Chairman, Infrastructure, Energy & Utilities Committee
Confederation of Employers and Industrialists in Bulgaria
Board member and ex-chairman, BG FIEC
Track C, Session 14
Nikolay Minkov is a managing partner of Uconomics, a centre of competence in infrastructure, energy and utilities and a board member of Ellatzite Med, a copper mining company in Bulgaria.
For the last 10 years, he has worked on several projects concentrated on enterprise energy management, demand-side clustering, utility company re-engineering and energy market liberalisation with companies and institutions like Amylum Bulgaria (a member of Tate & Lyle), Cumerio (now Aurubis), Assarel Medet, Heidelberg Bulgaria (later Titan) Cement, Booz Allen Hamilton, E.ON Energie, MEE, SEWRC, etc.
Nikolay Minkov has an Electrical Engineering degree from Moscow Power Engineering Institute, Moscow, Russia.
"Industrial Stakeholders in Regional Energy Markets: How Heavyweights to Face-Out Heavy Happiness?"
In this presentation we will focus on the imperative role industrial energy intensive consumers must play towards development of regional regulatory authorities, energy market and associated interests. Main theses are summarized as follow:
• Who inspired the market liberalization and why they are so lazy today?
• We need to pick up the enterprise energy manager on the corp. board.
• Shall we lobby for industrial consumers’ commissioner at regulatory body?
• Industrial stakeholders and tied traders, supply contracts and market rules.
• Why regional market needs regional federation of industrial energy consumers?
• SEE role in enlargement and strengthening of the European FIEC.