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Power Distributors in Bulgaria Seek 8% - 20% Increase in Prices of Electricity

The electricity distribution companies in Bulgaria CEZ, EVN and Energo Pro have submitted applications to the Energy and Water Regulatory Commission (EWRC) requesting 8% to 20% increase in the prices of electricity as of 1st of July, the regulator said on 17th of April.

Deputy PM: The Resignation of Energy Minister Will Not Be Accepted

The resignation of Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova will not be accepted, Bulgaria's Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defence Krasimir Karakachanov said on 6th of March. The decision was taken yesterday at a meeting with Prime Minister Boyko Borissov, which was attended by cabinet ministers.

President Radev: The Government's Actions on the CEZ Deal are Chaotic

President Rumen Radev assessed the government's actions as chaotic regarding the sale of CEZ, reports Darik. 

The President's comment was made about today's meeting of Prime Minister Borisov with the owner of the candidate-buyer of CEZ ,Gina Varbakova, and the request of Finance Minister Vladislav Goranov that the state has the opportunity to enter into this deal.

Czech PM Babis: I'm Shocked by What is Happening in Bulgaria

Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis today strongly criticized the sale of CEZ's business in Bulgaria.

The leadership of the energy company must explain to the Supervisory Board the sale of Bulgarian assets to Inercom, the Czech Prime Minister, who has resigned since January 17, after failing to get a vote of confidence from parliament, told Lidove News .

8,239 Customers in West Bulgaria with Cut-Off Power Supply Due to Winter Conditions

8,239 customers of power distributor CEZ in Western Bulgaria have their power supply cut off, CEZ's press office told FOCUS News Agency.

The number of affected customers is 1,948 in Vidin, 285 in Pleven, 966 in Blagoevgrad, 393 in Montana, 246 in Pernik, 539 in Sofia, 650 in the Sofia region, and 3,212 in Vratsa.