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Jens Rasmussen: We are starting a project for 250 mW of solar power for 150 million euros near Yambol

Jens Rasmussen: We are starting a project for 250 mW of solar power for 150 million euros near Yambol

Eurowind Energy plans a total of 1 GW of new capacity in Bulgaria, the CEO of the Danish company told Capital


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


Is Gazprom back on the agenda?

Is Gazprom back on the agenda?

Bulgaria enters august with the lowest gas storage levels in the EU




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?


Will the caretaker gov’t start a U-turn on Russia?

Will the caretaker gov’t start a U-turn on Russia?

On its second day in office, the new Bulgarian cabinet announced a course towards "containment of the chaos and destruction" in the energy sector. This might well translate as a pivot to Moscow


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 week: "Year Zero" for anti-corruption, new cabinet or new elections, the quick end of the Gemcorp memorandum

The week: "Year Zero" for anti-corruption, new cabinet or new elections, the quick end of the Gemcorp memorandum

Captured state fights back, gas storage slowly fills up and a skyscraper that is not


Winter is coming, but natural gas is not: what is going on in Bulgaria?

Winter is coming, but natural gas is not: what is going on in Bulgaria?

In July, the energy regulator adopted the highest natural gas price so far this year for the regulated market


KInsights' Energy Report: Dashboard

KInsights' Energy Report: Dashboard

Four graphs that show the long-term trends in the Bulgarian energy sector




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


A new plan for the Bulgarian Energy sector: batteries and renewable energy are in, gas is out

A new plan for the Bulgarian Energy sector: batteries and renewable energy are in, gas is out

Bulgaria’s Recovery plan finally received a green light from the EU. Coal plants get a breather as local energy production takes precedence