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Bulgaria Insists on Building South Stream Gas Pipe – Energy Ministry

Bulgaria's Ministry of Economy and Energy has insisted that the South Stream gas pipeline must be built because the project is essential for the security of supply to the country.

Business » Energy | March 10, 2014, Monday // 20:55 | Viewed: 1709

Bulgaria Has Achieved its 2020 Renewable Energy Target

Bulgaria, Estonia and Sweden have achieved their 2020 renewable energy targets, according to Eurostat.

Business » Energy | March 10, 2014, Monday // 18:03 | Viewed: 2019

EU Delays South Stream Talks with Russia

European Commission will halt parts of the negotiations with Russia over the South Stream pipeline project.

Business » Energy | March 10, 2014, Monday // 16:39 | Viewed: 1114

Bulgargaz To Lower Natural Gas Price in Q2

Bulgaria's state company Bulgargaz offered to lower the price of natural gas by 2.

Business » Energy | March 10, 2014, Monday // 16:13 | Viewed: 758

Rosatom Vows Regular Nuclear Fuel Supplies despite Ukraine Crisis

Russia's state-run nuclear corporation Rosatom has said it is prepared to use new supply routes and alternative transportation methods to bring nuclear fuel to Bulgaria.

Business » Energy | March 6, 2014, Thursday // 14:53 | Viewed: 1052

Bulgaria to Not See Electricity Price Hikes in Years – Socialist MP

Socialist MP Yavor Kuyumdzhiev has assured that electricity prices in Bulgaria will not increase for years.

Business » Energy | March 6, 2014, Thursday // 10:06 | Viewed: 1260

Bulgaria Has Gas For Two Months

Bulgaria has a gas reserve for two months, in case the gas deliveries through Ukraine are stopped.

Business » Energy | March 5, 2014, Wednesday // 15:14 | Viewed: 1376

Westinghouse to Hire Bulgarian Subcontractors for Kozloduy NPP Unit7

US Westinghouse has said it plans to wrap up investment and budget talks on the new unit of Bulgaria's Kozloduy NPP within months so that construction works can start by 2016.

Business » Energy | February 27, 2014, Thursday // 12:28 | Viewed: 1650

Russia's Gazprom Agrees to 15% Gas Price Cut for Greece's DEPA

Russian energy giant Gazprom has agreed to a 15% gas price cut for Greece's state-owned gas company DEPA.

Business » Energy | February 26, 2014, Wednesday // 13:17 | Viewed: 1205

CEZ Denies Allegations of Exporting Profits

Czech utility CEZ, which supplies power to over 2 million households and companies in western Bulgaria, denies the allegations that it has excess profits and exports them abroad.

Business » Energy | February 24, 2014, Monday // 12:47 | Viewed: 889

S&P Lowers the Rating of NEC

The international rating agency Standard & Poors (S&P) lowered the rating of Bulgaria's National Electric Company (NEC) from BB- to B+ with negative outlook.

Business » Energy | February 21, 2014, Friday // 15:58 | Viewed: 1091

Bulgarian Energy Watchdog Approves New Green Tax

A new energy tax will be collected from the producers of renewable energy, Bulgaria's State Commission for Energy and Water Regulation decided on Tuesday.

Business » Energy | February 19, 2014, Wednesday // 15:33 | Viewed: 1498

Bulgaria Govt Defends Renewable Energy Tax before Constitutional Court

Bulgaria's Council of Ministers has defended the 20% tax on revenues of photovoltaic plants and wind farms against the claim of unconstitutionality.

Business » Energy | February 19, 2014, Wednesday // 15:20 | Viewed: 2017

Bulgarian Watchdog Ready to OK Belene NPP Project in 1 Week

Bulgaria's Nuclear Regulatory Agency is ready to approve the project for the construction of the Belene nuclear power plant within a week, according to BNRA Chair Lachezar Kostov.

Business » Energy | February 19, 2014, Wednesday // 10:42 | Viewed: 1645

EU Energy Consumption at 1990 Level in 2012

Energy consumption within the European Union has decreased considerably, with its level in 2012 being equal to that of 1990.

Business » Energy | February 18, 2014, Tuesday // 17:48 | Viewed: 1138

Russian Gazprom Provided 29.9% of Gas Supplies to Europe in 2013

Russian energy giant Gazprom provided a record share of 29.9% of gas supplies to the European and Turkish markets in 2013.

Business » Energy | February 18, 2014, Tuesday // 09:48 | Viewed: 1447

CPC: Sofia Heating Utility Is Abusing Its Dominant Position

The Sofia heating company Toplofikatsiya Sofia is abusing its dominant market position, ruled Bulgaria's Commission for Protection of Competition (CPC).

Business » Energy | February 17, 2014, Monday // 15:05 | Viewed: 1037

Construction of South Stream Undersea Section to Start in Spring

The construction of the undersea section of the South Stream gas pipeline will begin in the spring of 2014, Bulgaria’s Economy Minister has confirmed.

Business » Energy | February 14, 2014, Friday // 12:59 | Viewed: 1253

Bulgaria Confirms Interest in Gas Supplies from Azerbaijan

Bulgaria's Economy and Energy Minister Dragomir Stoynev has confirmed Bulgaria's interest in receiving gas supplies from Azerbaijan.

Business » Energy | February 13, 2014, Thursday // 14:07 | Viewed: 1213

Russia's Gazprom Neft to Acquire 11 New Filling Stations in Bulgaria

Gazprom Neft, a subsidiary of Russian energy giant Gazprom, plans to expand its filling station network in Bulgaria by 11 sites.

Business » Energy | February 13, 2014, Thursday // 12:17 | Viewed: 1298

Electric Power Utilities in Bulgaria Alert of Need of Price Hike

Electric power distributors in Bulgaria have voiced concern over power outages and the need to increase electricity prices between 7% and 9%.

Business » Energy | February 12, 2014, Wednesday // 11:59 | Viewed: 1123
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