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2 Miners Participating in Underground Strike Taken to Hospital

Two of the miners taking part in an underground strike at the Burgas-based Cherno More Mine (Mina Cherno More Burgas EAD) have been taken to hospital, according to a trade union representative.

Business » Energy | September 19, 2014, Friday // 14:39 | Viewed: 2336

Economy Ministry Denies NEK's Blame for Miners' Delayed Salaries

Bulgaria's National Electricity Company (NEK) paid 2.

Business » Energy | September 19, 2014, Friday // 12:54 | Viewed: 903

Bobov Dol Miners Join Strike of Colleagues in Burgas

Workers at the Bobov Dol coal mine have announced they will also hold a strike, the Bulgarian National Radio has reported.

Business » Energy | September 19, 2014, Friday // 11:43 | Viewed: 809

Kozloduy CEO 'Dismissed for Being Expert'

Discharged Kozloduy NPP Chief Executive Ivan Genov has explained the move with lack of political affiliation.

Business » Energy | September 19, 2014, Friday // 09:05 | Viewed: 1109

Burgas Miners' Underground Strike Enters Second Day

Workers at Burgas-based Cherno More mine have spent more than 30 hours in the pit in protest over unpaid salaries.

Business » Energy | September 19, 2014, Friday // 08:28 | Viewed: 2337

Bulgaria’s President in Azerbaijan for Southern Gas Corridor's First Sod

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev will pay a two-day working visit to Baku.

Business » Energy | September 19, 2014, Friday // 08:19 | Viewed: 6361

CEO of Bulgaria’s Kozloduy Nuclear Power Plant Replaced Overnight

Ivan Genov, Chief Executive of the Kozloduy Nuclear Power Plant has been replaced through a decision of the Bulgarian Energy Holding (BEH).

Business » Energy | September 19, 2014, Friday // 07:39 | Viewed: 3234

EU Parliament Urges Tough Conditions for South Stream

The European Parliament has called on Brussels to attach more strings to the South Stream pipeline project.

Business » Energy | September 18, 2014, Thursday // 16:15 | Viewed: 1277

Striking Bulgarian Miners Refuse to Leave Pit

Workers of the Burgas-based Mina Cherno More Burgas EAD (Cherno More Mine EAD) are staging an underground strike over unpaid salaries for two months.

Business » Energy | September 18, 2014, Thursday // 10:05 | Viewed: 4276

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: 4564

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: 3488

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: 1174

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: 2958

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: 935

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: 1219

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: 1414

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: 1187

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: 3050

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: 1542

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: 938

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: 1098