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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: 1413

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

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: 2697

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: 922

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: 771

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: 1085

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: 722

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: 737

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: 1159

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: 1106

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: 1027

Bulgaria Denies Discussing Change in South Stream Status

A senior Bulgarian cabinet member has denied a media report claiming Bulgaria and Russia are discussing possibilities to exempt  the South Stream project from EU restrictions.

Business » Energy | September 3, 2014, Wednesday // 16:10 | Viewed: 1555

Bulgaria's Interim EconMin Supports Gradual Energy Price Hike

Caretaker Economy and Energy Minister Vasil Shtonov spoke in favor of a gradual rise in electricity prices in the next years.

Business » Energy | September 3, 2014, Wednesday // 16:05 | Viewed: 2927

Bulgaria's Ministers Approve New Energy Watchdog Head

The Bulgarian energy regulator DKEVR is to have a new Chair on Wednesday as the Council of Ministers is expected to approve a new head at its regular session.

Business » Energy | September 3, 2014, Wednesday // 13:00 | Viewed: 1416

Bulgaria's President to Visit Baku Sept 23-24 to Discuss Energy Cooperation

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev will visit Azerbaijan in the third week of September (23-24) to take part in the celebrations for the 20th anniversary of the so-called "Contract of the Century.

Business » Energy | September 3, 2014, Wednesday // 10:12 | Viewed: 908

South Stream Pipe-Laying Ship Arrives at Port of Burgas

One of the four vessels used in the construction of the South Stream pipeline's underwater section has arrived at the port of the Bulgarian Black Sea city of Burgas.

Business » Energy | September 3, 2014, Wednesday // 09:25 | Viewed: 1062

Bulgaria’s NEK Debt Tops BGN 3 Billion

The financial position of Bulgaria’s National Electricity Company (NEK) is worsening and its debt already exceeds BGN 3.1 B, caretaker Energy Minister Vasil Shtonov has said.

Business » Energy | September 2, 2014, Tuesday // 19:48 | Viewed: 1121