Gas and Power Forum will take place at Sofia Hotel Balkan on April 23 2014

Under the patronage of Mrs. Daniela Bobeva

Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Bulgaria


Gas and Power Forum


April 23 2014



Registration and coffee


Opening and welcome address from the official guests

Panel I. Electrical power plants and low-carbon economy-present, future and environmental aspects


Moderator Atanas Georgiev - editor of and Utilities Magazine


Siemens Energy Sector - from Turbine Delivery to Operation and Maintenance of

Turn-key Power Plants - presentation by Dr. Harald Hedrich, Siemens AG (Austria)


Bulgarian Nuclear Power Sector - Present and Future – presentation by eng. Yordan Kostadinov,

nuclear expert (Bulgaria)


Structural Causes of the Energy Crisis and the Liberalization of the Sector as a Solution to the Problems Faced

presentation by Mr. Yordan Yankov, Nucleon Expert Agency (Bulgaria)

Panel II. Internal energy markets


Balkan Electricity Markets vs. Central European Electricity Markets

presentation by Ms. Irina Petlegova, ICIS (UK)


Production and utilization of biogas from wastewater treatment plants in co-generation system -

presentation by eng. Hristo Hristov, Manager of CHAIM Ltd

Panel III. Natural gas prices, projects and technology


Moderator Alexander Kozhuharov - CityGas


An Overview of the Eastern European Gas Markets – Development, Pricing and Liquidity – presentation by

Mr. Willem Coppoolse, GDF Suez


The Balkan Gas Corridors – Geostrategic Energy Flows – presentation by

eng. Nikolay Pavlov, gas expert (Bulgaria)


An Overview of the British NBP, Development, Pricing and Liquidity – presentation by Mr. Ben Samuel, ICIS (UK)


South Stream - Economics and/or geopolitics, presentation by prof. Atanas Tasev (Bulgaria)

Panel IV. Renewable energy, energy efficiency & liberalization of the energy market


Energy Efficiency – Dynamic Legislation and New Challenges - presentation by Mr. Ivaylo Alexiev,

Bulgarian Sustainable Energy Development Agency


Hydro-energy Potential of the Bulgarian Rivers and the Ways of its Utilization – presentation by

acad. Eng. Plamen Dilkov, PVB Power Bulgaria


Energy Efficiency in the Industry – Examples and Best Practices in Bulgaria – presentation by eng. Dimitar Baev


Photovoltaic Parks - Development and Challenges – presentation by eng. Plamen Denchev


Coffee and Breakfast

* This is a working program subject to adjustments.

You can download the program in English in PDF format here.

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Можете да изтеглите програмата на български в PDF формат тук.

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