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Power Utility CEZ Unveils Photovoltaic Plant in Northwestern Bulgaria

Power distributor CEZ, which supplies electricity to Western Bulgaria, opened Thursday a photovoltaic plant in the northwestern village of Gara Oreshets near Vidin.

Business » Energy | May 10, 2012, Thursday // 14:52 | Viewed: 1560

Belene NPP Reactor is 80% Ready - Kozloduy NPP CEO

The reactor that is being built for the Belene NPP is 80% ready, according to Valentin Nikolov, the new director of the Kozloduy.

Business » Energy | May 10, 2012, Thursday // 12:33 | Viewed: 1267

Gazprom is Delaying Gas Price Discount for Bulgaria – Bulgargaz CEO

State-owned gas company Bulgargaz expects the gas price reduction agreed with Gazprom to take effect after the holidays in Russia, according to Bulgargaz CEO Dimitar Gogov.

Business » Energy | May 8, 2012, Tuesday // 15:51 | Viewed: 1236

Electricity Prices in Bulgaria to Add 10% from July

Angel Semerdzhiev, Chair of the State Commission for Energy and Water Regulation (DKEVR), has confirmed that electricity prices will not increase by more than 10% from July 1.

Business » Energy | May 8, 2012, Tuesday // 13:14 | Viewed: 961

Kozloduy NPP ex-CEO Has No Bad Blood, Explanation for Firing

Unexpectedly dismissed CEO of Bulgaria's Kozloduy NPP Alexander Nikolov has stated he has up to now received no significant criticism of his work as CEO, but has no grievances over the move.

Business » Energy | May 8, 2012, Tuesday // 09:23 | Viewed: 699

Bulgarian Deputy Minister Surprisingly Takes Over Kozloduy NPP

Bulgaria's Deputy Economy Minister Valentin Nikolov has been appointed in charge of the country's only operational nuclear power plant in Kozloduy in a surprising government move.

Business » Energy | May 7, 2012, Monday // 18:17 | Viewed: 1664

Loan Payoff Deadline for Bulgaria's Flopped N-Plant Extended

The deadline for the payoff of the loan taken by Bulgaria's National Electric Company, NEK, for the flopped project to build a second Nuclear Power Plant in the Danube town of Belene will be extended by one year.

Business » Energy | May 7, 2012, Monday // 11:55 | Viewed: 1052

Bulgaria among Countries with Highest Fuel Price Hike

The largest increase of prices of fuel in Europe in the first quarter of 2012 has been registered in Hungary (15.6%), Poland (15.1%) and Bulgaria (14.9%).

Business » Energy | May 4, 2012, Friday // 14:36 | Viewed: 1240

Bulgaria to Set Up Project Company for New Kozloduy N-Plant Unit

A project company will be established within the next 10 days for the construction of Unit 7 at the country's only existing nuclear power plant in the Danube town of Kozloduy, the country's Economy and Energy Minister Delyan Dobrev said Monday.

Business » Energy | April 30, 2012, Monday // 16:50 | Viewed: 2075

Bulgaria PM Hints of Mysterious Reduction in Fuel Prices

Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov said that his cabinet will work toward and expects actually lowering the prices of fuels in the country.

Business » Energy | April 29, 2012, Sunday // 16:34 | Viewed: 1178

Bulgarian Socialists Adamant on Belene NPP Referendum

The chair of the Bulgarian Socialist Party and ex PM Sergey Stanishev has become one of the first to sign the petition for a referendum on the construction of the Belene Nuclear Power Plant.

Business » Energy | April 28, 2012, Saturday // 15:19 | Viewed: 1135

Bulgaria Says Turkey Gas Link Key, Hints Nabucco's Fate Unclear

The natural gas interconnection pipeline between Bulgaria and Turkey, which is to allow the former to receive gas supplies from Azerbaijan, will be completed by 2014.

Business » Energy | April 28, 2012, Saturday // 11:41 | Viewed: 1711

Bulgaria PM Ties Gas Supplies from Azerbaijan to Interconnection with Turkey

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov, who is on a two-day official visit to Azerbaijan, has said that the main route for exporting Azeri gas to Bulgaria must cross Turkey.

Business » Energy | April 27, 2012, Friday // 15:08 | Viewed: 2592

Bulgaria Hopes to Break Ground of Delayed Hydro Project 2013

The construction of the vastly troubled and long-delayed Bulgarian hydro power project on the Arda river in the south will most probably start in 2013, officials in Sofia say.

Business » Energy | April 27, 2012, Friday // 12:52 | Viewed: 1361

Bulgaria to Become 1st EU Country to Receive Azerbaijani Gas

Bulgaria will become the first EU country to receive gas from Azerbaijan, Azerbaijan's President Ilham Aliyev has told Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov.

Business » Energy | April 26, 2012, Thursday // 20:35 | Viewed: 1510

Hungary’s MOL Ready to Sell Stake in Nabucco Project

Hungarian energy company MOL is ready to sell its stake in the Nabucco natural gas pipeline project, it was made clear on Thursday.

Business » Energy | April 26, 2012, Thursday // 19:12 | Viewed: 1438

Initiative Committee Calls for Revival of Bulgaria's Abandoned N-Plant

A total of 15 people have formed a committee in Bulgaria that will launch a petition for a referendum on the fate of the abandoned Belene Nuclear Power Plant project.

Business » Energy | April 26, 2012, Thursday // 16:59 | Viewed: 1064

Bulgaria Forms Working Group to Built 7th Reactor at Kozloduy NPP

Bulgaria's government will be setting up a working group to be in charge of the construction of Unit 7 at the country's only existing nuclear power plant in the Danube town of Kozloduy.

Business » Energy | April 26, 2012, Thursday // 12:56 | Viewed: 1010

Bulgaria Charges 2 Ex Top Officials over Belene Nuclear Plant Project

The Sofia City Prosecutor's Office has started a procedure against two former CEOs of the Bulgarian National Electric Company NEK over the controversial project for a second Bulgarian nuclear power plant in Belene.

Business » Energy | April 25, 2012, Wednesday // 19:28 | Viewed: 1695

Bulgaria to Boost Energy Efficiency of Public Transport

A program called "Energy Efficiency and Green Economy" that was presented Wednesday at the Ministry of Transport envisages increasing the number of trolleybuses in big cities and introducing hybrid buses and 100% electric buses.

Business » Energy | April 25, 2012, Wednesday // 18:53 | Viewed: 1040

Bulgaria to Boost Energy Efficiency of SMEs with EU Money

A total of EUR 150 M has been provided under the Competitiveness Operational Program for boosting the energy efficiency of micro, small and medium-sized enterprises, according to Economy and Energy Minister Delyan Dobrev.

Business » Energy | April 25, 2012, Wednesday // 16:19 | Viewed: 856
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