RE-Source Southeast 2022

The second edition of RE-Source Southeast, the biggest regional event dedicated to corporate renewable energy sourcing and its role in industry decarbonisation strategies, took place on May 31-June 1 in Sofia. The event brought together 50 speakers and more than 300 attendees, connecting corporate buyers with companies active in renewable energy development and electricity trading.

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RE-Source Southeast 2022 _Keynote speaches

Borislav Sandov – Deputy Prime Minister for Climate Policies and Minister of Environment and Water

Alexander Nikolov – Minister of Energy

What Fit for 55 and REpowerEU means for Southeast Europe

Radan Kanev – European Parliament

Tsvetelina Penkova – European Parliament

Moderator: Maria Trifonova – Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski ”


Green transition in the context of an energy crisis

Vladimir Tabutov – Member of Energy Commission in Parliament

Vladislav Panev – Member of Energy Commission in Parliament

Martin Georgiev – CEO, National Electric Company

Angelin Tsachev – CEO, Bulgarian Electricity System Operator (ESO)

Moderator: Meglena Stoilova, Chairperson – BGWEA

RE-Source Southeast 2022_Decarbonization of the industry – best practices and challenges

Angel Zhelyazkov – Executive Director, Biovet

Hans-Christian Henne – Director Corporate Energy & Climate Affairs, Aurubis Group

Ivaylo Naidenov – Executive Director, Bulgarian Federation of Industrial Energy Consumers (BFIEK)

Severin Vartigov – Country Manager, Enery

Dimitar Enchev – Co-Founder & Director, CWP Global

Nick Bitsios – Head of Brussels Office, Mytilineos S.A

Moderator: Atanas Georgiev, PhD – Dean, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”

RE-Source Southeast 2022_Corporate sourcing of renewable energy – trends and challenges

Jochen Hauff – Vice-President – SolarPower Europe/ BayWa RE

Bruce Douglas – Business and Communications Director, Eurelectric

Joop Hazenberg – Policy and Impact Director, RE-Source Platform

Ivan Velev – Portfolio Manager, ACT

Stefan Margenov – Power Wholesale and Origination Manager, MET Energy Trading Bulgaria

Mihai Balan – Executive Director, Romanian Photovoltaic Industry Association (RPIA)

Moderator: Nikola Gazdov – Chairperson, Association of Production, Storage and Trading of Electricity (APSTE)


RE-Source Southeast 2022_Grid integration of RES – smart grid, flexibility & storage solutions

Julian Jansen – Growth & Market Development Director, Fluence

Fanni Denke – Business Development Manager, Flexidao

Ruslan Papazyan – Executive Director, Telelink Infra Services

Dr. Carlos Alvarez – Director of Grid Solution, Huawei

Dimitar Tsekov – Technical and operations director, Renergy

Dimitar Zarchev – Director of the National Dispatch Center, ESO and member of the Board of Directors of ENSTO-E

Moderator: Mariyana Yaneva – Policy and communication director, Association of Production, Storage and Trading of Electricity (APSTE)

RE-Source Southeast 2022_Prospects for renewable energy development in SEE

Andrei Manea – Board Member, Romanian Wind Energy Association (RWEA)

Halil Demirdağ – Chairperson Turkish Solar Energy Industry Association (GENSED)/ CEO, SMART SOLAR

Bogdan Plutariu – Country Manager Romania, Enery Element

Maria Aram Merdzhanova – Head of Sales Northern Europe, UK and Ireland, Jinko Solar

Martin Iliev – Managing director, wpd Bulgaria

Dimitar Bartov – Manager Director, Synergon Paul Smith – VP Business Development, EMERGY

Moderator: Martin Vladimirov – Director, Bulgarian Center for the Study of Democrac

RE-Source Southeast 2022_EU and national financing mechanisms for RES projects

Svetlin Pislenski – Associate Director, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)

Asen Yagodin – Executive Director, Postbank

Konstantin Kirov – Head of Environmental Management Department, Procredit Bank

Moderator: Radoslav Mikov – Partner at Wolf Theiss

RE-Source Southeast 2022_The EFET standard PPA for renewables in Bulgaria

Sonia Auguscik – Associate, Legal Committee, EFET

Stefan Tzakov – Managing Partner, Kambourov & Partners

Maria Popova – Director Carbon Neutrality and Renewable Electricity, EFET