Tag: Maritsa East 2

Fire at TPP Maritsa East 2 – Bulgaria, 24 June 2019

An emergency statement from the Bulgarian Ministry of Energy said that on Monday 24 June, a fire broke out at unit 8 of coal-fired thermal power plant Maritsa East 2, however no casualties or significant air pollution was reported. The statement explained that the accident occurred on Monday morn Full article available for subscribers of […]

Unit 7 at TPP Maritsa East 2 shuts down for maintenance – Bulgaria, 03 June 2019

According to the Independent Bulgarian Energy Exchange (IBEX), on 1 June, state-owned thermal power plant Maritsa East 2 has shut down its 230 MW unit 7 for maintenance works, which should last until 15 July. TPP Maritsa East 2 is the largest thermal power plant in Bulgaria with total power outpu Full article available for […]

Bulgaria will continue to rely on its coal-fired TPPs – Bulgaria, 17 May 2019

Speaking at the energy conference in Sofia, Bulgarian Minister of Energy Temenuzhka Petkova said that the country will continue to rely on energy produced at its coal-fired thermal power plants. Minister Petkova said that Bulgaria had resources for coal power plants for another 60 years and their Full article available for subscribers of Energy NEWS […]