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Europe activates two new pipelines, decreasing reliance on Russian gas ahead of winter crunch: report

Yahoo Daily News 06 Oct 2022
Greece and Bulgaria have commenced operations for a joint pipeline that should help Europe significantly decrease its dependency on Russian oil and gas ... It's a game changer for Bulgaria and for Europe's energy security ... "Both here in Bulgaria and across Europe people are feeling the consequences of Russia's war.

No nuclear power ‘renaissance’ as Europe wrestles energy crisis

Al Jazeera 06 Oct 2022
Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Finland, Hungary, Slovakia and Ukraine also currently operate Russian-made nuclear reactors, raising questions about their long-term needs for specific Russian-made parts and services, according to an analysis by Matt Bowen and Paul Dabbar of Columbia University’s Center on Global Energy Policy.
photo: European Community / Etienne Ansotte
Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission, receives Viktor Orban, Hungarian Prime Minister, Brussels - EC/Berlaymont, 03/02/2020

EU dispatch: after recent national elections, might the European Union move to the right?

Jurist 06 Oct 2022
The spring elections in France and in Malta took place after the invasion, but before the European population started to fear an energy crisis in winter. The elections in Sweden, Italy, Latvia and Bulgaria, however, were all in the last month ... The election in Bulgaria on Sunday ...

Chris Hedges: The Return of Fascism

Information Clearing House 06 Oct 2022
This right-wing rage, dressed up in the United States as Christian fascism, has already made huge gains in Hungary, Poland, Sweden, Italy, Bulgaria and France and may take power in the Czech Republic, where inflation and rising energy costs have seen the number of Czechs falling below the poverty line double.

EU nation temporarily waives anti-Russia sanctions

Russia Today 05 Oct 2022
Bulgaria will exempt fuel supplies from the embargo, in view of the country’s economic plight. Energy-starved Bulgaria will temporarily cease to enforce EU sanctions on Russian fuel, to ensure the work of government institutions, the state press service reported on Wednesday following a Cabinet meeting.

Linden Energy Continues Its Efforts To Diversify Gas Supply In Eastern Europe'

MENA FN 05 Oct 2022
(MENAFN - PR Newswire) SOFIA, Bulgaria, Oct. 5, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Linden Energy has recently finalized its participation as a 20-year, 10 percent capacity holder in the Interconnector ... .

German-Austrian JV SENS LSG adding 116 MWp solar capacity in Bulgaria

Renewables Now 04 Oct 2022
SOFIA (Bulgaria), October 4 (SeeNews) - SENS LSG, a joint venture of Germany's Steag Solar Energy Solutions GmbH (SENS) and Austria's LSG, said that it has built a solar plant with ... The joint venture aims to facilitate Bulgaria's energy transition and boost renewables generation.

Steag JV switches on 66-MWp solar park in Bulgaria, plans more

Renewables Now 04 Oct 2022
A joint venture between Germany-based STEAG Solar Energy Solutions GmbH (SENS) and its Viennese partner LSG has connected a 66-MWp solar farm to the power grid in Bulgaria and prepares to begin the construction of another 50-MWp solar project in the Balkan country.

Bulgaria's St. Nikola wind farm boosts 9-mo output by 7% y/y

Renewables Now 04 Oct 2022
SOFIA (Bulgaria), October ... In September alone, total power generated at the 156 MW onshore wind park, Bulgaria's largest, was 23,495 MWh or 13% more than in August, AES Bulgaria, a unit of U.S.-based energy conglomerate AES Corporation, said in an e-mailed statement.

Russia's gas supply cutoff to European countries growing

Anadolu Agency 04 Oct 2022
While Europe is putting Russia in an economically difficult situation with a wide range of sanctions due to the war, Kremlin's counterattacks are deepening the energy crisis in Western countries ... In late April, Gazprom cut off gas flow to Poland and Bulgaria due to their refusal to pay their bills in rubles.

Greece-Bulgaria pipeline commissioned to boost energy security

Offshore Technology 03 Oct 2022
Greece and Bulgaria have commissioned the long-delayed gas interconnector pipeline between the two countries to help reduce their dependence on Russian gas and boost energy security.

GERB party wins Bulgaria election, near-final vote count shows

Al Jazeera 03 Oct 2022
Bulgaria’s centre-right GERB party – led by former long-serving ... Either would prolong political instability amid surging energy and consumer prices and war in Ukraine and would raise the prospect of Bulgaria missing its 2024 target date for entry into the single-currency euro area.

Europe steps up energy security bid

China Daily 03 Oct 2022
At a ceremony on Saturday attended by the leader of the European Union's executive arm, Bulgaria opened a natural gas link with Greece ... "This (Greece-Bulgaria) pipeline changes the energy security situation for Europe," von der Leyen told an audience that included leaders from the region.

GERB Party Leads in Bulgaria Election: Partial Results

The Epoch Times 03 Oct 2022
Either would prolong political instability amid steep surging energy and consumer prices and war in Ukraine and raise the prospect of Bulgaria missing its 2024 target date ...

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