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A1 Bulgaria in green power deal with Renalfa

A1 Bulgaria in green power deal with Renalfa

The telco has signed a 10-year electricity supply contract at a fixed price as part of its ESG strategy


The Donev cabinet’s appeasement of Gazprom may cost Bulgaria dearly

The Donev cabinet’s appeasement of Gazprom may cost Bulgaria dearly

The potential restart of payments - in rubles - to the Russian gas giant, advocated by President Radev’s caretaker cabinet could incur 1.8 billion euro in damages for Sofia


Bulgaria’s unfinished Belene NPP: to be or not to be

Bulgaria’s unfinished Belene NPP: to be or not to be

In the next couple of decades, the country does not need a new nuclear capacity; by then it should decide on its nuclear energy’s future


Chaira Pumped Storage Hydro Power Plant: the long story behind an accident

Chaira Pumped Storage Hydro Power Plant: the long story behind an accident

The plant is the largest pumped storage facility in the region


The last (Croatian) train to Schengen: Will Bulgaria catch it?

The last (Croatian) train to Schengen: Will Bulgaria catch it?

Two factors will decide whether Sofia will enter the common EU travel space any time soon - an upcoming technical assessment in September and the diplomatic push thereafter


Turning waste plastic into energy

Turning waste plastic into energy

A UK company wants to build an installation for production of electricity and hydrogen in the town of Simitli, Bulgaria


The new euro-billions heading for Bulgaria just in time

The new euro-billions heading for Bulgaria just in time

Over the next 7 to 9 years, the country is set to receive up to 27 billion euros. The big question is their destination


Solar systems for self-consumption

Solar systems for self-consumption

Many Bulgarian businesses want to add photovoltaic systems to reduce their own electricity bills – what are their options?



Bulgarian emigrant to build armored vehicle plant in Burgas

Bulgarian emigrant to build armored vehicle plant in Burgas

Awaiting the start of modernization of Bulgarian Land Forces, Anton Stefov’s IAG plans production in the country


How important is Russian gas to Bulgaria and what are the alternatives?

How important is Russian gas to Bulgaria and what are the alternatives?

The country can ensure complete independence from Russian supplies within this year and it will not be that difficult


Monbat sells German lithium-ion battery maker EAS to Britishvolt for 36 million euro

Monbat sells German lithium-ion battery maker EAS to Britishvolt for 36 million euro

The Bulgarian group will remain indirectly involved with the technology, as part of the payment will be in shares of the British buyer


Kadri Simson: Replacing all Russian gas immediately is impossible, cutting consumption must be part of our strategy

Kadri Simson: Replacing all Russian gas immediately is impossible, cutting consumption must be part of our strategy

The EU Energy Policy Commissioner talks to Capital weekly about the risk of a complete cut-off from Russian gas - and what the EU plans to do about it




The history of a veto: How Bulgaria’s stance on Skopje evolved

The history of a veto: How Bulgaria’s stance on Skopje evolved

Sofia has hardened its position vis-a-vis Skopje quietly, but consistently in the past three years, practically sabotaging Western Balkan EU integration


Chiren - Bulgaria’s sole underground gas storage facility

Chiren - Bulgaria’s sole underground gas storage facility

Bulgaria’s energy independence from Russia hinges on Chiren’s capacity


Business in Bulgaria can start using solar energy a lot easier

Business in Bulgaria can start using solar energy a lot easier

A new bill allows photovoltaic installations up to 5 megawatts for one’s own use


Four risks for the Bulgarian economy after the collapse of the ruling coalition

Four risks for the Bulgarian economy after the collapse of the ruling coalition

Bulgaria shifting away from the eurozone and EU funds, strong regulators and energy reform


Putting an end to this agony: Trifonov leaves the coalition, WCC promises minority gov’t

Putting an end to this agony: Trifonov leaves the coalition, WCC promises minority gov’t

TISP leader claims he abdicates over N. Macedonia "treachery" and gov’t debt, WCC blames Trifonov’s party for backing off from corruption reforms and trying to feed the road cartel