The Bulatom 2024 conference in the focus of NucNet

We are glad that the authoritative Nuclear News Agency NucNet covered the Traditional Nuclear Conference of BulAtom with a publication, emphasizing the financial panel from the third day of the conference and the statement of the Minister of Energy Vladimir Malinov at the opening that “The project to build new nuclear capacities at the Kozloduy Nuclear Power Plant site, together with nuclear fuel diversification, is the most significant one for the Bulgarian economy “.

According to the publication „An international panel on financing nuclear power at the annual Bulgarian nuclear forum BulAtom’s conference on energy security in the Black Sea resort of Varna looked at the funding transformation for new nuclear plants in Bulgaria and internationally“ At the conference, it became clear that the „ increased participation of global investment banks, state development and state-owned export-import banks is leading to a funding transformation for the nuclear energy sector“.

The publication also quotes the opinion of the Bulgarian expert Milko Kovachev, who is a member of the board of the Strategic Advisory Group of the International Bank for Nuclear Infrastructure (INBI) and also was one of the panellists on the financing panel at the conference panel, that for the construction of new nuclear power plants: “Money is available, but good projects are needed” and “This means that new projects have to offer good technology and a good business case with returns, a good project structure is always a good sign.”

Source: NucNet

The entire recording of the financial panel from the third day of the BulAtom 2024 conference can be followed on  the BulAtom YouTube channel