Temenuzhka Petkova

The Deadline For Submission of Applications For Belene NPP Expires

The deadline for submitting applications for the Belene NPP project expires. Today it will be clear who are the candidates for the construction of a second nuclear power plant in Bulgaria.

Bids are expected to be submitted by US General Electric, a Chinese, Korean and French company. Last week, Russia's Rosatom reaffirmed its desire to participate in the project.

Temenuzhka Petkova: Candidates for Belene NPP Will Be Announced on August 19

Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova commented on the state visit to Turkmenistan at the studio of the BNT. The possibility of importing gas from the Caspian state was also discussed in the interview. Petkova also commented on the procedure for selecting a company to implement Belene NPP and confirmed that Russia's Rosatom has declared a willingness to participate.

US Giant Manufacturer Is Interested in the Construction of the Belene NPP

US turbine manufacturer General Electric has applied to participate in the construction of the Belene Nuclear Power Plant, Bulgarian Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova said. By August 19, which is the deadline for receiving offers, she expects an offer from Russia's Rosatom, as well, BNR reported.

Submarine Power Cable Promotes Montenegro as Energy Hub for Balkans

 

The Montenegro-Italy submarine power cable has been deployed under an investment that will enable Montenegro to become an energy hub for the Balkan countries, said Terna CEO Luigi Ferraris, adding that the commencement of commercial use is planned by the end of the year.

Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova Will Visit the Maritsa East 2 TPP

Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova will visit the Maritsa East 2 TPP EAD in order to check the situation after a tire ignition has occurred at one of the absorbers of a sulfur-purifying installation, which is in a planned repair. All necessary measures have been taken to secure the area. There is no danger for the population.

Bulgaria will Open Talks with Gazprom on Reducing the Price of Natural Gas

Bulgaria will start talks with Gazprom on lowering the price of natural gas, Bulgaria's Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova said on June 21. Bulgaria will refer to the decision of the European Commission, which allows the parties disadvantaged by the Russian company because of the higher prices to start negotiations, reports BNT

The Ministry of Energy and the KEWR Support the Creation of a Natural Gas Exchange in Bulgaria

,,Only in case of diversification of natural gas supplies we can talk about competition and create conditions for market liberalization'', Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova said at a round table in the National Assembly, where the concept of the Balkan gas hub was presented.

Owners of Small Photovoltaic Plants in Bulgaria Threaten with Civil Disobedience

The small photovoltaic plants threatened with civil disobedience if the purchase price of their green energy did not rise. They threatened with traffic blockades and demanded the resignations of the energy minister and the head of the energy regulator.

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