There is a lack of competitors in energy trade on the liberalized energy market, the Bulgarian energy watchdog DKEVR warned Tuesday.
EU should back the Southern Gas Corridor, a project rivaling the South Stream gas pipeline, as a means to provide security of energy supplies, Slovakia's EU Commissioner designate Maroš Šefčovič has said.
The planned annual overhaul of unit 6 of Bulgaria’s Kozloduy nuclear power plant has been completed and it has been reconnected to the energy grid.
Bulgaria’s Ministry of Economy and Energy specified that US company Westinghouse Energy Systems had been transferred over BGN 7 M under an upgrade program for units 5 and 6 of the Kozloduy NPP.
Representatives of Bulgarian employers’ associations and trade unions have complained of the presence of strong lobby groups in the Energy Board in a letter to caretaker Prime Minister Georgi Bliznashki and caretaker Deputy Prime Minister Ekaterina Zahari
About 300 employees of power distributor CEZ and the Varna Thermal Power Station (TPS) are to march in Bulgaria's capital Sofia on Thursday.
Bulgaria must deregulate the electricity market for household consumers and small companies, split the Energy Holding into smaller companies and speed up the construction of gas pipeline connections with the neighbouring countries, recommends the EC in a
In two years’ time, 34% of Bulgaria’s gas needs will be covered through local production, according to a forecast of state-owned gas transmission operator Bulgartransgaz.
Bulgaria should specify the point at which it will receive gas from Azerbaijan by 2020, the deadline for the completion of the Trans-Adriatic pipeline (TAP), according to Rovnag Abdullayev, President of the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan Republic (SOCAR)
Gazprom will build 20 new filling stations in Bulgaria by end-2016, according to Ivan Kostadinov, Genaral Mager of NIS Petrol Bulgaria.
The life of unit 5 of Bulgaria’s Kozloduy nuclear power plant may be extended by up to 60 years, according to a media statement of the N-plant.
Alexander Ivannikov, First Deputy Head of the Department for Finance & Economics at Gazprom, has announced a major spike in the cost of the South Stream gas pipeline.
Bulgaria’s State Commission for Energy and Water Regulation (DKEVR) mulls introducing a new fee in the sector which will be applicable to all power generators, according to DKEVR Chair Svetla Todorova.
Russia's state-owned energy concern Gazprom could increase gas flow to China by 100 billion cubic meters on a yearly basis in the near future, CEO Alexey Miller said Tuesday.
There is currently no decrease in Bulgaria's gas pipeline network pressure, or in the delivered gas volumes from Russia, Deputy Minister of Economy and Energy Anton Pavlov said.
Bulgaria ranks among eleven EU member states suffering from deficits in power tariffs, the European Commission believes.
Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein have announced they will grant some EUR 16 M to support Bulgarian projects involving energy efficiency and renewables.
The South Stream gas pipeline is not a priority in the EU’s energy strategy, according to Federica Mogherini, the incoming EU High Representative for Foreign Policy and Security Policy.
Dimitar Gogov, former head of state-owned gas supplier Bulgargaz EAD, has been appointed CEO of South Stream Bulgaria, the company tasked with building the Bulgarian section of the South Stream gas pipeline.
The South Stream gas pipeline project has not been suspended and is being implemented despite the complications, according to Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak.
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