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Bulgarian Power Industry Gears up for Green Technologies


Bulgarian power generation industry is switching over to a "green mode" of operation. This is the conclusion based on the recent amendments to the Recovery and Resilience Plan that 3eNews has been able to obtain. The draft document shows that serious investments will be made in the subsidiary of TPP Maritza East 2, responsible for the new energy generating capacities.

US Delegation Visited “ContourGlobal Maritza East 3” TPP

During the visit the important role of the plant for the energy independence and security was highlighted

Experts from the US Department of Energy, State Department and the US Embassy in Sofia got acquainted with the work of the second largest thermal power plant in the Maritsa East complex - "ContourGlobal Maritsa East 3".

Democratic Bulgaria Coalition Expects EU Commission to Prevent Construction of Belene NPP

Economist and member of Democratic Bulgaria Martin Dimitrov predict that the European Commission may not allow the implementation of the Belene NPP project. In a position circulated to the media, he said he expects "particular rigor and attention from the EC, which has yet to initiate a" notification "procedure.

Minister Petkova: Russia Remains a Key Partner for Bulgaria in Nuclear Power

The excellent collaboration between the Kozloduy NPP and the Rosatom State Corporation continues in the implementation of the program for the modernization of the 5th and 6th units of the nuclear power plant, "Energy Minister Temenujka Petkova said during a meeting with the Director General of" Rosatom "Alexei Ligachov, announced by the Ministry of Energy.The meeting was held within the XIth In

Bulgaria's NEK Opens Tender for Upgrade of HPP Devin Generator

Bulgaria's state-owned National Electricity Company, NEK, said on Monday that it has opened a 2.2 million levs ($1.3 million/1.1 million euro) tender for rehabilitation of hydro power plant (HPP) Devin's generator 2, reports Renewables Now, quoting SeeNews. 

Works are expected to be completed within 315 days, NEK said in a tender notice.