Temenuzhka Petkova

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.

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.

Bulgaria Has Negotiated a New 140 million Cubic Meters of Gas Other Than Russian Supplies

Later tonight, a tanker to supply gas from the United States will arrive, the Energy Minister said, quoted by NOVA TV.

Bulgaria has negotiated a new 140 million cubic meters of gas other than Russian supplies of blue fuel. This was announced by Minister of Energy Temenuzhka Petkova at an extraordinary briefing.

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.

Bulgaria to Continue to Rely on Energy from its Coal-fired Power Plants

Bulgaria will continue to rely on energy from its coal-fired power plants, Minister of Energy Temenuzhka Petkova said at the opening of the eighth energy conference dedicated to the development prospects of the sector in Southeastern Europe, organised by the Bulgarian Energy and Mining Forum.