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Belene nuclear plant site, screengrab from Bulgarian National Television
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July 12, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Iran has shown interest in reviewing Bulgaria’s proposal to sell its Russian-made nuclear reactors from the shelved Belene nuclear power plant project, Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borissov said after meeting […]

Belene nuclear plant site, screengrab from Bulgarian National Television

Bulgaria loses Belene nuclear power plant arbitration court action

June 16, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s state electric utility NEK lost an arbitration lawsuit against Russia’s Atomstroyexport, the company picked to build two 1000MW ...

Bulgaria's sole nuclear power plant at Kozloduy. Photo: uvioc/flickr.com

Bulgaria’s Kozloduy nuclear plant begins maintenance on unit 5

April 13, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s sole nuclear power plant, at Kozloduy on the Danube River, said that it has shut down the 1000MW fifth unit for scheduled annual maintena ...

Kozloduy nuclear power plant. Photo: Trygve W Nodeland

Westinghouse, Bulgaria to continue talks on nuclear deal

April 3, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

US nuclear firm Westinghouse Electric has said that it would continue discussions with Bulgaria on the proposed new nuclear reactor at Kozloduy power ...

  • Bulgaria’s sole nuclear power plant at Kozloduy. Photo: uvioc/flickr.com
    Bulgaria wavering on nuclear deal with Westinghouse
    April 1, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s Cabinet would not approve the shareholder agreement with US nuclear firm Westinghouse Electric to build a new nuclear reactor at the Kozloduy power plant as it currently stood, but […]

  • Bulgaria's sole nuclear power plant at Kozloduy. Photo: uvioc/flickr.com
    Bulgaria’s Kozloduy nuclear plant director sacked
    September 19, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    State-owned Bulgarian Energy Holding (BEH) has fired Ivan Genov as executive director of the nuclear power plant at Kozloduy, reports in Bulgarian media said on September 19. BEH is the […]

  • Bulgaria’s sole nuclear power plant at Kozloduy. Photo: uvioc/flickr.com
    Bulgaria’s Westinghouse nuclear deal irks socialist circles
    August 7, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Bulgaria’s former economy minister Dragomir Stoynev has been forced, once again, to defend the nuclear deal with US firm Westinghouse from criticism within his own party, the socialists. The Plamen […]