Bulgaria to replace coal complex with solar gigawatts

10 March 2023 - Bulgaria is leaning on nuclear power, RES and energy efficiency in its decarbonization push, Minister of Energy Rosen Hristov said

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Decarbonization, energy security impossible without nuclear energy – Hristov

03 March 2023 - Bulgaria is one of the 10 European Union member states that supported France in the initiative to form a pro-nuclear bloc

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Bulgaria starts building second gas pipeline interconnection with Serbia

01 February 2023 - Bulgaria marked the start of construction today of its part of the second gas interconnection with neighboring Serbia

Romania and Bulgaria agree to build two hydropower plants on Danube

23 January 2023 - Romania and Bulgaria have agreed to build two hydropower plants on the Danube, which should be operational within the next five to six years.


Bulgaria’s 2053 energy strategy: coal until 2030, new nuclear capacities

18 January 2023 - Bulgaria plans to burn coal until 2030 to ensure energy security amid the ongoing crisis, while developing renewables, storage, and hydrogen

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Bulgaria secures access to Turkish LNG terminals for natural gas imports

05 January 2023 - Bulgaria has signed a long-term contract with Turkey on the transit of 1.5 billion cubic meters of gas per year

Romania and Bulgaria to negotiate construction of hydropower plant on Danube river

Romania, Bulgaria in talks on 840 MW hydropower project on Danube river

23 November 2022 - Romanian officials said talks would resume with Bulgaria on building the Turnu Măgurele – Nikopol hydropower plant on the Danube river

Bulgaria halts TPP Maritsa 3 over air pollution

Air pollution in TPP Maritsa 3 could lead to shutdown of all coal plants in Bulgaria

16 September 2022 - The plant is closed for exceeding the amount of SO2 and will remain closed until it meets the norms and standards


Bulgarian gas thriller – between LNG tankers and payments in rubles

24 August 2022 - Bulgaria is looking to Azerbaijan and Turkey for additional gas supplies, as the caretaker government announces inevitable talks with Gazprom