Bulgaria power market faces challenges, conference told

Electricity trading hampered by poor transparency, export fees and market structure

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Bulgaria is gradually liberalising its electricity market

The development of a vibrant electricity market in Bulgaria faces several challenges as the country moves towards full liberalisation, delegates at the Energy Risk Balkans conference heard in Sofia today (April 28).

Those challenges included a lack of transparency, market structure and additional fees levied on power sales by the Bulgarian government.

“We have issues that are not completely solved, [which need] to be addressed by the authorities, and we need authorities and stakeholders to find

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