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Estimated cost for JEK2 options put at EUR9.4 billion-15.4 billion

Estimated cost for JEK2 options put at EUR9.4 billion-15.4 billion

GEN energija has given its latest update on the development of plans for the JEK2 new nuclear capacity in Slovenia, putting forward likely costs and saying that from the point of view of the power network 1300 MW would be the optimal size.

New Nuclear 24 May 2024


USA's Project Phoenix to support Slovenia SMR study

USA's Project Phoenix to support Slovenia SMR study

The US State Department's Project Phoenix aims to help countries transition from coal to small modular reactors. Slovenia had applied to take part, and has now announced that it has been selected to receive advisory and technical services as part of the programme.

New Nuclear 08 February 2024


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Slovenia aiming for referendum on new nuclear this year

Slovenia aiming for referendum on new nuclear this year

Prime Minister Robert Golob has said that a cross-party summit has agreed on the need for both renewables and nuclear energy as part of the "path to a carbon-free future".

New Nuclear 31 January 2024


Slovenia's prime minister calls summit, seeks nuclear consensus

Slovenia's prime minister calls summit, seeks nuclear consensus

Prime Minister Robert Golob says Slovenia's long-term use of nuclear energy "requires the broadest national and political consensus" as he announces a meeting with senior figures including opposition party leaders and members of parliament from Hungary and Italy.

New Nuclear 25 January 2024


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


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