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On February 3, 4 and 5, 2021, the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration (FEBA) of Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski” hosted online the First Winter School “Energy and Climate” - a joint certification course of the “Utilities” Magazine and the Center for Educational Services at FEBA. The training was attended by 65 participants, most of them students and doctoral students in related majors. Some of the students study in the master's program "Energy Markets and Services" at FEBA.



All students and doctoral students participated in the school free of charge after a selection by documents, and their inclusion was made possible thanks to the support of leading companies in the energy sector:

  • AES Bulgaria
  • ContourGlobal Maritsa East 3
  • Schneider Electric Bulgaria
  • Total Exploration & Production Bulgaria


The training program included lectures by:

• Boyan Karshakov, Executive Director of Energo-Pro Energy Services

• Boyan Rashev, Managing Partner, denkstatt Bulgaria

• Georgi Samandov, Energy Markets Director, Most Energy

• Yves Le Stunff, General Manager, Total E&P Bulgaria

• Ivan Tzankov, FCCA, Executive Director, AES Bulgaria

• Ilina Stefanova, EU and Public Affairs Manager at EVN AG, Austria

• Lyuben Marinov, Executive Director of Kozloduy NPP - New Build EAD

• Milena Videnova, Executive Director, Axpo Bulgaria

• Miroslav Rizov, Relay Protection and Automation Engineer, Schneider Electric Bulgaria

• Plamen Pavlov, Chairman of the Bulgarian Gas Association

• Dr. Rumyana Grozeva, Executive Director, Stara Zagora REDA

• Slavcho Neykov, Energy Policy Expert


The aim of the winter school is to provide the participants from the energy sector with quality post-graduate training, through up-to-date information on the basics, practice and developments in the context of the transformation of the energy sector.