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Bulgaria's TPP Maritsa Iztok 2 relaunches natural disaster insurance tender
16 Sep 2019Bulgaria's thermal power plant (TPP) Maritsa Iztok 2 said on Friday that it has relaunched a tender for awarding a three-year natural disaster insurance contract, increasing the estimated value of the contract to 24.7 million levs ($14.0 million/12.6 million euro), VAT excluded. view more
Bulgaria aims to have first hydrogen filling stations in place by end-2020
13 Sep 2019Bulgaria's regional development ministry said on Thursday draft legislation has been prepared that paves the way for the construction of the first hydrogen filling stations in the country by the end of 2020. view more
Bulgaria to hold talks with ContourGlobal for terminating PPA with Maritsa East 3 TPP
12 Sep 2019Bulgaria's government said on Wednesday that it has mandated three of its members to hold talks with ContourGlobal for termination of the power purchase agreement (PPA) with ContourGlobal Maritsa East 3 thermal power plant majority owned by the London-listed energy giant. view more
Bulgarian authorities shut down boilers at TPP Brikel, Pernink heating utility
11 Sep 2019Bulgaria's environment ministry said it has ordered thermal power plant (TPP) Brikel to suspend the operation of six of its boilers due to the unlawful use of biomass for fuel. view more
IMF to consider Kristalina Georgieva's nomination for managing director
10 Sep 2019The executive board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said on Monday it will consider the nomination of Kristalina Georgieva, a Bulgarian national currently CEO of the World Bank, for the next managing director of the Fund. view more
ND's Tasos Gaitanis says party must continue to be a 'reference point' for society
09 Sep 2019The New Democracy party must continue to be a reference point for society, the party's new spokesman Tasos Gaitanis said in an interview with the Athens-Macedonian News Agency (ANA) released on Sunday.
FinMin Staikouras satisfied with Lagarde's views on reviewing primary surplus targets
05 Sep 2019Finance Minister Christos Staikouras on Wednesday expressed his contentment with the views of European Central Bank (ECB) President-elect Christine Lagarde concerning the need to review the 3.5 pct primary surplus target for Greece, which she said was "excessive" and put too much pressure on the recovery of the Greek economy.
Switzerland's Also Holding seeks Bulgarian anti-trust nod to buy Solytron
04 Sep 2019Switzerland-based ICT solutions and services provider Also Holding is seeking an anti-trust approval to acquire 100% of Bulgarian IT solutions distributor Solytron, Bulgaria's Commission for Protection of Competition (CPC) said. view more
Moody's changes Bulgaria's outlook to positive from stable, affirms Baa2 rating
03 Sep 2019Moody's Investors Service said that it has changed the outlook on the Bulgarian government's ratings to positive from stable, affirming the country's long-term issuer rating in foreign and local currency at Baa2.
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Bulgaria's Plovdiv, Yambol water utilities sign 2 deals for EU-backed projects
02 Sep 2019The water utilities serving the Bulgarian cities of Plovdiv and Yambol have signed two deals with the environment ministry for the construction of water supply and sewerage infrastructure, the ministry said. view more