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Slovakia and South Korea discuss cooperation on new nuclear

Slovakia and South Korea discuss cooperation on new nuclear

The Slovak Republic government is aiming to develop details of proposals for a new nuclear power unit at Bohunice by October - with South Korea, as well as the USA and France, among potential partners.

New Nuclear 20 May 2024


Slovakia's SMR timescales outlined as Project Phoenix gets under way

Slovakia's SMR timescales outlined as Project Phoenix gets under way

A feasibility study, as part of the US-funded Project Phoenix, is looking into the potential for small modular reactors in Slovakia with an indicative timeline to 2035.

New Nuclear 15 February 2024


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IAEA's Grossi praises Slovakia's nuclear progress

IAEA's Grossi praises Slovakia's nuclear progress

International Atomic Energy Agency Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi has visited the "success story" of Mochovce's new nuclear power unit, and held talks with the president and prime minister, during his first visit in the role to Slovakia.

Regulation & Safety 09 November 2023


Mochovce 3 successfully completes commissioning process

Mochovce 3 successfully completes commissioning process

Slovenské elektrárne has announced that the new Mochovce 3 unit has successfully completed a 144-hour demonstration run at full reactor power - and been welcomed into their nuclear fleet.

New Nuclear 17 October 2023


New Slovak reactor reaches full power

New Slovak reactor reaches full power

The power output of unit 3 at the Mochovce nuclear power plant in Slovakia has been increased from 90% to 100% as energy start-up tests continue, Slovenské elektrárne announced.

New Nuclear 26 September 2023


US furthers overseas support for coal-to-SMR projects

US furthers overseas support for coal-to-SMR projects

Proposals from the Czech Republic, Poland and Slovakia have been selected to receive US support for coal-to-small modular reactor feasibility studies under Project Phoenix. The USA is also to set up a 'one-stop shop' to support countries in Europe and Eurasia that are approaching SMR deployment decisions.

New Nuclear 08 September 2023


EDF and JAVYS sign cooperation agreement

EDF and JAVYS sign cooperation agreement

EDF and JAVYS have signed a framework cooperation agreement covering new nuclear in Slovakia, including both large nuclear power plants and small modular reactors.

New Nuclear 31 August 2023


Slovenské elektrárne and Westinghouse fuel supply agreement

Slovenské elektrárne and Westinghouse fuel supply agreement

A long-term agreement with Westinghouse for the licensing and supply of VVER-440 fuel assemblies has been signed as part of Slovenské elektrárne's efforts to diversify its supplies for power plants in Slovakia.

Uranium & Fuel 25 August 2023


Mochovce 3 reaches 90% power output

Mochovce 3 reaches 90% power output

The power output of unit 3 at the Mochovce nuclear power plant in Slovakia has been increased from 75% to 90% as energy start-up tests continue, Slovenské elektrárne announced. The VVER-440 is expected to enter commercial operation in the coming months.

New Nuclear 14 August 2023


Slovakia's JAVYS signs AP1000 and AP300 MoUs

Slovakia's JAVYS signs AP1000 and AP300 MoUs

Westinghouse Electric Company has signed memorandums of understanding with Slovakia's JAVYS on the potential deployment of its AP1000 reactors and AP300 small modular reactors in the country.

New Nuclear 17 July 2023