Bulgaria will export electricity and help North Macedonia – Novinite.com
Dimitar Kovachevski (left) and Galab Donev (right) @Council of Ministers
“We very quickly responded to the call for help from the Republic of North Macedonia to solve the challenges facing the country energy sector. We discussed specific opportunities for electricity and transmission of natural gas – for both industrial needs and residential RNM users”.
This was stated by Prime Minister Galab Donev during a joint briefing with his colleague from North MacedoniaDimitar Kovachevski, who arrived for a one-day visit to Sofia.
Donev explained that he and Kovacevski had discussed cooperation in terms of supply electricity for the RNM to cover the period up to March 31, 2023. The quantity of 200 megawatt hours was indicated, without specifying further whether it was for monthly supplies or for another period.
From Wednesday, a joint working group will begin work on concluding a contract in the field of electricityconfirmed Donev, as Dimitar Kovachevski said.
Agreements will also be concluded for the storage of natural gas at “Chiren” so that RN Macedonia can benefit from its participation in the Alexandroupolis terminal. In this way, liquefied gas supplies can be more balanced without the country experiencing additional difficulties, said the Bulgarian Prime Minister.
He also announced that the two also agreed on deepening mutual cooperation in all areas of mutual interest, as well as all agreements on the protocols of the Interdepartmental Commission.
“Two years ago we had no vaccines, now we have no electricity. Together with Bulgariawe will unite to find a solution electricity supply. We have agreed by Wednesday to set up a working group with the participation of the Ministries of Economy and energy of the Republic of Macedonia and Bulgaria to discuss the technical possibilities of supply electricity”. This was stated by the Prime Minister of the Republic of North MacedoniaDimitar Kovachevsky.
“We talked about the quantities of electricity we needsaid Kovachevsky. He said that during the talks, the two men discussed the technical parameters, capacities and transmission, as well as the electricity prices.
It is clear from Kovachevsky’s words that the two prime ministers also discussed the possibilities of the “Chiren” gas storage facility.
Kovachevsky expressed the hope that in two weeks there will be a decision for the RNM, for Bulgariafor businesses and households.
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