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Bulgaria's Kozloduy using first Westinghouse fuel

Bulgaria's Kozloduy using first Westinghouse fuel

Following its annual scheduled shutdown, Kozloduy unit 5 has been restarted with 43 Westinghouse-produced cartridges loaded into the reactor as part of its transition from Russian-supplied fuel.

Uranium & Fuel 12 June 2024


First Westinghouse fuel loaded at Bulgaria's Kozloduy

First Westinghouse fuel loaded at Bulgaria's Kozloduy

Bulgarian Prime Minister Dimitar Glavchev was among those marking the loading of Westinghouse VVER fuel into the country's Kozloduy nuclear power plant's unit 5, part of its supply diversification process.

Uranium & Fuel 29 May 2024


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First Westinghouse fuel at Bulgaria's Kozloduy nuclear power plant

First Westinghouse fuel at Bulgaria's Kozloduy nuclear power plant

A permit has been issued to begin the transition to Westinghouse fuel after the first of its supply was delivered for use in unit 5 of the Kozloduy nuclear power plant, as Bulgaria moves away from past reliance on Russian supplies.

Uranium & Fuel 22 April 2024


Hyundai E&C says Kozloduy signals South Korea's nuclear resurgence

Hyundai E&C says Kozloduy signals South Korea's nuclear resurgence

The Bulgarian Parliament has given the go-ahead for talks to take place with Hyundai Engineering & Construction, as the sole shortlisted constructor for engineering, construction, delivery and commissioning of the new AP1000 units planned for the Kozloduy site.

New Nuclear 26 February 2024


France and Bulgaria to strengthen nuclear energy cooperation

France and Bulgaria to strengthen nuclear energy cooperation

French Economy Minister Bruno Le Maire and Bulgaria's Energy Minister Rumen Radev have signed a declaration of intent to establish bilateral cooperation in the field of nuclear energy, including the areas of nuclear construction programmes, small modular reactors and development of a European supply chain.

Nuclear Policies 22 February 2024


Hyundai E&C shortlisted to build new Kozloduy units

Hyundai E&C shortlisted to build new Kozloduy units

South Korea's Hyundai Engineering & Construction is the only one of the five candidates deemed to have met the requirements for the construction and commissioning of two new Westinghouse AP1000 units at Bulgaria's Kozloduy nuclear power plant.

New Nuclear 19 February 2024


Bulgaria and USA sign nuclear cooperation agreement

Bulgaria and USA sign nuclear cooperation agreement

The USA and Bulgaria have signed an intergovernmental agreement to cooperate on the development of the European country's civil nuclear programme, including the plan for new units at the Kozloduy nuclear power plant.

Nuclear Policies 13 February 2024


Five express interest in Kozloduy new nuclear construction

Five express interest in Kozloduy new nuclear construction

The deadline to express an interest in the construction of the proposed two new units at the Kozloduy nuclear power plant in Bulgaria has passed, with five companies submitting applications.

New Nuclear 05 February 2024


Invitation issued to express interest in Kozloduy 7 construction

Invitation issued to express interest in Kozloduy 7 construction

Those seeking selection for the engineering, construction, procurement and commissioning of a new AP1000 unit at the Kozloduy nuclear power plant site by 2035, have until 2 February to respond to an invitation for expression of interest.

New Nuclear 22 January 2024


Bulgaria to push ahead with two new units at Kozloduy

Bulgaria to push ahead with two new units at Kozloduy

The Council of Ministers in Bulgaria has given the go-head for the construction of the new unit 7 and preparatory work for unit 8 at the Kozloduy nuclear power plant, with both to feature AP1000 reactors.

New Nuclear 25 October 2023