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Weekly renewables M&A round-up (June 14-18)

Renewables Now 18 Jun 2021
-- Three Seas investment fund investing in owner of PV assets in Bulgaria. The investment fund of the Three Seas Initiative has acquired a 'significant' stake in Austrian renewable energy group Enery Development, owner of a 60 MW solar plant in Bulgaria, state-owned Bulgarian Development Bank (BDB), an investor in the fund, said.
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Three Seas investment fund investing in owner of PV assets in Bulgaria

Renewables Now 14 Jun 2021
SOFIA (Bulgaria), June 14 (SeeNews) - The investment fund of the Three Seas Initiative has acquired a 'significant' stake in Austrian renewable energy group Enery Development, owner of a 60 MW solar plant in Bulgaria, state-owned Bulgarian Development Bank (BDB), an investor in the fund, said.
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House Speaker: Hungary Committed Advocate of Three Seas Initiative

Hungary Today 04 Jun 2021
The Three Seas Initiative is a forum of twelve countries located between the Baltic, Black and Adriatic seas that advocates the development of infrastructure in the energy, transport, and digital sectors. Hungary, together with Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, ...
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Greece-Bulgaria gas pipeline delayed until June 2022

Greek City Times 27 May 2021
“We have given our consent to the request of the ICGB to extend the deadline for the start of operations of the IGB to June 30, 2022,” said Ivan Ivanov, head of Bulgaria’s energy regulator.
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IGB pipeline delayed until June 2022

Ekathimerini 26 May 2021
The IGB, a 182-kilometer pipeline, is being constructed by a joint venture of Bulgaria’s state energy company BEH and Greece’s gas utility DEPA and Italy’s Edison ... for the start of operations of the IGB to June 30, 2022,” said Ivan Ivanov, head of Bulgaria’s energy regulator.
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Gas pipeline link between Bulgaria and Greece delayed until June 2022

Reuters 26 May 2021
The IGB, a 182-kilometre pipeline (113 miles), is being constructed by a joint venture of Bulgaria's state energy company BEH and Greece's gas utility DEPA and Italy's Edison (EDNn.MI) ... June 30, 2022," said Ivan Ivanov, head of Bulgaria's energy regulator.
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Nuclear power to dominate Bulgarian power generation mix during 2020–2030

Power Technology 25 May 2021
In 2020, the electricity demand in Bulgaria stood at 30.9TWh, more than half of which is fulfilled by nuclear power generation ... Bulgaria’s electricity market is in transition right now ... As per the final National Energy and Climate Plan (NECP) submitted by Bulgaria to the EU, the country plans to reduce its greenhouse gas (GHG) significantly.
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Axpo Iberia inks PPA for Grupo Enhol's 50-MW wind farm in Spain

Renewables Now 25 May 2021
The news was announced on Tuesday by the other party in the agreement, energy trader Axpo Iberia SL ... out into Bulgaria and Mexico. Axpo Iberia is the Spanish subsidiary of Swiss energy group Axpo Holding AG.
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RE-Source Plaform, two NPOs to jointly promote corporate sourcing of renewable energy in Bulgaria, SEE

Renewables Now 18 May 2021
SOFIA (Bulgaria), May 18 (SeeNews) - The European forum for corporate renewable energy sourcing RE-Source Platform and two Bulgarian renewable energy non-profit organisations (NPOs) agreed to jointly promote corporate renewable energy sourcing in Bulgaria and Southeast Europe (SEE), the three organisations said on Tuesday.
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Pompeo: American energy has a role to play in easing geopolitical tensions

Williston Herald 14 May 2021
"But leaders from Bulgaria to Vietnam to the Philippines are all challenged to make sure they have the ability to develop not only their own resources, but know that they have a friend and ally, a country like the United States of America that is prepared to help them to defend ...
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Bulgaria to expel Russian diplomat amid ammo depot probe

Beaumont Enterprise 29 Apr 2021
Bulgaria, which joined NATO in 2004 and the European Union in 2007, has close historical ties with Russia and continues to be dependent on Russian energy supplies. Over the last year and a half, Bulgaria expelled seven Russian diplomats whom prosecutors had accused of spying.
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How to spend it: CEE’s NextGenerationEU submissions reflect the past

Balkan Insight 29 Apr 2021
In Bulgaria, the recovery plan has fallen victim to the political paralysis that has existed in the country since the inconclusive April 4 elections ... In attendance were opposition parties (including the Greens, as part of the Democratic Bulgaria alliance), which were all in favour of the gradual closing of coal mines and increasing solar energy.
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SeeNews' latest Green Deal report is out

Renewables Now 21 Apr 2021
Who is who in the energy transition” includes an analysis of all stakeholder groups involved in the energy transition in the five large countries in Southeast Europe (SEE)..Bulgaria ... Who is who in the energy transition” gives insights to all decision makers who..
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Russia Expels Two Bulgarian Diplomats In Spy Row

Radio Free Europe 20 Apr 2021
The announcement, made in a statement by the Russian Foreign Ministry, came shortly after Bulgaria's ambassador to Moscow was summoned to the ministry a month after Sofia expelled the two Russian diplomats ... Bulgaria has close cultural, historical, and economic ties with Russia, the country's main energy partner.
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Issues cannot be ‘swept under the rug,’ FM tells Kathimerini after Ankara visit

Ekathimerini 18 Apr 2021
Dendias refers to the positive agenda, with Deputy Minister Kostas Fragogiannis in charge of the important financial points ... We submitted specific proposals to this end, for a string of important areas, such as the economy, trade, transport, electric energy – within the framework of cooperation with Bulgaria as well – telecoms and so forth ... .
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