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EC Threatens Punitive Measures against Bulgaria, Serbia over South Stream

The European Commission has called on Bulgaria to suspend the construction of the South Stream gas pipeline, warning that it may take punitive measures against Sofia and Belgrade over the matter.

Business » Energy | September 17, 2014, Wednesday // 18:04 | Viewed: 2241

Bulgaria Braces for Possible Disruption in Russian Gas Supplies

Fearing a price dispute between Moscow and Kiev may lead to disruptions in Russian gas deliveries via Ukraine, Bulgaria is preparing to avert a gas crisis in winter months.

Business » Energy | September 17, 2014, Wednesday // 16:40 | Viewed: 2102

Power Rates in Bulgaria to Go Up by up to 10% as of October - Watchdog

Power prices will go up by up to 10% as of October 1, according to a media statement of Bulgaria’s State Commission for Energy and Water Regulation (DKEVR).

Business » Energy | September 17, 2014, Wednesday // 13:09 | Viewed: 1113

Workers at Burgas-Based Mine Stage Protest over Unpaid Salaries

Workers at Mina Cherno More Burgas EAD (Cherno More Mine EAD) are staging a 1-hour protest on Tuesday over unpaid salaries for the months of July and August.

Business » Energy | September 16, 2014, Tuesday // 11:26 | Viewed: 1335

Eurocoal: Bulgaria's Coal Production Decreases over Past Few Years

Bulgaria's coal production has decreased over the past three years, according to statistics of Eurocoal.

Business » Energy | September 15, 2014, Monday // 15:06 | Viewed: 879

Gazprom Injects EUR 100 M into South Stream Transport B.V.

The Board of Directors of Russian energy giant Gazprom decided on September 10 to inject EUR 100 M into the capital of the South Stream Transport joint venture.

Business » Energy | September 15, 2014, Monday // 12:53 | Viewed: 1161

Deputy PM Zaharieva: There Is No Agreement On South Stream Transit Fees

As of now there is no signed agreement for the transit fees from the South Stream gas pipeline, Bulgaria's caretaker deputy PM Ekaterina Zaharieva told the bTV national channel.

Business » Energy | September 13, 2014, Saturday // 10:30 | Viewed: 1363

Bulgaria Exports 1/5 of its Electricity Production

Around 1/5 of the electricity produced in Bulgaria is exported, according to data of the Electricity System Operator (ESO) for the first nine months of 2014.

Business » Energy | September 12, 2014, Friday // 11:54 | Viewed: 1141

Gazprom Also Cuts Gas Deliveries to Slovakia

Gas flow from Russian state-owned energy company Gazprom to Slovakia contracted 10 percent on Thursday, a top gas supplying company in the country has announced.

Business » Energy | September 12, 2014, Friday // 09:18 | Viewed: 1876

Gazprom Expects Green Light for South Stream Gas Pipeline from Bulgaria's New Govt

Gazprom expects to get the approval of the new Bulgarian government for the construction of the local section of the South Stream gas pipeline.

Business » Energy | September 11, 2014, Thursday // 18:43 | Viewed: 1498

Bulgarian Energy Holding Hikes Capital by BGN 336.7 M

The Bulgarian Energy Holding (BEH) is increasing its capital by BGN 336.7 M, according to a request of BEH filed with the Business Register.

Business » Energy | September 11, 2014, Thursday // 17:18 | Viewed: 915

World Bank Pledges Support for Bulgaria's Energy Reform

The World Bank is ready to help Bulgaria reform its energy sector, the Regional Development Ministry said  on Thursday.

Business » Energy | September 11, 2014, Thursday // 15:43 | Viewed: 1067

Power Distributor CEZ Wants Increased Share in Final Prices

Electricity distribution company CEZ has proposed that its share in the consumer price of electricity be raised to a level which would allow it to maintain the energy grid.

Business » Energy | September 11, 2014, Thursday // 13:49 | Viewed: 1153

Russia to Cut Gas Supplies to Poland

Russian energy concern Gazprom is to slash gas deliveries to Poland by 24 percent, Polish state company PGNiG has announced.

Business » Energy | September 11, 2014, Thursday // 10:10 | Viewed: 889

Bulgargaz Demands Gas Price Hike

State-owned gas company Bulgargaz has proposed to Bulgaria's energy regulator DKEVR the price for 1000 cubic meters of gas go up 1.59%, or BGN 9.54.

Business » Energy | September 10, 2014, Wednesday // 20:46 | Viewed: 741

Azerbaijan to Kick-off Earthwork on TANAP Gas Pipeline in April 2015

Earthwork for the construction of Trans-Anatolian gas pipeline (TANAP) will start on April 1 next year, the President of Azerbaijan's State Oil Company (SOCAR) Rovnag Abdullayev said on Tuesday.

Business » Energy | September 9, 2014, Tuesday // 21:16 | Viewed: 1040

Western Companies Allowed to Use Ukraine Gas System

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has signed a bill allowing the concession of underground gas depots to EU and US companies especially created for that purpose.

Business » Energy | September 8, 2014, Monday // 13:33 | Viewed: 698

Trade Unions, Caretaker Govt Agree on Operational Scheme of Bulgarian Bobov Dol TPP

Chief executives of the Bobov Dol thermal power plant and trade union representatives have reached agreement with Bulgaria's caretaker government on normalizing the work at the plant and the coal mining companies in the region.

Business » Energy | September 8, 2014, Monday // 11:56 | Viewed: 708

Bulgaria's Economy Ministry Uploads All Documents on South Stream

The Ministry of Economy has granted access to all documents related to the South Stream pipeline project's Bulgarian section.

Business » Energy | September 4, 2014, Thursday // 18:22 | Viewed: 1131

Bulgaria's Kozloduy Nuclear Power Plant Celebrates 40th Anniversary

Bulgaria's Kozloduy nuclear power plant was launched 40 years ago today.

Business » Energy | September 4, 2014, Thursday // 15:53 | Viewed: 1065

Life Extension of Bulgaria's Kozloduy NPP Units 5, 6 Is Key Priority - Minister

Vasil Shtonov, Bulgaria's caretaker Minister of Economy and Energy, has cited the life extension of units 5, 6 of the Kozloduy nuclear power plant as one of the key priorities on his agenda.

Business » Energy | September 4, 2014, Thursday // 13:12 | Viewed: 983