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CEZ Group is one of the leading utility companies in Central and South East Europe and the second largest exporter of electricity in Europe. The group has power assets in the Czech Republic, Bulgaria, Romania and Poland.

CEZ Group has been on the Bulgarian energy market since the end of 2004, when the company acquired a majority stake (67%) of the three electricity distribution companies in Western Bulgaria, which later merged in one company – CEZ Distribution Bulgaria AD.

Scope of activity CEZ Distribution Bulgaria AD:

  • Operation and management of the electricity distribution network;
  • Electricity distribution on the territory of the districts Sofia-city, Sofia, Blagoevgrad, Kyustendil, Pernik, Pleven, Lovech, Vratsa, Montana, Vidin.
  • Construction of new electricity distribution and metering systems and maintenance of the operated facilities and equipment.

The company executes its activity in conformity with the energy legislation in force, regulated by the Bulgarian Energy Act and the related legal provisions.

The company comply with requirements of the standard of Quality Management Systems – EN ISO 9001:2015.

CEZ Distribution Bulgaria AD is a socially responsible company that aware of its role for achieving sustainable development. Our environmental policy aims to halt the loss of biodiversity and ecosystems.

Our measures to conserve biodiversity are: secure the birds’ nests by placing them on specially designed platforms; replace bare wares by isolated once; install insulation caps. By September 2016 the Company has installed 360 platforms and 748 insulation caps.

Established in 1988 the Bulgarian Society for the Protection of Birds with its 1,400 subscribing members it is the largest national charity. It strives to encourage, influence and assist people to conserve the integrity and diversity of the wonderful world of birds, advocating at all levels of society for the equitable and ecologically sustainable use of natural resources for the well-being of mankind. Our vision is of a world where humans recognize the equal right of existence, a world where use of natural resources is inseparably tied to taking measures to ensure their natural recovery, a world where human communities have equal rights to the use of natural resources and to the services provided by nature.

The BSPB has 14 branches and local groups and operates two Nature Conservation Centres. The society has been implementing the Important Bird Areas concept establishing functionally connected network of SPAs – cornerstone of the European Natura 2000 network.

The BSPB is a part of BirdLife International – a global nature conservation organization, founded in 1922; BirdLife International is a network of partnering organizations in over 100 countries in the world with over 2.6 million members and 10 million supporters.

The central part of BSPB’s work is dedicated to conserving globally threatened species such as Egyptian vulture, Imperial eagle, Saker falcon, Red-breasted goose, Lesser White-fronted goose, White-headed duck, through securing long-term protection to their habitats by implementing direct conservation measures and encouraging sustainable development.

Our vision is of a world where humans recognize the equal right of existence and hospitable environment for all biological species; a world where the use of natural resources is inseparably tied to taking measures to ensure their natural recovery; a world where all human communities have equal rights to the use of natural resources and to the services provided by nature.

The Society is the first NGO in Bulgaria that started working on grassland sustainable management for the benefit of birds and people. The BSPB plays an important role in the European Common Birds Monitoring, thus producing bird indicators to measure the government progress towards the EU Sustainable Development Index. Through its Business & Nature Advisory Service, the BSPB contributes to the EU Business & Biodiversity Initiative, facilitating with landowners and SMEs from across the private sector to implement business activities that are compatible with biodiversity management, and to access funding that creates a positive impact on nature.