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September 1, 2017

Bulgaria starts making waste repository for old nuclear reactors

The Bulgarian government has started the construction of a radioactive waste repository to store low and medium-level waste. The country’s Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova attended a ground breaking ceremony for…

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August 28, 2017

Clear air and emission abatement solutions wanted for Bulgarian capital

The Bulgarian capital Sofia is looking to attract innovative solutions from the global clean-tech community to help solve air pollution problems. Entrepreneurs are invited to participate in an EIT Climate-KIC supported “Urban Challenges” pitch…

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August 15, 2017

UPDATE: Green light for selling of IBEX to Bulgarian Stock Exchange

 Article from August 10 updated with new information.  State-owned Bulgarian Energy Holding (BEH) has got the green light to sell the Independent Bulgarian Energy Exchange (IBEX) to the Bulgarian Stock…

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August 11, 2017

Sofia’s transport company plans to procure electric buses and install charging stations

Sofia Electrical Transport Company plans to acquire electric buses and install charging infrastructure in the Bulgarian capital. To this end, the company which operates tram and trolley transport in Sofia…

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June 19, 2017

Additional European Commission funding approved for Croatian geothermal plant

The European Commission decided that Croatia’s first geothermal power plant can apply for additional funding along with existing financing to support the HR GEOc Geothermae project. The EC decision came…

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June 13, 2017

Spanish Ingeteam opens subsidiary in Bulgaria to provide services to renewables market

Spanish company Ingeteam, specialized in power technologies and operation and maintenance services, has opened a subsidiary in Bulgaria to support the renewables sector, the company announced, adding that its personnel…

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March 4, 2017

EVN suspends construction of hydropower plants in Bulgaria

Austrian energy company EVN suspended its plans for the implementation of a 170 MW hydropower project in Bulgaria. Further implementation of Gorna Arda hydro power project is not realizable in…

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February 28, 2017

Bulgaria might lose project funding due to public procurement complaints

Bulgaria is facing the risk of losing funds for the implementation of two environmental projects, because of complaints about public procurement procedures. The two projects, worth a total of EUR…

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February 16, 2017

Bulgarian NEK and Austrian EVN agree on debt settlement

Austrian energy company EVN and the Bulgarian National Electricity Company (NEK) reached an agreement to settle a debt worth BGN 192 million (EUR 98,2 million). The settled amount remains unknown,…

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February 15, 2017

Aytos to build waste water treatment plant for EUR 7.6 million

The town of Aytos in Bulgaria announced a tender for the construction of a waste water treatment plant and supporting infrastructure with a total value of BGN 14.8 million (EUR…

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February 1, 2017

Nikolay Pavlov named Bulgarian minister of energy

Further liberalization of the electricity market and diversification of sources and routes of energy resources will be the main priorities of new Bulgarian minister of energy Nikolay Pavlov. Pavlov, who…

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January 23, 2017

GS-Solar plans to build a panel factory in Bulgaria

Chinese solar panel manufacturer GS-Solar plans to invest in a new manufacturing plant in Bulgaria, the  government in Sofia announced. GS-Solar CEO Chao Hui Lin met with prime minister Boyko…

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