Bulgaria to Use EU Funding to Implement 5 Energy Projects
Friday, 31 October 2014
Bulgaria is to implement 5 energy projects worth over 4 million euros with EU funding.
The EU funding will go to the design studies for the construction of the Bulgaria-Turkey gas grid interconnection, the construction of the Yadenitsa hydropower plant, and transmission lines from the Maritsa East 1 thermal power plant to different parts of the country.
The EU funding allocated to Greece envisages the construction of a connection from the Maritsa East 1 TPP to the Greek power grid.
The biggest portion of EU funding, a total of 315 000 euros, will go to design studies for the construction of the Burgas-Dobrich transmission line.
A total of 306 000 euros will be paid for the design studies related to the transmission line between the Maritsa East 1 TPP and the Greek town of Nea Santa, while a sum of 279 000 euros will be spent on the design studies for the transmission line between the Maritsa East 1 TPP and Burgas.