Kozloduy Nuclear Power Plant

Bulgaria will sign Agreements with the US and France for the Construction of 4 Nuclear Units at the sites in Kozloduy and Belene

The final signing of an engineering contract with the American company "Westinghouse" for the construction of two units at the site of the Kozloduy NPP is pending. This was announced by the acting Deputy Minister of Energy Elenko Bozhkov:

Bulgaria approved a Derogation for the Purchase of Parts and Materials for the Kozloduy NPP from Russia

Bulgaria will import parts and materials from Russia to ensure the safe operation of the Kozloduy NPP. At today's meeting, the government approved a derogation from the sanctions of the European Union, which prohibit the import of certain parts and materials from Russia because of the war in Ukraine.

Bulgaria’s Energy Minister: I changed the Management of Kozloduy NPP because of Potential Connections with Russia

"I replaced the head of management in my first months as minister because of intelligence reports about the leadership's potential ties to Russia and corruption schemes." This was announced by the Acting Minister of Energy on bTV.

"They mentioned the name of Alexander Nikolov, whom I replaced. He is now on the 'Magnitsky' list."

Bulgaria: The Sixth Unit of the Kozloduy NPP has been Shut Down due to a Cooling Problem

On October 29 at 9 p.m., the sixth power unit of the Kozloduy NPP was disconnected from the country's electricity system, announced the staff of the plant. The reason is a technical problem in the cooling system of the generator - the non-nuclear part of the unit. There is no change in the radiation situation.

Bulgarian PM: The State has No Funds, We take them from the Taxpayers and Redistribute them

"We will talk to each municipality that needs help to pay for electricity. We held an operational meeting of the National Assembly and decided to set up a working group to determine what funds the municipalities need. When we saw examples like the one in Sofia - with different lighting prices, we wondered if these municipalities really needed extra money.