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Bulgaria to add 647 MW in installed capacity, RES contribute with 401 MW

April 20, 2018

Bulgaria to add 647 MW in installed capacity, RES contribute with 401 MW

Bulgarian electricity transmission system operator ESO has announced its plan to add additional installed capacity of 647 MW by 2027. Renewable energy will be accounted for 401 MW. The forecast…

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IBEX has successfully started intraday electricity market

April 12, 2018

IBEX has successfully started intraday electricity market

The Independent Bulgarian Energy Exchange (IBEX) launched the intraday market (IDM) segment in Bulgaria on April 11. The minimum amount of electricity that can be traded is 100 kWh, and…

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April 2, 2018

IBEX announces intraday market kick off

The Independent Bulgarian Energy Exchange (IBEX) announced the launch of the intraday market (IDM) on April 11. “On April 11 at 14:00 CET, the IDM market segment will be open…

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March 30, 2018

Bulgarian company eyeing investment in solar energy in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bulgarian company Lada Nar is eyeing investment opportunities in the energy sector of Bosnia and Herzegovina (BH), primarily in solar energy. The Director of the Foreign Investment Promotion Agency of…

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March 21, 2018

Bulgaria and Greece will soon be connected by new transmission line

A new overhead electric line will soon connect Greece and Bulgaria. This new single circuit 400kV interconnection line between the substations Maritsa East in Bulgaria and Nea Santa in Greece…

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March 7, 2018

Bulgarian Energy Minister resignation not accepted

Bulgarian Government decided not to accept the resignation of the Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petrova. Just a week ago she offered the resignation to Prime Minister Boyko Borisov and he accepted…

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Bulgarian PM has accepted Energy Minister resignation over CEZ deal

February 27, 2018

Bulgarian PM has accepted Energy Minister resignation over CEZ deal

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov accepted the resignation of Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova who decided to quit her position in order to avoid all doubts about her possible influence in…

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February 12, 2018

BSE-Sofia takes over Bulgarian Energy Exchange

The state-owned Bulgarian stock exchange (BSE-Sofia) acquired 100% of the Independent Bulgarian Energy Exchange (IBEX) in a deal worth EUR 2.6 million. IBEX was established January 2014, as a fully-owned…

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EC asked Bulgaria to comply with Third Energy Package

February 1, 2018

EC asked Bulgaria to comply with Third Energy Package

Arguing that Bulgaria has not transposed Third Energy Package electricity and gas directives into its national legislation, the European Commission asked Bulgaria to comply with the legislative package and correctly…

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Bulgaria, Chaira, tender

January 4, 2018

Bulgaria’s NEK calls for tender for Chaira HPP rehabilitation

Bulgarian National Electricity company (NEK) has invited sealed tenders from contractors from all over the world for the rehabilitation of pumped-storage hydro power plant Chaira, located in the Rila mountains,…

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December 27, 2017

Bulgaria’s electric vehicle charging network to be extended

Electric mobility in Bulgaria is gaining momentum. Swiss power and automation company ABB recently announced its plan to further extend the charging station network for electric vehicles in Bulgaria, while…

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GGE responsible for two energy efficiency projects in Bulgaria

December 21, 2017

GGE responsible for two energy efficiency projects in Bulgaria

The leading regional energy services provider, Slovenia’s GGE has been responsible for two projects in Bulgaria, both primarily aimed to increase energy efficiency: at Cremio’s factory it has just finished…

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