A US delegation has arrived at the Bulgarian Energy Ministry for negotiations, the ministry has confirmed.
Bulgaria is only ready to work on the agreement with Westinghouse Electric for unit 7 of the Kozloduy NPP provided that the company participates in the project as an investor, according to Prime Minister Boyko Borisov.
The Gorna Arda hydropower complex project has not been frozen despite the fact that the launch of construction works has been delayed for almost a year.
The construction of the second Bulgaria-Greece gas pipeline interconnection (IGB Pipeline) may start in March 2016, according to reports of Bulgaria’s Energy Ministry.
Petyo Ivanov, CEO of Bulgaria’s state-owned gas supplier Bulgargaz, has said that gas rates are expected to drop by around 13% from April, with a possibility for a new price decrease of up to 10% in July.
The Bulgarian project company established for the Burgas-Alexandroupolis oil pipeline, which was suspended several years ago, will undergo a senior-level reshuffle as of March 31.
The agreement between Bulgarian government and the US-based company Westinghouse regarding the construction of a seventh block to the Kozlodui nuclear power plant will be reviewed.
The main coalition partners in Bulgaria's government have agreed to support the candidacy of Ivan Ivanov, an energy expert and former lawmaker, to take over the national energy regulator KEVR.
State-owned Bulgarian Energy Holding (BEH) has been charged with breaching EU anti-trust rules, the European Commission said on Monday.
The partition of the smaller units of the nuclear power station Kozlodui has started so that the metal remnants can be submitted for recycling.
First drilling at the Khan Asparuh block in the Black Sea, where significant gas deposits are though to lie, are now scheduled for February 2016, an official has said.
Bulgaria’s Prime Minister Boyko Borisov said on Friday he has been assured by EU energy chief Maros Sefcovic that the European Commission will finance the construction of a gas interconnection between Bulgaria and its southern neighghbour Greece.
Bulgaria will seek EUR 1.410 B under the Juncker Plan for energy projects, according to Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova.
Wind farms with a total capacity of 10.1 MW were installed in Bulgaria in 2014, according to the annual Wind Energy Barometer report of EurObserv'ER.
Industrial energy consumers in Bulgaria have called for a 23% reduction in gas prices from April, instead of the 13% price decrease proposed by state-owned gas supplier Bulgargaz.
In the event that a new Ukrainian gas crisis of a scale similar to the 2009 one is to occur, Bulgaria will be the most heavily affected EU state.
Bulgaria’s Mizia Oil and Gas company has obtained the right to conduct prospecting and exploration of oil and natural gas at Block 1-5 Devetaki, Block 1-7 Tarnak, Block 1-9 Mizia, and Block 1-10 Botevo.
No operations related to the South Stream gas pipeline are ongoing in Bulgaria, the country's Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova has said.
The timeframe for the construction of Gazprom’s Turkish Stream gas pipeline project seems unrealistic, according to government and industry officials in Turkey, Reuters has reported.
In the period 2025-2035, Russia is to return to Bulgaria 180 tonnes of high-level radioactive waste generated as a result of the functioning of units 1-4 of the Kozloduy Nuclear Power Plant, according to Dilyan Petrov, Executive Director of the State Ente
Bulgaria’s National Electric Company (NEK) spends the most on renewable energy and the least on electricity produced by the Kozloduy Nuclear Power Plant (NPP), according to Petar Iliev, Executive Director of NEK.
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