National Electricity company EAD (NEK) is a sole-owner shareholding company, 100% owned by Bulgarian Energy Holding EAD, having its seat in Sofia. The company is managed by a three-member Board of directors. NEK’s main activity is electricity trade and generation.
NEK owns and operates 30 HPPs / hydro power plants/ and PSHPPs / pumped storage hydro power plants/ with total installed capacity 2713 MW in generating mode and 937 MW in pumping mode. The main generation of electricity is by the power plants within Belmeken- Sestrimo- Chaira, Vacha, Batak and Arda cascades.
NEK manages and maintains 41 big dam walls, more than 500 water abstraction facilities and hundreds of kilometers non- headrace and headrace derivations. The total built-up volume of dams is 50.1% of the total volume of water storage facilities in Bulgaria.
The main operations of the company are related to:
NEK EAD holds the following licenses issued by the Energy and Water Regulatory Commission:
Certificates issued to NEK EAD by the Construction Chamber
NEK commercial operations are related to:
Table: Electricity generation capacity of each of the company's 15 largest HPPs.
|HPP||Maximum installed capacity (MW)|
|Pumping mode||Generating mode|
|HPP Momina klisura||-||120|
|HPP Tzankov kamak||-||82|
|HPP Studen kladenec||-||82|
To view the company's financial statements please go to Financial reports.
For more information please visit www.nek.bg/index.php/en/.