Tag: Maritsa East 2

Greenpeace calls for coal phaseout by 2030 – Bulgaria, 20 August 2020

Greenpeace Bulgaria calls for coal phaseout by 2030, 20 years earlier than envisaged by the national plan, due to irreparable damages that will be caused by maintaining coal-fired thermal power plants. Greenpeace Bulgaria’s energy solutions coordinator Balin Balinov singled out Greece as an excel Full article available for subscribers of Energy NEWS service (PDF publications, […]

Bulgaria to keep coal in energy mix until 2050 – Bulgaria, 14 August 2020

Bulgarian Minister of Energy Temenuzhka Petkova said that Bulgaria plans to use coal for electricity generation until 2050 due the strategic value of its coal-fired thermal power plants for both energy and national security of the country. Minister Petkova stressed that Bulgaria uses local coal r Full article available for subscribers of Energy NEWS service […]

RiTE Gacko recorded 0.5 million euros profit in H1 2020 – Bosnia and Herzegovina, 10 August 2020

Coalmine and thermal power plant (RiTE) Gacko, operated by power utility ERS, recorded a net profit in the amount of some 500,000 euros in the first half of 2020, compared to a net loss of 11.9 million euros in the same period last year. The company’s revenues dropped by 52.4 % in the first s […]