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Renewable energy is not only essential for the well-being of the environment, it is also a legal... euronews, the most watched news channel in Europe Subscribe for your daily dose of international news, curated and explained:http://eurone.ws/10ZCK4a Euronews is available in 13 other languages: http://eurone.ws/17moBCU http://www.euronews.com/2013/09/06/new-energy-and-new-directions-in-bulgaria Renewable energy is not only essential for the well-being of the environment, it is also a legal requirement. By 2020 European states must reach a target of 20 percent of their energy being coming from renewable sources. It is also a matter of business and entrepreneurs in Plovdiv in Bulgaria have got the message. They have received training, become qualified and have begun to innovate and e...
http://www.euronews.com/ Bulgaria's delayed entry into Schengen, the country's energy dependency on Russia and its efforts to counter the economic crisis - Prime minister Boyko Borrisov has been speaking to euronews in an exclusive interview in the capital Sofia. Born in 1959, Borrisov set up a successful private security business before turning to politics. He was mayor of Sofia before becoming prime minister of the centre-right government. Hans Von Der Brelie, Euronews: "Prime Minister, the watchdog of free competition, the European Commission, has started investigations into Gazprom. Is the Russian gas supplier complying or not to fair competition in Bulgaria?" Boyko Borrisov: "Bulgaria was one of the EU countries most affected by the gas crisis. Back then, I was mayor of Sofi...
Bulgaria and Greece have signed a final investment agreement to build a natural gas pipeline to help Sofia reduce its almost complete reliance on Russian gas supplies. Check out our website: http://uatoday.tv Facebook: https://facebook.com/uatodaytv Twitter: https://twitter.com/uatodaytv
United Nations, New York, December 2009 - Bulgaria, like many other Eastern European countries that were once part of the soviet bloc, has cities riddled with deteriorating housing that consume lots of energy. A new initiative supported by the UN European commission is helping retrofit buildings, making them more energy efficient, and lowering the carbon footprint of urban areas
Some of the plants for renewable energy in Bulgaria shot from the sky. Wind farm of Vetrocom at Buzhludzha with its 73.5 MW power. Photovoltaic power park near Radievo with its 16 MW power. Construction of Martiza Highway. Aerial photography by www.quadvert.com
At the European Parliament’s latest plenary, MEPs debated the Bulgarian EU Presidency’s priorities with Bulgaria’s Prime Minister Boïko Borissov, and the future of Europe with Ireland’s Prime Minister Leo Varadkar. The Parliament approved three reports on pieces of EU law on renewables, energy efficiency and governance. And MEPs held a debate on how to counter Russian propaganda and disinformation campaigns that spread fake news across the EU.
A movie about innovative bioenergy technologies for heating and cooling in Bulgaria
Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boiko Borisov is on a two-day trip to Israel and the Palestinian territories. In Jerusalem, he paid a visit to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in the Old City. He also held talks with his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu. The two men say collaboration in the security sphere to battle threats such as terror group ISIL is already strong. But they state they want to increase cooperation across a range of other sectors. Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu: "And we are going to discuss all the areas of cooperation in economy, trade, security and in many, many other fields and in technology between Bulgaria and Israel." Check out our website: http://uatoday.tv Facebook: https://facebook.com/uatodaytv Twitter: https://twitter.com/uatodaytv
Sofia, like many cities in Eastern Europe, is surrounded by sprawling prefabricated housing estates, built during the socialist period. More than 60 per cent of the population live in buildings like these. With soaring energy prices and no coordinated support to upgrading, UNECE is working alongside local partners to improve the energy efficiency of such buildings. With energy bills cut by as much as 50 percent in some cases, the money invested in the renovations can be recouped in just a couple of years.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will encourage Bulgaria to rely less on Russian energy and to tackle corruption on Thursday as the two NATO allies announced the launch of an annual strategic dialogue. The talks between the U.S. and Bulgarian foreign ministers, whose focus will include security and energy, are intended to demonstrate the U.S. commitment to helping Bulgaria resist Russian influence. Bulgaria depends on Russia for 90 percent of its gas and all of its nuclear fuel. http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/Reuters/worldNews/~3/vCF7iE-0jKU/story01.htm http://www.wochit.com
Bulgaria is finding itself in the spotlight for its less-than-impressive environmental standards, as it takes over the EU's rotating presidency The country relies heavily on coal, which flies in the face of Europe's drive for green energy. Al Jazeera's Laurence Lee reports from western Bulgaria.
http://www.euronews.com/ A consortium of energy companies has signed a deal is to start exploring for gas and oil off Bulgaria's Black Sea coast. French oil major Total, Austria's OMV and Spain's Repsol plan to spend hundreds of millions of euros to drill two wells near to a site in Romanian waters where a successful gas discovery was made. The deal boosts Bulgaria's hopes to end its almost complete dependence on Russian gas imports. "Today we are paving the way to Bulgaria's energy independence," Energy Minister Delyan Dobrev said after the signing. Bulgaria meets over 90 percent of its gas needs with supplies from Russia's Gazprom and is seeking ways to diversify its gas routes and sources to cuts costs and boost its energy security. Dobrev has said that gas production could start i...
The president of Bulgaria, Rosen Plevneliev, was booed on Sunday when he joined a protest rally of around 5,000 people in the capital Sofia. Across the nation, tens of thousands came out in the latest of a series of protests over rising electricity bills that have already caused the resignation of prime minister Boiko Borisov.
РЕШЕНИЕ № 718 ОТ 4 ОКТОМВРИ 2010 Г. МИНИСТЕРСКИЯТ СЪВЕТ РЕШИ: 1. Дава разрешение на „Парк Плейс Енерджи Корп" - дружество, регистрирано съгласно законите на Невада, САЩ, да извърши за своя сметка и на свой риск търсене и проучване на суров нефт и природен газ в Блок 1-11 Вранино с размер 397,42 km2. Компанията си каза категорично, че те търси шистов газ. Решение за унищожение на област Добрич. „Парк Плейс Енерджи Корп"ВЪН ОТ БЪЛГАРИЯ
This film informs about two Regional Excellence Programmes on Safe Nuclear Energy in Bulgaria and Romania. Romanian programme background: The Romanian National Commission for Nuclear Activities Control (CNCAN) and the Norwegian Radiation Protection Authority (NRPA) agreed to fund an IAEA Extra Budgetary Programme (EBP) on safe nuclear energy in Romania. The programme aimed to reduce the risk of nuclear accidents and improve preparedness and response of emergency organizations and personnel in Romania. The programme consisted of ten projects that addressed the enhancement needs of CNCAN and the Romanian nuclear power plant operator Societatea Nationala Nuclearelectrica S.A. (SNN) regarding safety related activities. The programme had a special focus on the revision and establishment of...
Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev announced on a visit to Bucharest that his country had signed a contract to import gas from Azerbaijan from 2019. The move comes as the Balkan country steps up efforts to diversify as it currently gets 90% of its gas from Russia. Check out our website: http://uatoday.tv Facebook: https://facebook.com/uatodaytv Twitter: https://twitter.com/uatodaytv
AES Bulgaria is part of the AES Corporation - a Fortune 200 global power company, headquartered in the United States. It provides safe, reliable and sustainable energy to 17 countries around the world through a diverse portfolio of distribution businesses, as well as thermal and renewable generation facilities. Having been present in Bulgaria for almost two decades, AES is the largest foreign investor in the country with over 1.6 billion EUR in investments in the energy sector. The company contributes to the security of electricity supply and increases the energy independence of the country by using only local resources. AES Bulgaria has created more than 600 local jobs, including a number of them at the company’s Eurasia Shared Service Center in Sofia. We also contribute to the devel...