which members of the state energy watchdog will be elected by Parliament.
The latest report of the European Environment Agency (EEA) shows that renewable energy sources have been an important driving force in reducing greenhouse gas emissions in Europe.
The European Commission (EC) plans on establishing a practice of holding mandatory pre-consultations with member states, prior to signing of energy deals with third countries.
Russia might direct a new pipe to Bulgaria functioning as a ramification of its planned gas pipeline to Turkey, President Vladimir Putin has hinted.
The Russian nuclear power corporation Rosatom will start the construction of two units at the Hungarian nuclear power plant (NPP) Paks in the spring.
Delyan Dobrev, chairperson of the parliamentary Energy Committee, said that the liberalisation of the electricity market in Bulgaria should be completed in practice by the end of the year.
Bulgarian Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova said on Thursday that the planned gas interconnection grid with Greece is expected to become fully operational by 2018.
The development of plans for the construction of a Vertical Corridor connecting the gas grids of Bulgaria, Greece, and Romania has reached an advanced stage, according to Romanian authorities.
Bulgaria’s state-owned gas supplier Bulgargaz will propose a reduction in the price of natural gas in Q2, 2015 to the energy watchdog.
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