ATEB is founded according to the rules of the Bulgarian legislation for non-governmental organizations. ATEB’s main task is to protect the rights and the interests of the energy traders in Bulgaria, as well as to perform studies, analysis, consultations and trainings in the field of electricity and natural gas trading and other related areas which are relevant for the development of the energy market in the country.
ATEB represents and safeguards the economic interests of its members and facilitates the communication between them. In its activities the Association follows strictly the Bulgarian laws, it doesn’t pursue political goals and it is not related to political parties and organizations, its members are also not allowed to use the name of the Association in favor of political parties and organizations.
One of the main goals of the organization is to create and establish modern economic relations in the electrical energy sphere. ATEB has also the priority to improve the market infrastructure and to refine the principles and the mechanisms of the legal framework, regulating the relations between the market participants.
The Associations represents and stands for the rights and the interests of its members before the state institutions and the foreign authorities and organizations. ATEB supports its members while performing their trading activities and facilitates the effective and transparent competition and the proper business relations in the energy field. ATEB collaborates with the regional associations of energy traders and with the European Federation of Energy Traders (EFET)