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Bulgaria Sold Woodland to South Stream Despite Freeze of Activities

Bulgaria's Ministry of Agriculture has confirmed that 359 da of woodland were sold to South Stream Bulgaria in July.

Business » Energy | August 1, 2014, Friday // 09:43 | Viewed: 1046

Bulgaria, Westinghouse Sign Shareholders' Agreement on Unit 7

Bulgaria's government announced Thursday a shareholders' agreement was signed with US-based company Westinghouse on the construction of Kozloduy NPP's Unit 7.

Business » Energy | July 31, 2014, Thursday // 17:04 | Viewed: 1509

Bulgaria’s Top Court Scraps Controversial Fee on Renewables

Bulgaria's Constitutional Court on Thursday revoked the 20% fee levied on the income of photovoltaic plants and wind farms that has spooked investors.

Business » Energy | July 31, 2014, Thursday // 16:05 | Viewed: 1074

Westinghouse, Gov't to Sign Final Deal on Unit 7 Next Year - CEO

US-based company Westinghouse sees big opportunities in Bulgaria, but the government's resignation will delay ongoing projects, CEO Danny Roderick said.

Business » Energy | July 30, 2014, Wednesday // 17:08 | Viewed: 1796

Bulgarian Constitutional Court to Revoke 20% Fee on Solar, Wind Power

Bulgaria's Constitutional Court (KS) is expected to revoke the 20% fee on the revenues of photovoltaic plants and wind farms.

Business » Energy | July 30, 2014, Wednesday // 10:26 | Viewed: 1140

Ukraine Demands Changes to Gas Transit Deal with Russia

Ukraine's state-owned utility Naftogaz has insisted that conditions of gas transit to Europe previously agreed with Russian concern Gazprom be revised.

Business » Energy | July 29, 2014, Tuesday // 14:46 | Viewed: 856

Bulgarian South Stream Section Issued Positive EIA Report

The offshore South Stream gas pipeline section will not have a substantial impact on the environment and the socio-economic sphere in the region of Bulgaria's Varna.

Business » Energy | July 29, 2014, Tuesday // 14:02 | Viewed: 1199

Westinghouse CEO Arrives in Bulgaria

Westinghouse President and CEO Danny Roderick is in Bulgaria to meet government officials and energy sector representatives.

Business » Energy | July 29, 2014, Tuesday // 10:41 | Viewed: 1341

EC Initiates Gas Supply Talks between Oettinger, Novak

The European Commission is initiating a meeting between EU Energy Commissioner Gunther Oettinger and Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak in Moscow this week.

Business » Energy | July 28, 2014, Monday // 17:30 | Viewed: 801

Montenegro 'Interested' in South Stream Pipeline - EconMin

Montenegro's Economy Minister Vladimir Kavaric announced that his country desired to be included in the South Stream gas pipeline project.

Business » Energy | July 28, 2014, Monday // 09:40 | Viewed: 1325

Bulgaria Risks Losing EU Funding of EUR 45 M for Gas Link with Greece

Bulgaria may lose EUR 45 M in EU funding if the gas grid interconnection with Greece is delayed, according to former Deputy Prime Minister Daniela Bobeva.

Business » Energy | July 25, 2014, Friday // 17:37 | Viewed: 1396

Bulgaria's Energy Sector Most Vulnerable Among 75 Countries

Bulgaria's energy policy is infiltrated by local and foreign private interests, including state interests.

Business » Energy | July 25, 2014, Friday // 14:36 | Viewed: 1434

Turkey OKs South Stream Environmental Impact Assessment

Turkey's Ministry of Environment and Urbanization has approved the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) report for the offshore section of the South Stream gas pipeline.

Business » Energy | July 24, 2014, Thursday // 12:49 | Viewed: 1153

Bulgarian Energy Holding Puts Off Gazprom Loan on South Stream

The Bulgarian Energy holding surprisingly decided to postpone a decision whether to receive a EUR 620 M from Gazprom for the construction of the South Stream pipeline.

Business » Energy | July 23, 2014, Wednesday // 11:31 | Viewed: 1162

Bulgaria-Romania Gas Link Suffers Further Delay

A gas interconnector with Romania being built since 2012 will not be operational before September, sources close to the construction say.

Business » Energy | July 21, 2014, Monday // 17:22 | Viewed: 1016

EC Recommends To Serbia To Suspend Work on South Stream Pipeline

The EC has recommended to Serbia to suspend construction of the South Stream Pipeline until it is fully in line with European law, reports BTA quoting the Serbian daily Politika.

Business » Energy | July 21, 2014, Monday // 13:08 | Viewed: 1038

NEK Losses Grew 43% in 2013

The losses of Bulgaria's National Electricity Company (NEK) increased by 43% in 2013, shows its financial audit, published in the Commercial Registry.

Business » Energy | July 18, 2014, Friday // 13:14 | Viewed: 936

Bulgaria 'Might Be Forced' to Make Amendments on South Stream - PM

"The South Stream [gas pipeline] is not a Bulgarian project, and the whole project does not depend on us," Bulgaria's Prime Minister wrote on Facebook.

Business » Energy | July 14, 2014, Monday // 13:48 | Viewed: 1487

Russia, Argentina Sign Nuclear Deals During Putin's Visit

Russia's President Vladimir Putin struck agreements on nuclear energy cooperation with Argentinian counterpart Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner.

Business » Energy | July 13, 2014, Sunday // 14:22 | Viewed: 1264

Bulgarian Energy Holding CEO Ivan Yonchev Leaves Office

Ivan Yonchev, CEO of the Bulgarian Energy Holding (BEH), has been discharged to undergo an operation, BEH has announced on his website.

Business » Energy | July 11, 2014, Friday // 10:13 | Viewed: 877

Greek MPs Approve Privatization of State Electricity Utility

Greek lawmakers gave green light to a bill under which 30% of the Public Power Corporation (PPC) will be sold as part of a large-scale privatization program.

Business » Energy | July 10, 2014, Thursday // 13:36 | Viewed: 916
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