The state will be the sole investor in units 7 and 8 of the Kozloduy NPP

Three companies will be invited as contractors for the new nuclear unit

Rumen Radev, Minister of Energy:

The state will be the sole investor in units 7 and 8 of the Kozloduy NPP
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Rumen Radev is energy minister in the Denkov cabinet. Until his appointment in June 2023, he was part of Zagora Holding (Director of Strategy and Planning since 2003 and Economic Director since 2011). He has been Chairman of the Board of Directors of Asarel Investment – Strategic Development and Investments since October 2012, and a member of the Board of Directors of Asarel-Medet since November 2017.

He holds a Master's degree in Physics from the Faculty of Physics, Sofia University, with specialisations at the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research in Dubna, Russia, the Institute for Transuranic Elements in Karlsruhe, Germany, and the Institute for Nuclear Research and Nuclear Power Engineering in Sofia, Bulgaria, where he was involved in the development of computer models for the structural evolution of nuclear fuel.

He also holds a Masters Degree in Banking from the University of National and World Economy in Sofia. He has extensive experience in corporate finance and investment modelling.

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