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Saint Nikola Wind Farm



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ESIA disclosed:

22 May 2008



Approval date:

14 Jul 2021

Purpose of the Environmental and Social Impact Assessments

The proposed project relates to the construction and operation of a 156MW wind farm located in the Kavarna region, in the North East part of Bulgaria about 3km inland from the Black Sea.

The project will contribute approximately 1% of Bulgaria’s energy consumption and will significantly increase Bulgaria’s wind generation capacity, as currently only one other large scale farm (35MW) has just completed construction in the Country.

The project will consist of 52 wind turbines using Vestas V90 3MW turbines.

There is a project summary document available for this project.

ESIA Summary

Executive Summary (English) (257KB - PDF)
Executive Summary (Bulgarian) (625KB - PDF)

Public Disclosure and Consultation Plan (English) (305KB - PDF)
Public Disclosure and Consultation Plan (Bulgarian) (648KB - PDF)

Full ESIA availability

Full ESIA documentation is available locally at:
EBRD Headquarters in London,


  • Geopower / AGE registered office: 38, Chervena stena Str. 1421 Sofia Contact: Dimitar Hristov Tel: +359 2 816 78 10
  • AES Sofia office: 72, Ljuben Karavelov Str., 1000 Sofia. Contact: Gergana Pavlova; Tel: +359 2 988 1275;
  • EBRD Sofia office (67 Vitosha Blvd, 1st Fl., Ap. 4, Sofia 1000) contact: George Giaouris (also available in London HQ) email:
  • AGE / GeoPower Kavarna office, 9650 Kavarna, 28, Dobrotitza Str. Office 4 Contact: Georgi Liapov Tel: +359 887 168 880. Email:


A full copy can be downloads from


For general questions on the project contact:

Naveed Khan, AGE Project Finance Manager:
Dimitar Hristov; Tel: +359 2 816 7810. Email:
George Giaouris, EBRD Operation Leader:

This document was prepared at an early stage of project development, before consideration by the EBRD Board of Directors. Details of a project may change following disclosure.

Environmental and Social Impact Assessments and ESIA summaries are produced by project sponsors, and the EBRD makes them available without any comment or implied endorsement. Any views expressed or statements made in the Environmental and Social Impact Assessment or the ESIA Summary do not necessarily reflect the views or opinions of the EBRD.

Last updated 25 June 2014

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