Bulgaria unveils two pumped storage hydropower projects of 800 MW each

13 October 2023 - Planning is underway in Bulgaria to install two underground pumped storage hydropower facilities with a combined capacity of 1.6 GW.

krsko nuclear power plant shutdown

Krško nuclear power plant preventively shut down

06 October 2023 - Krško nuclear power plant is located 100 kilometers east of Slovenia’s capital Ljubljana, close to the border with Croatia

Chaira Bulgaria EUR 102 million pumped storage hydropower plant

Bulgaria needs EUR 102 million to repair pumped storage hydropower plant

04 May 2023 - The upcoming reconstruction of the Chaira pumped storage hydropower plant, which is out of order, is expected to be completed in 2025

Second unit of Krško nuclear power plant projected to come online in 2035

27 January 2023 - The second unit in the Krško nuclear power plant could be in operation in 2035, but project permits are still pending

Krško nuclear power plant extends operation for another 20 years

Krško nuclear power plant to extend operation for another 20 years

18 January 2023 - The Slovenian government has issued an environmental approval to extend the operating life of the Krško nuclear power plant until 2043


US-based KKR set to take over ContourGlobal

20 May 2022 - US-based KKR is set to take over Bulgarian thermal power plant Maritsa East 3, as well as wind and solar capacities in Austria and Italy

Končar KET to refurbish HPP Vacha in Bulgaria

28 August 2019 - A consortium comprising Croatia’s Končar KET and Czech ČKD Blansko Holding has signed a contract...

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

22 April 2019 - Authors: Dimitar Zwiatkow (Partner), Maria Harizanova (Associate), at Pavlov and Partners Law Firm in cooperation with CMS...

Massive hike in electricity prices prompts state measures in Bulgaria

17 January 2019 - Three subsidiaries of state-owned power utility Bulgarian Energy Holding EAD (BEH) will provide an additional...

BEH gets EBRD’s financial backing to help with energy market liberalization

14 August 2018 - State-owned energy company Bulgarian Energy Holding (BEH) has secured a EUR 100 million investment from...

Bulgaria’s NEK reports net loss in H1, to cancel some projects

06 August 2018 - Power utility Natsionalna Elektricheska Kompania (NEK) reported a BGN 74 million (EUR 37.8 million) net...

Bulgaria, Chaira, tender

Bulgaria’s NEK calls for tender for Chaira HPP rehabilitation

04 January 2018 - Bulgarian National Electricity company (NEK) has invited sealed tenders from contractors from all over the...

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