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Uprate project under way at Slovak units

Uprate project under way at Slovak units

The generating capacity of units 1 and 2 of the Mochovce nuclear power plant in the Slovak Republic will each be increased from 471 MWe to 500 MWe through efficiency projects. Work to modernise the turbines of unit 2 has now begun, with similar work at unit 1 scheduled to begin around the end of the year.

Corporate 18 August 2020


First RPV removed in Bohunice V1 decommissioning

First RPV removed in Bohunice V1 decommissioning

The programme to decommission the Bohunice V1 nuclear power plant in the Slovak Republic has achieved a major milestone, with the successful removal of the first reactor pressure vessel that will now permit remote dismantling of the facility, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development announced today.

Waste & Recycling 03 June 2020


Next phase of Italian nuclear waste shipments to Slovakia begins

Next phase of Italian nuclear waste shipments to Slovakia begins

The first of 33 scheduled transports aimed at moving about 5600 drums of radioactive resins and sludge departed from Italy's shut down Caorso nuclear power plant on 28 January en route to the Bohunice plant in Slovakia for their treatment and conditioning. All the drums in this second phase of shipments are expected to be transported by 2022.

Waste & Recycling 30 January 2020


Austria fails to turn neighbours against nuclear power

Austria fails to turn neighbours against nuclear power

Austria failed to dent the Visegrád Group of countries' enthusiasm for nuclear power as a solution to climate change during their meeting in Prague yesterday. This was evident during a press conference held after the V4 and Austria summit by Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz and the Czech, Hungarian, Polish and Slovak prime ministers, Andrej Babiš, Viktor Orbán, Mateusz Morawiecki and Peter Pellegrini, respectively.

Nuclear Policies 17 January 2020


IAEA reviews pre-operational safety at Slovakian unit

IAEA reviews pre-operational safety at Slovakian unit

Slovenske Elektrarne, the owner and operator of unit 3 of the Mochovce nuclear power plant in Slovakia, has shown a commitment to safety, an expert team from the International Atomic Energy Agency has concluded. The team also identified areas for further enhancements at the 471 MWe VVER unit, which is due to start up next year.

Regulation & Safety 11 December 2019


Slovenské elektrárne signs Russian fuel supply deal

Slovenské elektrárne signs Russian fuel supply deal

TVEL and Slovak utility Slovenské elektrárne have signed contract documents on the supply of nuclear fuel to nuclear power plants in Slovakia for 2022-2026 with the possibility of extension to 2030.

Uranium & Fuel 05 June 2019


Mochovce 3 completes commissioning test

Mochovce 3 completes commissioning test

Slovakia's new reactor Mochovce 3 has successfully completed hot testing. Owner Slovenské Elektrárne said the plant could be ready for fuel loading this summer, although it will then have to wait for regulatory approval which could take up to eight months.

New Nuclear 16 April 2019


European bank loan for Slovak investments

European bank loan for Slovak investments

The European Investment Bank has announced a EUR60 million (USD68 million) loan to utility Slovenské Elektrárne to finance investments in nuclear safety at Slovakia's existing Bohunice and Mochovce nuclear power plants.

Corporate 11 December 2018


Cold testing completed at new Slovak reactor

Cold testing completed at new Slovak reactor

Cold hydrostatic testing has been completed at unit 3 of the Mochovce nuclear power plant in Slovakia, utility Slovenské Elektrárne announced. The tests mark the first time that the reactor systems are operated together with the auxiliary systems.

New Nuclear 23 August 2018


Upgrades for Slovakian and Korean simulators

Upgrades for Slovakian and Korean simulators

US company GSE Systems Inc has been awarded two contracts worth a total of USD8 million to update simulators at nuclear power plants at Mochovce in Slovakia and Kori in South Korea.

Corporate 16 August 2018