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Bulgaria’s sole nuclear power plant at Kozloduy. Photo: uvioc/flickr.com
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August 7, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Bulgaria’s former economy minister Dragomir Stoynev has been forced, once again, to defend the nuclear deal with US firm Westinghouse from criticism within his own party, the socialists. The Plamen […]

Kozloduy nuclear power plant. Photo: Trygve W Nodeland

Westinghouse signs shareholder agreement for new Bulgarian nuclear unit

August 1, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

US nuclear firm Westinghouse Electric said on August 1 that it has signed a shareholder agreement to build a new reactor at Bulgaria’s Kozloduy nucl ...

Bulgaria's sole nuclear power plant at Kozloduy. Photo: uvioc/flickr.com

Westinghouse still optimistic on nuclear deal with Bulgaria despite delay

July 30, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

US energy firm Westinghouse remains optimistic about the prospects of signing the contract to build a nuclear reactor in Bulgaria, despite the decisio ...

Temelin nuclear power plant in the Czech Republic. Photo: Japo/Wikimedia Commons

Analyst: Temelín nuclear expansion spells ‘bye bye’ for dividends

January 2, 2014, by Daniel Bardsley for The Prague Post

The expansion of the Temelín nuclear power plant remains doubtful given current energy prices, analysts have said after the CEO of ČEZ indicated a c ...


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    Bulgarian PM Oresharski denies deal with Westinghouse done
    November 26, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s Prime Minister, Plamen Oresharski, denied the claim that a deal has been agreed with US firm Westinghouse to build a new nuclear reactor at the Kozloduy nuclear power plant. […]

  • Bulgaria's sole nuclear power plant at Kozloduy. Photo: uvioc/flickr.com
    Bulgarian Economy Minister defensive over Westinghouse promise
    November 25, 2013, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Mere days after returning from a trip to the US, during which he met representatives of several corporations to discuss projects in the energy sector, Bulgarian Economy Minister Dragomir Stoynev […]

  • Bulgaria's sole nuclear power plant at Kozloduy. Photo: uvioc/flickr.com
    Kozloduy nuclear plant reactor taken offline again
    October 31, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Unit six at Bulgaria’s Kozloduy nuclear power station was taken offline again for a second time in three days on October 30, only five days after it was reconnected to […]

  • Economy Minister Dragomir Stoynev, right, and his predecessor, caretaker minister Assen Vassilev
    No decision to restart Belene nuclear project yet – minister
    June 10, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s Economy Minister Dragomir Stoynev said on June 10 that the country’s government has not made a political decision to restart the mothballed Belene nuclear station project. Making an appearance […]