Does Bulgaria need new NPPs?


A hybrid discussion event on “The green transition in Bulgaria – opportunities, benefits and false solutions. Does Bulgaria need new nuclear power facilities?” was organised in Sofia by Za Zemiata on 29 March from 09:00-17:30 CET


  • Prof. Dr. Georgi Kaschiev, atomic physicist, former chairman of the Committee for the Use of Atomic Energy for Peaceful Purposes, worked at the Institute for Risk Research at the University of Vienna, scientific supervisor for the commissioning of the fifth unit of the Kozloduy NPP, Kozloduy 7
  • Prof. Dr. Eng. Dimo Stoilov, Head of the Research Group on Strategic Planning of the Development of National Energy at the Institute for Nuclear Research and Nuclear Energy (INRIE) at the BAS: Strategic Planning of National Energy
  • Martin Vladimirov, Center for the Study of Democracy (CSD), Director, Energy and Climate Program: Energy System Modelling with Pathways Explorer
  • Radostina Slavkova, Za Zemiata: Report with CAN Europe: “The Paris Agreement Pays Off: Accelerating the Green Transition Leads to Socio-Economic Co-Benefits” in Bulgaria
  • Assoc. Prof. Vladimir Zinoviev, Director of the Research Center for Energy Business and Infrastructure of UNSS: Energy communities as a model for sustainable decentralization of generators and consumers
  • Tbc, Center for the Study of Democracy (CID), Obstacles to the Development of RES in Bulgaria

Find here the recording of the English translation of the event

Find here the documentation of the event in Bulgarian language.