Pic of the Week: The Largest Thermal Power Plant in the Balkans

The Maritsa Iztok 2 power plant near Stara Zagora in Bulgaria

Smog over the Maritsa Iztok 2 thermal power in southeastern Bulgaria
Smog over the Maritsa Iztok 2 thermal power in southeastern Bulgaria

Maritsa Iztok 2 is the largest thermal power plant in the Balkans, with a total of eight turbines and an installed power of 1430 MWe. The power plant is fired with brown coal mined in the nearby Maritsa Iztok mines.

See more images of Maritsa Iztok 2 on my website .

(Image Copyright Johann Brandstätter/ JB Photography, no image may be used in any way without express permission. Please contact me for licensing)

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