Belene Nuclear Power Plant

PM Borisov Suggests L.Pavlova to Lead the Global Center of CEE and China

Prime Minister Boyko Borissov and Chairman of the State Council of China Li Keqiang have expressed satisfaction with the results achieved during their meetings in Sofia. This was announced by the press service of the Council of Ministers. They spoke before Li Keqiang's departure, who was on an official four-day visit to Bulgaria.

Bulgarian MPs Revive Belene Nuclear Plant Project

The Bulgarian parliament on Thursday voted overwhelmingly in favour of dropping the moratorium on the construction of the Belene Nuclear Power Plant, NPP.

A total of 172 out of 240 MPs supported the proposal by the ruling GERB party of Prime Minister Boyko Borissov which gives Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova the mandate to restart the process of seeking potential investors.

Protest in front of the Bulgarian Parliament against the Restart of Belene NPP

A protest against the restart of the Belene Nuclear Power Plant is being held before the National Assembly, BNR reports. The demonstration is organized by the newly formed right-wing Democratic Bulgaria formation, and the occasion is the scheduled for this week consideration of the proposal to abolish the moratorium on the construction of Belene NPP.

Bulgaria Should Submit to Russia its Options for Belene NPP by the End of June

By the end of June, the Bulgarian Ministry of Energy must provide Russia with the various options for using the Belene NPP equipment. This is written in a summary of the talks between Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Bulgarian counterpart Rumen Radev in Sochi, according to Russian state news agency TASS, quoted by

The Bulgarian Cabinet said "Yes" to Restart the Nuclear Power Plant "Belene", China Wants to Invest

The Cabinet decided to lift the moratorium on the Belene NPP project and submit it for vote to the National Assembly, bTV reported.
Prime Minister Boyko Borisov announced today that the project will be brought back. The reason is that last week, representatives of China's National Nuclear Corporation announced they were interested in building Belene.

Bulgarian Minister of Energy: We will Bring the Belene NPP Report to Parliament within Days

"Bulgaria should seek the opportunity about realization on a market principle and without a state guarantee of the Belene NPP. To start this process, a parliamentary mandate will be needed. " This was stated by the Minister of Energy Temenujka Petkova at the Atomexpo 2018 Forum in Sochi.