Project for First Hybrid Power Plant in Balkans Presented in Sofia

Posted on 29 November 2009

29. 9. 2008

The "Zlaten Yug" ("Golden South") wind and photovoltaic power plant will be located in the village of Troyanovo, Kameno Municipality, 14 km northwest of the city of Burgas.
The total investment in the hybrid power plant will be EUR 38 M, and it will be completed in three stages: EUR 8 M will be invested in 2008-2009, EUR 14 M will be invested in 2009-2010, and EUR 16 M will be spent in 2011-2012.

The pace quickens: USA and China put foward substantial climate commitments

Posted on 28 November 2009

US President Barack Obama announced on Wednesday that he will attend the climate talks in Copenhagen in December. The White House pledged a commitment for the USA to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 17% by 2020, with further reductions in subsequent years. The day after the US announcement, China declared its intention to reduce GHG emissions by 40-45% from 2005 by 2020.

More details (BBC)

Sofia Environmental Film Week 2009

Posted on 28 November 2009

December, 17.30 – 20.00, Czech Centre, Rakovski Street, Sofia, Bulgaria


(Download the film programme (in Bulgarian)


350 around the world

Citizens around the world show that 350 ppm is the maximum safe concentration of CO2 to avoid climate catastrophe