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Mochovce 3 achieves first criticality

Mochovce 3 achieves first criticality

Slovenské elektrárne said unit 3 of the Mochovce nuclear power plant reached minimum controlled output on 22 October.

New Nuclear 24 October 2022


Slovakia's Mochovce 3 fuel loading begins

Slovakia's Mochovce 3 fuel loading begins

Slovenské elektrárne brought the first fuel assembly to unit 3 of the Mochovce nuclear power plant at 1.16am local time on Friday. The Slovakian company says the aim is for it to reach full power by the end of 2022.

New Nuclear 09 September 2022



Slovakia's Mochovce 3 permitted to start up

Slovakia's Mochovce 3 permitted to start up

The Slovak Nuclear Regulatory Authority has issued the final authorisation for commissioning of unit 3 of the Mochovce nuclear power plant. Operator Slovenské elektrárne expects soon to start loading fuel into the reactor's core ahead of its commissioning.

New Nuclear 26 August 2022


Bohunice V1 reactors fully dismantled

Bohunice V1 reactors fully dismantled

The two VVER-440 V-230 reactors in Slovakia were decommissioned and disassembled on site, the first time this has happened for reactors of this type, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development said.

Regulation & Safety 29 July 2022


In pictures: Refurb of 125-metre cooling tower at Mochovce

In pictures: Refurb of 125-metre cooling tower at Mochovce

Slovenské Elektrárne has released a series of photos of work on a cooling tower at unit 1 of the nuclear power plant which has extended its life to 2060 and enabled an increase in power output.

Corporate 17 May 2022


Slovak agreement reached on measures to limit energy bills

Slovak agreement reached on measures to limit energy bills

Slovenské Elektrárne and the Slovakian government have agreed measures which the company says are worth about EUR850 million (USD964 million) to limit the impact of rising electricity prices.

Corporate 22 February 2022


Czech, Slovak firms cooperate on plant long-term operation

Czech, Slovak firms cooperate on plant long-term operation

Czech utility ČEZ and Slovak radioactive waste management company JAVYS have extended their cooperation by signing a Memorandum of Cooperation to collaborate on the management of aging equipment and the reduction in volume of waste in nuclear power plants.

Corporate 08 February 2022


Mochovce 3 to get commissioning licence

Mochovce 3 to get commissioning licence

Slovakian regulators have made the decision to permit commissioning of Mochovce unit 3, bringing to an end several years of delays to address appeals by the Austrian anti-nuclear group Global 2000.

New Nuclear 26 January 2022


Pressure vessel segmented at Bohunice

Pressure vessel segmented at Bohunice

A milestone was reached in the decommissioning of Slovakia's Bohunice V1 reactor when Javys completed cutting up its pressure vessel. Most of the component has been disposed of as low-level radioactive waste.

Waste & Recycling 29 November 2021


V4 countries reiterate support for nuclear

V4 countries reiterate support for nuclear

Ministers from Hungary, Slovakia, the Czech Republic and Poland (the Visegrad 4) met in Paks and agreed: "Without nuclear power it will not be possible to achieve the goals of climate neutrality." They called on the European Commission to approve its inclusion in the taxonomy of sustainable investments.

Nuclear Policies 19 November 2021