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Bulgaria, ContourGlobal Maritsa East 3 agree to explore energy transition projects

Renewables Now 26 May 2022
SOFIA (Bulgaria), May 26 (SeeNews) - Thermal power plant (TPP) operator ContourGlobal Maritsa East 3 said on Thursday that it will explore potential investments in new low-carbon or no-carbon technologies to support Bulgaria's energy transition, under a non-binding memorandum of understanding (MoU) the company has signed with the energy ministry.

Open Societies Must Prevail Over Closed Ones For Everybody’s Sake | Mint

Live Mint 26 May 2022
They realize that Putin may not wait until they develop alternative sources of energy before turning off the gas taps himself, while it really hurts, as he has done to Bulgaria, Poland and Finland. Given varied levels of energy dependency on Russia, Europe’s cohesion will face a ...

EC urges Bulgaria to speed up energy diversification, grow renewables share

Renewables Now 25 May 2022
"Bulgaria is the most energy and emissions intensive member state in the EU, with its energy mix still very much reliant on fossil fuels," the Commission said, adding that coal and lignite extraction and fossil fuel-based electricity generation are declining sectors of the Bulgarian economy.

Greece-Bulgaria gas pipeline to end Russian dependence nears completion

Greek City Times 25 May 2022
Greece and Bulgaria are building a natural gas pipeline that will be operational in June as the European Union continues its quest to end its reliance on Russian energy supplies. According to CGTN, the Gas Interconnector Greece-Bulgaria (ICGB) will allow gas to flow from Greece to Bulgaria and beyond.

Bulgaria reconsidering ruble gas payments

Sott 25 May 2022
Bulgaria plans to discuss ruble payments for Russian gas with the European Commission, ...

Russia stops gas flows to Finland over payments dispute

Beijing News 25 May 2022
In the latest escalation of an energy payment dispute with Western nations, Russia's Gazprom has halted gas exports to neighboring Finland ... While most gas used in Finland comes from Russia, gas only accounts for about 5 percent of its annual energy consumption ... Energy in the U.S.

Bulgaria intends to negotiate Russian gas payments in rubles

MENA FN 25 May 2022
(MENAFN) Energy Minister Alexander Nikolov claimed in an interview with BTV station on Sunday that Bulgaria intended to address ruble payments for Russian gas with the European Commission. Sofia ... .

Bulgaria reviews ruble gas payments

MENA FN 25 May 2022
(MENAFN) Bulgaria will talk over ruble payments for Russian gas with the European Commission, as stated by Energy Minister Alexander Nikolov in an interview with BTV station on Sunday. Sofia had ... .

Europe accepts Russia's demands on gas payments to avoid more shut-offs

Press TV 25 May 2022
European energy companies have agreed to Russian President Vladimir Putin’s demands on gas payments to “avoid more gas shut-offs,” according to a new report ... The shift came after Poland and Bulgaria had their gas supplies cut in late April by the Russian energy giant Gazprom after refusing to accept the new payment system ... ... ....

Polish PM Flips His Lid Over Norway’s Profitmaking on Energy Reserves

The Liberty Beacon 24 May 2022
In terms of Norway, Polish PM Mateus Morawiecki has been blasting that country because it’s making money on its energy trades due to current prices being very high ... This could signal that it’s not so easy for countries like Poland, Finland and Bulgaria to get energy as they’ve claimed.

EU plans first joint gas buying before winter

Metro USA 23 May 2022
BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union plans to start jointly buying gas before winter, the bloc’s energy policy chief said on Monday, as it seeks to cut reliance on Russian fossil fuels and build a buffer against further energy supply shocks.

Athens Energy Dialogues on May 26 and 27

Ekathimerini 21 May 2022
... to address the event will be the energy ministers of Greece, Bulgaria, Serbia and Turkey.

Russia halts gas supplies to Finland as payments row with the west escalates

The Guardian 21 May 2022
Russia cut off gas to Bulgaria and Poland last month amid an energy payments dispute sparked by Putin’s ...

Despite Doomsday Predictions, Bulgaria Proves There Is Life After Russian Gas

Radio Free Europe 20 May 2022
For some states that are highly dependent on Russian energy, like Bulgaria, the move seemed like science fiction ... For some states that are highly dependent on Russian energy, like Bulgaria, the move seemed like science fiction ... However, Bulgaria -- along with Poland -- were forced ...

Russia will stop supplying gas to Finland after its refusal to pay in rubles, marking ...

Business Insider 20 May 2022
People gather around a truck run by Gasum, a state-owned gas and energy company in Finland ... Finland's Gasum said it will not pay for the energy source in rubles to meet Moscow's demands. Poland and Bulgaria were cut off from Russian gas in late April ... Poland and Bulgaria rejected ...

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