On 29th January, 2016 Europex admitted its 25th full member – Independent Bulgaria Energy Exchange. Mr. Massimo Ricci, Chairman of Europex, commented the successfully admitted application of IBEX: “We are delighted to welcome the youngest energy exchange in Europe among our members. Bulgaria has always been and remains an important player in the energy markets in Southeastern Europe and IBEX’ membership further extends the geographical scope of Europex”.In accordance with the Europex Articles of Association, the IBEX membership still needs to be reconfirmed at the next General Assembly meeting which will take place in May. About Europex: Europex is a not-for-profit association of European energy exchanges with currently 26 members. It represents the interests of exchange-based wholesale electricity, gas and environmental markets, focuses on developments of the European regulatory framework fort wholesale energy trading and provides a discussion platform at European level.