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May 30, 2019

Czech energy company CEZ eyes pullout from Romania, Turkey

Czech energy company CEZ is working on divesting assets in Bulgaria but it may also pull out of other markets, including Romania, Turkey, and Poland, CEO Daniel Benes was quoted…

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May 9, 2019

Bulgaria to launch EUR 33 million renewables, energy efficiency, energy security program

Bulgaria is preparing to launch its Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency and Energy Security Program, with an estimated EUR 33 million budget to finance street lighting, geothermal and hydropower utilization, energy…

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April 22, 2019

Bulgaria: the drive for full liberalization of the energy market and the upcoming changes

Authors: Dimitar Zwiatkow (Partner), Maria Harizanova (Associate), at Pavlov and Partners Law Firm in cooperation with CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz Rechtsanwälte GmbH The electricity market in Bulgaria is undergoing certain major changes, including…

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April 5, 2019

EEX to introduce Bulgarian, Slovenian, Serbia power futures on June 3

On June 3, the European Energy Exchange (EEX) will expand its product range on the derivatives market with new power futures for the Bulgaria, Slovenia and Serbia market areas, EEX…

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April 3, 2019

Bulgaria to remove electricity export tariff from July 1, take 750 MW of renewables to free market

Bulgaria’s electricity export tariff will be abolished from July 1, according to a draft proposal of changes to the energy law, the ICIS portal reported. The changes will also bring…

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February 20, 2019

EU project expected to mobilize EUR 1.4 billion to tackle polluting household heating in Bulgaria

The European Commission has approved a EUR 16.7 million project to improve air quality in Bulgaria, with the EU contribution at nearly EUR 10 million. The LIFE IP CLEAN AIR…

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February 18, 2019

All Bulgarian rivers damaged in some way, 200 HPPs approved on top of 270 built – WWF

All Bulgarian rivers and their tributaries have been adversely affected by pollution, drought, wastewater, extraction of inert materials, and hydropower plants (HPPs), the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) has…

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January 17, 2019

Massive hike in electricity prices prompts state measures in Bulgaria

Three subsidiaries of state-owned power utility Bulgarian Energy Holding EAD (BEH) will provide an additional amount of electricity on the day-ahead market (DAM) of the  Independent Bulgarian Energy Exchange (IBEX)…

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January 11, 2019

Fines for sale of low-quality solid fuels for households come into effect

Bulgaria has introduced fines for the sale of low-quality solid fuels for household heating. The fines have been introduced under changes to the Law on Clean Atmospheric Air, which came…

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December 21, 2018

Recycling firm Integra Plastics building EUR 40 million plant

Bulgarian polyolefin recycling company Integra Plastics has started building a EUR 40 million plant in the town of Elin Pelin, on the outskirts of the capital Sofia. Integra CEO Julian…

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December 12, 2018

RDF-burning CHP plant project given go-ahead

The Bulgarian government has given the green light to the managing authority of Operational Programme Environment, part of the Ministry of Environment and Water, to sign an administrative agreement on…

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December 10, 2018

EEX, IBEX to launch Bulgarian power futures

Germany’s European Energy Exchange (EEX) and the Independent Bulgarian Energy Exchange (IBEX) have signed an agreement on cooperation in the Bulgarian power market. As part of the cooperation and subject…

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