Two companies are interested in the reactors of the Belene NPP, announced Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova, reported BNR.
Turkey expects the first reactor of the nuclear power plant project Akkuyu (estimated at USD 20 B) to become operational by the end of 2023, stated Turkish Energy Minister Berat Albayrak, cited by Reuters.
The gas interconnector to Romania will become operational on November 11, stated PM Boyko Borisov at a meeting with his counterpart Aleksandar Vu?i?.
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The cabinet has approved plans to launch a tender for oil and gas exploration in Northwestern Bulgaria, the country's poorest region.
The deadline for binding offers to book capacity of the Interconnector Greece-Bulgaria (IGB) project has been extended to the end of November, the project company has said.
Bulgaria could incorporate the reactors built for the abandoned Belene nuclear power plant (NPP) project into its existing plant, Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova has said.
There is a need to encourage energy liberalization in Bulgaria, particularly in the electricity market, a paper on energy reform in the country says.
“The government will find an investor for the Belene NPP or we will find an option to construct a 7th reactor at the Kozloduy NPP,” stated in Plovdiv Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov, cited by Focus agency.
Bulgaria's Deputy Prime Minister Tomislav Donchev has announced that oil was found in the Khan Asparuh block during offshore drilling earlier this year.
State-Owned gas supplier Bulgargaz has said it may demand in increase in the price of gas paid by its customers as of the beginning of 2017.
Lawmakers on Thursday voted to free Delyan Dobrev, a former economy and energy minister, from the Energy Committee with Parliament.
Bulgaria has committed to a fast-track payment of the debt on the Belene nuclear power plant (NPP) project, Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova has said.
The deadline for the exploitation of the fifth unit of the Kozloduy nuclear power plant has been extended until 2047.
Bulgarian Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova has denied Delyan Dobrev, who served under GERB's first government, committed any wrongdoing in relation to the Belene nuclear power plant (NPP).
The price of fuels in Bulgaria will not increase in the winter season, predicted on Horizont radio Viktor Avramov from the Laboratory for Risk Analysis.
The first sections of the gas pipeline North Stream 2 from Russia to Europe will be welded and turned over in November 2016, stated the Communications Director of the company managing the project Ulrich Lissek, cited by RIA agency.
Lawmakers have agreed to establish a parliamentary committee that will look into Bulgaria's fuels market, on suspicions that some practices have been distorting competition since 2008.
Petar Dimitrov, a former Bulgarian Minister of Economy and Energy, has been indicted over the sale of old equipment designed for the ditched Belene plant to the Russian company involved in the project.
Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova has decided to replace the ministers from the Stanishev Cabinet who are now members of the management boards of state energy enterprises.
A small but important gas pipeline eases Southeast Europe's dependency on Russia, the Financial Times notes in a story on the Interconnector Greece-Bulgaria (IGB).
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