Tag: Maritsa East 2

3 out of 7 cold reserve TPPs planned for 2017 had failures in 2016 – Bulgaria, 20 July 2017

According to the tender, concluded by the Bulgarian electricity transmission system operator ESO, seven power plants will be providing cold reserve in the upcoming winter season. These are: TPP Bobov Dol, TPP Maritsa 3 Dimitrovgrad, Biovet, Brikel, Toplofikatsya Pernik, Toplofikatsya Ruse and the largest thermal power plant in the country – Maritsa East 2. Regarding […]

TPP Maritsa East 2 has to invest 300 million euros for compliance with EU regulations – Bulgaria, 30 June 2017

CEO of Bulgarian thermal power plant Maritsa East 2 Zhivko Dinchev said that the coal-fired plant will have to invest at least 300 million euros in order to comply with the new thresholds for SO2 and NOx emissions levels. Dinchev added that this estimate does not include mercury emissions compliance costs entailed by the new […]

NPP Kozloduy to supply 50 % of electricity on Bulgarian liberalized market – Bulgaria, 23 June 2017

Bulgarian sole nuclear power plant Kozloduy will deliver about 50 % of electricity for the country’s liberalized electricity market in the period between 1 July 2017 and 30 June 2018, namely 11.4 TWh of electricity. According to the report published by the Energy Management Institute (EMI), Bulgaria’s largest thermal power plant – TPP Maritsa East […]