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Krško nuclear plant rejoins grid

Krško nuclear plant rejoins grid

The Krško nuclear power plant has been reconnected to the grid, owner and operator Nuklearna Elektrarna Krško said today. Slovenia's sole nuclear reactor had been shut down as a precaution after a 6.4 magnitude earthquake struck the town of Petrinja, which is 50 km south-east of the Croatian capital of Zagreb on 29 December. The plant is located in Slovenia at a site about 80 km north-west of Petrinja.

Regulation & Safety 31 December 2020


Krško reactor closed as precaution after earthquake

Krško reactor closed as precaution after earthquake

The Krško nuclear power plant has been shut down as a precaution after a 6.4 magnitude earthquake struck the town of Petrinja, which is 50 km south-east of the Croatian capital of Zagreb. The plant is located in Slovenia at a site about 80 km north-west of Petrinja.

Regulation & Safety 29 December 2020


Slovenian decision on second unit by 2027: minister

Slovenian decision on second unit by 2027: minister

Slovenia will make a decision by 2027 at the latest on whether to build a second nuclear power plant at its existing Krško site, Infrastructure Minister Jernej Vrtovec has said during a visit to the plant site on 22 May. The minister also called for an immediate start on the construction of a storage facility for low and intermediate level radioactive waste and for changes to legislation to speed up infrastructure projects.

Nuclear Policies 26 May 2020


Upgraded Krško simulator operational

Upgraded Krško simulator operational

Krsko plant simulator - 48Canada-based L3 MAPPS has completed an upgrade of the full scope simulator at the Krško nuclear power plant in Slovenia. The upgrade was carried out as part of a safety upgrade programme to modernise the plant.

Corporate 26 October 2017


Siemens prints part for Krško plant

Siemens prints part for Krško plant

3D-printed impeller for Krsko - 48A 3D-printed impeller has been in use in a pump at Slovenia's Krško plant since January. Siemens, which produced the component, said this marks "the first successful commercial installation and continuing safe operation" of such a part in a nuclear power plant.

New Nuclear 09 March 2017


Holtec secures contract for Slovenian storage facility

Holtec secures contract for Slovenian storage facility

Holtec International has won a contract for the turnkey supply of a dry cask storage facility at the Krško nuclear power plant in Slovenia. The value of the contract was not disclosed.

Waste & Recycling 27 February 2017


Partners agree on life extension for Krško

Partners agree on life extension for Krško

Krsko plant - 48The operating life of the Krško nuclear power plant in Slovenia will be extended by 20 years following an agreement between Slovenia and neighbouring Croatia, which jointly own the plant. It was also agreed that a dry storage facility for used fuel will be built at the site.

Corporate 21 July 2015


Investment program for Slovenian repository

Investment program for Slovenian repository

Slovenian LLW-ILW repository 48The Slovenian government has approved an investment program for a national repository for low- and intermediate-level waste. The total investment costs depend on whether neighbouring Croatia participates in the project.

Waste & Recycling 10 July 2014


Ten nations petition Brussels for nuclear

Ten nations petition Brussels for nuclear

The Czech government has expressed the common view of ten European countries in favour of nuclear power in a letter to the European Commission.

Perspectives 04 July 2014


Krško containment vent installed

Krško containment vent installed

Krsko 48Westinghouse has completed the installation of a passive containment filtered venting system at the Krško nuclear power plant in Slovenia.

Regulation & Safety 04 March 2014