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Russian Press: Turkmenistan Ready to Supply Gas for Nabucco

The Central Asian state of Turkmenistan is ready to become a supplier of natural gas for EU's Nabucco pipeline project.

Business » Energy | July 13, 2009, Monday // 08:58 | Viewed: 2890

Five States Sign Nabucco Pipeline Agreement in Turkey

Five states from Southeast Europe are signing Monday in Turkey's capital Ankara the agreement for the construction of the Nabucco gas transit pipeline.

Business » Energy | July 13, 2009, Monday // 08:07 | Viewed: 4665

Bulgaria Future PM Borisov: Belene Nuclear Plant Must Be Built

The Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) Belene must be built because it is an extraordinary chance for Bulgaria, according to the country's future PM, Boyko Borisov.

Business » Energy | July 12, 2009, Sunday // 20:25 | Viewed: 1917

Bulgaria Energy Holding Fires Maritsa Iztok Mines' Bosses

Ivan Markov and Gocho Hristov, CEO's of the "Maritsa Iztok" mines were fired over embezzlement and abuse of power.

Business » Energy | July 12, 2009, Sunday // 16:25 | Viewed: 2080

Outgoing Bulgaria Govt Boosts Status of Gas Pipeline Links

During its last session Thursday, Bulgaria's outgoing three-way coalition government voted to boost the status of several projected gas pipeline links.

Business » Energy | July 9, 2009, Thursday // 17:59 | Viewed: 1585

Bulgaria to Put Nabucco on National Top Priority List

Bulgaria will seek to turn the proposed Nabucco pipeline meant to supply Europe with gas into a project of national significance.

Business » Energy | July 9, 2009, Thursday // 11:43 | Viewed: 1892

GERB Willing to Continue Bulgaria Belene Nuclear Power Plant Construction

The winner of the Bulgarian Parliament elections, GERB, is determined to continue with the construction of the Belene nuclear power plan (NPP) but with private funding.

Business » Energy | July 8, 2009, Wednesday // 17:11 | Viewed: 1765

Turkey Reaches Deal on Nabucco, Govts to Sign Pact July 13

Turkey's Foreign Ministry announced it had reached agreement with several European countries over the terms of the proposed Nabucco pipeline meant to supply Europe with gas.

Business » Energy | July 7, 2009, Tuesday // 09:21 | Viewed: 1510

EU Warns Member States of Winter Gas Crisis

The European Commission has warned all the EU member states to be prepared for another gas crisis next winter.

Business » Energy | July 2, 2009, Thursday // 18:39 | Viewed: 1392

Bulgarians Enjoy Lower Energy Bills Ahead of General Elections

The heating, electric power and natural gas prices are going down in Bulgaria beginning Wednesday.

Business » Energy | July 1, 2009, Wednesday // 11:23 | Viewed: 1332

Gazprom Signs Deal for Buying Natural Gas from Azerbaijan

The Russian energy giant Gazprom has signed an agreement with Azerbaijan for buying natural gas.

Business » Energy | June 29, 2009, Monday // 20:09 | Viewed: 2038

Bulgaria Business Demands Electricity Price Drop

The Bulgarian Industrial Associations (BIA) demands that the electricity prices effective from July 1 be decreased.

Business » Energy | June 29, 2009, Monday // 15:55 | Viewed: 1836

35% of Russian Gas for Europe to Go through South Stream in 2015

EU's aiming at diversification of its natural gas supply routes might actually affect their stability and reliability.

Business » Energy | June 26, 2009, Friday // 17:04 | Viewed: 1438

EBRD Provides EUR 34,5 M in Grants for Bulgaria Energy Efficiency

The "Maritsa Iztok" mines received Thursday a EUR 15 M grant to increase the energy efficiency of the mining operations.

Business » Energy | June 25, 2009, Thursday // 18:40 | Viewed: 1948

Bulgaria Energy Watchdog Confirms 33,14% Gas Price Cut

The Bulgarian State Energy and Water Regulatory Commission (DKEVR) confirmed Thursday the 33,14% decrease in gas prices from July 1.

Business » Energy | June 25, 2009, Thursday // 14:18 | Viewed: 1221

Gazprom Frustrates Bulgaria's Hopes for Gas Contract with No Middlemen

Russian energy giant Gazprom would not agree to a new gas supplies contract with Bulgaria eliminating middlemen until all existing arrangements have been fulfilled.

Business » Energy | June 24, 2009, Wednesday // 17:25 | Viewed: 2302

Bulgaria Threatens to Strip CEZ of License

Bulgaria's energy regulator has threatened that Czech power utility CEZ might be stripped of license should it fail to introduce monthly bills as of July 1.

Business » Energy | June 23, 2009, Tuesday // 14:25 | Viewed: 1298

Energy Minister: Gas Crisis Harmed Bulgarians’ Love for Russia

Bulgaria's Minister of Energy and Economy, Petar Dimitrov, has stated that the January gas crisis has affected the attitude of Bulgarians towards Russia.

Business » Energy | June 22, 2009, Monday // 13:40 | Viewed: 1150

Bulgaria Gets Russian Nuclear Plant Loan in 6 Months at Earliest

Bulgarian will get a loan from the Russian Federation for the construction of the Belene Nuclear Power Plant in six months at the earliest.

Business » Energy | June 22, 2009, Monday // 08:31 | Viewed: 1720

Northeastern Bulgaria Plans 600 Wind Power Generators by 2015

Investors are showing tremendous interest in the construction of wind power generators and by 2015 their number in Northeastern Bulgaria is expected to total 600 with a capacity of 1500 MW.

Business » Energy | June 19, 2009, Friday // 12:46 | Viewed: 2488

Bulgaria Has to Complete Balkan Gas Pipeline Links by 2011

Bulgaria is supposed to build its connections to the gas transit networks of Greece and Romania by 2011, or it will lose the money that the EU has allocated for those projects.

Business » Energy | June 18, 2009, Thursday // 15:14 | Viewed: 3577
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