All posts tagged energy

September 21, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s MPs passed at first reading on September 21 a bill authorising a cash injection from the state Budget to the state-owned electric utility NEK to pay the damages awarded by […]

Belene nuclear plant site, screengrab from Bulgarian National Television

Bulgarian Cabinet approves draft bill to pay Belene arbitration damages

September 20, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s state-owned electric utility NEK will receive a cash injection from the state Budget to pay the damages awarded by an international a ...


EU preparing meeting with Russia on Bulgaria gas hub – report

September 19, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

The European Commission is working on preparations to host a Bulgaria-Russia-EU meeting to discuss the proposed gas hub near the Bulgarian port of Var ...


Gazprom snubs Bulgaria’s gas hub conference

September 5, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian officials attempted to downplay the absence of any representatives from Russia state-owned gas company Gazprom at a meeting with prospective ...

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    Poland’s PGNiG likely to suspend shale gas project
    August 26, 2016, by The Warsaw Voice

    PGNiG gas giant failed to achieve satisfactory gas flow in latest shale gas test in Wysin, northern Poland, as maximum flow achieved merely exceeded 2 m3 per minute, which might […]

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    Bulgaria’s nuclear power drama: A huge mess
    August 15, 2016, by

    On April 6 1970, socialist Bulgaria started a huge project. In the northern border town of Kozloduy, engineers and workers starting building reactor no. 1 of what was to become […]

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    Opinion: Erdogan, Putin and the touchy Turkish Stream
    August 8, 2016, by Deutsche Welle

    The revival of the Turkish Stream pipeline project is expected to be the concrete outcome of the meeting between Russian president Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, […]