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Slovak utility increases Mochovce expansion budget

New Nuclear

31 March 2017

Slovenské Elektrárne shareholders have approved funding to complete units 3 and 4 of the Mochovce nuclear power plant. The Bratislava-based utility says its General Assembly on 28 March unanimously approved the Strategic Plan for 2017–2021, which includes a €5.4 billion ($5.8 billion) budget for the project.

Enel closes first phase of Slovakian sale

Corporate

29 July 2016

Italian utility Enel yesterday closed the first phase of the process to dispose of its 66% stake in Slovak nuclear power producer Slovenské Elektrárne: the sale of its 50% stake in Slovak Power Holding BV to EP Slovakia BV.

Enel in talks with EPH over Slovenské Elektrárne stake

Corporate

24 August 2015

Italian utility Enel announced today that it has entered exclusive negotiations with Czech energy company Energetický a Průmyslový Holding (EPH) to sell its 66% stake in Slovak nuclear power producer Slovenské Elektrárne. Enel said it may sign a binding share purchase agreement with EPH "in the coming weeks".

Funding gaps remain in decommissioning of East European reactors

Waste and Recycling

20 September 2016

Ignalina - aerial - 48The estimated cost of decommissioning Soviet-designed, first-generation nuclear power reactors in Bulgaria, Lithuania and Slovakia will be at least €5.7 billion ($6.4 billion), according to the European Court of Auditors. However, it warns this could double if the cost of disposing of high-level radioactive waste is included.

China, Slovakia to cooperate on nuclear fuel cycle

Nuclear Policies

25 November 2015

China-Slovakia November 2015 - 48China and Slovakia will cooperate on developing the nuclear fuel cycle supply chain under a memorandum of understanding signed yesterday between the two countries.

Italy's Enel plans two-step sale of Slovenske Elektrarne stake

Corporate

31 July 2015

Enel plans to sell its 66% stake in Slovenské Elektrárne in two stages – through the sale of a minority stake by the end of this year and the remainder once construction of two nuclear power units at Mochovce nuclear power plant in Slovakia has been completed. The Slovak government owns the remaining 34% in the country's biggest power producer.