Nuclear technology

Košorok sees second nuclear reactor as guarantee of reliable energy supply

Krško – Blaž Košorok, the new head of GEN Energija, a state-owned power company that manages Slovenia’s half of the Krško Nuclear Power Plant, believes a second reactor in Krško would guarantee reliable and cost effective energy supply. Energy prices will never go back to what they were, he said in an interview with the STA.

Democracy Digest: Orban Urged to Cancel Putin talks as Region Vows Help for Ukraine

Hungary's united opposition urged the government to call off the meeting, which they labelled detrimental and contrary to Hungary's national interests. Russia's demands are aimed at restoring the former Soviet sphere of influence, the parties wrote in a statement.

Construction of nuclear waste repository to start in 2022

Krško – The construction of a special storage facility for low- and intermediate-level waste at the Krško Nuclear Power Plant (NEK) is expected to start at the beginning of 2022, as the project is in the final stages of obtaining necessary documentation and selecting contractors.

Russia's Sberbank to lend $800 mln for Akkuyu NPP project

Russia's largest lender Sberbank will provide loans of $800 million for the construction of Turkey's first nuclear power plant (NPP), Akkuyu, the bank announced on Nov. 17.

The seven-year loan will be provided to the project company Akkuyu Nuclear JSC, a subsidiary of Russia's State Atomic Energy Corporation Rosatom, according to Sberbank.

Nuclearelectrica registers rise in net profit by 12.3%, to 385.4 million RON, in H1

The National Company Nuclearelectrica (SNN) registered, during the first half of this year, a net profit of 385.393 million RON, rising by 12.3%, in comparison with the similar period of 2020, according to the company's financial results, published on the Bucharest Stock Exchange (BVB).