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Bulgaria to Unveil 2 Photovoltaic Parks Built by South Korean Investors

South Korea's Ambassador to Bulgaria Chun Bi-ho will attend Thursday the inauguration ceremony of two photovoltaic parks, "Samovodene" and "Zlataritsa", located near the city of Veliko Tarnovo in central northern Bulgaria.

Business » Energy | March 8, 2012, Thursday // 10:28 | Viewed: 1798

Privatization of Bulgarian Energy Companies Assists Foreign Debt Payments

There is an option to use the proceeds from the privatization of energy companies for financing foreign debt payments, according to Traicho Traikov, Minister of Economy, Energy and Tourism.

Business » Energy | March 8, 2012, Thursday // 09:47 | Viewed: 1655

Bulgaria to Launch Building Gas Link with Romania

Bulgarian gas transmission system operator Bulgartransgaz is to start the construction of a cross-border gas link with the country's northern neighbor Romania.

Business » Energy | March 7, 2012, Wednesday // 19:07 | Viewed: 1388

Only War in Middle East Can Drive Oil Prices Higher - Bulgaria's Energy Minister

Traicho Traikov, Minister of Economy, Energy and Tourism, has said that low fuel prices can be achieved through free competition in distribution, import, tax warehouses.

Business » Energy | March 7, 2012, Wednesday // 18:02 | Viewed: 1152

Premier Power Starts Building Solar Plant in Bulgaria's Dimitrovgrad

US solar power developer Premier Power Renewable Energy Inc. has announced it has started construction on a new 16.2-megawatt plant in the Southern Bulgarian town of Dimitrovgrad.

Business » Energy | March 7, 2012, Wednesday // 15:57 | Viewed: 1611

Pavegen Renewable Energy Installation Unveiled in Sofia

An innovative installation featuring Pavegen tiles, which capture kinetic energy from footsteps and convert it to electricity, was inaugurated Monday evening by Economy Minister Traicho Traikov.

Business » Energy | March 6, 2012, Tuesday // 18:03 | Viewed: 2235

Austria's EVN Moves to Delist Bulgaria Units

Austria's EVN AG plans to delist its two units in Bulgaria just two months after the trade with their shares started on the local stock exchange.

Business » Energy | March 6, 2012, Tuesday // 17:25 | Viewed: 1736

Electricity Prices in Bulgaria to Rise by up to 10% from July

Gas prices and central heating tariffs will increase by an estimated 7-8% from April, according to Angel Semerdzhiev, Chair of the State Energy and Water Regulatory Commission (DKEVR).

Business » Energy | March 6, 2012, Tuesday // 16:05 | Viewed: 1351

Bulgarian Scientists Come Up with New Way to Turn Garbage into Fuel

Researchers from the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS) have created a method that transforms municipal solid waste into fuel, it has been reported.

Business » Energy | March 6, 2012, Tuesday // 12:09 | Viewed: 1840

Bulgarian NGO Reports Huge Number of Complaints against Heating Utilities

As many as 437 anti-monopoly trials were initiated in 2011 in Bulgaria, while the total number of complaints and tip-offs about monopoly abuse was 21 000, according to representatives of the non-governmental Movement for National Unity and Salvation (DNES

Business » Energy | March 5, 2012, Monday // 19:47 | Viewed: 1488

Bulgarian Rightist Party Seeks Money Laundering Probe at Lukoil

Bulgaria's right-wing Democrats for Strong Bulgaria (DSB) have demanded that the State Agency for National Security (DANS) should check the money flows of the Lukoil company and investigate the business it for alleged money laundering.

Business » Energy | March 5, 2012, Monday // 16:08 | Viewed: 1337

Bulgarian Protesters Rise against High Fuel Prices

Protests took place in a number of Bulgarian cities on Sunday against high fuel prices in the country.

Business » Energy | March 4, 2012, Sunday // 19:38 | Viewed: 4178

Bulgaria, Israel to Join Forces on Mediterranean Gas Deposits

Bulgaria and Israel are considering a new field of cooperation – gas supplies from the newly-found natural gas deposits in the Eastern Mediterranean, Bulgaria's Foreign Minister Nikolay Mladenov indicated after meeting with his Israeli counterpart Avigdor

Business » Energy | March 2, 2012, Friday // 15:17 | Viewed: 2332

Lukoil Strikes Back at Bulgarian Rightist Leader

Fuel distributor Lukoil Bulgaria has risen against accusations of monopoly abuse voiced by former Prime Minister and rightist leader Ivan Kostov.

Business » Energy | March 1, 2012, Thursday // 16:42 | Viewed: 1706

Lukoil Reduces Retail, Wholesale Fuel Prices in Bulgaria

Starting Thursday, diesel prices at filling stations of Lukoil Bulgaria are down by an average BGN 0.05 to BGN 2.65 per liter, the company said in a statement.

Business » Energy | March 1, 2012, Thursday // 14:43 | Viewed: 1480

Bulgaria to Learn Next Gas Supply Tariffs in 2 Months

The Bulgarian government has started talks with Russian state-owned energy giant Gazprom for a reduction of prices stipulated in the existing gas supply contracts, according to Traicho Traikov, Minister of Economy, Energy and Tourism.

Business » Energy | February 29, 2012, Wednesday // 17:51 | Viewed: 1171

Every Other Bulgarian in Favor of Belene NPP - Poll

A total of 51% of 1002 Bulgarian responders are in favor of the Belene Nuclear Power Plant being constructed in the country, according to a poll conducted by BBSS Gallup International .

Business » Energy | February 29, 2012, Wednesday // 16:18 | Viewed: 1646

Bulgarian Rightists Slam Anti-Trust Watchdog for Inefficient Fuel Sector Policy

Ivan Kostov, Co-Chair of the rightist Blue Coalition, has called for the resignation of the management of the Commission on Protection of Competition (KZK) over the watchdog's failure to protect Bulgarian consumers"

Business » Energy | February 29, 2012, Wednesday // 14:26 | Viewed: 1139

Russian Gazprom CEO Arrives in Sofia

The CEO of Russian natural gas giant Gazprom, Alexei Miller, is arriving in Sofia Wednesday.

Business » Energy | February 29, 2012, Wednesday // 09:02 | Viewed: 1689

Bulgaria Confirms Up to 25% in Energy Holding Up for Sale

Bulgaria's government plans to privatize this year a minority stake in the state-owned energy holding, which groups the country's top energy assets, the finance minister has confirmed.

Business » Energy | February 25, 2012, Saturday // 18:04 | Viewed: 2537

Russians Already Building Reactor Vessel for Bulgaria’s Belene NPP

Russia's Izhorskiye Zavody, part of OMZ Group, has launched check assemble of the reactor vessel VVER-1000 for the first energy unit at Bulgaria's Belene NPP, even though Bulgaria is yet to say officially whether it wants the power plant.

Business » Energy | February 22, 2012, Wednesday // 19:45 | Viewed: 2900
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