EU Examines Bulgarian Electricy Market

Politics ♦ Published: April 12, 2013; 16:44 ♦ (Vindobona)

On request of the Bulgarian Government, an expert group will examine the prices for electricity after the protests. Another issue is the independence of the energy regulator.

EU Examines Bulgarian Electricy Market / Picture: © Wikipedia / Jacques Grießmayer

As a result of the massive protests against the high electricity prices in Bulgaria, the new caretaker government has turned to Brussels. On request, the EU Commission will thoroughly inspect the Bulgarian electriciy and gas market, according to spokeswoman Marlene Holzner of EU Commissioner for Energy, Günther Oettinger. At the end of April, a small investigation group will be sent to…