ContourGlobal Maritsa East 3 is a 908 MW lignite fired power plant located near Mednikarovo, Stara Zagora district. The power plant uses indigenous lignite coal from the Maritsa East Mines and is an important contributing factor for the security of supply and energy independence of Bulgaria.
ContourGlobal Maritsa East 3 is the first lignite coal-fired thermal power plant in the Balkans, which operates in full compliance with the highest European standards for safety and environment preservation.
The majority owner of ContourGlobal Maritsa East 3 TPP is ContourGlobal – international power-generation company which manages, owns and operates a portfolio of 61 plants located in 20 countries and 3 continents every day of the year. Our global team of over 1,800 professionals applies our best-in-class technical and management expertise in traditional and innovative technologies to energize local economies and communities around the world.
ContourGlobal’s mission is to develop, acquire and operate electricity generation businesses worldwide, to improve lives by offering reliable and accessible electricity, to promote economic growth and social well-being through the elimination of poverty, and to make the places where we work better because we are there.