PRESENTATION OF "THE BULGARIAN MODEL OF AURORA ENERGY RESEARCH"
On March 28, 2022, a virtual presentation of the Aurora Energy Research model, developed especially for the Bulgarian energy market was delivered by representatives of Aurora Energy Research - a leading international energy analytics company, based in Oxford with an worldwide sphere of activity.
Among the participants in the meeting were the Minister of Energy - Mr. Alexander Nikolov and the Deputy Minister of Energy - Ms. Iva Petrova, representatives of the energy federations of the two independent unions, the administration of Maritza East Mines and the associated TPPs. Attendees asked questions about the opportunities offered by the presented model.
During the event, the issues related to the transformation of Bulgaria's energy system were actively discussed. Speakers John Federsen, Founder and CEO of Aurora Energy Research, Panos Kefalas, Research Fellow for Aurora Energy Research's Electricity and Renewable Market Forecasts in Southeast Europe, explained how their model could apply to our country, and Evangelos Gazis leads Aurora’s team in South Eastern Europe, covering Greece, Bulgaria, Romania and Hungary. Special attention was also paid to the serious difficulties facing the energy market as a result of the military conflict in Ukraine.