Tag: NEK

Bulgaria to pay 400 million euros to Russia for NPP Belene by the end of 2016 – Bulgaria, 16 September 2106

Bulgarian Minister of Energy Temenuzhka Petkova announced that Bulgaria will pay 400 million euros to Russia, which represents the main part of the debt ruled by the Arbitration Court for the manufactured equipment for cancelled nuclear power plant Belene project, by the end of 2016. This was decided at the meeting of the intergovernmental commission […]

Bulgaria should pay NPP Belene compensation immediately – Bulgaria, 3 September 2016

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov said that Bulgaria should pay the money owed to Russian company Atomstroyexport (ASE) as a compensation for the cancelled nuclear power plant Belene project as soon as possible. According to PM Borisov, it is no longer an issue whether the construction would be profitable or not, the issue now is […]

Ministry of Energy dismisses non-transparency claims – Bulgaria, 6 June 2016

Bulgarian Minister of Energy Temenuzhka Petkova dismissed the claims of alleged “backroom deals” in the recent process of obtaining bridge loan for the Bulgarian Energy Holding (BEH). Last week, opposition ABV party questioned the visit of the Ministry of Energy to Japan and the process of obtaining bridge loan for BEH, signed with a consortium […]