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Russia wins 'half' of compensation claimed in Belene lawsuit

Corporate

16 June 2016

The International Court of Arbitration has ruled in favour of Russia's Atomstroyexport over its claim for compensation after Bulgaria cancelled the Belene nuclear power plant it had been contracted to build. The Bulgarian Energy Ministry has stressed however that the Court ordered the payment of half of the total sum the Rosatom subsidiary had sought to receive.

Bulgaria agrees Kozloduy 6 life extension plan with Russia

Corporate

29 January 2016

Russian and Bulgarian companies have signed a contract to extend the operating life of unit 6 of the Kozloduy nuclear power plant to 60 years. The agreement - between Kozloduy Nuclear Power Plant plc and a consortium of Russia's Rusatom Services and Bulgaria's Risk Engineering Ltd - was signed during a meeting of the Bulgarian-Russian intergovernmental commission on economic and scientific-technical cooperation in Sofia yesterday, by Evgeny Sal'kov, general director of Rusatom Services, and Dimitar Angelov, executive director of Kozloduy NPP plc.

Kozloduy units 1 and 2 receive decommissioning licences

Regulation and Safety

02 December 2014

Kozloduy 1 and 2 decomm licences 48Bulgaria's nuclear regulatory agency has issued licences for the decommissioning of units 1 and 2 of the Kozloduy nuclear power plant.

IAEA sees improved regulation in Bulgaria

Regulation and Safety

19 April 2016

Bulgaria's nuclear safety regulatory system has improved significantly in recent years but its high staff turnover remains a concern, an International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) peer review mission has concluded.

Westinghouse continues talks with Bulgaria on Kozloduy 7

New Nuclear

07 April 2015

Westinghouse Electric Company and the Bulgarian government are in talks to set a structure and timeline for their agreement to build a seventh reactor at the Kozloduy nuclear power plant.

Westinghouse moves forward with Kozloduy 7

New Nuclear

01 August 2014

Westinghouse plans to hold a competitive tender "within the next year" for construction of a seventh reactor at the Kozloduy nuclear power plant in Bulgaria.