(Bulgarian News Agency)
Bulgaria’s Kozloduy Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) Thursday signed a contract with Westinghouse
Electric Sweden (WES) for safety analyses for licensing and introduction of an alternative fuel type in the plant’s 1,000-megawatt Unit 5, the government information service said.
The contract marks the start of the second stage of licensing of nuclear fuel for Kozloduy’s Unit 5 as part of a programme for diversification of fresh nuclear fuel supplies. The licensing procedure for alternative nuclear fuel is implemented jointly by nuclear energy experts from Bulgaria, the US and Sweden.