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Repair work under way at Krško nuclear power plant

Repair work under way at Krško nuclear power plant

The Krško nuclear power plant was shut down in early October after the discovery of a leak in the primary circuit connection system pipeline. Operator Nuklearna elektrarna Krško says that following further investigation and analysis, a decision has been taken to replace the complete pipeline segment from the reactor vessel to the first valve.

Regulation & Safety 27 October 2023


JEK2: Larger capacity considered, Westinghouse, EDF, KHNP in running

JEK2: Larger capacity considered, Westinghouse, EDF, KHNP in running

The proposed new nuclear energy plant for Slovenia could have a power of 2400 MW and there are three technology providers being considered, GEN Energy CEO Dejan Paravan has said.

New Nuclear 12 October 2023


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New working group aims to speed JEK2 project in Slovenia

New working group aims to speed JEK2 project in Slovenia

A new working group of Slovenian government ministers and industry officials has met with the aim of preparing "all the necessary bases for citizens to make high-quality and informed decisions about supporting the JEK2 project", with a planned timeline of a final investment decision by 2028 "at the latest".

New Nuclear 28 September 2023


Viewpoint: Advancing nuclear energy in Europe

Viewpoint: Advancing nuclear energy in Europe

Industry leaders, experts and stakeholders considered the question of Cooperation, Complementarity and the Fleet Effect during an EDF-organised side-event at the 67th IAEA General Conference. Here, Roberto Adinolfi, Chairman of Ansaldo Nucleare, outlines the key insights from the session. 

Perspectives 29 September 2023


First loading campaign complete at Krško dry storage facility

First loading campaign complete at Krško dry storage facility

Holtec International has completed its first used fuel loading campaign at a newly commissioned dry storage facility at the Slovenian nuclear power plant earlier than expected. Sixteen casks holding a total of 592 used fuel rods have now been placed in the facility.

Waste & Recycling 23 August 2023


Study into deep borehole disposal costs at Krško

Study into deep borehole disposal costs at Krško

The radioactive waste management organisations of Slovenia and Croatia have contracted Deep Isolation to deliver a cost study on potential borehole disposal of used fuel and high-level radioactive wastes from the Krško nuclear power plant.

Waste & Recycling 10 July 2023


IAEA sees Croatian commitment to radwaste management

IAEA sees Croatian commitment to radwaste management

Croatia is committed to addressing the challenges of managing its radioactive waste, an International Atomic Energy Agency team of experts has concluded. Croatia is a co-owner of the Krško nuclear power plant, located in neighbouring Slovenia.

Waste & Recycling 26 June 2023


Slovenia preparing next steps for JEK2 project

Slovenia preparing next steps for JEK2 project

Slovenia's government will take a decision in principle by 1 August on the JEK2 new nuclear project, Prime Minister Robert Golob has said - meanwhile the operating company said it was considering increasing the proposed capacity of the scheme.

New Nuclear 19 June 2023


Slovenian used fuel storage facility commissioned

Slovenian used fuel storage facility commissioned

The first HI-STORM FW cask has been placed into the used fuel dry storage facility at the Krško nuclear power plant in Slovenia, officially marking the facility's commissioning, Holtec International announced.

Waste & Recycling 06 April 2023


Krško dry storage facility for used fuel preparing for launch

Krško dry storage facility for used fuel preparing for launch

Slovenia's project to build a dry storage facility for used fuel is set to be completed later this year with the transfer of the first 592 used fuel elements.

Waste & Recycling 21 March 2023