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Energy Min: No Power Price Hike after Nuclear Plant Ruling against Bulgaria

Bulgarian Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova has asserted electricity prices will not go up after last week's announcement that an arbitration court has ordered the country to pay more than half a billion euro over an abandoned nuclear project.

Business » Energy | June 20, 2016, Monday // 09:49 | Viewed: 2014

Bulgaria to Pay EUR 0.55 B to Russian Co over Abandoned Nuclear Project

An arbitration suit in Paris has ended with Bulgaria being forced to pay EUR 550 M to Russia's Atomstroyexport, Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has said.

Business » Energy | June 16, 2016, Thursday // 12:04 | Viewed: 2782

Nuclear Power Is of Strategic Importance to Bulgaria - Energy Minister

Extending the lifespan of the two operating units at Kozloduy nuclear power plant is of paramaount importance for the Bulgarian coalition government, Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova said on Friday.

Business » Energy | June 15, 2016, Wednesday // 22:04 | Viewed: 2418

Gas Interconnector with Bulgaria to Be Completed in 2016, Romania Says

A Romanian government official has said that a gas interconnection between Romania and Bulgaria is expected to come on stream in 2016.

Business » Energy | June 15, 2016, Wednesday // 19:53 | Viewed: 2343

Bulgaria Ready to Work with Strategic Investor on New Nuclear Capacities

Bulgarian Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova has made clear her country is only ready to pursue the development of new nuclear capacities on certain conditions.

Business » Energy | June 15, 2016, Wednesday // 11:55 | Viewed: 9225

Bulgaria Will be Able to Get Third of Its Gas Supplies from Greece

Bulgaria will be able to receive up to three million cubic metres of natural gas from Greece daily.

Business » Energy | June 13, 2016, Monday // 13:05 | Viewed: 3091

Bulgarian President Pelvneliev Discussing Energy Liberalisation with EU’s Vestager

Energy liberalisation and diversification of gas suppliers are a priority for Bulgaria, President Rosen Plevneliev said at a meeting with EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager in Sofia on Friday.

Business » Energy | June 10, 2016, Friday // 20:56 | Viewed: 1923

Bulgaria, Slovakia Agree to Work for Building Eastring Gas Pipeline

Bulgaria and Slovakia have signed an agreement for future providing gas supplies to the Balkan country via the proposed Eastring pipeline.

Business » Energy | June 9, 2016, Thursday // 22:17 | Viewed: 2336

Bulgaria to Start Building Gas Interconnection with Turkey in June

The construction of an interconnection pipeline linking the gas transmission systems of Bulgaria and Turkey would start in the next two weeks, Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov said on Thursday, according to public radio broadcaster BNR.

Business » Energy | June 9, 2016, Thursday // 18:28 | Viewed: 2619

Russia Has Not Completely Abandoned South Stream, Turkish Stream – Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday that Moscow has neither abandoned the projected South Stream natural gas pipeline nor what has been considered as its substitute Turkish Stream.

Business » Energy | June 7, 2016, Tuesday // 20:35 | Viewed: 5910

Bulgaria Halts Liquidation Proceedings for Burgas-Alexandroupolis Oil Pipeline Project Company

Bulgaria has cancelled court proceedings for the closure of a joint project company with Russia and Greece formed to build an oil pipeline linking Bulgarian Black Sea port of Burgas with Greece’s Aegean port of Alexandroupolis.

Business » Energy | June 6, 2016, Monday // 19:35 | Viewed: 2658

Bulgaria's Energy Min Dismisses Non-Transparency Claims

Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova on Sunday fended off claims of backroom deals related to the bridge loan for the Bulgarian Energy Holding (BEH) and the visit of a ministry delegation to Japan.

Business » Energy | June 6, 2016, Monday // 08:24 | Viewed: 2071

Bulgarian Energy Regulator to Discuss Proposed Changes to Power, Heating Prices

Bulgaria’s energy regulator will discuss on Thursday proposals to keep electricity prices for consumers flat or little changed and cut prices of heating energy by up to 16% from the beginning of next month.

Business » Energy | June 2, 2016, Thursday // 10:32 | Viewed: 2021

Bulgaria's BEH, Greece's Gastrade Set up Team to Build Alexandroupolis LNG Terminal

State-owned Bulgarian Energy Holding (BEH) Group and Greek gas company Gastrade have established a working group that will draft a proposal for the construction of a liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in northern Greece, Gastrade has said.

Business » Energy | June 1, 2016, Wednesday // 21:31 | Viewed: 2219

Bulgaria, Romania to Construct Back-up Gas Pipeline Under Danube

Bulgaria and Romania will construct a back-up natural gas pipeline under the Danube river.

Business » Energy | May 31, 2016, Tuesday // 12:40 | Viewed: 2893

Putin: Russia Still Interested in Building Pipelines to Europe

Russia is interested in deepening cooperation with Greece, but also in continuing to build pipelines in Europe, President Vladimir Putin made clear during his meeting with Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Friday.

Business » Energy | May 28, 2016, Saturday // 14:11 | Viewed: 2652

Moody's Upgrades Bulgarian Energy Holding's Rating

Moody's Investors Service has assigned a provisional Ba1 corporate family rating to the Bulgarian Energy Holding EAD (BEH), with a stable outlook.

Business » Energy | May 28, 2016, Saturday // 08:57 | Viewed: 2245

Russian Gas Pipeline To Greece Might Pass Through Bulgaria - Alexander Novak

Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Friday that the natural gas pipeline planned to run from Russia across the Black Sea to Greece and Italy might pass through Bulgaria or Turkey.

Business » Energy | May 27, 2016, Friday // 19:57 | Viewed: 3428

Bulgaria's Ex-President Backs Russian Pipeline via Country

Bulgaria should host a Russian pipeline to avoid becoming a "periphery" in the energy sector, President (2002-2012) Georgi Parvanov said on Thursday.

Business » Energy | May 27, 2016, Friday // 07:46 | Viewed: 2444

EU Commission Backs Construction of Bulgaria's "Balkan" Gas Hub

The European Commission backs the construction of Bulgaria's "Balkan" gas hub, which is projected to extract natural gas from the Black Sea.

Business » Energy | May 26, 2016, Thursday // 14:36 | Viewed: 3375

EU Energy Commissioner to Arrive on Two-Day Visit to Bulgaria

EU Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy, Miguel Arias Canete, will pay a two-day visit to Bulgarian on Thursday and Friday.

Business » Energy | May 26, 2016, Thursday // 10:12 | Viewed: 2419