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Bulgarian PM: Thank Three-Way Coalition Govt for Belene NPP Cancellation!

Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has attributed the collapse of the Belene NPP project to the previous three-way coalition government.

Business » Energy | March 29, 2012, Thursday // 12:16 | Viewed: 610

Socialist: US Forced Bulgaria Govt to Quit Second N-Plant

The decision to scrap plans to build Belene nuclear power plant is a catastrophic mistake, taken under US pressure, and dooms Bulgaria's only technology sector to slow death, a socialist has fumed.

Business » Energy | March 29, 2012, Thursday // 12:05 | Viewed: 785

Bulgaria Fired Minister: Bravo for Belene, Too Early to Party

Bulgaria's decision to abandon plans to build Belene nuclear power plant is the best one, the former energy and economy minister has said, adding also a word of caution.

Business » Energy | March 29, 2012, Thursday // 10:20 | Viewed: 846

Bulgaria Sends Minister to Russia after Scrapping Belene NPP

Bulgaria's economy and energy minister will travel to Moscow on Thursday, a day after the government decided to abandon plans to build Belene nuclear power plant on the Danube River.

Business » Energy | March 29, 2012, Thursday // 08:52 | Viewed: 728

Gas Power Plant on Belene Site Just Option - Bulgarian Deputy Minister

The idea to build a natural gas power plant on the site of the Belene NPP is just one option but the fate of the terrain is yet to be decided, according to Valentin Nikolov, Deputy Energy and Economy Minister.

Business » Energy | March 28, 2012, Wednesday // 20:42 | Viewed: 826

Cancellation of Belene NPP Project Should be Revoked – Mayor

Petar Dulev, Mayor of the northern town of Belene, has expressed optimism that the decision for the suspension of the nuclear power plant project will be revoked.

Business » Energy | March 28, 2012, Wednesday // 20:22 | Viewed: 764

Belene NPP Cannot Spoil Bulgaria-Russia Relations – PM Borisov

Commenting on the decision to quit the Belene NPP project, Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has voiced hopes that Bulgaria and Russia will retain friendly relations.

Business » Energy | March 28, 2012, Wednesday // 19:48 | Viewed: 1000

Propane Tank Explosion, Fire near Sofia

A propane butane tank truck has exploded in a warehouse near the Chelopechene residential district in Sofia and another one is burning, according to a statement of the Interior Ministry.

Business » Energy | March 28, 2012, Wednesday // 18:17 | Viewed: 1622

Rosatom Head: Belene NPP Cancellation by Bulgaria Is Negligible Loss

Sergey Kirienko has said that a potential decision of the Bulgarian authorities to quit the construction of the Belene NPP will not lead to significant losses for Rosatom.

Business » Energy | March 28, 2012, Wednesday // 17:47 | Viewed: 1069

Bulgaria Seeks Investors for Gas Turbine Power Plant

Bulgaria is looking for potential investors in its gas turbine power plant that is to be constructed in the Danube town of Belene, the country's Deputy Economy and Energy Minister Valentin Nikolov has revealed.

Business » Energy | March 28, 2012, Wednesday // 17:44 | Viewed: 1121

Bulgarian President Praises Govt Decision to Quit Belene NPP

Bulgaria's President Rosen Plevneliev has backed the government's decision to scrap the Belene Nuclear Power Plant project.

Business » Energy | March 28, 2012, Wednesday // 16:09 | Viewed: 632

Bulgarian Ex Energy Minister: Common Sense Prevailed on Belene NPP

Traicho Traikov, former Minister of Economy, Energy and Tourism, has sided with the reactions of approval for the government's decision to quit Belene NPP project.

Business » Energy | March 28, 2012, Wednesday // 16:00 | Viewed: 773

Belene Nuclear Power Plant Canceled, Bulgarian PM Confirms

Bulgaria has quit the Belene Nuclear Power Plant project, the country's Prime Minister has confirmed.

Business » Energy | March 28, 2012, Wednesday // 15:30 | Viewed: 2309

Bulgaria Rightist to PM: Congratulations for Scrapping Belene!

Rightist leader Martin Dimitrov has praised the decision of the center-right GERB government to quit the Belene NPP project.

Business » Energy | March 28, 2012, Wednesday // 15:06 | Viewed: 628

Bulgarian Right Wing Leader Lauds Abandon of Belene NPP

Bulgaria's decision to halt the Belene Nuclear Power Plant project is very significant because with it the country returns to the geopolitics of Europe and NATO, according to right-wing leader, Ivan Kostov.

Business » Energy | March 28, 2012, Wednesday // 15:04 | Viewed: 670

Bulgaria Socialists Slam Quitting Belene N-Plant

Bulgaria's former energy minister, part of the previous Socialist-led coalition, has blasted the decision of the current center-right government to abandon plans for a second nuclear power plant in Belene.

Business » Energy | March 28, 2012, Wednesday // 14:58 | Viewed: 656

Bulgarian Ambassador to US Backs Shale Gas Exploration

Bulgarian Ambassador in Washington DC, Elena Poptodorova, says that the subject of shale gas exploration in the country must be examined more calmly.

Business » Energy | March 28, 2012, Wednesday // 14:30 | Viewed: 927

Bulgaria Quits Belene Nuclear Power Plant Project

Bulgaria's Belene Nuclear Power Plant will not be constructed, the country's Deputy Finance Minister Vladislav Goranov announced on on Wednesday.

Business » Energy | March 28, 2012, Wednesday // 13:39 | Viewed: 11515

Bulgaria to Fork Out BGN 2 M after Quitting BA Pipe

Bulgaria will issue another 18 000 shares to cover expenses of Burgas-Alexandroupolis oil pipeline, the government decided on Wednesday without providing details.

Business » Energy | March 28, 2012, Wednesday // 13:23 | Viewed: 622

Bulgaria to Scrap Belene NPP - Report

Bulgaria will officially cancel the Belene Nuclear Power Plant project on Wednesday, according to a report.

Business » Energy | March 28, 2012, Wednesday // 13:15 | Viewed: 786

Melrose Swings to Profit Thanks to High Gas Prices in Bulgaria

Edinburgh-based oil and gas explorer Melrose Resources reported a rise in profits and said it expects strong results in 2012 on the back of high gas prices in Bulgaria.

Business » Energy | March 28, 2012, Wednesday // 12:46 | Viewed: 1148
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