CEZ Says Bulgaria Protests Differ From Albania

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Bulgaria: CEZ Says Bulgaria Protests Differ From Albania A protester in the southern town of Blagoevgrad holds a banner, calling on Bulgaria to “follow Albania’s example” and revoke the license of the local CEZ unit. Photo by BGNES

CEZ AS, the largest Czech power producer, said Bulgarian protests against energy bills differ from the situation in Albania which revoked its license, Hospodarske Noviny reported, citing Tomas Pleskac, the head of distribution.

Thousands of Bulgarians protested over the weekend against higher electricity bills in the country where CEZ controls three power distribution companies, the newspaper said, as cited by Bloomberg agency.

The Albanian energy regulator revoked CEZ's license in January following disputes over tariffs and taxes.

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