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Bulgaria 2.65 GW renewables capacity by 2030

September 15, 2020

Bulgaria to add 2.65 GW of renewables capacity by 2030

In its draft Sustainable Energy Development Strategy until 2030 with a 2050 horizon, Bulgaria doesn’t envisage the shutdown of its coal power plants. The government said efforts would be made…

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Enery BG 1 Bulgaria solar power plant

August 24, 2020

Enery BG 1 plans to build 400 MW solar power plant in southern Bulgaria

Austrian-owned Enery BG 1 Ltd. plans to build a solar power plant in the municipality of Haskovo in southern Bulgaria, with an installed capacity of 400 MW. The intention is…

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Greenpeace coal phaseout Bulgaria 2030

August 20, 2020

Greenpeace demands coal phaseout in Bulgaria by 2030

The government in Sofia should look up to Greece in its energy policy, according to Balin Balinov from Greenpeace Bulgaria, who called for a coal exit twenty years earlier than…

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bulgaria-petkova-minister-coal-2050

August 13, 2020

Bulgaria plans to burn coal until 2050 – energy minister

Bulgaria plans to continue to use coal for the generation of electricity until 2050 due to coal-fired power plants’ strategic value for both energy and national security, Energy Minister Temenuzhka…

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cez-aurubis-bulgaria-pv-plant

July 30, 2020

Contract signed for largest self-consumption PV plant in Bulgaria

Copper producer Aurubis Bulgaria and energy solution provider CEZ ESCO Bulgaria have signed a contract for the construction of a 10 MW photovoltaic power plant, which would be the largest…

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bulgaria-electricity-market-liberalization

June 26, 2020

Bulgaria’s 300,000 firms to leave regulated power market amid liberalization

As of October 1, about 300,000 companies in Bulgaria will have an obligation to choose an electricity supplier. It is another step in the country’s electricity market liberalization and arguably…

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OMV-Petrom-Eldrive-to-install-30-charging-points-for-electric-cars-in-Romania-Bulgaria

June 1, 2020

OMV Petrom, Eldrive to install 30 charging points for electric cars in Romania, Bulgaria

Oil and gas company OMV Petrom and charging points operator Eldrive will install 30 fast-charging stations for electric vehicles (EVs) in OMV-branded filling stations in Romania and Bulgaria. The first…

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Bobov_Dol_Power_Plant

April 30, 2020

TPP Bobov Dol intends to stop burning waste

Coal-fired power plant Bobov Dol intends to terminate the co-incineration of unregulated waste, according to a letter the management of the thermal power plant (TPP) sent to Bulgaria’s Prosecutor-General Ivan…

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Lovech in Bulgaria to renew public lighting with European funds

March 18, 2020

Lovech in Bulgaria to renew public lighting in EUR 596 million project

MPEnergi from Norway is about to replace 4,483 street lamps with LED technology and install management software and equipment. The municipality northeast of the capital of Bulgaria is counting on…

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waste

March 3, 2020

Environmental organizations ask EU to stop waste burning in coal power plants in Bulgaria

Environmental lawyers at ClientEarth, Greenpeace Bulgaria and Za Zemiata are bringing a legal complaint to the European Commission to compel EU authorities to investigate and order the alleged illegal waste…

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Bulgaria coal power plants 2030

February 27, 2020

Bulgaria to continue to use coal power plants at least until 2030

Bulgaria will continue to use its coal power plants in the following decade and further on, according to the national plan with a 2050 horizon, Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova said…

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Metro Bulgaria solar roof

January 3, 2020

Metro Bulgaria equipping supermarket roofs with solar power plants

Three retail units in total out of 11 will have photovoltaic arrays on top of them, Metro Cash and Carry Bulgaria Eood announced at the opening of its first roof…

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