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Sofia Hosts Energy Diversification Talks

High-level negotiations on the possibility of building a gas hub in Bulgaria will be held on Monday.

Business » Energy | February 9, 2015, Monday // 10:10 | Viewed: 1001

Bulgaria's CEZ Pledges to Improve Quality of Services after Lozen Protests

In an official press release, electricity distributing company CEZ has taken up the responsibility of improving the quality of the provided services in Lozen.

Business » Energy | February 8, 2015, Sunday // 16:46 | Viewed: 1282

Hundreds Stage Protest Over CEZ Power Failures in Bulgaria's Lozen

Close to 400 protesters from the Sofia village of Lozen gathered on Sunday to express their dissatisfaction with the services of CEZ electricity distribution company.

Business » Energy | February 8, 2015, Sunday // 14:43 | Viewed: 1823

Gazprom, Botas Map Out Turkish Stream Route

Gazprom's CEO Alexey Miller and Turkey's Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Taner Yildiz have discussed the details over the launch of Turkish Stream.

Business » Energy | February 8, 2015, Sunday // 13:58 | Viewed: 1708

Unit 5 of Bulgaria’s Kozloduy NPP Reconnected to Power Grid

Unit 5 of Bulgaria’s Kozloduy nuclear power plant (NPP) was reconnected to the power grid late on Friday night.

Business » Energy | February 7, 2015, Saturday // 10:33 | Viewed: 1013

Bulgaria Will Not Launch New N-Plant Units until 2024 – Forecast

Bulgaria will not launch new nuclear capacity in the next 10 years, according to a forecast of the Electricity System Operator (ESO).

Business » Energy | February 6, 2015, Friday // 12:45 | Viewed: 1417

International Markets Register Rise in Oil Prices

The economic prognosis of the European Commission states that in case oil prices remain relatively low throughout the year, EU economy will be able to record a growth higher than the one expected for 2015.

Business » Energy | February 6, 2015, Friday // 12:18 | Viewed: 1104

Bulgaria's GERB Seeks to Scrap Special Prices for New Renewable Energy Sources

Senior coalition partner GERB has tabled amendments to the Energy Act removing the preferential prices paid by state-owned energy utility NEK to buy electricity from new renewable energy sources.

Business » Energy | February 6, 2015, Friday // 08:12 | Viewed: 1584

Bulgarian Gas Supplier Bulgargaz 'Undergoes Board Reshuffle'

A new CEO is taking over the state-owned gas supplier Bulgargaz, media reports suggest.

Business » Energy | February 5, 2015, Thursday // 11:30 | Viewed: 907

Bulgaria to Host EU 'Secretive Ministerial Meeting' on Energy Next Week

The EU's energy ministers are to meet in Bulgaria's capital Sofia on February 9 for a meeting run by Commission Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič, media reports suggest.

Business » Energy | February 5, 2015, Thursday // 10:01 | Viewed: 1785

Romanians Object to Construction of New Unit at Bulgaria's Kozloduy NPP

The planned construction of a new unit at the Bulgarian nuclear power plant (NPP) Kozloduy is opposed by Romanian citizens, who live on the opposite bank of the Danube river.

Business » Energy | February 2, 2015, Monday // 16:38 | Viewed: 1794

Bulgarian Energy Minister Reports of Irregularities at Energo-Pro EDC

Bulgarian Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova announced that irregularities have been identified at the energy distribution company (EDC) Energo-Pro, which operates in the northeast of the country.

Business » Energy | January 30, 2015, Friday // 20:05 | Viewed: 1241

Bulgarian PM Reaffirms Moratorium on Shale Gas Extraction

Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov assured on Friday that there will be no shale gas extraction in the country until a new eco-friendly method is invented.

Business » Energy | January 30, 2015, Friday // 18:01 | Viewed: 1241

Bulgarian President Remains Hopeful of South Stream

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev expressed hope that the South Stream project would receive the necessary permits for its completion.

Business » Energy | January 30, 2015, Friday // 17:04 | Viewed: 1826

Kuwaiti Company Interested in Belene NPP – Bulgaria Energy Minister

A Kuwaiti company has expressed interest in the Belene nuclear power plant project, according to Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova.

Business » Energy | January 30, 2015, Friday // 12:03 | Viewed: 1410

Energy Efficiency Projects Have Boosted Bulgarian Economy - Minister

Bulgaria's Environment Minister Ivelina Vassileva announced on Wednesday that BGN 13 M will be added to the national budget in 2015 from payments received by the National Trust Eco Fund.

Business » Energy | January 29, 2015, Thursday // 13:47 | Viewed: 1230

Bulgaria PM Borisov: Energy Bills Issue 'Is Conspiracy against Govt'

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has warned against a repetition of the "2013 scenario" when his first government was toppled by mass protest following hike in electricity bills.

Business » Energy | January 28, 2015, Wednesday // 19:48 | Viewed: 1381

Bulgaria's Energy Watchdog Foresees Power Price Hike in 2015

The Chair of the State Commission for Energy and Water Regulation (DKEVR) Svetla Todorova announced that an increase in the price of electricity was unavoidable during the year.

Business » Energy | January 28, 2015, Wednesday // 09:57 | Viewed: 1080

Bulgarian Parliament to Hold Hearing of Energy Distributors

Members of the parliamentary Energy Committee will hold a hearing of the three electricity distribution companies (EDCs) operating in Bulgaria.

Business » Energy | January 27, 2015, Tuesday // 09:04 | Viewed: 1279

Ex Energy Minister Seeks 10-Fold Increase in Minimum Fine for Power Distributors

Former Energy Minister Delyan Dobrev has proposed a 10-fold increase in the minimum fine for power distributors failing to observe the 31-day metering deadline.

Business » Energy | January 26, 2015, Monday // 17:54 | Viewed: 1276

Bulgaria Energy Minister Triggers Inspection at Energy Distributors

Detailed inspections are to be carried out at all three electricity distribution companies operating in Bulgaria, the country's Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova has said.

Business » Energy | January 26, 2015, Monday // 09:46 | Viewed: 1411