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Westinghouse signs Bohunice V1 dismantling contract

Waste and Recycling

28 September 2017

Bohunice V1 reactor hall - 48Westinghouse Electric Company has signed a contract with Jadrová a vyraďovacia spoločnosť for the dismantling of the reactor coolant systems of two VVER-440 units at the Bohunice V1 nuclear power plant in Slovakia. The project is financed by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development.

Funding gaps remain in decommissioning of East European reactors

Waste and Recycling

20 September 2016

Ignalina - aerial - 48The estimated cost of decommissioning Soviet-designed, first-generation nuclear power reactors in Bulgaria, Lithuania and Slovakia will be at least €5.7 billion ($6.4 billion), according to the European Court of Auditors. However, it warns this could double if the cost of disposing of high-level radioactive waste is included.

China, Slovakia to cooperate on nuclear fuel cycle

Nuclear Policies

25 November 2015

China-Slovakia November 2015 - 48China and Slovakia will cooperate on developing the nuclear fuel cycle supply chain under a memorandum of understanding signed yesterday between the two countries.

Slovak utility increases Mochovce expansion budget

New Nuclear

31 March 2017

Slovenské Elektrárne shareholders have approved funding to complete units 3 and 4 of the Mochovce nuclear power plant. The Bratislava-based utility says its General Assembly on 28 March unanimously approved the Strategic Plan for 2017–2021, which includes a €5.4 billion ($5.8 billion) budget for the project.

Enel closes first phase of Slovakian sale


29 July 2016

Italian utility Enel yesterday closed the first phase of the process to dispose of its 66% stake in Slovak nuclear power producer Slovenské Elektrárne: the sale of its 50% stake in Slovak Power Holding BV to EP Slovakia BV.

Enel in talks with EPH over Slovenské Elektrárne stake


24 August 2015

Italian utility Enel announced today that it has entered exclusive negotiations with Czech energy company Energetický a Průmyslový Holding (EPH) to sell its 66% stake in Slovak nuclear power producer Slovenské Elektrárne. Enel said it may sign a binding share purchase agreement with EPH "in the coming weeks".