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Temelin nuclear power plant in the Czech Republic. Photo: Japo/Wikimedia Commons
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January 2, 2014, by Daniel Bardsley for The Prague Post

The expansion of the Temelín nuclear power plant remains doubtful given current energy prices, analysts have said after the CEO of ČEZ indicated a contract for two new reactors could […]

Bulgaria’s Cabinet endorsed on December 11 the Economy Ministry’s recommendations to begin negotiations for the construction of a new nuclear unit at Kozloduy power plant, using Westinghouse’s AP1000 reactor design. On December 13, BEH and Westinghouse signed the agreement to begin exclusive negotiations on the construction of unit 7 at Kozloduy. The agreement was signed on the same day that Westinghouse president and CEO Danny Roderick met with Plamen Oresharski in Sofia. Photo: Trygve W Nodeland

Bulgaria to begin talks with Westinghouse on new Kozloduy nuclear reactor

December 11, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Cabinet endorsed on December 11 the Economy Ministry’s recommendations to begin negotiations for the construction of a new nuclear unit ...

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Bulgarian PM Oresharski denies deal with Westinghouse done

November 26, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Prime Minister, Plamen Oresharski, denied the claim that a deal has been agreed with US firm Westinghouse to build a new nuclear reactor ...

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

Bulgarian Economy Minister defensive over Westinghouse promise

November 25, 2013, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Mere days after returning from a trip to the US, during which he met representatives of several corporations to discuss projects in the energy sector, ...


  • Bulgaria's sole nuclear power plant at Kozloduy. Photo: uvioc/flickr.com
    Kozloduy nuclear plant reactor taken offline again
    October 31, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Unit six at Bulgaria’s Kozloduy nuclear power station was taken offline again for a second time in three days on October 30, only five days after it was reconnected to […]

  • Economy Minister Dragomir Stoynev, right, and his predecessor, caretaker minister Assen Vassilev
    No decision to restart Belene nuclear project yet – minister
    June 10, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s Economy Minister Dragomir Stoynev said on June 10 that the country’s government has not made a political decision to restart the mothballed Belene nuclear station project. Making an appearance […]

  • Belene nuclear plant site, screengrab from Bulgarian National Television
    Russian envoy awaited in Bulgaria for Belene talks – PM
    June 3, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s government is set to host talks on the future of the mothballed Belene nuclear power plant project later this week, when a Russian delegation is expected in Sofia, Prime […]

  • Temelin nuclear power plant in the Czech Republic. Photo: Japo/Wikimedia Commons
    Medvedev offers Temelin promises
    May 31, 2013, by Michael Finnigan of The Prague Post

    The Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has promised Czech companies will secure orders worth billions of euros if the Czech-Russian consortium bidding for the tender to build two new reactors […]