By order of Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova, exports of electricity from Bulgaria have been stopped as of 01:00 on Friday.
The Bulgarian government has tasked outgoing Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova with signing a Memorandum of Understanding on the gas interconnector with Serbia.
Lawmakers in Bulgaria have turned down a proposal to scrap a ban on proceeding with the construction of Belene nuclear power plant (NPP).
As many as 117 towns and villages have been left cut off from the power supplies due to severe weather conditions in Eastern Bulgaria, the outgoing Energy Minister has said.
Bulgaria on Monday demanded electricity supplies from Romania but the request was refused, local media quote Romanian officials as saying.
Russian energy giant Rosatom will ensure that reactors for the abandoned Belene nuclear power plant (NPP) will be properly stored after being received by Bulgaria, media outlets report.
Next week, Bulgaria’s Energy Ministry will sign a contract with the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences for the preparation of an analysis as to whether Bulgaria needs new nuclear capacity, as understood by the statement of outgoing Minister Petkova on bTV on T
The indictment of Traycho Traykov, a former Economy and Energy Minister, is on abeyance that brought BGN 20.8 M in damages from the state, the prosecuting authorities say.
Former Bulgarian Economy and Energy Minister Traycho Traykov was indicted in December on charges of abeyance, the prosecuting authority has confirmed.
The arbitration suit which Rosatom won against Bulgaria has been pointed out as the greatest success of the Russian state corporation in 2016.
“I can state unequivocally that there will be no change in the price of heating energy for the consumers of heating energy as of January 1, 2017,” announced the chairman of the Energy and Water Regulatory Commission (KEVR) Ivan Ivanov, reported BGNES.
Bulgargaz expects a loss of BGN 34 M if the Energy and Water Regulatory Commission (KEVR) confirms the decision of the working group on the price of natural gas as of January 1, 2017, said the head of directorate Licensing Activity during an open meeting
Russia has covered nearly one-third of the consumption of gas in Europe in 2016 – a record level reached in spite of tensions between Russia and the EU, announced representatives of Gazprom, cited by AFP.
The price of natural gas should be increased by 5% as of the beginning of next year.
The World Bank gas granted a total of USD 800 M in loans to Turkey and Azerbaijan for the Trans-Anatolian Natural Gas Pipeline (TANAP), Anadolu Agency reports.
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