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    AES continues to accelerate the future of energy with the launch of its new brand identity

    AES Bulgaria, a division of The AES Corporation (NYSE: AES), today launched a new brand identity that reflects the company’s commitment and the world’s transition to a more sustainable energy future. AES is committed to helping its customers and stakeholders achieve that transformation.

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    In March, TPP AES Galabovo reached a peak in power generation for the last 15 months

    07.04.2021

    AES Bulgaria’s power plants produced more than 976 000 MWh of energy for the first quarter of 2021

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    TPP AES Galabovo and St. Nikola Wind Farm with a prestigious international safety award

    30.03.2021

    British Safety Council awarded the two power plants for their efforts to protect their employees’ health during COVID-19 pandemic in 2020    

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    For 11 years St. Nikola Wind Farm has generated 3,6 million MWh of clean energy

    17.03.2021

    For 11 years St. Nikola Wind Farm has generated 3,6 million MWh of clean energy for the Bulgarian customers. On March 15 the largest wind farm in Bulgaria celebrated its 11th anniversary since the start of its commercial operations. The wind farm located near Kavarna has a total installed capacity of 156 MW and represents over 20% of the wind capacity in the country which makes it the backbone of the renewable fleet of the country.

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    TPP AES Galabovo won a prestigious award for safety and health at work for good practices against COVID-19

    15.03.2021

    TPP AES Galabovo won a prestigious award for safety and health at work for good practices in the fight against Covid-19 implemented at the power plant in 2020. The most modern coal-fired power plant in Bulgaria was awarded first place in the category Large Enterprises at the ‘Annual National Awards for Safety and Health at Work’ 2020.

    The competition is organized by the Foundation Center for Safety and Health at Work and is held with the support of the Executive Agency ‘General Labor Inspectorate’.

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    410 YOUNG TALENTS FROM GALABOVO TOOK PART IN THE COMPETITION FOR MARTENITSAS OF AES BULGARIA

    01.03.2021

    The symbols of spring crafted by the children made the President, the Prime Minister, and the heads of institutions in Bulgaria happy

    For the thirteenth consecutive year, AES Bulgaria has organized a competition for the masterful making of martenitsas among the children from Galabovo Municipality. This year, 410 children from 22 classes of all schools in the municipality joined the competition of talents.

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    MORE THAN HALF OF THE WIND ELECTRICITY IN BULGARIA IN JANUARY HAS BEEN PRODUCED BY ST. NIKOLA WIND FARM

    12.02.2021

    The green electricity produced by the turbines of the largest wind farm in Bulgaria provided carbon neutrality for the households of a town as big as Varna in the last month

    More than half of the wind electricity in Bulgaria in January 2021 has been produced by St. Nikola Wind Farm near Kavarna. This became evident from the analysis of the production results of the wind farm for the first month of the year, and from the official data of the Sustainable Energy Development Agency.

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    AES BULGARIA POWER PLANTS PROVIDED 9% OF THE ELECTRICITY IN THE COUNTRY IN JANUARY 2021

    The most modern coal-fired power plant in the country, TPP AES Galabovo, provided the Bulgarian customers with over 305 000 MWh of electricity

    In the first month of 2021, AES Bulgaria’s generation capacities produced 9% of the total energy consumed in the country. This shows an analysis of the production results of TPP AES Galabovo and St. Nikola Wind Farm.

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    St. Nikola Wind Farm increased its total generation by 18,5% in 2020

    In the last year, the turbines of the largest wind farm in Bulgaria covered the annual consumption of the households in a town like Dobrich 

    The largest wind farm in Bulgaria – St. Nikola Wind Farm, produced 344 545 MWh of renewable electricity in 2020. That is 18,5% more than the amount produced a year earlier.

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    TPP AES Galabovo generated about 2.8 million MWh of energy in 2020

    The most advanced coal-fired power plant in Bulgaria achieved an average annual desulfurization efficiency rate of over 97%

     

    In 2020 the most advanced coal-fired power plant in Bulgaria TPP AES Galabovo generated 2 766 965 MWh of energy. With its operations the two units of the power plant provided 8% of the energy consumed in Bulgaria in 2020. This is equal to the average annual consumption of over 750 000 Bulgarian households, the analysis of the production results of TPP AES Galabovo showed.

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    Next Gen industry

    Digitalization, drones, AI, energy storage, and environmentally friendly technology – how the AES’s present shapes the realities and the future of the industry 

     

    Digitalization and automation have been a global trend even before the outbreak of the current global health and economic crisis. On the one hand, these are the opportunities that innovations and AI provide for the efficiency of production in any sector. On the other hand, is the ability to execute with greater safety, speed, and efficiency activities that require human intervention.

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    AES BULGARIA’S EMPLOYEES MADE HAPPY CHILDREN FROM LOW-INCOME FAMILIES IN GALABOVO MUNICIPALITY FOR 11TH YEAR IN A ROW

    149 kids received warm jackets and boots within the Angels’ Tree Initiative

    For the 11th consecutive year, on the eve of the Christmas holidays, AES Bulgaria’s employees made happy children from low-income families in Galabovo Municipality by offering them warm clothes and shoes. The initiative known as Angels’ Tree is voluntary and is supported by donations of the company’s employees and funds of AES Bulgaria. This year our gifts made 149 children from Galabovo happy.

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    TPP AES Galabovo is ready for the upcoming winter season

    TPP AES Galabovo is completely ready for the upcoming winter season. This is clear from a report on the plant’s winter preparation plan, which has included a series of activities. The state-of-the-art coal-fired power station in Bulgaria has provided 400 000 tons of Bulgarian lignite with a minimum statutory obligation of 280 000 tons. At present, limestone reserves amount to 15 000 tons. Stocks of coal and limestone at the 690 MW-capacity near the town of Galabovo are sufficient for at least 20 days of operation of the plant without any other supplies.

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    AES BULGARIA WITH ‘LOYALTY AND SUSTAINABILITY DURING A PANDEMIC’ AWARD

    The company was awarded within the Eighth edition of the national contest ‘Businessman/Businesswoman of Bulgaria 2019’

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    ST. NIKOLA WIND FARM PRODUCED 23% MORE WIND ENERGY IN THE FIRST NINE MONTHS OF 2020 COMPARED TO THE SAME PERIOD OF 2019

    The biggest wind park in Bulgaria for 10 years of operations has saved Bulgaria about 2,6 tons of carbon emissions 

    St. Nikola Wind Farm produced 254 384 MWh of energy for the period from January to September 2020. This is 23% more compared to the same period of 2019, an analysis of the production results of the biggest wind farm in Bulgaria showed.

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    TPP AES GALABOVO PRODUCED 40% MORE ENERGY IN SEPTEMBER 2020 COMPARED TO SEPTEMBER 2019

    For the first nine months of this year, the most modern coal-fired power plant in Bulgaria generated about 2 million MWh of energy, which represents 7% of the total power consumption in the country 

    TPP AES Galabovo produced 40% more energy in September 2020 compared to the same month of 2019. The most modern coal-fired power plant in Bulgaria generated 190 000 MWh of energy in September this year compared to 136 000 MWh a year earlier, an analysis of the production results of TPP AES Galabovo showed.

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    TPP AES Galabovo presented the first-graders in the municipality with school bags and materials for the first school day for another consecutive year

    For twelve years in a row, the most modern coal-fired power plant in Bulgaria – TPP AES Galabovo has surprised the first-graders in the municipality by presenting them with school bags full of school materials and supplies. In compliance with the measures against the coronavirus spread, 118 children, who crossed the doorsteps of Galabovo schools for the first time, were made happy with the school supplies provided by TPP AES Galabovo.

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    ST. NIKOLA WIND FARM SAVED BULGARIA 2.6 MILLION TONS OF CARBON EMISSIONS FOR 10 YEARS
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    An interview with Ivan Tzankov, Managing Director of AES Bulgaria, for Energia Magazine 

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    TPP AES Galabovo produced more than 1 283 200 MWh of electricity in the first half of 2020

    The most modern coal-fired power plant in Bulgaria reached an average desulfurization efficiency rate of over 97%

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    The largest wind farm in Bulgaria St. Nikola produced nearly 28% more electricity in the first 6 months of 2020 compared to 2019

    The 52 turbines of the wind farm near Kavarna generated 198,562 MWh of clean energy for the Bulgarian consumers

    The largest wind farm in Bulgaria St. Nikola produced nearly 28% more electricity for the first 6 months of 2020 compared to the same period in 2019. From early January to late June this year, the 52 wind turbines of St. Nikola Wind Farm provided 198,562 MWh of clean energy for the Bulgarian consumers. For the same period last year, the wind power generated was 155,298 MWh.

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    The largest wind farm in Bulgaria St. Nikola saved Bulgaria around 2.6 million tons of carbon emissions for 10 years of operations

    St. Nikola Wind Farm generated nearly 3 200 000 MWh of clean energy for the Bulgarian customers

    Thanks to its operation, the largest wind farm in Bulgaria St. Nikola saved Bulgaria around 2.6 million tons of carbon emissions. The result achieved is equal to the CO2 absorption effect of 2,200,000 trees for over 70 years, and equals in saving of carbon pollution from burning 1.2 billion liters of diesel from automobile traffic. At the same time, the wind farm generated 3,2 million MWh of clean and reliable energy for the Bulgarian customers.

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    AES Bulgaria’s power plants generated over 460 000 MWh of energy during the two months of the state of emergency in the country due to COVID-19

    Business continuity plan to secure Bulgaria’s energy supply and guarantee employees’ health during the pandemic was implemented at TPP AES Galabovo and St. Nikola Wind Farm

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    AES Bulgaria is ready to perform PCR tests for its employees as an additional measure against COVID-19 and in order to guarantee the energy supply of the country

    TPP AES Galabovo and Saint Nikola Wind Farm provided over 415,000 MWh of reliable energy for the Bulgarian consumers from the start of the state of emergency to date

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    AES Bulgaria built for its employees ‘energy workers’ small town’ at the site of TPP AES Galabovo as part of the measures against COVID-19

    TPP AES Galabovo and St. Nikola Wind Farm’s employees continue to guarantee the energy security of the country by following the measures to contain the epidemic

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    AES Bulgaria generating capacities provided energy for more than 1 million consumers in the first month of the state of emergency in Bulgaria

    The employees of TPP AES Galabovo and St. Nikola Wind Farm produced together 302 388 MWh of energy, applying the measures against the spread of COVID-19 

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    AES Bulgaria continues to apply stringent anti-COVID 19 measures to guarantee its employees’ health and the energy security of the country

    TPP AES Galabovo and St. Nikola Wind Farm generated a total of 86 966 MWh of energy for the Bulgarian customers during the third week of the state of emergency due to the coronavirus pandemic

     

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    TPP AES Galabovo and St. Nikola Wind Farm provided 12,5% of the energy consumed in Bulgaria during the second week of the state of emergency

    AES Bulgaria’s employees keep guaranteeing the country’s energy security, following the measures to limit the risk of COVID-19

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    Olivier Marquette, President of AES Bulgaria: Bulgaria is in need of reliable and clean coal-based production

    Interview for Economy Magazine

     

    -Mr. Marquette, The AES Corporation announced in February 2020 a goal to reduce its coal-fired generation to 30 % of its total generation by the end of 2020, and to less than 10% by the end of 2030 as a result of its stated renewable growth plans. Will this decision impact AES operation in Bulgaria?

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    AES Bulgaria provided 8% of the energy in Bulgaria in the first week of the state of emergency

    TPP AES Galabovo and St. Nikola Wind Farm’ employees keep guaranteeing the country’s energy security, following the measures undertaken to limit the risk of COVID-19

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    AES Bulgaria Continues Guaranteeing the Security of Electricity Supply

    The company has undertaken the necessary measures to limit the risk for its employees and to secure the continuity of generation

    Amid the extraordinary situation in Bulgaria, AES Bulgaria’s facilities – TPP AES Galabovo, the most modern thermal power plant in the region, and St. Nikola, the biggest wind farm in the country, are operating at a normal regime guaranteeing the domestic electricity supply.

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    The largest wind farm in Bulgaria St Nikola celebrated its 10th anniversary since the start of its commercial operations

    Saint Nikola Wind Farm has generated around 3 200 000 MWh of clean energy for the Bulgarian customers

    The largest wind farm in Bulgaria St Nikola celebrated its 10th anniversary since the start of its commercial operations. On March 15, 2010, the 52 turbines of the wind farm located near the town of Kavarna officially started producing clean and reliable energy for the Bulgarian market. Since then, Saint Nikola has generated around 3 200 000 MWh of clean energy for the Bulgarian customers.

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    FOR THE 12TH CONSECUTIVE YEAR STUDENTS FROM GALABOVO CRAFTED MARTENITSAS FOR THE COMPETITION OF AES BULGARIA

    Handmade Pizho and Penda are intended to delight the President, the Prime Minister and the heads of the institutions in Bulgaria

    For the twelfth consecutive year, AES Bulgaria has organized an art competition for making martenitsas for the students of Galabovo. More than 400 children from 18 classes from all schools in the municipality, as well as 4 pre-school groups from ‘Radost’ and ‘Natalia’ kindergartens, joined the art competition for making Pizho and Penda.

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    A delegation from the European Commission visited TPP AES Galabovo

    The President of AES Bulgaria Olivier Marquette introduced the experts from Brussels to the key role of the power plant for the energy security of Bulgaria

    A delegation from DG Energy of the European Commission led by Catharina Sikow visited TPP AES Galabovo today. The President of AES Bulgaria Olivier Marquette showed the most technologically advanced coal-fired power plant in the Balkans to the European representatives. ‘We are proud to run the most modern plant in the region, which has a key role for the energy security of Bulgaria’, Olivier Marquette commented.

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    TPP AES Galabovo generated around 5.5% more electricity in 2019

    The most advanced coal-fired power plant in the region achieved average annual desulfurization efficiency rate of over 97% and provided over 8% of the electricity in Bulgaria

    TPP AES Galabovo generated over 3.144 million MWh of electricity in 2019. This is 5.5% more compared to 2018, the analysis of the performance results of the most advanced coal-fired power plant in Southeast Europe showed.

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    With its operations in 2019 Saint Nikola Wind Farm, owned by AES Geo Energy, enabled savings of 323 277 tons of СО2

    Last year the wind farm has generated 291 241 MWh of clean energy for the Bulgarian customers

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    TPP AES Galabovo provided children from low-income families in the town with Christmas gifts

    Angels’ Tree Initiative supported 169 children for the tenth consecutive year 

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    COAL-FIRED ENERGY WILL CONTINUE PLAYING A CRITICAL ROLE IN ENSURING SECURITY OF SUPPLY

    Interview with Olivier Marquette, President of AES Bulgaria, for Offnews.bg

    I hope that Bulgaria will keep TPPs like TPP AES Galabovo, which cover all modern environmental standards

     

    – Mr. Marquette, the AmCham Annual Business Breakfast with the government took place recently. In your opinion, as an AmCham President, what are the conclusions after this meeting?

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    MODERN COAL PLANTS GUARANTEE THE TRANSITION TO LOW-CARBON ENERGY

    Interview with the Managing director of AES Bulgaria Ivan Tzankov for Trud Daily

    Long-term PPAs are one form of capacity mechanisms

    – Mr Tzankov, recently the Minister of Energy Temenuzhka Petkova announced that an option for introducing a market model of a capacity mechanism for Bulgaria is being considered, at which the fixed costs for salaries, repairs, and maintenance of coal plants will be covered. How do you find these ideas?

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    AES and Google have entered into a 10-year strategic alliance

    The two companies are joining forces to accelerate the future of energy

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    AES Bulgaria: It is with deep sorrow that we announce the death of our colleague who was injured in an accident at the AES Galabovo TPP.

    The management of AES Bulgaria announces with deep sorrow that our colleague Tenyo Dinev has died.

    On September 30, 2019, he was injured in a work accident on the territory of TPP AES Galabovo together with another employee of a contractor.

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    AES Bulgaria is actively assisting in providing the best treatment to the injured workers and is investigating the causes of the accident

    Yesterday, September 30, on the territory of TPP AES Galabovo two workers – one from TPP AES Galabovo and the other from a contractor company – suffered an accident during maintenance works at the shaft of a pumping station for domestic wastewater.

    The two workers were immediately evacuated to ‘Stoyan Kirkovich’ Hospital in Stara Zagora. One of the injured workers suffered a brain concussion. Last night, he underwent a surgery and his condition is stable, according to the doctors.

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    THE COAL-FIRED POWER PLANTS HAVE A KEY ROLE FOR A GREENER ENERGY SECTOR

    An interview with Ivan Tzankov, Managing Director of AES Bulgaria, for Energia Magazine

     

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    TPP AES Galabovo Presented the First-graders in Galabovo with School Bags and Materials for the First School Day for the Eleventh Consecutive Year

    For the eleventh consecutive year, TPP AES Galabovo surprised the first-graders in Galabovo Municipality. For the first school day, the most advanced coal power plant in Bulgaria gave them school bags full of school materials and supplies. All 94 children in Galabovo Municipality got their surprises upon stepping the school threshold. 50 boys and 44 girls from Vasil Levski Secondary School, St. St. Cyril and Methodius Elementary School – the village of Obruchishte, and the schools St. Paisii Hilendarski and Hristo Botev received the school supplies provided by TPP AES Galabovo.

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    Successful completion of the planned annual maintenance of Unit 1 of TPP AES Galabovo

    The most advanced coal power plant in Bulgaria operates in full compliance with the environmental standards and conditions of the IPPC permit 

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    Saint Nikola Wind Farm, owned by AES GeoEnergy, generated over 166 000 MWh of power for the first seven months of 2019

    The wind farm, with AES as majority owner, is at the core of the Integrated Early Warning System for Bird Protection

    The largest wind farm in Bulgaria – ‘Saint Nikola’ near Kavarna, owned by AES GeoEnergy, generated 166 434 MWh of clean and reliable energy for the first seven months of 2019.

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    Interview by Olivier Marquette, President of AES Bulgaria in Manager Magazine: AES is a long-term investor in Bulgaria and a guarantor of the energy system

    – Mr. Marquette, what brought you in Bulgaria?

    – The AES corporation is a global technology leader operating in 14 countries. I came to Bulgaria in 2015 to become the President of AES Bulgaria. For me, it was an extremely challenging and exciting role as AES has been present in the country since 2001 and is the largest investor in the energy sector. For the past 30 years, our investments in reliable energy exceed BGN 3.2 billion and the taxes and insurance we have paid in Bulgaria are around BGN 703 million.

     

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    TPP AES Galabovo Turned 8 Since the Start of Its Commercial Exploitation

    For this period, the most advanced coal-fired power plant in the country has produced over 28 million MWh of reliable electricity for Bulgaria

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    TPP AES GALABOVO AND TPP CONTOURGLOBAL MARITSA EAST 3 DONATE BGN 27 000 TO THE PENSIONERS OF GALABOVO FOR EASTER

    The two companies support the Easter initiative of the Ombudsman of the Republic of Bulgaria, Maya Manolova

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    Interview with the Managing director of AES Bulgaria Ivan Tzankov for Capital Weekly: There are no harder or easier decisions

     

    What is to manage the business of one of the biggest foreign investors in Bulgaria, such as AES? 

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    FOR THE 11TH CONSECUTIVE YEAR STUDENTS FROM GALABOVO MADE MARTENITSAS FOR THE COMPETITION OF AES BULGARIA

    Handmade Pizho and Penda will be given to delight the President, the Prime Minister and the heads of Bulgarian state institutions

    Nearly 400 students from the town of Galabovo took part in the traditional competition of AES Bulgaria for making the most original martenitsa. The original art contest, dedicated to Pizho and Penda, is held for the 11th consecutive year and is a joint initiative of AES Bulgaria and Galabovo Municipality.

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    AES’ projects in Bulgaria – TPP AES Galabovo and St. Nikola Wind Farm have won British Safety Awards, the international safety awards for special merits of the British Safety Council

    The company has developed a Management System for Safety, Occupational Health and Environment, which meets a number of standards

    For one more year, the energy projects of the world-renowned technological leader AES in Bulgaria – TPP AES Galabovo and St. Nikola wind farm near Kavarna, have won the prestigious 2019 International British Safety Awards of the British Safety Council.

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    Saint Nikola Wind Farm, Owned by AES GeoEnergy, Generated over 318 000 MWh in 2018

    The wind farm, with AES as majority owner, is at the core of the Integrated Early Warning System for Bird Protection

    The largest wind farm in Bulgaria – ‘Saint Nikola’ near Kavarna, owned by AES GeoEnergy – generated 318 069 MWh of clean and reliable energy for Bulgaria. Thanks to its operation last year, the 156-megawatt power capacity has contributed to achieving Bulgaria’s targets for reducing the carbon footprint of the energy sector by saving our country 251 593 tons of CO2. This is according to the production data for 2018 of AES GeoEnergy, owner of the wind farm.

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    ВяЕЦ „Св. Никола“, собственост на ЕЙ И ЕС Гео Енерджи, произведе над 166 000 MWh електроенергия за първите седем месеца на 2019 г.

    Ветроенергийният парк е в основата на създадената Интегрирана система за ранно предупреждение за защита на птиците

    Най-големият ветроенергиен парк в България, собственост на ЕЙ И ЕС Гео Енерджи – ВяЕЦ „Св. Никола“ край Каварна, произведе 166 434 MWh чиста енергия за първите седем месеца на 2019 г.

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    Olivier Marquette is the President of the AmCham Bulgaria

    Olivier Marquette, President of AES Bulgaria and Head of Business Development for AES Eurasia, is the new President of the American Chamber of Commerce in Bulgaria. He was elected on the Board of Directors’ meeting held on January 21, 2019.

    Mr. Marquette served as a Board Member in the previous term (2015-2018), and was elected at the 2018 General Assembly Meeting for another term.

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    TPP AES Galabovo generated 3.5 million MWh of electricity in 2018

    Last year the power plant achieved 98% commercial availability rate

    TPP AES Galabovo had gross generation of 3.5 million MWh of electricity in 2018, as indicated by an analysis of the performance results of the most advanced coal-fired power plant in Southeast Europe. The electricity generated by the two units of the 690-MW capacity was in perfect synchronicity with the needs of the country’s energy system and the dispatched regulations.

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    For the ninth consecutive year TPP AES Galabovo has made the children from socially disadvantaged families in Galabovo happy

    165 ‘Christmas Angels’ have received warm clothes and shoes

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    AES Bulgaria donates BGN 2 million for a new stadium in Galabovo

    In Galabovo, Bulgaria, on 11 December 2018, a groundbreaking ceremony for the new town stadium took place at a special event. BGN 2 million, provided by AES Bulgaria as part of the company’s corporate social responsibility program, will be invested in the project. AES Bulgaria President Olivier Marquette, AES Bulgaria Managing Director Ivan Tzankov, TPP AES Galabovo Plant Manager Todor Belezhkov, the Mayor of Galabovo Municipality Nikolay Tonev and the Regional Governor of Stara Zagora Gergana Mikova, inaugurated the stadium that will receive the name AES Arena Galabovo.

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    TPP AES Galabovo is ready for the upcoming winter season

    TPP AES Galabovo is completely ready for the upcoming winter season. This is clear from a report on the plant’s winter preparation plan, which has included a series of activities. The state-of-the-art coal-fired power station in Bulgaria has provided 400 000 tons of Bulgarian lignite with a minimum statutory obligation of 280 000 tons. At present, limestone reserves amount to 15 000 tons. Stocks of coal and limestone at the 690 MW-capacity near the town of Galabovo are sufficient for at least 20 days of operation of the plant without any other supplies.

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    For the tenth consecutive year TPP AES Galabovo surprised the first graders in Galabovo with school bags and materials for the first school day

    For the tenth consecutive year, TPP AES GALABOVO presented all first-graders of Galabovo Municipality with school bags and school supplies. It was a pleasant surprise for all 108 first-graders in the municipality, when entering the classroom on the first school day. 56 boys and 52 girls from “Vasil Levski” Secondary School, “St. St. Cyril and Methodius” Elementary School – the village of Obruchishte, and the schools “St. Paisii Hilendarski” and “Hristo Botev” received the school supplies provided by the most advanced coal-fired power station in Bulgaria.

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    AES Bulgaria is in favor of a constructive dialogue with the Bulgarian government on the future of the long-term PPAs

    AES Bulgaria is a long-term investor in the Bulgarian energy sector, with direct investments of over 1.6 billion Euro, and it is important for us that the energy market in the country is transparent and predictable, stated the president of the company Olivier Marquette during a meeting with representatives of the Bulgarian media.

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    Global Safety Day at AES Bulgaria
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    As per AES tradition, this year the company celebrated its Global Safety Day on May 21st. Our team marked this special day by organizing First Aid training for the employees, which covered both theory and practice. The theoretical part stressed on the basic concepts of human anatomy and physiology as well as the main vital functions and indicators.

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    За девета поредна година ЕЙ И ЕС България подари празник на децата от Гълъбово

    За девета поредна година ЕЙ И ЕС България организира специално събитие, с което да направи празника на децата от Гълъбово още по-вълнуващ.

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    За трета поредна година служители на ЕЙ И ЕС България взеха участие в ежегодната инициатива за почистване на гр. Гълъбово

    Повече от 30 служители на ЕЙ И ЕС България взеха участие в ежегодната инициатива с Община Гълъбово за почистване на местността „Хайдушкото кладенче“, в близост до града. Кампанията е по повод Международния ден на Земята – 22 април, с мото насочено към климатичните промени.

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    The owners and operators of the wind farms in the Kaliakra Protected Area join efforts to set up an Early Warning System for the Protection of Birds

    Twelve Bulgarian wind farm owners and operators, located in the Kaliakra Protected Area, close to the town of Kavarna in Bulgaria, united their efforts in creating a uniform Early Warning System for bird protection. The purpose of this system is to preserve wild birds included in Annex I to Directive 2009/147 / EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of Europe on the preservation of wild birds that are protected under the Protected Areas Order.

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    Иван Цанков, Изпълнителен директор на ЕЙ И ЕС България, пред Българското Национално Радио

    Цената, по която продава ЕЙ И ЕС Гълъбово като чисто нов ТЕЦ, е абсолютно съизмерима с подобна цена на такива активи навсякъде в Европа. Нашата печалба, отнесена към активите, е в размер на около пет процента, което е абсолютно съизмеримо с всички други бизнеси не само в България, но и навсякъде по света. По никакъв начин не може да се говори, че това е висока печалба, заяви изпълнителният директор на ЕЙ И ЕС България Иван Цанков в интервю за предаването „Преди всички“ на програма „Хоризонт“ на БНР днес, 23 април 2018 година.

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    The coal plants continue being an important part of the transition to a low carbon economy

    The coal plants continue being an important part of the transition to a low carbon economy, as they provide the needed stability of the grid, fed with an increasing share of electricity from renewable energy sources, stated the President of AES Bulgaria Olivier Marquette during the conference “Market Integration of RES and Transition to Clean Energy”.

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    US Ambassador visits TPP AES Galabovo

    The Ambassador of the United States in Bulgaria, Mr. Eric Rubin visited AES Galabovo on Thursday, 29 March. His Excellency was given by AES Bulgaria President Olivier Marquette a full tour of the 600 MW facility, the most modern TPP in Bulgaria and a key contributor to the security of electricity supply in the country, using only local resources thereby supporting the energy independency of Bulgaria.

    During the tour, Mr. Rubin was shown the results of the extensive investments of over 1,3 billion Euro the company has made near the town of Galabovo.

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    AES-3C Maritza East 1 Statement

    AES-3C Maritza East 1 expresses significant concern about the continuing campaign by the representatives of nationally represented employers’ associations in Bulgaria aiming to create and promote a climate of intolerance towards the thermal power plant AES Galabovo, one of the largest and most modern thermal power plants in Bulgaria and a key contributor to the security of electricity supply and energy independence.

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    Dozens of students from Galabovo take part in the annual AES martenitsa competition

     For the tenth consecutive year, AES Bulgaria organized a contest for the most original martenitsa, made by students from the municipality of Galabovo. The traditional competition is a joint initiative of AES Bulgaria and Galabovo Municipality.

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    “St. Nikola” wind farm saves near 400,000 tons CO2 in 2017

    The largest wind farm in Bulgaria – “St. Nikola” produced 352,776 MWh of electricity in 2017. The facility owned by Geo Energy has a total installed capacity of 156 MW. In the past year, the work of the 52 turbines in the park has contributed to the saving of 388,053.46 tons of CO2.

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    Интервю на Оливие Маркет, президент на ЕЙ И ЕС България и ръководител „Бизнес развитие“ на бизнес звено Eurasia пред агенция Bloomberg

    Американската енергийна компания ЕЙ И ЕС прави оценка на технологиите и инвестициите, които ще са необходими за изпълнение на последните европейски изисквания за намаляване на емисиите на серен диоксид, азотни окиси и живак на въглищната й централа в България.  Новите стандарти бяха въведени през 2017 година като част от плановете на ЕС да намали енергийната си зависимост от въглищата.  Това заяви Оливие Маркет, ръководител „Бизнес развитие“ на бизнес звено Eurasia и президент на ЕЙ И ЕС България, в интервю за международната информационна агенция Bloomberg.

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