The manager of Paradise Electric Consult Ltd., Eng. Ernesto Noriega Stefanov, was born in the sunny Havana, Cuba in a family of a Bulgarian mother and a Cuban father.
After completing his secondary
education, Ernesto Stefanov continued his studies at the University “Marta Abreu” in Santa Clara,
Cuba, where he got his Bachelor’s and Master’s degree.
After his graduation from the prestigious university, he worked for several years as a specialist at the
Cuba’s National Electricity Company.
In 2008 he founded the Bulgarian company Paradise Electric Consult Ltd., of which he is still the manager today.
Eng. Stefanov is an expert in the field of lightning protection systems, earthing, cathodic protection,
electromagnetic compatibility and energy quality.
As a specialist in his field, with the respect and trust of his colleagues and partners, he presented his
scientific work at a number of technical congresses in countries such as Cuba, Brazil, Poland,
Argentina, Colombia, Venezuela, Bulgaria and Spain.
He participated as a lecturer in specialized courses in Bulgaria and abroad. In 2011 he represented
Bulgaria at the International Lightning Protection Association 1st Symposium in Valencia, Spain.
During the period of 2011-2012, Dipl. Eng. Ernesto Stefanov, the manager of Paradise Electric Consult
Ltd. has consulted and managed significant number of lightning protection and grounding protection
projects in Peru for many important companies, such as Mining And Processing Complex Volcan,
Telecom Operator Movistar, etc.
He is the author of the first book on lightning protection in Bulgaria “Lightning Protection of
Photovoltaic, Wind and Hybrid Power Plant” issued in 2013.
In Bulgaria he joined the team of experts and specialists who prepared Ordinance 4 / 22.12.2010 on
lightning protection of buildings, outdoor equipment and open spaces.