28 Dec 2010 13:11

Inter RAO may announce purchase of Bulgarian power plant from Enel in Jan

MOSCOW. Dec 28 (Interfax) - Inter RAO UES may announce the purchase of the Maritsa power plant in Bulgaria from Italian Enel in January, the head of Inter RAO's strategy division, Ilnar Mirsiyapov, told journalists.

The deal will be transacted in cash, he said.

Inter RAO is currently in talks with Enel to swap a blocking stake in OGK-5 for Enel assets in Europe. The OGK-5 stake is currently held by the state, but Inter RAO will acquire it soon in payment for supplementary shares.