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15.03.2016 10:12
Second annual summit Energy Risk Balkans
Peter Petkov, Publisher of Energy Risk magazine, stressed on the need of further reforms for balancing and more transparency in the Bulgarian electricity and gas markets

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The second annual summit “Energy Risk Balkans” takes place on March 15 in Sofia Hotel Balkan, Bulgaria. The event bringс together market professionals from the Balkan region and Europe for a day of networking and panel discussions to press the need for market reform and liberalisation, stress the impact of regulation and discuss the latest in market coupling, supply and demand dynamics and cross border trading in power and gas markets. and UTILITIES magazine are media partners of the event.

The conference was opened by Peter Petkov, Publisher of Energy Risk magazine. He stressed on the need of further reforms for balancing and more transparency in the Bulgarian electricity and gas markets. Frank O. Brannvoll, Managing Director of Brannvoll Bvba, presented his opening keynote.

Jasmina Trhulj, Energy Market Expert at Energy Community, presented the ongoing activities under the Western Balkans 6 initiative (Berlin process). It is related to removing the barriers to regional balancing market, regional approach to cross border capacity allocation, and establishment of regional power exchanges.

Plamen Mladenovski, Head of Department, Price Regulation and Licenses: Electrical Networks, Trade and Markets, Energy and Water Regulatory Commission, presented an address from the Energy and Water Regulatory Commission on the current state of the power market in Bulgaria. Then the program continued with a panel on exchange trading and development of the liberalisation process in Balkan power markets with the participation of: Silvio Brkic, CEO, CROPEX; Konstantin Konstantinov, CEO, IBEX; Milos Mladenovic, Managing Director, SEEPEX; and Tsvetelina Samovolska, Energy Broker, Tradition.

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