Nuclear power stations

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’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."

Hungary to Veto EU Nuclear Sanctions against Russia

Hungary will veto European Union sanctions against Russia affecting nuclear power, Prime Minister Viktor Orban told state radio on Friday, Reuters reported.

Ukraine has called on the EU to include Russia's state nuclear company Rosatom in the sanctions, but Hungary, home to a Russian-built nuclear power plant that it plans to expand with Rosatom's help, has blocked that.

Nuclear fuel mock-ups sent to Akkuyu

Rosatom has announced that it manufactured and dispatched a shipment of nuclear fuel mock-ups for the first unit of the Akkuyu Nuclear Power Plant.

The fuel dummies are shipped together with mock-ups of control rods and tools for incoming inspections of nuclear fuel, the Russian company said in a statement.

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.

The world stopped: All six reactors shut down. Now we wait...

That is why, as announced on Twitter, that nuclear plant fell out of Ukraine's electricity supply system. Just a few minutes after that announcement, Energoatom announced that the power supply was temporarily enabled by remote connection to other systems.
There's ongoing work to reconnect two working reactors to the grid, according to the latest information.

Possible attack, protection system raised to a higher level; "I can't share details"

"The protection system has been raised to a higher level, I cannot reveal the details. We expect today to be fully prepared because everything can be expected from the Zelensky regime," said the representative of the regional administration, Vladimir Rogov.