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Oettinger Pledges Full Support for Bulgaria's Energy Board

EU Energy Commissioner Gunther Oettinger has told Deputy Prime Minister Ekaterina Zaharieva he entirely supports the establishment of an energy board in the country.

Business » Energy | August 20, 2014, Wednesday // 16:37 | Viewed: 1445

South Stream Bulgaria Halts Commissioning Activities

South Stream Bulgaria has announced it will suspended all public procurement activities and will not sign contracts related to the South Stream gas pipeline.

Business » Energy | August 20, 2014, Wednesday // 09:58 | Viewed: 1370

Bulgaria's Energy Board to Start Functioning in а Week

Bulgaria's energy board is to be structured by the end of next week, according to Ekaterina Zaharieva, caretaker Deputy Prime Minister.

Business » Energy | August 19, 2014, Tuesday // 12:57 | Viewed: 1476

South Stream Bulgaria JV Raises Capital Despite Ban

The South Stream Bulgaria project company has increased its capital in defiance of orders to the contrary issued by caretaker energy minister Vasil Shtonov.

Business » Energy | August 19, 2014, Tuesday // 11:48 | Viewed: 1682

Bulgarian Miners Urge Caretaker PM to Lift Shale Gas Ban

Bulgarian miners have asked caretaker Prime Minister Georgi Bliznashki to lift the ban on shale gas extraction through hydraulic fracturing.

Business » Energy | August 18, 2014, Monday // 17:04 | Viewed: 1059

Bulgaria Plans Pricing Talks with Green Energy Producers, Maritza East

Bulgaria will launch talks with green energy producers and power stations Maritsa Iztok 1 and 3 to draft a new model for setting electricity prices, a cabinet minister has said.

Business » Energy | August 18, 2014, Monday // 15:09 | Viewed: 1348

Ex PM: Socialist-Led Govt Had to Address Energy Collapse in mid-2013

Former Bulgarian Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski has insisted that the previous socialist-led government paid special attention to the energy sector.

Business » Energy | August 18, 2014, Monday // 13:46 | Viewed: 865

Electricity Price Hike Inevitable Warn Experts

The hike of electricity prices, in a sense, is inevitable, the ex-deputy chair of the parliamentary energy committee Yavor Koyumdzhiev told the Nova TV national channel.

Business » Energy | August 16, 2014, Saturday // 12:23 | Viewed: 1575

Westinghouse: Kozloduy Unit 7 Price Is Below 10% Of Bulgaria's GDP

The estimated price of Unit 7 of Bulgaria's Kozloduy NPP would be below 10% of the country's GDP, said Westinghouse Electric in a statement.

Business » Energy | August 16, 2014, Saturday // 11:35 | Viewed: 1693

Bulgaria's Energy Watchdog to Become Parliamentary Structure

Vasil Shtonov, caretaker Energy Minister, has informed that the State Commission for Energy and Water Regulation (DKEVR) may be moved from the government to Parliament.

Business » Energy | August 15, 2014, Friday // 17:52 | Viewed: 1403

1st Pipes for South Stream Gas Pipeline Section Delivered to Varna

The first batch of pipes for the South Stream gas pipeline has been delivered by German company Eurotype to the Port of Varna.

Business » Energy | August 15, 2014, Friday // 12:50 | Viewed: 1752

Bulgaria's Caretaker Govt Starts Reshuffle at Energy Companies

Bulgaria's caretaker government has initiated a reshuffle at key energy companies.

Business » Energy | August 15, 2014, Friday // 11:53 | Viewed: 1263

South Stream May Stay in Limbo for Years, Analysts Say

The South Stream pipeline project designed to carry Russian natural gas to the European Union bypassing Ukraine will probably remain on hold for years, Bloomberg has reported.

Business » Energy | August 14, 2014, Thursday // 18:11 | Viewed: 2054

Ukraine's Parliament Passes Sanctions On Russia, Could Hurt EU

Ukraine’s Parliament has approved at first reading an anti-Russian sanctions package that includes 29 measures, reports RT.com

Business » Energy | August 12, 2014, Tuesday // 16:17 | Viewed: 1789

Iran Ready to Bring Gas Supplies to Europe via Nabucco

Iran has expressed willingness to supply gas to Europe via the Nabucco gas pipeline.

Business » Energy | August 11, 2014, Monday // 16:56 | Viewed: 1685

KozloduyNPP Unit7 Agreement Sets No Financial Commitments for Bulgaria

The shareholder agreement with Westinghouse on Kozloduy NPP unit7 does not tie Bulgaria to any requirements for investments, state guarantees or mandatory purchase contracts.

Business » Energy | August 11, 2014, Monday // 15:19 | Viewed: 1104

OMV: Russia-West Deadlock Will Not Affect South Stream Pipeline

The confrontation between the Russia and the West over Ukraine will not cancel the planned construction of the South Stream gas pipeline, according to OMV CEO Gerhard Roiss.

Business » Energy | August 11, 2014, Monday // 11:56 | Viewed: 1153

Kozloduy NPP Contract with Westinghouse Revealed Online

Bulgaria's Kozloduy NPP has published on its official website the shareholders' agreement signed with US Westinghouse Electric.

Business » Energy | August 9, 2014, Saturday // 14:54 | Viewed: 1393

Reformist Bloc's Radan Kanev Appeals South Stream Construction Permit

Radan Kanev of the Reformist Bloc will contest the construction permit for the South Stream pipeline compressor station in the Pasha Dere area near Varna, reports Dnevnik.bg.

Business » Energy | August 8, 2014, Friday // 15:20 | Viewed: 1069

Ex-Minister:Bulgaria Inked Shareholder Agreement on Kozloduy NPP Unit7

Former Energy Minister Dragomir Stoynev has emphasized that the contract signed with US Westinghouse Electric on unit 7 of the Kozloduy NPP does not involve its construction.

Business » Energy | August 8, 2014, Friday // 09:51 | Viewed: 1442

Gov't Allowed Start of South Stream Construction in Bulgaria

Bulgaria's former government granted South Stream the first building permit in end-July, the Regional Development Ministry's website reveals.

Business » Energy | August 6, 2014, Wednesday // 12:19 | Viewed: 1728