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Bulgaria

PPP Projects in Infrastructure

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Project Name Sector Financial Closure Year Investment ($US Million)
Maritza East I Power Plant Project Electricity 2005 $1,400.00
Varna and Bourgas Airports Concession Airports 2006 $584.60
AES St. Nikolas Wind Farm near Kavarna Electricity 2008 $370.00
Hareon Pobeda & Cherganovo & Karlovo & Kolarovo Solar Plants Electricity 2011 $248.10
MEMC Karadzhalovo Solar Plant Electricity 2012 $235.80
SDN-KEPCO Veliko Tarnovo Solar Plant Electricity 2011 $203.49
Citygas Natural Gas 2006 $192.00
Lukoil Gebeleisis & Hrabrovo Wind Farms Electricity 2013 $165.00
Sofia Water System Water and sewerage 2000 $152.00
Suvorovo Wind Farm Electricity 2010 $143.64
Project Name Sector Financial Closure Year Investment ($US Million)
Lukoil Gebeleisis & Hrabrovo Wind Farms Electricity 2013 $165.00
Port of Burgas-West Ports 2013 $23.40
MEMC Karadzhalovo Solar Plant Electricity 2012 $235.80
EVN Bulgarevo Wind Farm Electricity 2012 $133.00
Alpiq Vetrocom Wind Farm Phase II Electricity 2012 $47.88
Moncada Solar Plant Electricity 2012 $37.50
LS/CHINT Yambol Solar Plant Electricity 2012 $37.40
Helios Yerusalimovo Solar Plant Electricity 2012 $19.50
CEZ Oreshets Solar Plant Electricity 2012 $13.00
Helios Montana Solar Plant Electricity 2012 $11.70
Project Name Sector Financial Closure Year Investment ($US Million)
Maritza East I Power Plant Project Electricity 2005 $1,400.00
Varna and Bourgas Airports Concession Airports 2006 $584.60
AES St. Nikolas Wind Farm near Kavarna Electricity 2008 $370.00
Hareon Pobeda & Cherganovo & Karlovo & Kolarovo Solar Plants Electricity 2011 $248.10
MEMC Karadzhalovo Solar Plant Electricity 2012 $235.80
SDN-KEPCO Veliko Tarnovo Solar Plant Electricity 2011 $203.49
Citygas Natural Gas 2006 $192.00
Lukoil Gebeleisis & Hrabrovo Wind Farms Electricity 2013 $165.00
Sofia Water System Water and sewerage 2000 $152.00
Suvorovo Wind Farm Electricity 2010 $143.64
Project Name Sector Financial Closure Year Investment ($US Million)
Lukoil Gebeleisis & Hrabrovo Wind Farms Electricity 2013 $165.00
Port of Burgas-West Ports 2013 $23.40
MEMC Karadzhalovo Solar Plant Electricity 2012 $235.80
EVN Bulgarevo Wind Farm Electricity 2012 $133.00
Alpiq Vetrocom Wind Farm Phase II Electricity 2012 $47.88
Moncada Solar Plant Electricity 2012 $37.50
LS/CHINT Yambol Solar Plant Electricity 2012 $37.40
Helios Yerusalimovo Solar Plant Electricity 2012 $19.50
CEZ Oreshets Solar Plant Electricity 2012 $13.00
Helios Montana Solar Plant Electricity 2012 $11.70

Infrastructure Indicators

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GCI Infrastructure Score

The Global Competitiveness Index (GCI)  is published in the Global Competitiveness Report and assesses the competitiveness landscape of 140 economies. The GCI Infrastructure Score is a component of the overall index and covers transport, electricity and telephony infrastructure. 

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3.99/7

GCI Score as of 2015-2016
GCI Infrastructure Score 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

Resources

    • 2007
    • Government of Bulgaria

    Law on Electronic Communications, Bulgaria

    This law sets out the general legal framework for telecommunications in Bulgaria. It contains a detailed institutional framework, including the creation of the Communications Regulation Commission. It includes licensing, competition policy, quality service, interconnection, co-location, scarce resources management, infrastructure sharing, universal service, tariffs regulation, penalties and sanctions and dispute resolution. It also covers some postal service issues.

    • 2012
    • Wayne McArdle, Lisa Booth, and Stephan Kyutchukov

    Bulgarian Law on Concessions

    Bulgaria’s law on concessions has provided a basic framework to facilitate the granting of concessions and the execution of concession agreements. The recent development of more detailed and specific legislation, in particular in areas such as telecommunications and energy, has meant that the significance of the law on concessions itself has diminished. This article explains the development of the law and examines its interaction with other relevant legislation. It also considers a number of obstacles presented to potential investors under the current regime.      

    • 2015
    • International Finance Corporation (IFC)

    Unlocking the Potential for Private Sector Participation in District Heating

    This report analyzes barriers to and opportunities for private sector participation in district heating (DH) in the Western Balkan countries of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, and Serbia, as well as in Mongolia and Ukraine. Specifically, the report analyzes the legal and regulatory frameworks for public-private partnerships (PPP) and for DH in each of the countries, including an overview of the primary and secondary legislation, PPP preparation and approval processes, institutional setup of the DH sector, and heat tariff-setting procedures. In addition, the report describes international best practice for various business models for private sector participation in DH and provides country-specific recommendations to improve the...

    • 2012
    • Office of the Bulgarian Economic and Commercial Counselor in Kuwait

    Bulgarian Concession Law Analysis

    Office of the Bulgarian Economic and Commercial Counselor in Kuwait, Assessment of legislative framework of concessions.  Sites and objects, which are in the exclusive property of the state or a municipality, can be operated by private entities on the basis of a concession contract concluded following the conditions and procedures provided for by the Law on Concessions (for sites which are state property) or the Law on Municipal Property (for sights which are municipal property). Granting concessions on some sites is regulated by special laws - the Law on Waters (for water sites), the Law on Underground Resources (for extraction of underground resources) and the Law on Roads (for national roads).

Date last reviewed: December 7, 2016

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