Bulgaria -Miners rally in Sofia -March 5, 2013

Several thousand thermal plant workers from the Maritsa East complexes protested the fact that even though the energy that they produce is cheaper than energy from other sources, it remains largely ignored by the state regulator allowing the three power utilities – CEZ, EVN, and Energo-Pro – to charge excessive prices for electricity, which in turn led recently to mass street protests across Bulgaria and the resignation of the Borisov Cabinet.

English: http://www.novinite.com/view_news.php?id=148404

 

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